John Smith Pool & Kilsyth Swimming Pool Update.

ISSUED: FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2018.

BACKGROUND

As you may be aware, NLL faces financial pressure due to the increasingly difficult marketplace that it finds itself operating within. This, coupled with a reduction in management fee made available from NLC has found the organisation dealing with unprecedented financial pressures. The last 3 years have seen NLL make over £7million in efficiency savings, a figure which represents 55% of the overall efficiency savings that the organisation has had to make since 2006.

It is imperative that NLL continues to explore ways in which we can mitigate these pressures to ensure the future financial sustainability of the organisation.

CHANGES TO OPENING HOURS

You may recall that in January of this year, a number of proposals were presented NLL’s Board of Directors in relation to venues opening hours at John Smith Pool & Kilsyth Swimming Pool. Currently, Kilsyth Swimming Pool & John Smith Pool are open for 90 hours & 88 hours respectively per week. From November 2018, it is proposed that this figure will be reduced to 59 & 54 hours respectively. To summarise, both pools will continue to be open seven days a week.

REVIEW OF IAIN NICOLSON CENTRE & KEIR HARDIE OPENING HOURS

A review of the current opening hours at both Iain Nicolson Centre & Keir Hardie Sports Centre will also be undertaken, currently both venues are open for 86 hours and 66 hours per week respectively. From November 2018 it is proposed that this will reduce to 56 and 53 hours per week. Further details of confirmed opening hours at Iain Nicolson Centre & Keir Hardie Sports Centre will follow in due course.

NEW OPENING HOURS

NLL has thoroughly researched peak usage at each of the venues, and as such, will tailor opening hours to demand as to minimise the impact on members. The new opening hours for each venue can be found below:

Kilsyth Swimming Pool:

Monday – Friday: 11am – 8pm.

Saturday & Sunday: 9.30am – 4.30pm.

John Smith Pool:

Monday – Friday: 8am – 12pm, 4pm – 8pm.

Saturday & Sunday: 9.30am – 4.30pm.

MEMBERSHIP ENQUIRIES

NLL understands that the reduction in opening hours will an impact on those who use these venues, however this decision has been necessary due to the increasingly difficult financial situation that the organisation is operating in.

Should you have any membership enquiries relating to the new opening hours Kilsyth Swimming Pool or John Smith Pool, please contact our Membership team on 01236 341969.

Members can provide feedback on the venues new opening hours via our online comments form. This can be found in the ‘About Us’ section of our website, or alternatively you can click here to access this.

 

About Us

North Lanarkshire Leisure (NLL) is a registered Scottish charity, regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). The purpose of NLL is to deliver sport, recreational, health improving and social welfare services to the community of North Lanarkshire. NLL is a not for profit company (NPDO) which is limited by guarantee.

 

 

 

 

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About NL Leisure

NL Leisure is a registered Scottish charity, regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). The purpose of NL Leisure is to deliver sport, recreational, health improving and social welfare services to the community of North Lanarkshire. NL Leisure is a not for profit company (NPDO) which is limited by guarantee.

NL Leisure's vision is to provide exceptional customer service and value for money experience through the provision of a range of high quality sport, recreational and health improving activities

 

 

Contact

NL Leisure Headquarters

1 Ardgoil Drive,
Cumbernauld,
G68 9NE
01236 341968

Membership Enquiries

accessnl@nlleisure.com

General Enquiries

queries@nlleisure.com

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