Leisure services re-open

Nick Wesley, general manager at Atlantis Leisure, and his team are looking forwaed to welcoming everybody back.

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A surge of activity is taking place this week as sport and leisure services across Argyll begin to open up again.

Live Argyll opened their swimming pools and gyms on Monday, while Atlantis Leisure in Oban will open its gym, climb cube, sports hall and tennis and squash courts this Saturday.

The community-owned centre will announce opening dates for swimming, soft play and group fitness classes in due course.

Nick Wesley, general manager at Atlantis Leisure, said: ‘We are really excited that the team at Atlantis Leisure is getting ready to reopen our doors after more than four months of closure.

‘The returning activities are subject to the government restrictions that remain in place which means customers will need to adhere to the same protocols and precautions that Atlantis had in place prior to closure.’

Atlantis will be open Monday to Friday, 6.30am – 8.45pm and Saturdays, 10am – 4pm. Pre-booking is required for all available activities. These can be booked via atlantisleisure.co.uk, the iScuba app or by contacting reception staff on 01631 566800.

All activities will follow a schedule that allows for regular extra cleaning throughout each day. Customers are also encouraged to help staff by making use of the cleaning materials and sanitisation stations available to clean equipment after use.

In addition to the thorough cleaning schedule, Atlantis is once again undertaking a monthly electrostatic cleaning treatment which leaves surfaces sanitised for 28 days, allowing for conventional cleaning to continue as normal within that period.

‘This means we can ensure all surfaces throughout the centre are as safe as possible,’ added Nick.

‘Over the next few weeks, we will continue to upgrade various areas of the centre. We’re really looking forward to welcoming everyone back to Atlantis. See you soon.’

Live Argyll fitness classes will remain outdoors until Monday May 17, while swimming lessons will resume from Monday May 3.

Outdoor sports pitches are already open for full contact sports for younger people and adults will be able to use them from Monday May 17.