Reopening Update

Reopening Update

Our centres plan to reopen in line with Government guidance and under our “new normal” operating procedures with the necessary social distancing and hygiene measures in place to provide you with a safe, clean and comfortable environment to use.

We are really excited to welcome you back through our doors on Saturday 25th July. We have made some slight amendments to our opening times. Monday to Friday we will be open from 07:00 and close at 20:00 (Last entry at 19:00). Weekends we will be open from 08:00 until 14:00 (Last entry 12:30).

Over the last few weeks the team at our centre have been working hard to make the centre as safe and enjoyable as ever. Here are a range of ways we aim to keep you safe.

booking to use the facility

we are now taking bookings from 8am

To help maintain social distancing in the centre we ask our customers to book to attend an activity. We have a range of available time slots for members to book (below) with a maximum of 20 members at one time in our gym. Gym booking slots have gaps of 30 minutes to allow time for our team to clean our facilities and equipment.

Monday to Friday

07:00 - 08:00        08:30 - 09:30       10:00 - 11:00 
11:30 - 12:30 13:00 - 14:00 14:30 - 15:30 
16:00 - 17:00 17:30 - 18:30 19:00 - 20:00

Saturday & Sunday

08:00 - 09:00        09:30 - 10:30  
11:00 - 12:00 12:30 - 13:30

Booking in advance for Fitness Classes is also required by calling us on:

Stafford Leisure Centre: 01785 619500

Stone Leisure Centre:  01785 334855


swimming pool

Our swimming pool will reopen Monday 10th August.

We want to open this as soon as we can with the priority being your safety. We can't wait to welcome our keen swimmers back so you can jump in! 

There will be changes to our swimming timetable. Please keep referring to our facebook page and our website for any updates on this.

There is not yet a confirmed date for the restart of swimming lessons. Please keep referring to our facebook page and our website for any updates. We will email swim lesson customers/parents with an update soon. 

one way system

We have introduced a one way system around our centre to help us maintain social distancing. We ask our customers to arrive 15 minutes prior to your booked slot.

Customers will queue outside the centre prior to their booking slot or class; they will be able to follow our one way system to the area of the centre they are booked in to use.

Please maintain social distancing when walking around our centre.


fitness classes

We have a temporary Fitness Class timetable which will start on Saturday 25th July. All Fitness Classes are to be booked by calling our reception team up to 7 days in advance.

We have reduced the capacity of Fitness Classes where necessary so you have more personal space between you and others.

Please note that members are temporarily limited to one Fitness Class per day, this is to give all members the opportunity to enjoy our highly popular Fitness Classes. However members can book for the Gym and MyRide studio as often as they would like.

things you need to know:

  • We ask for all activities are paid for prior to arrival, please book these over the phone with our reception team. Please ensure you bring your membership card to access the facility, if you have lost your card please purchase from reception for £1.50.
  • All facility users must be one of the following: annual member, monthly direct debit member or leisure card member. This is to help us work alongside track and trace to keep our members safe.
  • Please turn up to the centre ready to exercise.
  • Water fountains will be out of order. Please ensure you bring your own drink to keep hydrated.
  • We will not be hiring equipment such as yoga mats, badminton/squash rackets and balls. Please bring your own equipment.
  • If a member is late to their activity booking they will not be allowed access to their session.
  • Please ensure all customers sanitise their hands prior to entering the facility, using our hand sanitising station in reception.
  • Our gym equipment will be spaced out in line with government guidelines to provide customers with more space.
  • We ask customers to clean all gym equipment before and after use, using our well stocked cleaning stations in the gym.