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12th April 2021

We're open!

Members should REGISTER here: https://pelicantyldesley.clubright.co.uk/account/login

We're pleased to welcome you back to The Pelican Centre! Enjoy the facilities safely.

Remember: You MUST book your sessions in advance!
You need to book all sessions in advance using ClubRight – absolutely no drop-ins.

This helps us to make sure that the total number of people using the Centre is controlled.

We CANNOT accept bookings for sessions via Facebook or email. You may still phone us to book a session. You must otherwise use the ClubRight app for all gym, class and pool session times.

Thank you! Please just speak to a member of the Centre team if you have any questions or concerns.


24th March 2021

April 2021: Reopening Update!

Great news! The Pelican Centre will be reopening from 12th April 2021. The plan so far:

  • Swimming pool sessions restart from 12th April - sessions should be booked on ClubRight
  • Gym sessions also restart from 12th April - sessions should be booked on ClubRight
  • Classes will be a mixture of outdoor face-to-face & online Zoom classes - timetable to be confirmed
  • Swimming lessons will start again from 12th April
  • We hope to have face-to-face classes back inside the Centre from 17th May

Please keep an eye on this page, our social media channels and ClubRight for more info.

Get Back Safely Code and Pool Code will be back in action. Please observe each to help us open - and stay open - safely!

FACE COVERINGS: Unless exempt, all adults moving around the Centre indoors MUST wear a face covering. You do not need to wear this whilst exercising or swimming. Please remember to bring your mask with you for each visit.

PRICE CHANGES - PAY AS YOU GO SWIMMING:

To cover some increased outgoings, we've made some small price changes to pay as you go swimming sessions. Prices are now:

  • Under 5s: £1 per swim
  • Adult swim: £3.70 per swim
  • Concession swim: £2.70 per swim
  • Fun swim: £3.50 per swim
  • Family swim: £10 per swim

There are no changes to DD payments, but please check back for updates to discount cards.

Thank you once again for your support during this latest closure. We can't wait to see you again!

The Pelican Centre team


4th January 2021

January 2021 Closure: Pelican Centre Update

Following the government's announcement on 30th December that Greater Manchester has been moved into Tier 4, The Pelican Centre is currently closed.

Firstly, THANK YOU to all of our members for your support since we reopened.

What will happen now?

  • We will freeze all memberships. We weren’t able to stop payments for the 1st January as these had already been processed - therefore to compensate for this, we will credit these payments to when we reopen
  • All payments on 15 and 25th January will be frozen
  • Annual members will have an additional month added to their membership automatically
  • All lessons payments will be frozen. Those who have prepaid will have the lessons credited, as we extend the term upon reopening
  • Our online class programme is now up and running via the ClubRight app

Please keep an eye on this page and on our social media channels for further news.

We will announce reopening dates as soon as we know more ourselves. Please take care of yourselves and your families in the meantime!

The Pelican Centre team


26th November 2020

December 2020 Reopening News!

Great news!
The Pelican Centre will reopen on 3rd December at 7am. The booking system will open on 29th November.

For those whose direct debit was collected on 1st November, that fee will be credited to the 1st December. Your direct debit will be unfrozen on 1st January.

Whilst we are in Tier 3, group classes are not permitted so we will offer our full class timetable online. Our instructors will work from the Centre, and online classes will be available to book via the ClubRight app.

Our swimming lesson programme will restart on 3rd December.

Please remember to follow our Get Back Safely Code! We're looking forward to welcoming you back to The Pelican Centre next week.


2nd November 2020

November 2020 Closure: Pelican Centre Update

Following the government's announcement on Saturday, we will close The Pelican Centre on Wednesday 4th November at 9pm.

All classes, lessons and sessions will continue as normal until 9pm on Wednesday.

Firstly, THANK YOU to all of our members for your support since we reopened in August.

What will happen now?

  • We will freeze all memberships. We weren’t able to stop payments for the 1st November as these had already been processed - therefore we will NOT process a payment on 1st December to compensate for this
  • All payments on 8th, 15 and 25th November will be frozen
  • Annual members will have an additional month added to their membership automatically
  • All lessons payments will be frozen. Those who have prepaid will have the lessons credited, as we extend the term upon reopening

Please keep an eye on this page and on our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) for further news. We will announce reopening dates as soon as we know more ourselves.

The Pelican Centre team


8th October 2020

Safe swimming lessons at the Pelican!

It's great to have you back for swimming lessons at The Pelican Centre!

Some pointers to help you and others enjoy lessons in safety and comfort:

  • Arrive ‘beach ready’ wearing your swimming gear under clothes
  • Sanitise hands on entry
  • Wear a face covering
  • A maximum of 1 adult per family to spectate
  • Arrive no more than 5 minutes before your lesson start time
  • No items to be left in cubicles
  • Use the ‘green tick’ chairs while spectating
  • Meet children in changing rooms at the end of the lesson
  • No outdoor footwear on poolside
  • Stay 2m apart from others

Remember! Don’t attend any class if anyone in your household is unwell.

Thank you. Enjoy your swimming lessons!


23rd September 2020

Get back in the pool safely!

Follow our Pool Code to enjoy safe swimming at The Pelican Centre.

  • Pre-book your swim on the ClubRight app
  • Arrive on time for your session
  • Pre-shower at home & arrive wearing swimwear under clothes
  • Use hand sanitiser stations
  • Follow directional signs & lane etiquette
  • Changing rooms are open but no hand or hair dryers in operation
  • Cancel your session as soon as possible if you can no longer attend
  • Bring your own kickboards or other equipment for family or lane swim sessions
  • Bring your own pre-filled water bottle
  • Respect others & leave space whilst swimming. When resting, leave space for others to turn

Do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms.

Thank you!


15th July 2020

The Pelican Centre Reopening FAQs

When will you be opening?

Gym and classes will restart on 3rd August.

Pool will reopen on 10th August for swim sessions ONLY.

Swimming lessons will restart in September.

We are implementing a phased return to ensure that our members can enjoy the Centre in comfort and to enable our team to adapt to the new ways of working. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Do I need to book my sessions?

Yes! When we reopen you will need to book all sessions in advance – absolutely no drop-ins.

This helps us to make sure that the total number of people using the Centre is controlled. We will be using the ClubRight app for bookings. Members should register here: https://pelicantyldesley.clubright.co.uk/account/login

We will NOT accept bookings for sessions via Facebook or email. You may still phone us to book a session. You must otherwise use the ClubRight app for all gym, class and pool session times.

What changes have been made inside?

We have made some changes internally to the Centre and to our procedures to help keep you and the staff team safe.

  • We have rearranged gym equipment to ensure space and social distancing
  • We have enhanced our cleaning regimes
  • There are more cleaning stations within the gym for you to wipe equipment down before and after use
  • More hand sanitiser points throughout the building
  • Where possible we will be using cashless payments
  • We have invested in sensor door releases and new fire magnetic lock systems to reduce touch points on doors
  • We have invested in clear signage which is clear reminding members to follow directions and social distancing
  • We have developed our Get Back Safely Code, setting out what we’re doing and what we ask our members to do in return
  • We have reduced numbers in the Centre to allow everyone to access the facility in comfort
  • We’ve also given the Centre a spruce-up during our closure, including painting, new lighting and new signage!

What should I do to prepare for a session?

  • Arrive a few minutes before your booked session time. Gym sessions will be limited to one hour
  • Fill your drinks bottle prior to arrival
  • Use hand sanitiser provided before and during your visit
  • Come dressed and ready to exercise
  • Leave straight after your session
  • If you can’t attend your session, cancel on the ClubRight app in advance – give another member the opportunity to take your spot
  • When using the pool, pre-shower at home and arrive with your swimwear on underneath your clothes, ready to swim
  • Keep an eye out for our social media posts, signage and website for updated guidance

When will swimming lessons start?

Swimming lessons will start later in our reopening schedule, in September.

We will be contacting all members with swimming lessons booked individually – please wait to hear from us.

Where can I find more information?

Our Get Back Safely Code sets out what we’re doing and what we ask our members to do, to allow everyone to access the Centre safely.

Need specific detail? Feel free to contact Natalia or a member of our Centre team with any specific queries you have relating to our reopening plans.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to The Pelican Centre!


12th June 2020

Get Back Safely to The Pelican Centre

We’re working hard to get The Pelican Centre ready to reopen in a phased return. We don’t have dates yet but we’ll let you know as soon as we do.

We’ll be uploading video to our social media and website in the coming weeks, showing you how to use The Pelican Centre safely and introducing our safety measures to protect you and our team.

What should you expect when you get back?

We’re introducing our ‘Get Back Safely’ Code.

What you’ll do What we’re doing
✔ Wash your hands before entering the Centre

✔ Bring water in your own bottles – water fountains won’t be in use

✔ NO sweat towels in the gym

✔ Come ready for your workout – changing & shower facilities will be out of use

✔ Don’t bring bags – just come with what you need for your workout

✔ Clean gym equipment after use with sanitising wipes provided

✔ Bring your own yoga/workout mat – contact the Centre if you’d like to buy one!

✔ Don’t attend if you or anyone in your household is ill or has symptoms of COVID-19. Please help to protect our local community.

✔ Spacing measures to help you stay apart

✔ Regular, increased cleaning of facilities & equipment

✔ Regular communications via the website, social media & email to keep you informed

✔ Thorough staff training so our team understand all procedures & can help you to stay safe

✔ Investing in signage & sanitiser stations throughout the Centre

✔ Investment in PPE for staff

✔ Video guidance for adults & children on using the Centre

✔ Keep an eye out for our new booking app launch, which will help you to exercise & enjoy the Centre at a time to suit you, in comfort & safety

We’re taking every measure we can to help you and our team Get Back Safely.

Please contact us if you have any queries or if you have any specific concerns. Keep an eye on our social media, website and your email for more news.

Thank you as always for your support!

Natalia & the Centre team


1st June 2020

The Pelican Centre: Reopening Information

We hope you and your families are well! Our team’s working hard to plan how the Centre will operate when it’s time to reopen.

At the moment, we don’t have a date, but we’re preparing for an announcement to be made during June or July.

✔ We want to reassure you that, for the comfort of everyone, we won’t rush to reopen and will do so in the safest way possible

✔ Our team will come back on site first to update their training on new policies and procedures, particularly around the safe operation and management of The Pelican Centre, and protection of our members

✔ We’ll launch a phased reopening – keep an eye on our social media for more news!

Our priority is making sure that our staff and members are safe and can enjoy The Pelican Centre fully. We understand that many of you are keen to return, and we are too!

We’re looking forward to seeing you all again just as soon as we can, and we’ll update this page as soon as we can with more news.


23rd March 2020

An update relating to COVID-19

The centre is now closed, we will remain closed until we receive further advice from the Government in relation to re-opening.

All direct debits and lessons have been frozen, annual memberships have been extended.

During these turbulent times it's vitally important that we continue to look after ourselves and each other. Continuing to exercise is  important, for our physical and mental health. We will be launching some online classes and home workouts, please keep an eye on our facebook page for the launch of these.

Thank you to all members who have been in touch to unfreeze their memberships to offer support during this difficult time it is greatly appreciated.

We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as it is safe to do so.

The Pelican Centre team.