Tees Active operates alongside Partner For Change to provide a completely accessible and compliant service for all of our customers.
Find out more about Partner For Change here.
Depending on the nature of use and the areas visited, lighting in the centre is a mix of atmospheric, bright and natural light.
However, we have the following lighting that may need to be considered:
Throughout the centre we have circulation/background music for customer comfort.
Fire Alarm Testing
Public Address System
All toilets and changing areas have hair and hand dryers which create noise – these tend to be just after the point of entry to each area.
Periodically throughout the day staff operate several noise generating cleaning machines throughout the centre.
In all accessible change rooms and nominated remote rooms we have emergency pull cords which sound at the main reception when activated.
In the Ice Arena the ice hockey referees blow their whistles during games and practices – and there is an electronic siren used to start/stop the games.
The floors throughout the centre comprise of slate, tile, lino, carpet and rubber. Predominant colours are black, grey, cream and dark blue.
All lockers work with trolley tokens and £1.00 coins which are returnable. New pound coins are compatible with our lockers also.
All lockers have wrist strap wrist bands.
In the Ice Arena, warm clothing that allows natural movement of body. Gloves are recommend for warmth and spare socks in case your socks get wet when skating.
There is also no booking system for the Ice Arena. However, there is a timetable with a variety of sessions available every day of the week. The Ice Arena timetable can be viewed on the Ice Arena website.
If you contact the centre we can let you know the best times to come as a family, when it’s busy and when it’s quiet for your preferred activity.
Events are listed on our website and automated phone message in a timely manner – at least 7 days’ notice. Where a closure is less than 7 days we reinforce this via our Facebook & Twitter feeds and internal notices.
Upon request, information on the most suitable sessions/times based on their individual needs can be given to the customer.
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The centre has individual, group and village style changing and toilet facilities.
There are individual shower/toilet change facilities in all areas (dry, gym, ice, pool and sauna – and on the first and ground floors). We also have a Carers Change room that allows individuals to change in a comfortable space – this room includes a change hoist and bed.
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Changing rooms and toilets smell of cleaning products, air fresheners where fitted and personal hygiene products.
Signage to all areas is words (large print) and pictorial.
We also have lockers with braille on.