25m deck level pool, 8 lanes, anti-wave lane ropes, electronic timing. The pool depth at the shallow end is 1.0m and the deep end 1.8m (which is the start end).
An area will be assigned on poolside for each of the competing teams. A sign will be located on poolside to indicate this assigned position.
Please do not allow swimmers into the spectator area from poolside (stairs become dangerous when wet).
Entry to poolside and to the spectator area will be open fifteen minutes before the advertised warm up time.
Teams Travelling by Coach
There are designated drop off/pick up spaces outside of the main entrance for coaches. If waiting, coaches may park at the far end of the the car park.
There are ample parking spaces available at Crook Leisure Centre. There is no charge for parking.
No backstroke ledges will be in use.
AOE will be used during this event.
Changing village is located at the far end of the centre – next to the stairs.
Absolutely no outdoor shoes are permitted on poolside. Overshoes are available at reception and should be used before proceeding through the changing facilities and onto poolside.
Changing rooms should be used as a temporary changing facility and swimmers must not leave bags and clothes in any changing room.
Please note that only authorised volunteers, officials, team managers, coaches and swimmers will be permitted entry into the changing rooms or onto poolside.
Personal possessions and articles should not be left unattended.
Please place all kit bags in lockers, £1 refundable.
From main reception, walk to the far end of the centre and take the stairs (or lift) to the 1st floor. The spectator gallery is straight ahead.
Payment for entry to the gala will be taken at the entrance to the spectator gallery.
Seating is provided and please keep walkways clear.
There are vending machines available at Crook Log Leisure Centre.
In case of a fire
In case of fire or the need to evacuate the building, there will be a loud audible signal. Swimmers, coaches, officials and anyone else poolside should go to the fire exits at the each end of the pool and await instructions from the center personnel. Spectators should make their way to the nearest exit bearing in mind that this may be behind you, following all instructions from the center personnel.
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