Paisley Daily Express

Gear up for fitness fun as bookings reopen


Booking is now open for gym sessions, classes and swimming pools as Renfrewshi­re Leisure prepares to open its doors again from Monday.

Government rule changes also mean capacity for outdoor fitness classes will double to 30 people.

All 12 of Renfrewshi­re’s libraries will reopen too on a click-and-collect basis and will offer public access to computers.

People can also visit the heritage centre in Paisley by pre-booking a slot.

Victoria Hollows, chief executive of Renfrewshi­re Leisure, said:“We are excited to welcome back our loyal members and residents to our venues.

“We know how keen people are to return and enjoy more of our services.

“Our team stands ready to support them as best they can.

“In so many ways, the work we do has never been needed more.

“Encouragin­g and supporting better health and wellbeing is going to be vital for people as they recover from the impact of Covid-19 on their lives.

“We are determined to play a key part in our region’s recovery from the pandemic, with the safety of our community and staff the utmost priority.”

Renfrew Victory Baths will reopen following maintenanc­e work, with extended opening hours in place.

The gym at Johnstone Community Sports Hub will be open outside of school hours. However, the swimming pool remains closed pending maintenanc­e work.

Gym facilities previously at Park Mains High School will be located at Erskine Sports Centre.

The restart of individual exercise sessions at Lagoon Leisure Centre, in Paisley, and Renfrew Sports Centre will run in tandem with mass vaccinatio­ns centres being operated there at the

Outdoor classes will have space for more members

request of Renfrewshi­re Council. These will have separate entrance and exit points.

Direct debit payments for members - which have been suspended during the disruption to in-person services - will restart from May 7. Those with annual membership­s will have time reimbursed before reopening.

Booking for services opened yesterday.

For details about opening times and making a booking, go to www.renfrewshi­releisure. com

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