Sherwood Forest Center Parcs to reopen Subtropical Swimming Paradise pools

Sherwood Forest Center Parcs have revealed when they will be welcoming visitors back to their Subtropical Swimming Paradise pools, amid new Covid-19 safety rules.

Monday, 13th July 2020, 9:45 am
Updated Monday, 13th July 2020, 9:45 am

The holiday park chain has announced they will be reopening their pool complexes and Aqua Sana Spa at all locations, including Sherwood Forest, on Monday, July 27.

Center Parcs have confirmed they will be tracking guest visits and introducing a limitation on the number of guests using the pool, rides and slides at one time to keep staff and customers safe.

People who have booked a three or four night break will be eligible for two two-hour sessions inside the pool, while those who are staying for seven days can have four visits, lasting two hours each.

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Center Parcs Sherwood Forest are welcoming visitors back to its paradise pools on Monday, July 27.

To access the Subtropical Swimming Paradise, visitors will be required to book their slot online in advance of their trip which will cost 10p per person – a fee with Center Parcs have said will be donated to charities Together for Short Lives and Barretstown.

Staff will also conduct temperature checks of all guests before they enter the pool complex to ensure they do not pose a risk to other visitors.

Swimmers, who won’t have be allowed access to showers and hair dryers, are required to arrive to their booked session with their swim-wear on underneath their clothes.

Guests hoping to enjoy Center Parcs spa area will need to pre-book their appointment before arrival and wear a face covering during the treatment.

An updated spa menu has been introduced and there will also be an extended times between treatments to allow employees to clean between each session.

CEO Martin Dalby said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be able to reopen our Subtropical Swimming Paradise, we know that it is such a key part of the Center Parcs experience for our guests.

"Rest assured we’ve been working hard to make the Subtropical Swimming Paradise as safe as possible for everyone and we have a great plan in place, so getting the green light to reopen feels fantastic.”