For People with Permanent Physical, Learning and Sensory Disabilities
CHARITY No: 1053060

swimming swimming for people with special needs swimming For People with Physical and Learning Disabilities    Lion Swimming club
Application Form / Club Constititution


Is there a membership fee?

No, the club is free to members.

Do I have to have a permanent disability?

Yes. We do not have the space or resources for people who are recovering from operations etc.

What evidence do you require when I apply for membership?

We aren't medical experts. So we need some evidence of a permanent disability. Usually as copy of your DLA/PIP letter or evidence from your doctor.

Are there parking facilities at the Eltham Centre?

There is limited disable parking available behind the Eltham Centre.

Is there a pool hoist/lift?

There is a pool lift. People standing can be lowered into the pool. And wheelchair users can be lowered into the pool using the special waterproof chair that is available pool side. There is a pool lift available in the Spa Pool and the Main Pool. The Spa Pool also has steps and a handrail so people can walk into the pool.

Do I have to bring along my carer/helper?

Members who require assistance with dressing and in the pool will need to bring their own helpers. There is a lifeguard at each session and volunteer helpers who are willing to help with lockers and moving between the changing rooms and the pools.
For more info please contact: David on 020 8855 4277 or Liz on 07793 282088. Alternatively, email us.
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