Access Guide to West Park Leisure Centre for people with disabilities

Disabled girl wheelchairWe are committed to making our facilities and services as easily accessible as possible. 

Please contact us, we'll try our best to make life easier for you. 

Guide dogs can be accommodated. 





WPLC Car parkWest Park Leisure Centre has 13 designated parking bays for people with disabilities.

The route to the leisure centre is on one level and accessible by wheelchair.

The nearest bus stops are on Wilsthorpe Road and Derby Road. 

For information on local buses and the most up to date timetables, please have a look at the Trent Barton website.



WPLC entranceThere is level access to the leisure centre.

The main doors in and out of the building are automatic.

There are visual emergency alarms throughout the building.

Reception Area 

WPLC receptionThere is a lift to the first floor just behind the reception desk to the left..

The Reception has a low level desk. There is a wheelchair and pushchair park.

There is a hearing induction loop. We can provide leaflets in large print and other languages on request.  There is tactile signage throughout the centre.

The doors to the corridors, main hall, gym, family changing area and poolside are all assisted.


WPLC toilet in receptionThere are adapted toilets on the ground floor in reception just to the left of the reception desk.  There are also adapted toilets in the poolside changing rooms.

The toilets are unisex and a key is not required.

The toilet in reception has a baby changing unit, basin, handrails, hand dryer, sanitary disposal and emergency alarm.

Changing Rooms

WPLC poolside Changing roomThe large swimming pool changing room has a designated changing area with an adapted toilet, mirror, basin, handrails, hand dryer and sanitary disposal unit.

There is a flip down, baby changing unit.

There is an emergency alarm.

The adapted shower has handrails and a flip down seat.

There is a shower proof trolley bed.

There is an Arjo maxi sling hoist.

Swimming Pools

WPLC pool hoist

There is an adapted shower with flip down seat located from the main pool area as you exit towards the main changing areas.

There is a moveable hoist which allows easy access to the main pool.
Our staff are trained to use the equipment and will be happy to help you - just ask.

There are also adapted steps into the main pool and there are two shallow steps into the teaching pool with handrails. All the pools have tiles with contrasting edges.


Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP 0115 907 2244