liveArgyll – Coronavirus (Covid 19) – Latest Information

 

liveArgyll’s phased re-opening routemap

The table below highlights the current status of our re-opening plan by service area which is very much subject to change and is directly informed by Scottish Government and sector guidance.

Routemap

 

 
Service Area Status

Outdoor sports pitches

 

From 15th March: Bookings are being taken for affiliated children and adult groups

Full contact sports for U12’s and non contact for 12+/adults

To book contact enquiries@liveargyll.co.uk

Covid 19 booking terms are now in place add link

 

  From 5th April: full contact sports for children age 12-17 – for affiliated groups
 

From 17th May: full contact sports for adults – organised groups only and must meet relevant NGB, sportscotland and liveArgyll guidelines.

 

Libraries, Archives and Museum

 

From w/c 26th April: All libraries will re-open for limited browsing with amended opening hours. Public network computers will be available by booking a slot in advance. Protocols that meet Scottish Government guidelines as well as revised opening hours can be found in the libraries section of the website.

Please note Tobermory Library opening has been delayed due to operational reasons but we’re pleased to advise that we’ll be open for limited browsing from Saturday 29th April.  

 

Islay Mobile will re-commence service w/c 3rd May and the operating hours and route will be published w/c 5th April on the liveArgyll website.

 

 

The click and collect service will continue at the following libraries from w/c 26th April alongside in facility browsing: Rothesay, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown and Oban.

 

 

Our online library BorrowBox will continue for all members and liveArgyll will also be launching an exciting new free service in April for members to access a wide range of newspapers and magazines online.

 

 

The Archives and Local Studies services are on hold due to current national restrictions.

 

 

Campbeltown Museum remains closed while a recruitment process takes place for a new Museum Curator.

 

Indoor gyms, fitness and swimming pools

 

From 26th April gyms and swimming pools will re-open to members and pay as you go customers on a pre booking basis for individual training only.

Gyms: revised layouts to ensure physical distancing – minimum age 14

Fitness Classes: outdoor fitness classes  – minimum age 14

Pools: open for individual lane swimming minimum age 8 (must be able to swim 2 lengths) and family swim pods (maximum 4 people per family).

Online fitness classes will be delivered via the My Zone app for members

 

From 17th May: Indoor fitness classes will re-commence and family swim pods will be available to book in the learner pools and main pools.

 

 

Swimming lessons – Monday 3rd May. Your local Swimming Co-ordinators will be in contact.

 

Events venues, community venues, indoor school lets and softplay facilities

 

Awaiting further Scottish Government update on existing restrictions.

Currently working through Scottish Government guidelines for the sector.

Operational details are being developed in partnership with Argyll and Bute Council.

 

Active Schools and Sports Development

 

The Active Schools team are continuing to support schools with their health and well-being, sport and physical activity programmes.  Support to Community Sports Hub clubs is continuing online, including an advice service, sports hub meetings and training.

Gymnastics and football development programmes will be returning soon.

 

 

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