Ocean Spirit Leisure at Hotel Westport

Welcome to Ocean Spirit Leisure at Hotel Westport

During your break in Hotel Westport, enjoy some leisure time in the award-winning Ocean Spirit Leisure Centre. Ocean Spirit Leisure Centre has recently received the White Flag Emerald Award from Ireland Active (formerly ILAM, Institute of Leisure & Amenity Management), and is endorsed by Failte Ireland and the Irish Hotels Federation. This Award recognises best practice in all areas of leisure centre, swimming pool and gymnasium management and envelopes many areas ranging from hygiene, technical aspects of the job, to good old fashioned hospitality and customer care, for which George and his team are famed for. 

The Leisure Centre is open to our hotel guests & members only and the following facilities are available only: Pool / Poolside Shower / Disability WC (ALL other areas are out of use). Opening times are are 7am - 8pm weekdays / 8am-8pm weekends & Bank Holidays (children and family hrs 9am - 8pm). You will need to pre-book your pool time slot by dialling extension 2006.  Each guest is welcome to spend up to 45 minutes from the start of the hour in the leisure centre to ensure fair usage for everyone. Only 22 guests are allowed at a time in the Leisure Centre so you’ll have plenty of space to social distance. 

Changing facilities will not be available so we ask that guests please get changed in their bedroom. Please bring your own robe or cover-up. Towels will be available at the pool. Please leave valuables in your bedroom safe.   

Sanitising station will be set-up at Leisure centre reception, entrance and exit to pool for your safety. 

Please click here for more information on our Covid safety charger throughout the Hotel.


Members Guidelines

• We will be open to hotel guests, members & visit pass holders only

• Opening times are 7am - 8pm weekdays / 8am-8pm weekends & Bank Holidays (children and family hrs 9am - 8pm).

• Use of the facility (pool or gym) needs to be pre-booked by phone (098 50006), this can be done from 24 hrs up to 2hrs in advance between the hrs of 7am-7pm weekdays / 8am-7pm weekends, subject to availability. Booking slots commence at the start of the hour and end 15min before the end of hour.

• Facemasks are to be worn in entrance and reception areas of the leisure centre

• Availability of facilities will be limited to ensure strict adherence to Covid-19 restrictions

• Changing room facilities will be for member pool users only with lockers allocated for use

• Shared facilities such as spin dryers and hairdryers will not be in use

• Use of pool deck gender neutral WC is limited to hotel residents only

• Gym users to come pre clothed in gym attire as no changing facilities will be available

• Facilities available in the pool area is limited to the main pool & toddler pool

• The Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room will not be available for use

• There will be no fitness classes and group swim lessons till further notice

• Please bring your own water/hydration (No glass containers) or purchase at the vending machine in leisure reception as water fountains will not be in use

• The pool & gym areas are to be evacuated 15 minutes before the hour for our staff to complete hygiene procedures before the next session 

• Please do not arrive early before your booking slot

• Social Distancing to be adhered to, hands to be sanitised when entering the facility and to follow staff guidance during your visit 

• Memberships that were frozen during the closure period will recommence on reopening with the balance of memberships left at the time of closure

We look forward to seeing you in Ocean Spirit Leisure.

Hotel Westport Covid-19 Co-Operative

Hotel Westport has created a programme that will focus on the highest standards of cleanliness and social distancing throughout the entire property as the safety of both staff and guests is paramount. Visitors are a vital component in ensuring continued success and the commitment to maintaining a number of established Covid-19 public health practices and Hotel Westport’s operational plan. 

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