Today, Leisure & Culture Dundee are delighted to announce that more of our venues are being added to our reopening roadmap.
Last week, we announced the reopening of several key venues, and we can now add the return of many of Dundee's most loved sports centres and libraries to those facilities already made public.
Visitor and staff safety have been our primary concern since the beginning of the pandemic and that continues to be the case. Social distancing, updated risk assessments, enhanced cleaning regimes, and reduced capacities have all been put in place to keep visitors and staff safe.
Sinclair Aitken, Chair of Leisure & Culture Dundee said
"This is great news for the city. We know how much the people of Dundee care about our services, and we can't wait to see them back to our venues. This has been an extraordinarily difficult year for everyone, and we are now ready to play a vital role in Dundee's recovery. From supporting physical and mental wellbeing at our gyms and libraries to providing a fun day out for families and friends at Camperdown Wildlife Centre and The McManus, our staff have been working hard to prepare and make our venues safe. Now, we really can't wait to welcome each and every visitor back."
You can find the latest Leisure & Culture Dundee Reopening Roadmap timeline below:
Caird Park Golf Course
ParkLives – Limited programme.
Ancrum Outdoor Education Centre – All outdoor activities.
Caird Hall – support for mass vaccination programme and hosting the Dundee Blood Donor Centre.
Central Library - Reduced opening hours, Leisure Reading, Childrens Centre and Connections Departments on the lower levels open. Returns, browsing & borrowing, PC access (1 hr limit), Reconnect & Collect service available. Stock subject to 72-hour quarantine.
At Home Library Service - Doorstep deliveries, stock subject to 72-hour quarantine.
Olympia - Lane Swimming, Learn to Swim, Club Training, Shallow swimming, Individual exercise in fitness suite.
Lochee Swimming & Leisure Centre - Pool open with earlier 1hr sessions. Gym open with additional earlier 1hr sessions.
Dundee Ice Arena - Public Skating, U18 Ice Hockey training, Elite Figure Skating, Club Figure Skating.
Grove, St Paul's, and Harris Swim & Sports Centre – Individual exercise in fitness suite, swim provision still to be confirmed but will be announced soon.
Camperdown Wildlife Centre – normal opening hours.
DISC - Open 7 days per week, reduced opening hours – indoor individual exercise and activity only and outdoor activity for U18s and non-contact for over 18s.
Douglas Sports Centre - Open 7 days per week – indoor individual exercise and activity only.
McTaggart Gymnastics Regional Performance Centre – club and after-school programmes
RPC Dundee - Open 7 days per week, limited opening hours and use of facilities.
The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum - opening 5 days per week (closed Sunday and Monday) and open 7 days per week from Monday 28 June. The Time and Tide: The Transformation of the Tay exhibition runs until 3 October, 2021 and A Love Letter to Dundee: Joseph McKenzie Photographs 1964-1987 runs until March 2022.
Blackness, Broughty Ferry, Coldside and Lochee Community Libraries. Reduced opening hours, Returns, browsing & borrowing, PC access (1 hr limit), Reconnect & Collect service available. Stock subject to 72-hour quarantine.
St John's RC High School Community Sports facilities - re-opening of pool for club use.
Ardler, Arthurstone, Charleston, Douglas, Kirkton Community Libraries and Hub Library & Learning Centre – reduced opening hours, Returns, browsing & borrowing. PC access (1 hr limit). Stock subject to 72-hour quarantine.
Menzieshill Community Hub - Reduced opening hours. Library access: Returns, browsing & borrowing. PC access (1 hr limit). Stock subject to 72-hour quarantine. Sports Halls: group exercise and activities.
Due to electrical works taking place at Fintry Community Library, the library will now re-open on 17 May rather than 10 May as previously advertised. We apologise for any inconvenienced caused and thank-you for your patience.
Leisure and Sports facilities to provide activities based on level 2 guidance. Only adult indoor contact is restricted.
The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum – open 7 days from this date.
Booking is essential at all venues except Libraries and The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum. The reopening of these facilities is in line with the Scottish Government's timetable for easing Covid-19 restrictions and subject to change as a result. More information on opening hours, how to book and FAQs will be found on the Leisure & Culture Dundee and venue websites as well as social media.