Inverclyde leisure have made incredible contributions assisting and supporting the civil contingencies bodies and the residents of Inverclyde.
During the pandemic period we have contributed by donating facilities, employees and services to support the local area and assist the most vulnerable residents in our community.
We have worked in close partnership with Inverclyde Council and HSCP supporting and offering the following crucial key services during the pandemic:
- Supplied gym equipment to the local hospital to allow key worker to keep physically active and maintain a clear state of mind
- Provided PPE equipment to the local hospital
- Provide volunteers to help and support food distribution in the community
- Donated facilities for walk in COVID-19 test centres
- Provide large suitable accommodation and Coordinate vaccination sites to support the local community
- Donated food supplies and stock to food banks.
- Provide outdoor facilities to provide drive in test COVID-19 test centres and welfare requirements for the local forces.
- Provide facilities to coordinate food distribution facilities to be allocated to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged residents in our local community
- provided a facility to be used exclusively used for asymptotic testing
Also during these difficult times maintain a positive approach by offering free online wellbeing and activities to the community to keep active, such as:
- Free live streaming on demand classes for the community to stay active
- Free social media classes such as hit, yoga and Les mills classes
- In February we launched an employee activity challenge to stay engaged and keep employees active with over 45% of employees participating and interacting via platforms
- In March we launched a community wide customer challenge called March in to spring setting a monthly challenge to cumulatively total everyone’s steps to walk to Tokyo via different landmarks using a digital platform allowing everyone to share images, walks, and communicate to each other.