One person died after suffering cardiac arrest at the Bath Sports and Leisure Center earlier today (Tuesday March 15).
The center confirmed the client was using the leisure center pool when he collapsed. Trained personnel immediately performed CPR on the person and an ambulance arrived on the scene within eight minutes.
GLL, which operates the recreation center, confirmed that despite the best efforts of recreation center staff and paramedics, the person died at the scene. The centre, on North Parade Road, has informed customers that both pools are closed following the “emergency incident”.
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A GLL spokesperson said: ‘A customer suffered a suspected cardiac arrest while visiting the swimming pool at Bath Sports and Leisure Center this morning. Trained personnel immediately performed CPR. An ambulance was called and arrived within eight minutes.
“Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of the leisure center staff and paramedics, it was not possible to revive the client.
“The incident is now in the hands of the police.
“Our condolences go out to the client’s friends and family.”
Avon and Somerset Police, South West Ambulance Service and Bath and North East Somerset Council have been contacted for comment.
An alert on the Leisure Centers website reads: ‘Please note that both pools have been closed following an emergency incident. We expect the pools to reopen later this afternoon and will put update the website when they do. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.”
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This notice was published: 2022-03-15 14:51:36