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adventure and fun pools Blu - Das Sport- und Freizeitbad am Brauhausberg

Brauhausberg 1
14473 Potsdam
Phone

0331-6619801

www.​blu-potsdam.​de
info@​blp-potsdam.​de
Leisure Wheelchair users Leisure time Visually impaired Leisure time mentally handicapped leisure time deaf/hearing-impaired
In the new Bad am Brauhausberg not only athletes and recreational swimmers will find optimal training conditions. Also families and fun bathers get their money's worth with a large adventure pool and various slides. The wellness and sauna area on the roof offers peace and relaxation.
blu sport at a glance:
  • Sports pool with ten lanes of 50 metres each, adjustable to 20 x 25 metres

  • FINA-C standard for swimming and water polo

  • underwater lighting

  • Training pool with adjustable bottom (0 to 1.80 m depth)

  • 1 metre diving board and 3 metre diving tower

  • Tribune for 400 people with wheelchair space and catering facilities


blu family at a glance:
  • Adventure pool with 1.35 m water depth

  • Tire slide with 114 meters length and different slide programs

  • Wave slide 9 x 4 meters

  • gyros, bubble loungers, massage jets, waterfall

  • paddling pool, boat canal and other water games

  • Climbing wall for children

  • Outdoor area with sunbathing lawns, table tennis, playground and climbing equipment


blu sauna at a glance:
  • Mental sauna with panoramic view (60°C)

  • Event sauna with theme-specific infusions with light and sound effects (90°C)

  • Kelo sauna (100°C)

  • Caldarium (35 to 40°C)

  • Steam bath (50°C)

  • hammam

  • swimming pools

  • massage area

  • sauna bar

  • And much more: meditation garden, solarium, ice fountain, plunge pool, adventure shower, fireplace room

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00h - 22:00h
Tuesday 10:00h - 22:00h
Wednesday 10:00h - 22:00h
Thursday 10:00h - 22:00h
Friday 10:00h - 22:00h
Saturday 10:00h - 22:00h
Sunday/Holiday 10:00h - 20:00h
20.08.2019 - 31.03.2020
Monday 06:00h - 22:30h
Tuesday 06:00h - 22:30h
Wednesday 06:00h - 22:30h
Thursday 06:00h - 22:30h
Friday 06:00h - 22:30h
Saturday 08:00h - 20:00h
Sunday/Holiday 08:00h - 20:00h
Die angegebenen Öffnungszeiten gelten für das Familienbad "blu familie". Die Öffnungszeiten für "blu sport" und "blu sauna" entnehmen Sie bitte der Webseite des Anbieters.

t Information for guests with reduced mobility

Short description

  • 4 designated disabled parking spaces available
  • Access inside and outside infinitely variable, partly by elevator
  • Guest toilet for guests with limited mobility, infinitely variable access. Door width: 94 cm, movement area in front of WC: >150 cm long x >150 cm wide, right: >150 cm long x 123 cm wide, left: >150 cm long x >150 cm wide, handles available
  • Gastronomy on the 1st floor with infinitely variable access by elevator, all tables easily accessible by wheelchair
  • Access to showers/ sanitary facilities/ changing rooms: stepless
  • Access to sauna and wellness area: infinitely variable by lift
  • Access to water: stepless thanks to technical boarding aid
Special features:
  • There are 2 special wheelchairs and 2 rollators available for use in the blu.
  • The saunas and application rooms are also infinitely variable and spacious.
  • The visitors' grandstand can be reached steplessly by elevator, there are wheelchair parking spaces.
  • Some doors (e.g. from the changing area to the swimming pools) are quite difficult to move and may only be operated with the help of a hand.
  • The pay machine in the sauna area may only be operated with help (coin slot height 128 cm).
  • The two slides in the family pool area are only accessible via steps.

    car parking spaces

    • Number of designated disabled parking spaces near entrance 9
    • comment
      • There are 4 parking spaces in the large car park near the main entrance, 5 more in the underground car park.
      • The outside parking spaces are paved with grass stones, but on the driver's exit side they are secured with a flat surface that is easy to roll over.

    Access and paths Indoor area

    • stepless access
    • Entrance door passage width 120 cm
    • passage width of the narrowest of all other doors to be used 90 cm
    • Width of the narrowest of all other corridors and passages to be used 151 cm
    • Comment:
      • The main entrance door opens automatically.
      • All doors to be used are 94 cm wide or wider - the narrowest door to be used is the elevator door (90 cm). However, the elevator may only be used if the sauna/wellness area is to be visited.
      • There are turnstiles at three points in the bathroom (cash desk area, family bathroom entrance, sauna/wellness entrance). In addition to the turnstiles, a 102 cm wide door can also be used, which is opened by the staff.

    Reception

    • Reception counter or table partly lowered to a height of 85cm
    • Comment In the cash area there is a theses, which is lowered to 80 cm and easily accessible.

    Access and paths Outdoor area

    • stepless path guidance possible
    • via elevator or other technical device
    • Entrance door passage width 122 cm
    • passage width of the narrowest of all other doors to be used 90 cm
    • Width of the narrowest of all other corridors and passages to be used 151 cm
    • Road condition: The stone slabs in the outside area of the sauna/wellness area are flat and easy to roll on, and can be slippery when wet.
    • Comment: Both the lawn with play area on the ground floor and the outside area of the sauna and wellness area on the roof (via elevator) can be reached steplessly.

    elevator

    • stepless access
    • Width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used: 90 cm
    • Lift door width 90 cm
    • Length of elevator car: 139 cm
    • Elevator car width 112 cm
    • lowest height of control elements 95 cm
    • top height of the controls 102 cm
    • Length of the movement area in front of the elevator >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the elevator >150 cm
    • Comment There are two elevators that provide stepless access from the ground floor:
      • to the grandstand on the 1st floor
      • to the sauna and wellness area on the 2nd floor

    guest toilet

    • Door width to sanitary room 94 cm
    • Width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used 94 cm
    • Door does not open into the sanitary room
    • Length of the movement area in front of the washbasin >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the washbasin >150 cm
    • Depth of the washbasin underride (67 cm high) 34 cm
    • Upper edge of washbasin (armrest surface) from floor 80 cm
    • mirror above the washbasin, visible while sitting or standing
    • Length of the movement area in front of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Length of the movement area to the right of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area to the right of the toilet bowl 123 cm
    • Length of the movement area to the left of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area to the left of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Hand grips next to the WC on the right and left side available
    • Height (top edge) of the handles 78 cm
    • The handholds protrude over the front edge of the toilet bowl 17 cm
    • Distance between handholds 65 cm
    • Both handles can be folded up and locked in the folded up position
    • Seat height of toilet bowl (upper edge of toilet seat) 48 cm
    • Emergency call available
    • Comment:
      • Here the WC in the changing area was measured (ladies' changing room). The same data applies to the men's locker room.
      • additional light is available in the bathing area on the ground floor as well as in the sauna/wellness area on the 2nd floor in other barrier-free WCs.

    Shower/ sanitary rooms/ changing room

    • Width of the door to the sanitary room 100 cm
    • Width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used 102 cm
    • Door does not open into the sanitary room
    • Infinitely variable shower for a wheelchair
    • Length of the movement area of the shower >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area of the shower >150 cm
    • height of shower handles from the floor 85 cm
    • fixed, folding or suspended shower seat available
    • Height of shower armature (can be reached from a sitting position) 100 cm
    • Emergency call available
    • Movement area in the changing area >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in the changing area >150 cm
    • Bench in the changing area available
    • no handholds available in the changing area
    • Comment:
      • On the ground floor there is a barrier-free changing room for men and women.
      • Directly connected to it is a barrier-free sanitary room with shower and WC.
      • Chairs are available for sitting.
      • The wheelchair storage area is located directly between the changing rooms: Here guests can exchange their "street wheelchair" for one of two rental special wheelchairs for use in the blu. Two rollators are also available.

    Access to the wellness area

    • stepless access
    • Access via elevator or other technical device
    • Passage width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used: 90 cm
    • stepless access
    • Access via elevator or other technical device
    • Passage width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used: 90 cm
    • Number of special wheelchairs available 2
    • comment
      • The sauna and wellness area on the 2nd floor can be reached steplessly by elevator, including the outdoor area.
      • Behind the elevator on the 2nd floor there is again a turnstile with an alternative door (width 102 cm). The door is opened by personnel who can be called with a bell.
      • All saunas are steplessly accessible and partly very spacious. In the "mental sauna", for example, the front bench seat can be recessed on rails so that there is sufficient space for wheelchair users. The event sauna also offers wheelchair space.
      • All application rooms (massages, hamam) are continuously accessible, the narrowest door to be used is 90 cm wide, the massage tables are height-adjustable. The upper edge of the Hamam heat bench is 65 cm high.
      • The plunge pool can only be reached via 8 steps, then a ladder leads into the water. Alternatively, there is an infinitely variable shower with shower seat and handles right next to it.

    bathing facility

    • stepless access
    • Access via elevator or other technical device
    • Comment:
      • All pools can be reached steplessly, but ladders and stairs lead into the water (exception: the baby pool can be reached steplessly via an incline).
      • A mobile boarding aid is available for stepless access to the water, which can be used for any pool. It is operated by service personnel.

    Professional competence/service

    • Information about further barrier-free offers in the region can be made available.
    • Information on barrier-free arrival and departure by public transport can be provided.

    Collection of data

    • Researcher (Institution) TMB Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg GmbH
    • Date of data collection 30.11.2017
    • The data presented here are verified data

    t Information for blind and visually impaired guests

    Short description

    • a tactile guidance system with soil indicators is available.
    • The handrails on the stairs have tactile inscriptions.
    • In the entrance area there is a tactile and contrasting plan of the sports and leisure pool. Further such plans can be found in the sports pool, family pool and in the sauna/wellness area.
    • All functional rooms are inscribed with tactile and high-contrast signs.
    • In front of the saunas there are shelves for glasses.
    • On request, we will be happy to offer an escort service, also for swimming (personal 1:1 care).

      Information and experience

      • Information material for visually impaired guests available
      • Information material for blind guests available
      • Website barrier-free designed
      • Comment Special offers and courses are available on request.

      Paths and safety

      • Paths and corridors are optically and tactilely contrastingly marked or equipped with a guidance system.
      • Danger points are marked and secured
      • Elevators have acoustic announcements and buttons in Braille or raised pyramidal lettering.
      • comment
        • Most glass doors are marked with contrast stripes at 2 different heights.
        • Stairs are equipped with handrails on both sides to which tactile information is attached. The first and last stages are marked rich in contrast.

      Professional competence/service

      • Information about further barrier-free offers in the region can be made available.
      • Information on barrier-free arrival and departure by public transport can be provided.
      • Accompanying service can be offered
      • Comment:

      Collection of data

      • The data presented here are verified data
      • Date of data collection 30.11.2017
      • Researcher (Institution) TMB Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg

      t Information for Guests with Learning Disabilities/ "Mental Disability

      Short description

      • You can take a normal bath in the blu. Or take a course. Please register for it.
      • Everywhere there are many signs with pictures. The pictures are called "pictograms". They're easy to understand.
      • The lifeguards will take good care of you. You can always talk to her. You're happy to help.
      • Many guests with learning difficulties were already here. They liked it a lot.

        That's good to know:

        • There is a lot of information about this offer. They're easy to understand. There are many good pictures in the information. You explain a lot of things.
        • There's good signs and signposts. You always find the way.
        • Everything will be explained and shown to you in peace. You can ask questions.
        • Do you need an accompanying person or support? Do you need a care service? We can make recommendations.

        We can still do that for you:

        • Would you like to have tips for excursions without barriers? We have ideas for you.
        • Are you coming by train? Or by bus? We have suggestions for you.

        Who collected this information? When?

        • Experts have checked: Is the information above correct?
        • Researcher (Institution) TMB Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg GmbH
        • When did the information come from? 30.11.2017

        t Information for deaf and hard of hearing guests

        Information and experience

        • Comprehensive information about all offers is available in writing.
        • special guided tours for deaf and hard of hearing guests are offered
        • Comment On request, guided tours are offered which are tailored exactly to the wishes of the guests (e.g. "behind the scenes - under the blu") and can be organised for sign language interpreters.

        Safety and security

        • optical and acoustic signals of bells and alarms
        • Comment personal care by pool attendant and service personnel is possible

        Professional competence/service

        • Information about further barrier-free offers in the region can be made available.
        • Information on barrier-free arrival and departure by public transport can be provided.
        • A sign language or written interpreter can be organised on request.

        Collection of data

        • The data presented here are verified data
        • Researcher (Institution) TMB Tourismus-Marketing Brandenburg GmbH
        • Date of data collection 30.11.2017