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All you need to know – Tockington Manor School

Washingpool Hill Road, Tockington, South Gloucestershire BS32 4NY

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at Tockington Manor School in South Gloucestershire – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: Tockington Manor School

Parking: Please park in the gravel car park at the rear of the school and access the pool from this location. Strictly no parking at the front of the school, thank you.

Essential information:

  • Spectators are very welcome on poolside.
  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly NappyWraps & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not potty/toilet trained.
  • There are no nappy bins at this venue so please take your nappy home with you.
  • No food is permitted on the poolside or in the changing rooms, please save your child’s snack until after you have left the pool.

Changing rooms: There are two large changing areas, one male and one female, both with showers. Please bring your child’s towel poolside so you can wrap them up after class. 

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks has exclusive use of the swimming pool.

Access: Please park in the gravel car park at the rear of the school and walk down the short path to the swimming pool building. Enter the building through the main door and into the lobby area where you can access both the ladies and men’s changing rooms.

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 30°C.
  • Poolside assistant: There isn’t a Puddle Ducks Poolside Assistant at this venue.
  • Depth: 0.7m graduating to 1.7m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 9 children/adult pairs : 1 teacher (Baby and Preschool classes)

Helping you to make your special time last even longer…that’s the Puddle Ducks’ difference

We like to make life fun and easy for our Puddle Ducks customers so here are some local places we think you and your children may like. You could even meet up before or after the class with your Puddle Ducks classmates.

Closest café

Old Down Country Park is less than a mile away where you’ll find their Barn Café.  Here you can relax in the daytime with cup of fair trade coffee or a pot of tea and homemade cake next to the log burners or on the sofas.  A perfect place to relax with the family.  They are very happy for you to take along your own picnic and if it’s raining you can sit in the yurt.

There’s so much more to see and do at Old Down Country Park including the children’s adventure park, farm shop, pets corner and animal park.  Well worth dropping by.

If you need to contact us, here’s your local Puddle Ducks office details:

Call us on 0117 9717165

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