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Orpington Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool

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All you need to know about Orpington Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool

Based in Orpington this is a warm Hydrotherapy Pool from which we currently run midweek Baby & Pre-School lessons. Each of our classes are tailored to the individual child's age, confidence and ability. The 30 minute lessons are structured to include a range of swimming activities, songs and games. Our aim is for every child to love swimming, respect the water and swim beautifully.

Location: Orpington Hospital, Sevenoaks Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 9JU
Directions: From M25 Junction 4 exit the roundabout onto London Orbital Motorway heading to London (S.E.)/Bromley/A21/Orpington/A224 

At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Court Road/Orpington By-Pass/A224, turn left onto Warren Road and turn right onto Sevenoaks Road/A223 

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Cardinham Road go over 2 roundabouts Turn right and the hospital is on your left.

When you enter the Hospital, turn right past the reception desk and follow the signs for Hydrotherapy.

Parking: The car park is located in front of the hospital and parking is priced at £1.50 per hour.

Essential information

  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly Nappy Wraps & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not fully potty/toilet trained. Why not buy one of our great value Starter Packs which contain everything you need for your swim lesson.
  • All nappies and swim nappies must be taken home and not left at the pool
  • All swimmers/parents are asked to shower before entering the pool, there are showers in the changing rooms
  • There separate male and female changing facilities with showers. A few changing mats are provided in each changing room by Puddle Ducks.
  • There is limited space poolside for family and friends to watch these classes.
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page
  • Customers will not be let into pool hall until 15 mins before the first lesson of the day and all customers must leave 15 mins after last lesson has finished.

Technical information

  • Pool Temp: 33°C - 35°C.
  • Pool Depth: 1.1m to 1.3m
  • Pool Dimensions: 6m x 4m
  • Max Pre-School Class Ratios: 7 children/adult pairs: 1 teacher.
  • Poolside Assistant: There is no Puddle Ducks Poolside Assistant.
  • Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use during hire times.