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All you need to know – Oxford Belfry, Thame

Milton Common, Thame, OX9 2JW

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at the Oxford Belfry, Thame – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: The Oxford Belfry, Thame

Parking: Plenty of parking available in the hotel carpark (please ensure you register your vehicle in reception)

Entrance: Enter the Hotel via it's reception and then follow signs to the Swimming Pool and Health club (Turn right when entering at reception).

Essential Information:

  • An approved well-fitting neoprene, or similar fabric, swim nappy must be worn with a reusable eco-friendly NappyWrap & Liner or a disposable swim nappy underneath. This is if your child is in Floaties, Splashers, Kickers or any other programme if they are not yet fully potty/toilet trained. Why not buy one of our great value Swimming Kits which contain everything you need for your swim lesson?
  • All Swim Academy Children must wear swim hats in the pool. You can find these plus our range of goggles and other Swim Accessories here
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Changing rooms: Male and Female changing rooms

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks has shared use of the pool with Health club members and Hotel guests (we provide the lessons in a designated area roped off for our classes)

Spectators: No spectators on the poolside however there is limited viewing from the Health club reception area (max of 2 spectators in total per class, if required we may implement a rota for fairness). 

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 30°C 
  • Depth: 0.8m to 1.2m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • BPS classes: 6 children/adult pairs:1 teacher

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

You’re likely to be swimming with friends and make new ones along the way, so why not live life swimmingly away from the pool by meeting up before or after class for a cuppa in the hotel? Also the Health Club offers a 10% discount on all F&B products while you are onsite for lessons.