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All you need to know – Holiday Inn Ellesmere Port

Waterways, Centre Island, Lower Mersey Street, Ellesmere Port CH65 2AL

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

Location: Holiday Inn Ellesmere Port

Parking: Free parking available at the hotel. Overflow car park is available over the bridge. Follow signs to the Waterways Leisure Club; it is based in a separate building to the main hotel.

Essential information:

  • Please be aware that the Waterways Leisure Club is surrounded by large bodies of open water. Please keep your child close to you at all times.
  • Please ensure all outdoor shoes are removed before entering the changing rooms or 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. Why not buy one of our great value Starter Packs which contain everything you need for your swim lesson?
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Photography: It is acceptable to carry phones with you and to take photos in 'Splash Time' however, please take great care not to include other children/parents from the class (unless you have their permission) and do not use your phones in the changing rooms.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use of the pool during hire times.

Changing rooms: There are separate male and female changing rooms with access to the pool.

Poolside assistant: There is a poolside assistant during our weekend classes only.

Technical information:

  • Average Pool temperature: 30-31°C
  • Depth: 0.9m to 1.5m


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