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All you need to know about – The Queen’s School

The Queen’s Lower School, 55 Liverpool Road, Chester CH2 1AW

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

Location: The Queen’s School (Lower School location)

Parking: Access to the free car park is through the main school gates and parking is available on the gravelled area infront of the Lower School building. The pool building is situated through the large green double doors, then take a left and walk past the outdoor play area and the pool building is situated on your left hand side.

Essential Information:

• All shoes MUST be removed on arrival outside of the changing rooms to assist with hygiene and cleanliness


• 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 potty/toilet trained. Why not buy one of our great value Starter Packs 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


Spectators: Spectators are allowed poolside. Please note there is strictly a NO food or drink policy (other that water) in the pool building including the changing rooms. Please put all rubbish in the bins provided and take nappies home with you - as swim or standard nappies are not to be left on site.

Changing rooms: Female and male changing areas with benches & hooks for clothes. Open plan group showers in both.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use during hire times.

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.

Technical Information:

• Average Pool temperature: 30 – 31 degrees (similar warm air temperatures)
• Poolside assistant: There is a Puddle Ducks poolside assistant within the pool house
• Depth of pool: 1m gradually sloping to 2m
• Both Baby and Pre School and Swim Academy lessons are scheduled for this venue with Puddle Ducks