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All you need to know – Milton Abbey School

Milton Abbey School, Blandford, DT11 0BZ

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

Location: Milton Abbey School

Parking: Free parking outside pool – follow signs to pool. 

Essential Information:

  • Poolside Assistant will be on hand to welcome you to the venue
  • Ensure you come poolside in time for your class - approx. 2 minutes before it is due to start.
  • No outdoor shoes allowed poolside – please remove outdoor shoes on arrival.
  • You will be asked to shower before entering the pool
  • 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 yet fully 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
  • 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: Female/male changing areas. 

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

Access: Spectators can sit poolside.

Technical information

  • Pool temperature: 29°C 
  • Poolside assistant: There is a Puddle Ducks poolside assistant
  • Depth:  1.4m-3m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 4 children: 1 teacher (Level 1 and 2)
    • 8 children: 1 teacher (Level 3, 4, 5, 6)

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

The Hambro Arms in Milton Abbas is open daily and serves food and drink.

Closest Soft Play

Coolplay Indoor Soft Play Centre, Rivers Corner, Spiders Farm, Sturminster Newton DT10 2AB

Crazy Monsters, 8 Sunrise Business Park, Higher Shaftesbury Road, Blandford Forum DT11 8ST


Other Local Attractions

The Tank Museum, Linsay Road, Bovington, Wareham BH20 6JG

Farmer Palmers Farm Park, Wareham Road, Organford, Poole BH16 6EU

Monkey World, Longthorns, Wareham BH20 6HH


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

Call us on 01202 674676

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