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Birchington Vale Holiday Park

Birchington Vale Holiday Park

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Birchington Vale Holiday Park, Birchington-On-Sea

Baby & Pre-School swimming lessons available

All you need to know about Birchington Vale Holiday Park: A Birchington based swimming pool from which we run our Baby & Pre-School swimming classes. Weekday classes here are suitable for babies from birth and children up to the age of 4 years old. Our expert swimming Teachers tailor the lessons to progress every individual at their own pace. We want all our children to love the water and learn to swim beautifully in a fun, relaxed environment. We look forward to welcoming you to our swimming lessons at Birchington Vale Holiday Park, Birchington-On-Sea!

Location: Shottendane Rd, Birchington-on-Sea, Birchington, CT7 0HD.

Approaching from Margate, follow B2055 Marine Gardens, and turn left ontyo A28. At the roundabout, take the third exit to high street. Turn right onto Shottendane Road, and the Holiday Park will be on your right.

From Herne Bay, take the A299 Thanet Way. As you approach the roundabout, prepare to take the second exit onto the A28. Follow signs for B2050 Manston Road, Shottendane Road will be on your right.

Essential Information

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 nappies and swim nappies must be taken home and not left at the pool. Nappy bags are provided by your Puddle Ducks Teacher, if needed.
You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Technical Information

Poolside Assistant: There is a Lifeguard from Birchington Vale here.
Pool Temp: 30°C - 32°C.
Depth: 1m.
Max Pre-School Class Ratios: 10 children/adult pairs: 1 teacher.
Spectators: There is space for family and friends to watch these classes.

Pool accessibility: There is a ramp to access this venue, and the pool is on the same level as the changing facilities. This pool has a freeboard, and can be accessed by integrated steps into the pool. There are also ladders. There is seating poolside for spectators.

Changing Rooms: Large separate male and female changing rooms, with individual cubicles.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have an area of this large pool during lesson times. During the Summer season, a section of the pool may be made available for holiday makers staying at the park.

Mobile Phones: Please remember that whilst it is fine to have you phones with you to take photos in Splash Time (as long as there are no other customers in the background), please do not use your phones in the changing rooms.

We look forward to welcoming you to our swimming lessons at Birchington Vale Holiday Park!