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Wellesley House School

Wellesley House School, Broadstairs

Baby & Pre-School swimming lessons available

All you need to know about Wellesley House School: A Broadstairs based large, swimming pool from which we run our Baby & Pre-School swimming lessons. Midweek classes here are suitable for babies from 6 months old, toddlers and children up to the age of 5 years old. Our expert swimming Teachers tailor the lessons to progress every individual at their own pace. We want all of 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 Wellesley House School!

Location: Wellesley House School, 114 Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs, CT10 2DG

Parking & Directions: Please park in the car park on the left, as you enter the school's grounds. A door will be open for customers to walk through a corridor and straight into the pool, without having to go through the whole school via the main entrance. 

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.
  • No designated changing room, instead there are changing tents poolside.
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Technical Information

  • Poolside Assistant: There is a Puddle Ducks Poolside Assistant.
  • Pool Temp: 30°C - 31°C. Younger babies/toddlers may benefit from using a body-warmer when swimming here.
  • Pool Dimensions: 18.3m by 6.1m.
  • Depth: 1m - 2.4m (pool is roped off at 1.4m for Baby & Pre-School classes).
  • Max Pre-School Class Ratios: 10 children/adult pairs: 1 teacher.
  • Access: Ladder in the shallow end and the deep end.

Spectators: There is space poolside for family and friends to watch these classes.

Changing Rooms: No designated changing rooms - as such, changing tents poolside are provided by Puddle Ducks for customers to use.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use during hire times.

We look forward to welcoming you to our swimming lessons at Wellesley House School!

Have you got your Swimming Essentials?

Have you got everything you need for your swimming lessons? We make it easy for you with a wide selection of products such as swimming essentials through to gift vouchers and soft toys! Browse our shop to see what else we have available.