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All you need to know – DW Sports Wigan

Stadium Way, Wigan, Lancashire WN5 0UN

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

Location: DW Sports Wigan

Parking: There is plenty free parking available.

Essential information:

  • Please go to reception on arrival to sign in / mark the register
  • Please do not come onto poolside any sooner than 5 minutes before your class to avoid congestion on the poolside
  • Please do not enter the pool unless told to do so by your teacher. We only have access to the sectioned area of the pool, the rest of the pool is for members only
  • You will be asked to shower before entering the pool – there are showers in the changing rooms
  • 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

Changing rooms: There are two changing rooms with showers for males and females. You will need a £1coin for the lockers.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks use a roped off area, members have use of the rest of the pool.

Access: Spectators are not able to sit at the poolside.

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 30°C. Wetsuits are recommended for baby’s under the age of 1 year
  • Poolside assistant: There isn’t a poolside assistant at this pool.
  • Depth: 1.2m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher (Floaties, Splashers & Kickers)
    • 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher (Little Dippers & Dippers)

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

DW Sports Wigan benefits from a café on site.

Closest soft play

Pipsqueaks, Orrell Road, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 8QZ

Other local attractions

Haigh Hall School Lane, Wigan, WN2 1PE