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Where can I take my baby swimming in Whitefield? – Elms Bank School in Whitefield. 

Ripon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester M45 8PJ

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

Location: Elms Bank School

Parking: There is plenty of 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. 
  • 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 padlock for the lockers.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks has exclusive use of the pool.

Access: Spectators are permitted

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 35°C. 
  • Poolside assistant: There isn’t a poolside assistant at this pool.
  • Depth: 1.2m
  • Maximum class ratios: 8 children/adult pairs:1 teacher (Floaties, Splashers, Kickers, Little Dippers & Dippers)

Mobile phones in changing rooms

Please remember that whilst it is fine to have your phones with you and to take photos in Splash Time (if you are careful not to include other children/parents from the class unless you have their permission), please do not use your phones in the changing rooms.

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.

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