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** Classes here restart on Saturday 5th September 2020 **

All you need to know – Little Carlton (Newark)

Lynroe, Bathley Lane, Little Carlton, Newark NG23 6BY

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We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks and Swim Academy at Little Carlton– in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: Little Carlton (Newark)

Parking: Parking is available within the grounds of the property but can be quite tight. Please pull into the driveway and then reverse into a space so the back of your car is up against the house. The two cars in front of the gate will be the teacher and poolside assistant so you can block these cars in.

Essential information:

  • No shoes are permitted poolside please remove your shoes at the door.
  • You will be asked to shower before entering the pool – showers are poolside so we ask that no detergents are used.
  • Strictly no eating or smoking on the premises
  • 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. 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

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use.

Changing rooms: Currently, due to Covid-19 restrictions, the changing rooms will be unavailable prior to your class. Please arrive swim ready where possible and remove your outer layers poolside. please bring your own change mat if you wish to change your child into a swim nappy on the poolside. 

Spectators: Currently, due to Covid-19 restrictions, there are no spectators allowed. This means we are able to practice social distancing more effectively. 

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 30°C
  • Poolside assistant: There is a Puddle Ducks poolside assistant.
  • Depth: 1.2m throughout
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 6 children/adult pairs:1 teacher



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