High Tunstall College of Science Hydro Pool
We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at High Tunstall College of Science – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful.
Free parking is available in the school car park.
From the roundabout, enter the car park and drive to the building at the very top and park in an available space. Enter through the green gates and then double doors on your left. Follow the corridor to the left and go through 2 more doors and you will be on poolside.
1 x Male changing area
1 x Female changing area
Please do not use the physiotherapy room for changing
Puddle Ducks have full exclusivity during our hire times
- Pool temperature: 32-34ºC
- Depth: 1.2 throughout
- Maximum class ratios:
- Baby and Preschool - 8 children/adult pairs:1 teacher
- Swim Academy - 8 children: 1:4 teachers to children
- Poolside assistant: We have a poolside assistant at this pool to answer any questions you may have
- For BPS classes there will be a poolside assistant to greet you and help you.
- Please do not enter the pool unless told so by your teacher.
- You will be asked to shower before you enter the pool.
- 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 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 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