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All You Need To Know - Charlton Park Academy                                               

Charlton Park Road, London SE7 8HX

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

Location: Charlton Park Academy

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks has the exclusive use of the pool during lessons.

Parking: Limited free parking is available on site. If full, free parking on Sundays is available on nearby streets Charlton Park. 

Access: Upon arrival please enter via the main school reception.

Essential Information:

  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly NappyWrap & 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? 
  • Please take all nappies and swim nappies home with you. Your teacher can provide you with a nappy bag on request.
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Changing Rooms: Two large changing rooms and two small individual changing rooms are available, with direct access to the pool. Additionally, there are two disabled toilet and shower rooms.

Spectators: There is space poolside for spectators to watch these classes. Shoes must be removed or overshoes worn.

Technical Information:

  • Pool temperature is 34 degrees Celsius.
  • Depth is 1.2m.
  • Maximum class ratios for this pool is 10 children/adult pairs: one teacher.
  • The pool water treatment is chlorine.


We look forward to welcoming you to our swimming lessons at Charlton Park Academy.