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All You Need To Know - Cecil Road Primary School

Cecil Road Primary School, Cecil Road, Gravesend, DA11 7BT

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

Location: Cecil Road Primary School

Parking: Free parking on nearby streets. We recommend parking on Salisbury Road as the gate to the pool is located here.

Access: Upon arrival please do not enter via the school reception, there is a separate gate next to the pool building on Salisbury Road.

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

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

Changing Rooms: Two changing rooms are available with direct access to the pool. There is  also a disabled toilet and shower poolside.

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

Poolside Assistant: There is a Puddle Ducks Poolside Assistant present for weekend lessons.

Technical Information:

  • Pool temperature is 32-35 degrees Celsius.
  • Depth is 0.75m.
  • Maximum class ratios for this pool is 9 children/adult pairs: one teacher.
  • The pool water treatment is chlorine.


We look forward to welcoming you to our swimming lessons at Cecil Road Primary School.