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Baby & Pre-School lessons available

Swim Academy lessons available

To book into these classes, click here!

All you need to know about DW Fitness Tunstall:  This pool is based North of Stoke-On-Trent and is ideal for our Little Dippers and Swim Academy classes.  There is ample parking, fantastic changing facilities and the pool temperature is perfect for the classes we teach here.  Our Swim Academy classes run on a Monday evening and Saturday morning.  We run classes suitable for children aged 2.5 yrs to 10 years old at this lovely venue.  Our expert swimming Teachers tailor the lessons to progress every individual at their own pace.  We want all of our children to love the water and learn to swim beautifully in a fun, relaxed environment.  We look forward to welcoming you to our swimming lessons at DW Fitness Tunstall!

Location:  Alexandra Park, Scotia Road, Tunstall, Stoke on Trent ST6 6AT

Parking & Directions: Free for a maximum of 3 hours in front of DW Fitness.  Penalties are issued for exceeding the limit

Essential information:

  • Please do not come to the pool any sooner than 15 minutes before your class to avoid congestion on the poolside and in the changing rooms
  • IMPORTANT - Look out for and read the Puddle Ducks signs and notices please
  • Please sign in at reception and the staff will show you the way to the changing rooms
  • Please remember to shower (both parent (if applicable) and child) prior to entering the pool area
  • Please do not enter the pool unless told to do so by your teacher
  • 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 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?
  • You can find goggles and other Swim Accessories here
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Changing rooms: 

  • Lockers are available and need a key card that you will be given at reception. 
  • There are hair dryers & Shower facilities in the changing rooms. 
  • There are separate male and female changing rooms and in between these is a separate family changing room facility.  The Family room can be accessed & locked from either the male or female changing rooms.
  • Please supervise your children at all times whilst on the premises, so they do not go pool side by themselves.
  • Entrance to the pool is via the shower room.
  • Please do not allow your children to climb on the changing room benches, enter the Solarium area nor play with the vending machines.
  • DW Fitness request that all nappies (swimming and daily) are taken home for disposal.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks has a lane during hire times (the remainder of the pool is used by members only).

Access: DW Fitness do not allow spectators around the pool area (other than 1 parent as a weekly assistant) 

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 29 - 30o C 
  • Poolside assistant: There is no poolside assistant present.
  • Depth: 1.2m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher (Baby & Preschool)
    • 8 children:2 teachers (Swim Academy Levels 1 and 2)
    • 4 children: 1 teacher (Swim Academy Levels 1 and 2 )
    • 10 children: 2 teachers (Swim Academy Levels 3, 4 and 5)

Mobile Phones: Please remember that whilst it is fine to have your phones with you to take photos in Splash Time (as long as there are no other customers in the background), please do not use your phones in the changing rooms.

We look forward to welcoming you to our swimming lessons at DW Fitness Tunstall!