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Portland CentreAll you need to know – Portland Centre


Muskham Street, Nottingham NG2 2HB

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

Location: Portland Centre

Parking:  Free parking on site in front of the Centre

Essential Information:

  •  Enter via Reception and confirm you are with Puddle Ducks.  Outdoor shoes must be removed before entering the pool hall or blue overshoes worn.

  • 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
  • Please do not allow your child to enter the pool unless told to do so by your teacher. We only have access to the sectioned area of the pool, the rest of the pool is for member’s only

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use of a roped off area of the pool during hire times

Changing Rooms:  Individual changing cabinets are available around the poolside for both men and ladies with direct access to pool. Puddle Ducks customers are usually allocated the Red and Blue Cubicles.  The ladies and men’s toilet areas are large and there are 2 disabled changing rooms available.

Technical Information:

  • Pool temperature:  29.5°C
  • Pool dimensions:    30m x 5m (Puddle Ducks area)
  • Depth:                     0.9m - 1.9m                                              
  • Maximum Class Ratio:
    •  8 children:2 teachers for SA Level 1 and 2
    • 12 children: 2 teachers for SA level 3 and 4 

Poolside Assistant: N/A
Spectators - Spectators are able to watch the class from raised balcony area ONLY overlooking the pool. Please do not stand around the edge of the pool other than dropping and collecting your child at the start and end of their class. Please note the use of electronic devices including mobile phones, laptops and tablets is strictly forbidden within the pool hall but can be used in the Reception area if required.


  • Helping you to make your special time last even longer … that’s the Puddle Ducks’ difference:

We like to make life fun and easy for our Puddle Ducks customers so here are some local places we think you and your children may like. You could even meet up before or after the classes with your Puddle Ducks classmates.

Closest Play Park:
 Bridgford Park, Central Avenue, West Bridgford,NG2 6AT

Closest Cafe:
There are several cafe's/Restaurants  in nearby West Bridgford along Central Avenue

Closest Soft Play:
Eden soft play, St Saviours Church, Saville Gardens, Nottingham. NG2 3LH