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All you need to know about M Club, Newcastle Under Lyme

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at M Club, Newcastle Under Lyme - in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!


Directions : A34 from South

  • At Hanford Interchange, take the 2nd exit and stay on Stone Rd/A34
  • Turn left onto Lyme Dr
  • Turn right

From A34 from North

  • Follow A34 to Clayton Ln in Stoke-on-Trent
  • Head south on Talke Rd/A34 towards Beasley Ave
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Liverpool Rd/A34
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Lower St/A34
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Lower St/A34
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Lower St/A34
  • At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto London Rd/A34
  • Continue on Clayton Ln to your destination
  • Turn right onto Clayton Ln
  • Turn right onto Lyme Dr

Parking: Free parking however there is a barrier on entrance and exit. M Club staff will let you in and out when you press the button

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 bring push chairs or car seats into the changing rooms, they can be left out side the ladies changing rooms 
  • 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 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?
  • 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 you need to bring your own padlock
  • There are hair dryers & Shower facilities in the changing rooms. 
  • There are separate Male and Female changing rooms and in within both the Male and  Female changing rooms is a separate family change area.
  • Please do not take children into the ADULT ONLY changing areas
  • Please bring a changing mat for your little one (splashers & kickers) to use in the 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.
  • M Club and Puddle Ducks request that all nappies (swimming and daily) are taken home for disposal.

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

Access: M Club does allow spectators around the pool area and blue over shoes (can be purchased from reception for 10p and are re-usable) must be worn or bare feet

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 31oC 
  • Poolside assistant: There is no poolside assistant present.
  • Depth: 1.2m throughout
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher (Baby & Preschool)

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 class with your Puddle Ducks classmates.

Closest café

In M Club 

Closest soft play


Other local attractions

Trentham Gardens and Garden Centre