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All you need to know – Holiday Inn Walsall M6 Jct.10


20 Wolverhampton Road, Walsall, WS2 0BS   

Location: Holiday Inn Walsall M6 Jct.10

Parking: There is plenty of free parking in the hotel car park. From the car park head to the hotel main entrance and report to reception.

Essential Information:

  • Customers must report to the hotel reception on arrival to collect an access card for the pool and changing room area. This card must be returned to reception after class.
  • Please leave car seats behind the Gym/Pool reception desk until your class has finished.
  • Siblings that aren’t swimming must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • Travel Cots provided in Male and Female changing rooms.
  • 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 potty/toilet trained

Changing rooms: There is 1 women’s changing room with 2 showers and a separate toilet and another additional Women’s changing room with pegs and benches. There is a small men’s changing room with 2 showers and separate toilet. All changing rooms have direct access to the pool. There are lockers available £1 coin required (returnable).

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

Access: Spectators are welcome in the pool hall but due to limited space we ask that only 1 spectator per customer attends. Spectators must remove shoes in the changing rooms before entering poolside. Standing only as there are no seats.

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 30-31oC.   A baby warm suit is recommended for younger babies under 12wks
  • Poolside assistant: There is no Puddle Ducks poolside assistant at this pool
  • Depth: 1.2m sloping to 1.3m in the middle of the pool. NB This pool may not be suitable for parents that are 5ft 2 or under. Please contact the office if this is the case and we will help you to find an alternative pool.

Maximum class ratios: Up to 8 children/adult pairs: 1 teacher - Baby and Pre-School classes


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

Right here at the Holiday Inn!! – Enjoy a lovely Tea/Coffee or perhaps some lunch with your new friends in the hotel lounge near the main reception. Puddle Ducks customers receive a 20% off food and drink discount card!

Closest play-park

Walsall Arboretum 

Lots to do here including a play-park, café, water play area and a lake to feed the ducks!

Closest Soft Play

Crash Bang Wallop indoor soft play centre

The Midlands biggest most thrilling indoor fun centre for children, an indoor adventure wonderland where children can spend hours of adventure and exploration ....