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All you need to know – High Tunstall College of Science Pool


Elwick Road, Hartlepool, TS26 0LQ


We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at High Tunstall College of Science – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. 

Location: High Tunstall College of Science

Parking: Parking is available at the main car park outside of the Life centre. All parking is Free.

Essential Information: 

  • On arrival there will be a poolside assistant to greet you and help you.
  • Please do not enter the pool unless told so by your teacher.
  • You will be asked to shower before you enter the pool.
  • 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 lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page

Changing rooms: One large Male changing area and One Large Female changing area.


Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have full exclusivity during our hire times.

Access: Walk past the Life Centre and the pool doors are on your left down the steps.

Technical Information:

  • Pool temperature: 30-32ºC
  • Depth: 0.9m sloping 1.9m roped off at 1.4m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher
    • 8 children:2 teachers for Swim Academy.
  • Poolside assistant: We have a poolside assistant at this pool to answer any questions you may have.