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All you need to know – Hummersknott Academy, Darlington

Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL3 8AR

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at Hummersknott Academy  – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful.

LocationHummersknott Academy 

Parking: Parking is available at the school, 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?
  • One adult per child in the pool and we can allow 1 spectator per customer. 
  • 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 in the area reserved for us.

Helping you make you special time last longer... That's the Puddle Ducks Difference.

Access: Enter the building straight into the pool area, this will be sign posted. 

Technical Information:

  • Pool temperature: 30
  • Depth: 1m to 1.8m. Roped off at 1.4m. 
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher for Baby and Pre School
  • Poolside assistant: We have a poolside assistant at this pool to answer any questions you may have.



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