All you need to know – Longfield Academy of Sport
Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT
We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at Longfield Academy – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!
Location: Longfield of Academy of Sport
Parking: Parking is available at the rear of the school, follow the road towards the sports center, the car park is to the left of this. All parking is Free.
- 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 Nappy Wraps & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not potty/toilet trained. Why not buy one of our great value Starter packs which contain everything you need for your swim lesson?
- 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
- 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: Enter the School through the double doors and follow the Puddle Duck signs.
- Pool temperature: 29-30ºC
- Depth: 1m sloping 2m 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.