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


Rose Cottage, Rose Street, Trimdon Grange, Durham, TS29 6EH


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

Location: Rose Cottage

Parking: Parking is available on Rose Street. 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 Male changing area and One Large Female changing area.


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

Access: Enter Rose Street, walk past MK Motors to the bottom of the street and turn left at the gate (Puddle Ducks signs are displayed)

Technical Information:

  • Pool temperature: 30-32ºC
  • Depth: 0.9m sloping 1.6m roped off at 1.4m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 6 children/adult pairs:1 teacher for Baby and Pre School

    • 6 children:2 teachers for Swim Academy

  • Poolside assistant: We have a poolside assistant at this pool to answer any questions you may have.