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Upcoming Holiday Dates (inclusive):

Christmas Break: Monday 21st December 2020 - Sunday 3rd January 2021

Easter Break: Monday 29th March 2021 - Sunday 11th April 2021

Early May Bank Holiday - Monday 3rd May 2021

May Bank Holiday - Monday 31st May 2021

Summer Break - Monday 16th August to Sunday 29th August 2021

All timetables are correct at time of publishing. Any changes to you class times will be communicated to you by your local office either by phone or email.

Please note Friday and Saturday classes do not start until January 2020

Please note all new bookings require payment for 10 classes upfront

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Sunday

Meet your team at Rose Cottage

  • Melissa & Jessica

    Melissa & Jessica

    Tuesday & Wednesday

    Hello I'm Melissa, I started swimming at Puddle Ducks when my little one was 4 months old. I joined a Monday night Floaties class at High Tunstall and fell in love with the class straight away. Swimming with Alex was always something I wanted to do. As he got older and started a Splashers class, the end of my maternity leave was looming over me, I knew going back to my old job wasn’t the most ideal situation for me. Then I saw an advert on the Tees Valley Puddle Ducks page for an admin role and knew I had to apply. I was very fortunate that Alison saw potential in me and after some persuading I eventually accepted a teaching role. 

    I started teaching Swim Academy in the Autumn of 2016 and went straight off to train for Baby and Pre School at the beginning of 2017. I have never looked back and have loved every second of teaching. I also still swim with Alex but he’s now a Little Dipper and it’s our favourite hobby. 

    I teach Baby and Pre School on a Tuesday and Swim Academy on a Wednesday at Rose Cottage.

     

    Hi, I’m Jessica and I am a mum to a girl she’s 7 and a boy aged 3, and I am getting married in July 2020.

    My Puddle Ducks journey to becoming a swimming teacher started in June 2019 when a current employee told me a job had came up at her work. I went along to a meeting to learn more about the role, and it was the perfect job for me; to teach children how to swim and build relationships with them and the parents!

    My hobbies are doing pageants, where I will raise money for local charities to help people from babies to adults, and spending time with my family making memories!

    I poolside at Rose Cottage on a Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Jessica & Philippa

    Jessica & Philippa

    Thursday

    Hi, I’m Jessica and I am a mum to a girl she’s 7 and a boy aged 3, and I am getting married in July 2020.

    My Puddle Ducks journey to becoming a swimming teacher started in June 2019 when a current employee told me a job had came up at her work. I went along to a meeting to learn more about the role, and it was the perfect job for me; to teach children how to swim and build relationships with them and the parents!

    My hobbies are doing pageants, where I will raise money for local charities to help people from babies to adults, and spending time with my family making memories!

    I teach Swim Academy on a Thursday and my poolside assistant is Philippa. 

  • Melissa & Philippa

    Melissa & Philippa

    Friday

    Hello I'm Melissa, I started swimming at Puddle Ducks when my little one was 4 months old. I joined a Monday night Floaties class at High Tunstall and fell in love with the class straight away. Swimming with Alex was always something I wanted to do. As he got older and started a Splashers class, the end of my maternity leave was looming over me, I knew going back to my old job wasn’t the most ideal situation for me. Then I saw an advert on the Tees Valley Puddle Ducks page for an admin role and knew I had to apply. I was very fortunate that Alison saw potential in me and after some persuading I eventually accepted a teaching role. 

    I started teaching Swim Academy in the Autumn of 2016 and went straight off to train for Baby and Pre School at the beginning of 2017. I have never looked back and have loved every second of teaching. I also still swim with Alex but he’s now a Little Dipper and it’s our favourite hobby. 

    I teach Baby and Pre School on a Friday and my poolside assistant is Philippa. 

  • Jessica & Kimberley

    Jessica & Kimberley

    Sunday

    Hi, I’m Jessica and I am a mum to a girl she’s 7 and a boy aged 3, and I am getting married in July 2020.

    My Puddle Ducks journey to becoming a swimming teacher started in June 2019 when a current employee told me a job had came up at her work. I went along to a meeting to learn more about the role, and it was the perfect job for me; to teach children how to swim and build relationships with them and the parents!

    My hobbies are doing pageants, where I will raise money for local charities to help people from babies to adults, and spending time with my family making memories!

    I teach the Baby and Pre School & Swim Academy Classes on a Sunday. 

     

    Hi I’m Kimberley, I currently poolside and teach Swim Academy. I have two girls aged 6 and 9 which is how I came to work at Puddle Ducks.
    My journey started as a customer in January 2016 when I bought my girls, then a Little Dipper and to one of the franchise's first Beginners Swim Academy class .
    I finally became a poolside in July 2016 and spent a year in this role before deciding to become a Swim Academy teacher completing my training in August 2017.


    I poolside and teach Swim Academy on a Sunday.


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