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All you need to know – Heeley Pool & Gym 

Broadfield Road, Sheffield, S8 0XQ.

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at Heeley Pool, Sheffield – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: Heeley Pool & Gym

Parking: There is a car park on the corner by the gardens for use which can be accessed via Beedale Road, Nether Edge Road. This is a one way road, with a left turn into the car park before the traffic lights at the bottom. As our classes are on a Sunday, customers will be able park on the single yellow lines roadside to the pool also.

Essential information:

  • Swimming at Heeley Pool during COVID-19 - Please read here 
  • Face coverings:While swimming pools aren't specifically mentioned in the list of indoor settings where face coverings are compulsory, we do fall into the category of 'indoor places where social distancing may be difficult and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet'. Therefore, we are making it a requirement for all of our customers to wear a face covering except when they are in the pool.
  • Please enter the main entrance to the building, passing reception desk on your right and the entrance to the pool hall is straight ahead. 
  • 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 potty/toilet trained.
    You can 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: Individual changing cubicles are located all around poolside, customers will be directed to a changing cubicle by our Poolside Assitant.  Belongings can be kept in the cubicle during classes for you to use the same cubicle at the end of your class. 

You are welcome to bring your own changing mat as these are not provided.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use of the pool during hire times and only a Sheffield City Trust employee will be at the venue at this time. 

Access: Spectators are not permitted at the present time to keep everyone Covid safe.

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 29°C 
  • Poolside assistant: We have a poolside assistant at all Baby and Pre-school classes.
  • Pool Dimensions: 23m by 9m for purpose of our classes the pool will be roped off at 5m. Teaching space will be 5m by 9m 
  • Depth: 0.9m - 2m.  Roped off as pool gets deeper. 
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 8 children/adult pairs:1 teacher (Floaties, Splashers & Kickers, Little Dippers & Dippers)
  • Wetsuits are recommended for children at this venue.  Must be worn by Splashers.

Helping you to make your special time last even longer…that’s the Puddle Ducks’ difference

We like to make life fun and easy for our Puddle Ducks customers so here are some local places we think you and your children may like. You could even meet up before or after the class with your Puddle Ducks classmates.

Closest café: Many closeby are closed on a Sunday, but the nearest Costa is at Heeley Retail Park, Chesterfield Road, Sheffield, S8 0RG.

Closest soft play:

The Play Arena - a play centre with a focus on fun for all the family!

Closest family friendly restaurant: The Hardy Pick (Hungry Horse) with plenty for little ones and has an outside play area too.

Other local attractions

Broadfield Park, there is a small children's play area where they can burn off some energy. It is virtually opposite the car park for Heeley.

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