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Holiday Inn MarkyateAll you need to know – Holiday Inn Markyate

London Road, Markyate, AL3 8HH

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

Location: Holiday Inn Markyate


Parking: There is ample car parking to the left hand side of the hotel. Please only park in the marked bays.


Essential Information:

  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with an Eco NappyWrap & Liner or a disposable swim nappy 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 Swimming Kits which contain everything you need for your swim lesson.
  • We recommend bringing a baby change mat if your baby is young and flip flops for yourself and Swim Academy children to prevent slipping.
  • Swim Academy children will need to wear a swim hat along for their classes. Goggles are optional. Please ensure these are fitted before the class starts.
  • Arrive no more than 10 minutes before the class is due to start please.
  • There are no spectators allowed at the poolside. There is seating available at reception.
  • There is strictly no food or drink to be consumed (other than water) in the changing rooms or at the poolside.
Changing rooms: There are both male, female and disable changing facilities. 
Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use of the whole pool during lessons.

Technical information

  • Pool temperature: 31°C 
  • Depth: 1.2m
  • Maximum class ratios for Baby and Preschool classes: 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher
  • Maximum class ratios for Swim Academy: 8 children:2 teachers

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