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 All you need to know – St Bedes and St Josephs Catholic College

Ardor (Upper School Site), Highgate, Bradford, BD9 4BQ
We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at the St Bedes and St Josephs Catholic College – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!


LocationSt Bede’s and St Joseph’s Catholic College

Parking:  The post code for the school will take you to the front of the building, please do not use the Main Entrance, enter the school grounds via Heaton Park Road. Once through the gates follow the road round to the left. You will see a large tree in the middle of the car park please park in the school grounds. 

Essential Information:

  •  As you enter the building the changing rooms are on your right hand side
  • ·Please shower prior to entering the pool
  •  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?
  • 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: There are two changing rooms, leading directly onto poolside

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use of the pool during our hire.

Access:  Spectators are welcome to watch classes from poolside

Technical information

  • Pool temperature: 30°C 
  •  Poolside assistant: There is a poolside assistant at this venue
  •  Depth:  1.07m graduating with a slope to 1.95m
  •  Maximum class ratios: 
  •               10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher

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