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All you need to know - The Whitehouse

Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1EA

We can't wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at The Whitehouse Hotel - in the meantime, here's some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: The Whitehouse

Parking: There is a barrier operated car park which customers can use, however spaces are limited and on a first come first served basis. Please take your car park ticket collect an exit pass from reception before returning to your car.

Changing rooms: There are male, female and disabled changing rooms.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks do not have exclusive use during hire times.

Access: Spectators are allowed poolside.

Poolside Assistant: There is a Puddle Ducks poolside assistant present.

Technical information:

  • Pool Temp: 30-31oC
  • Pool Dimensions: The pool is a 'P' shape. The longest edge of the 'P' is 10m and at the widest point, the pool is 6m. Puddle Ducks classes will take part in the rounded area if hotel guests are in the pool at the same time as lessons. 
  • Depth: a uniform depth of 1.2m
  • Max Preschool Class Ratios: 7 children/adult pairs:1 teacher


The Whitehouse Hotel is opposite Foregate Street Train station. The entrance to the leisure centre is directly off the passageway from Foregate Street into the car park and has a ramped access. There is limited room for pushchairs, if you come by car please use a car seat to save space for customers walking to the venue, we also ask that if possible pushchairs and prams are stored in a folded/collapsed state when not in use.

A well fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly nappy wraps and liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not potty/toilet trained.


Local Information:

Closest Cafe: Costa Coffee, 52 Foregate St, Worcester WR1 1DX

Closest Park: Cripplegate Park, 45 Tybridge St, Worcester WR2 5BA

Closest Soft Play: Shake and Play, Trinity St, Worcester WR1 2PW

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