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All you need to know - Queen Margaret's School

Escrick Park Estate, York YO19 6EU

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

Location: Queen Margaret's School- a fabulous spacious pool excellent for Puddle Ducks classes. Please note, access to the school is via Skipwith Road. You are unable to access the school via Main Street or A19.

Parking: Free located at the front of the school.

For full details of where to park please click here

Essential information:

  • When you arrive at the pool please head to the security office where a member of School staff will greet you. You will then be shown to the pool.
  • Please shower before entering the pool – showers are in the changing rooms 
  • Baby wetsuits or body wraps are recommended for children under the age of 1 year
  • 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

For more information please click on the following link

Changing rooms: There are male and female changing rooms available  with direct access to pool. Showers are available.

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have exclusive use of the pool.

Access: Spectators are currently permitted

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 29°C
  • Poolside assistant: There is currently a Puddle Ducks poolside assistant
  • Depth: 1.0 meters graduating to 2.5 meters
  • Maximum class ratios: 10 children/adult pairs:1 teacher (Splashers, Kickers, Little Dippers & Dippers)

Covid 19 procedures

Please click here to find out what covid procedures are in place at the pool

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 play-park

Escrick Playground, Main Street, Escrick, YO19 6JP. Follow the small path opposite the Black Bull pub, past Escrick Primary School.

Closest soft play

Creepy Crawlies - The Web Adventure Park, Wigginton Road, York, YO32 2RH. Inside Creepy Crawlies you will find a role play village “Bugginton” with a shop, cottage, a vets and a DIY store. Little-ones can enjoy a variety of role-play and dressing up, construction, musical instruments, craft, puppets and messy play offered week days in term time. There are separate Play Zones including a baby and toddler area.


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