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BRISTOL St Mary Redcliffe School

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Customers MUST read the Covid-related procedures for this pool before they attend lessons. Click HERE.

St Mary Redcliffe School pool is conveniently situated in the heart of Bristol, where we offer expert Swim Academy lessons for primary school-aged children.

  • Ample free parking outside the venue
  • Convenient central Bristol location


Address: Somerset Square, Bristol BS1 6RT

Venue website: St Mary Redcliffe School

Parking: There is ample free parking immediately outside of the venue.

Essential information:

  • After entering the school building, please follow the signs to the swimming pool.
  • There is limited space for pushchairs and car seats so please don’t bring them inside the building.  Thank you.
  • No food is permitted in the venue, please save your child’s snack until after you have left the pool.

Changing rooms

  • There are two changing areas, one male and one female, both with a shower and toilet.  Please bring your child’s towel poolside so you can wrap them up after class. 


  • All Swim Academy children must wear swim hats in the pool. We provide a complimentary swim hat when you join us. You can find our range of goggles and other Swim Accessories in our online shop.
  • Our online shop stocks a fantastic kids swimwear collection plus super useful bags, towels and much more!

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks has exclusive use of the pool.

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 30°C.
  • Poolside assistant: There is a Puddle Ducks Poolside Assistant at this venue.
  • Depth:  0.98m to 2.92m
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 8 children: 2 teachers (Swim Academy Level 1 and 2)
    • 8 children: 2 teachers (Swim Academy Level 3)

Any other queries?

You can find lots of additional useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page.

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

St Mary Redcliffe School is close to lots of restaurants and cafés, many that overlook the water.   It's just a short stroll from Wapping Wharf!

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