The Dolphin Centre
Telephone: 01325 388406
The Dolphin Centre is a fantastic place for you and the little water babies to have lots of splashtastic fun, with a excellent pool complex and an Under the Sea themed Soft Play area!
The pools offer a great mix of watery activities, from a casual swim to competitive diving and swimming, plus the chance to have lots of fun on their inflatables and water slides.
There is a 25m (82 feet) competition standard pool with 8 lanes, plus a Diving Pool with 3 diving boards (1, 3 and 5m) for those wanting to train and compete, or those who would like an enjoyable way to keep active.
Younger kids will love the interactive Toddler pool and everyone will enjoy the inflatables and water slides! Children must be able to swim unaided to use the inflatables, plus there will need to be 1 adult for every 2 children under 8 years old.
Under the Sea is a nautical adventure play area that includes Pirate Island, where you can meet Pirate Pete and maybe even find his treasure! There are a number of other fun characters, plus some great interactive features in this fantastic soft play area. Plenty to keep kids up to the age of 10 amused, with a spectator area for the adults and a buggy park.
Check online through the link for details of Parent and Toddler themed sessions, Sixty Active Minutes Activity themes, and for details of the birthday party packages available.
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It may be worth checking out The Dolphin Centre's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
We do strongly suggest you contact The Dolphin Centre before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.
2016 Opening Details:
Monday to Friday 6.30am to 10.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 8am to 7.30pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
The pool is open when the centre is open, but please check online before you visit to confirm when lanes are being used for other activities.
Monday 9am to 11.30am and 4pm to 7pm
Tuesday 9am to 11.30am
Wednesday to Friday 9am to 11.30am and 4pm to 7pm
Saturday and Sunday 8am to 4pm
Water slides and Diving Pool:
Open in alternate half hour slots from 4pm Monday to Friday (closed Tuesdays) and between 10am and 3.45pm Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday 2pm to 3.45pm during term time.
Monday to Saturday 2pm to 3.45pm during school holidays (excluding Christmas).
Soft Play Area:
Open daily 10am to 6pm.
Prices & Admission
Prices vary according to age, activity, time and level of membership (or not) so for a specific pricing ring ahead!
Soft Play Admission £3.45 per child
Creche £3 per child
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