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Learner pool parties at Riverside

Make your child’s party the envy of all their friends with our learner pool splash party.

Learner pool parties

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Let your little ones splash around for an hour in our fantastic learner pool filled with toys and inflatables, under the watchful eye of our qualified lifeguards.


  • £140 for 24 people (16 children and 8 adults).
  • A £30 deposit is required on booking.
  • Additional children cannot be added to this party for safety reasons.

Booking and availability

To book

Please enquire online or call our parties administrator on 01245 615050.

Party availability

Our learner pool parties run on weekends only, at the following times:

  • 3.30pm to 4.30pm
  • 4pm to 5pm 

Essential information

  • A £30 deposit is required on booking.
  • Additional children cannot be added to this party for safety reasons.
  • Parents or guardians of the party child must accompany their children for the duration of the party.
  • Parties include equipment hire, lifeguards, party invitations, birthday card and gift voucher for the birthday child.
  • Children who usually wear nappies, must wear a swim nappy in the pool.
  • Party catering is available at an additional cost.
  • Party terms and conditions

Adult to child ratios

  • Adult to child ratios: Children under four years must be accompanied in the water by a responsible person over the age of 16 on a one-to-one ratio. However, the ratio becomes one-to-two if any child under four is wearing a suitable buoyancy aid, such as armbands or a float suit. Hand held buoyancy aids are not considered appropriate.
  • Children aged four to seven years must be accompanied in the water by an person over 16 years old, with no more than two children per responsible person.

Who this party is suitable for and what to bring

Ages 0 to 3 years
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Ages 4 to 8 years
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Bring swimwear
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Bring swim nappies
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Centre opening times

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5.30am to 10pm
Tuesday and Thursday, 6am to 10pm
Saturday, 6am to 9.45pm
Sunday, 6am to 9pm
Bank holidays: see facility opening timetables
You can view our Christmas opening hours.

Our facilities, including the ice rink may have separate opening times. Please check individual pages.


All prices are correct to 30 March 2020


Contact form

Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road

01245 615050

You can also give us your feedback about the new centre.

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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