PaddlePod @ North Tyneside

Opening spring 2020

Located in the heart of North Tyneside, opposite Boundary Mill Stores, sits PaddlePod @ North Tyneside. Featuring a purpose-built 15m swimming pool, and a modern cafe and play area, there are so many reasons to visit - so let's jump in!

New York Road, Shiremoor, NE27 0NB

A dad helps his smiling child to learn to swim


15m swimming pool

Modern changing facilties

Comfortable viewing area

Vibrant cafe, serving a range of food and drinks

A fun and exciting place to play for young children

Spacious activity room, offering a range of children's classes

Free on-site parking

Where are we?

Frequently asked questions

Got a question? You’ll find some of our more frequently asked questions below. If, though, we’ve missed anything, or if you want to know anything else about PaddlePod @ North Tyneside, get in touch with us at [email protected].

Can you give me directions to PaddlePod @ North Tyneside?

From the A19:

Leave the A19 at the exit for Whitley Bay, Gosforth, Earsdon. At the roundabout, follow the signs towards the A191 (Whitley Bay Centre). At the next roundabout, take the second exit (signposted Whitley Bay, New York, Cobalt Office Park). Stay left on New York Road, and continue use straight at the next roundabout to stay on the A191. Turn right just before you reach the traffic lights. Follow the road round the back of Arnold Clark. Turn left just before you reach Arnold Clark Accident Repairs. PaddlePod @ North Tyneside is straight ahead. 

What are your opening hours?

PaddlePod @ North Tyneside will open spring 2020. Please check back soon for our opening hours.

Is the swimming pool open to the general public?

PaddlePod @ North Tyneside will be used to deliver Nemo Swimming (0-4 years old) and SwimNE (5-12 years old and adult) swimming lessons; it is not available for public drop-in swimming sessions, but you will be able to book in at any time to join us.

Remember that our cafe and play areas are open to everyone - so feel free to pop in and use them whenever you want once we open in spring 2020.

How can I book swimming lessons at PaddlePod @ North Tyneside

If you’re looking for baby, toddler or pre-school swimming lessons (suitable for children aged 0-4 years old), please contact Nemo Swimming at [email protected]. If you’re looking for swimming lessons for children aged 5-12 years old, or for adults, please contact SwimNE at [email protected]. Both clubs can also be contacted on 0191 281 7678.

Please note that booking for PaddlePod @ North Tyneside is not yet open; there are, however, spaces available at PaddlePod @ Newcastle, which is just a short drive away near Killingworth.

Do I need to be a member to visit the cafe or play area?

The cafe and play areas will be open to everyone to visit Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm (outside of these hours, these areas will be open to families attending swimming or other classes only).

PaddlePod @ North Tyneside will be opening in spring 2020 - keep an eye on our Facebook page to find out more!

Is the activity room available to hire?

It sure is! If you’re a children’s activity provider, and looking for a modern, spacious venue to run your classes from, then we would love to hear from you. If you'd like more information, please contact [email protected]