Welcome to PaddlePod

If you're looking for somewhere you can swim, eat, and play then good news... you've come to the right place!

A young boy with goggles smiles up at his parent from the swimming pool

So many reasons to visit...

Specifically-designed learn to swim centres - the first of their kind in the North East

Award-winning swimming lessons for children aged 0-12 years, and adults

Warm, welcoming, and vibrant cafe with drop-in play area for young children

Loads of exciting children's classes to choose from out of the water, too

Visit us

A group of mums and babies eat and drink in a play cafe

Our story

At PaddlePod, we have a simple mission: to provide safe, friendly, and fun learn to swim centres... with a difference! Come on down and enjoy our state-of-the-art pools, modern changing facilities, and comfortable viewing areas. We also offer complementary cafe and drop-in play areas, various children's classes, and plenty of on-site parking. Doesn't sound like your usual learn to swim experience? And that's because it's not!