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Family Swim Sessions - BCP Council Short Breaks

Family Swim Sessions - BCP Council Short Breaks logo

A family swim session held at Montacute Pool, which is heated to 30°C and is available for children and young people with any disability. It is fully accesible for people with limited mobility or disabilities. The pool includes hoists and changing beds and there are 2 lifeguards on duty.

This session makes use of the unique multi-sensory sound and light system - a fun, interactive system with lights, shapes, images and sound.

Non-disabled siblings are welcome to participate. They will need to be booked on to the activity.

If you wish to use the hoist, please advise when you call The Junction to book onto a session. 

Due to COVID 19, numbers are limited to a maximum of 16 in the pool and only 4 parents/carers pool side.

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Venue/Contact Details
Montacute Pool
3 Canford Heath Road
Poole
Dorset
Postcode
BH17 9NG
Area coverage
BCP Area
Directions
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Times and Costs
Opening times:
Every Sunday 10am to 12 midday. The session does not run on Bank Holiday weekends.
Further opening details:
  • Morning
  • Weekly
Availability
  • All Year Round
Costs:
Payment vouchers must be purchased in advance, please telephone 01202 096712. £2.50 per child, accompanying adults are free.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Ages:
From 0 years to 19 years
Eligibility criteria:
For families or carers with a child with SEN.
Booking Information:
Booking is essential through The Junction Sports & Leisure centre on 01202 777766
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Description:

 Fully accessible for people with limited mobility or disabilities. The pool includes hoists, pool ramp and changing beds and there are 2 lifeguards on duty.