Useful Information


All you need to know

Hamilsham Manor, 80 London Road, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3DD

Parking: There is ample free parking in the venue’s grounds. Primary parking is in the area directly in front of the house. On entering the venue’s grounds use the grass verge on the left hand side of the main drive first, then fill the spaces on the grass off the right hand side of the drive. If there are no spaces remaining in front of the main house then please access the overflow parking area by driving over the wood chippings. Parking is directly on your right as soon as you pass the wood chippings.

Essential Information:

  • The pool is situated at the rear of the building. Access is across the patio from the overflow car park.
  • Pushchairs may be stored outside of the building but there is no covered storage for them so please ensure you bring a rain cover if you bring a pushchair on wet days.
  • Changing rooms are accessed off the main pool hall to the left.
  • We recommend that you bring a changing mat with you to the lessons so that you always have a dry place to change your baby.
  • There is a fresh water shower next to pool.
  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly Nappy Wrap & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not potty/toilet trained.

Changing rooms: There is a communal changing area with individual unisex cubicles for private changing. There is both a cot and changing ledge available in the changing area. There is no lockable storage in the changing rooms so please do not bring valuables.

Spectators: Spectators can sit poolside – but care must be taken to wipe your feet carefully on entry.

Technical information:

  • Pool temperature: 32°C. We recommend that babies under 13 weeks old wear a BabyWrap or other baby wetsuit.
  • Depth: 1 metre graduating to 1.4 metres
  • Length: Approx 10 metres
  • Maximum Swimmers: 12 children/adults
  • Pool water treatment: Chlorine