Puddle Ducks Franchising Ltd

  • Membership: Full
  • Sector: Childcare & Education
  • Contact: Puddle Ducks Franchising Ltd
  • Email: info@puddleducks.com
  • Tel: 01477410085
  • Location: The Grain Store, Hollins Farm, Twemlow Lane, Holmes Chapel, Crewe, CW4 8DP, Cheshire

Puddle Ducks

Company Overview

Puddle Ducks delivers nurturing, fun swimming classes to babies and children across the UK. Babiescan join our swimming classes from birth, developing into confident swimmers without even realising they’re learning to swim. By engaging each child’s abilities and natural affinity with water, Puddle Ducks offer simple steps to a lifetime love of swimming. Every child is different and we adapt each activity to suit each child, nurturing water confidence so that children become happy swimmers before they start school.

Franchise Overview

Puddle Ducks have been teaching children to swim for 12 years and have been franchising for seven years. Our network of territories stretch across mainland United Kingdom and there are a number of territories available for sale and also potential resale opportunities.

Puddle Ducks are proud winners of numerous awards in recent years based on anonymous feedback from franchisees.

Puddle Ducks

Key Information

  • Network Size: 26-50 units
  • Franchise Type: Opportunity for both management and job
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £26,325
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £0
  • Franchise Location: Various
  • Market: B2C

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Puddle Ducks

A total of 14.5 days classroom-based and practical training is provided, taking place in Cheshire and on-site within the franchisee’s own territory; plus an additional (minimum) four shorter days where the franchisee will practice running classes at Duck HQ or a franchise local to them supported by a trained teacher. There will also be a total of around 10 days of self-study during the training period.

Daily Life of a Franchisee

A Puddle Ducks franchisee has a wide variety of activities every day, from teaching babies and children to swim to marketing their classes, taking sales calls and customer service. Franchisees will also work with pool owners and operators to set up new classes within their territory.

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