Entrance and Car Parking
Oxgangs Road North is off Colinton Mains Drive. Colinton Mains Drive is an extension of Colinton Road, just after the mini roundabout at Craiglockhart / Firhill. Drive straight on at mini roundabout going south towards Tesco, take a first left into Oxgangs Road North. The school is situated between Firhill Senior School and Oxgangs Primary School. Braidburn School is a school for special children. It is essential that drivers adhere to the allocated parking spaces. Consideration must be given to the school pupils at all times. Unrestricted parking is also available immediately outside the school grounds. Parking outside the school grounds should not normally be necessary.
If the Main Entrance door is not open, please enter the building by the "Sports Entrance" which is north of the car park.
Pool: 17 metres x 3 lanes Raised Deck Level Pool Tank
Average Temperature: 33 degrees Celsius
Depth ~ Shallow End: Deep End:
Separate Male and Female, with showers and separate cubicles. Changing tables are available within the changing room. The pool entrance is via the changing rooms. There are separate male and female spacious communal changing facilities available on the opposite corridor from the pool. If attending for SwimTots, used nappies must be taken home for disposal.
Meeting Point Children
Adults and toddlers should congregate by the poolside. In the interests of safety please do not enter the water until the previous class has finished. Teachers need to be prepared and ready before commencing with the lesson.
A limited amount of seating is available at this venue normally alongside the pool. No outdoor shoes will be permitted.
SwimEasy has sole use of the pool facilities during its Lesson Programmes.
Toddler and Infants should blow their noses and go to the toilet before entering the pool. There is no need to shower. The pool is a deck level raised basin pool. Please ensure that you do not allow your children to stand on the pool deck without supervision.
Compulsory: Eye goggles must be worn to allow for clear vision.
No baggy shorts are allowed as they restrict leg movement.
All children must wear their SwimEasy swim cap to prevent distractions and for pool cleanliness.
Swimming Costumes must be tight fitting preferably one size smaller than normal.
Recommended: Pool Shoes, Robe, T-Shirt