“I love Billingham Forum, there is so much to do all in one place!”
Andy – Stockton-on-Tees
“We had such an amazing day at Splash with all the family!”
Ben – Norton
Tees Active is a leading charitable trust, dedicated to raising the physical and mental wellbeing of communities in Stockton-on-Tees. We are passionate about the power of physical activity and believe that everyone should have equal opportunities to enjoy the abundance of health benefits associated with leading an active and healthy lifestyle.
As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we reinvest every penny back into our services to provide a supportive, successful and sustainable service for future generations, and it is our vision for everyone to be educated and empowered to pursue an active lifestyle.
We are at the heart of our community and are proud to offer a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. We are committed to reducing inactivity and believe that cultivating partnerships and working collaboratively is the key to achieving the social, environmental and economic ambitions of the local area.
If you’re planning your next family day out and are looking for something a little more adventurous, look no further…Tees Active is home to some of the the area’s leading adventure destinations, with major family attractions such as Air Trail, Billingham Forum Ice Arena and Tees Barrage International White Water Centre. What are you waiting for? Jump right in and start an amazing adventure for all the family to enjoy.
Tees Barrage is the North East's award-winning home of adventure, with a variety of wet and wild watersports to enjoy. Choose from white water rafting and powerboating, to stand up paddleboarding and kayaking. There's an adventure for everyone at Tees Barrage!
GoClimb is an indoor climbing attraction boasting over 20 unique climbing walls, each with their own explosive design, a daring leap of faith and the region's only 22ft vertical plunge slide. What's better? It's all included in the ticket price!
The biggest of its kind in the UK and as tall as 4 double-decker buses, Air Trail is the ultimate family adventure with over 40+ unique challenges towering high above the River Tees!
One of the region's best loved and most visited attractions is Billingham Forum Ice Arena. Since opening in 1967, generations of families have tried to master those spins and create their very own frozen adventure...have you forgotten how much fun it is?
The Causeway, Town Centre, Billingham, TS23 2LJ
Tees Barrage Way, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 2QW
Thornaby Town Centre, Thornaby, TS17 9EW
Andy – Stockton-on-Tees
Ben – Norton
Explore our video gallery to find inspiration and experience some of our amazing activities. We have an assortment of exciting activities suitable for all ages and abilities. Jump right in and take a look!
494 health sessions delivered by NHS and their agents such as cardiac rehab, pulmonary service and spinal rehab
In 2018/19, 667 individuals we referred to Tees Active's Lite 4 Life weight management scheme
In 2018/19, we hosted 722 disability and special needs sessions
In 2018/19, over 12,000 children under 3 enjoyed free access to our swimming pools
In 2018/19, 343,200 litres of recyclable material was collected from our venues
Tees Active supports the local economy spending £1,108,690 with local companies
In 2018/19, we reinvested £896,280 to develop or improve our facilities and services
Tees Active’s Super Summer 5 week programme, commencing on the 26th July, will provide over 1000 places per week and will provide children the opportunity to get active, make friends and have a healthy packed lunch.
Tees Active’s Glastonbury Swim Challenge saw our community swim the equivalent of Glastonbury’s epic perimeter and one lucky swimmer win a £75 Ticketmaster gift voucher!
Statue of Liberty swim challenge was Tees Active’s first swim challenge since the COVID-19 pandemic hit and saw our swimmers celebrate their freedom!
More activities return to Tees Active venues from Monday 17th May – including public ice skating, GoClimb and fitness classes! Find out more.
Saturday 1st May sees the return of Tees Active’s infamous swim challenges! Join us in celebrating our freedom as we come out of the UK’s third lockdown by swimming up the Hudson River NYC and around the Statue of Liberty.
Water Babies Tees Valley is celebrating the recruitment of its 1000th swimmer.
Our mental and physical health’s have taken a hit due to lockdown so to help you return to the gym safely, we’ve put together a variety of advice including how to help your anxiety in the gym.
Find out more about how Tees Active are working with partners to drive positive change in the community.