“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.
The future workforce academy is an exciting opportunity for individuals of all ages to maximise their potential, gain valuable experience in the workplace and obtain industry recognised qualifications leading to employment opportunities within the organisation.
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 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!
Last year, we worked with the NHS to deliver 430 health sessions across our venues including Cardiac Rehabilitation services and Blood Donors.
2,000+ individuals were referred to Tees Active's weight management and health scheme to support them to lead a healthier, happier and more active life.
In 2022/23, we reduced our carbon emissions by 13% across all of our venues.
In 2022/23, over 20,000 children under 3 enjoyed free access to our swimming pools.
In 2022/23, 3.5 tonnes of recyclable material was collected from our venues.
Tees Active supports the local economy spending £1,238,855 with local companies.
In 20222/23, Tees Active facilities attracted 1,967,095 visits.
Activ8 works in partnership with Les Mills presenter Leona Petch to raise £550 for The Civic Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees’ chosen charities.
BILLINGHAM Forum has the second-best ice rink in Britain, according to a major new study.
It can be very common for the lack of daylight and colder weather to have a negative impact on your mood, here are our top tips to beat the blues this January!
Tees Active scooped a number of gold and silver medal awards in the Leisure Trust category at the annual Customer Service Awards held by Fitronics.
The team at Tees Barrage are absolutely thrilled to have been crowned runner up in the North East England Tourism Awards 2023
There’s just ONE WEEK to go until the big day! Find out all the festive fun taking place across our venues on the run up to Christmas.
Are you looking to make a positive start in 2024? Now taking enrolments for January 2024 courses. Tees Active’s weight management programmes help people make positive changes to their lifestyle through eating healthily and exercising regularly.
Activ8 Health & Fitness’s Festive Fitness Passes have returned this year and they have proved popular so far with members taking the opportunity to gain full access to 4 fitness clubs, 4 swimming pools and a huge range of weekly fitness classes.
Find out more about how Tees Active are working with partners to drive positive change in the community.