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“We invest every penny to build active and healthy communities”

Welcome to Tees Active

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.

Future Workforce Academy

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.

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FREE Adult Weight Management Programme

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Swimming

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Forum Theatre Billingham

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Child Swimming Lessons

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Ice Skating

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Birthday Parties

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Explore Tees Active’s exciting family attractions!

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.

Billingham Forum Leisure Centre & Theatre

The Causeway, Town Centre, Billingham, TS23 2LJ

T: 01642 551381
E: billinghamforum@teesactive.co.uk

IB Leisure

Blair Avenue, Ingleby Barwick, TS17 5BL

T: 01642 132020
E: ibleisure@teesactive.co.uk

Splash

Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1TY

T: 01642 660610
E: splash@teesactive.co.uk

Tees Barrage White Water Centre

Tees Barrage Way, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 2QW

T: 01642 678000
E: enquiries@tbiwwc.com

Thornaby Pavilion

Thornaby Town Centre, Thornaby, TS17 9EW

T: 01642 760971
E: thornabypavilion@teesactive.co.uk

Thornaby Pool

Thornaby Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 8AA

T: 01642 616727
E: thornabypool@teesactive.co.uk

“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

Video Gallery

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!

Our Social Impact

430 Health Sessions

Last year, we worked with the NHS to deliver 430 health sessions across our venues including Cardiac Rehabilitation services and Blood Donors.

2000+ Weight Management and Health Scheme referrals

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.

13% reduction in carbon emissions

In 2022/23, we reduced our carbon emissions by 13% across all of our venues.

20,496 Free Swims

In 2022/23, over 20,000 children under 3 enjoyed free access to our swimming pools.

3.5 Tonnes

In 2022/23, 3.5 tonnes of recyclable material was collected from our venues.

£1,238,855M Into Local Ecomomy

Tees Active supports the local economy spending £1,238,855 with local companies.

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In 2022/23, Tees Active facilities attracted 1,967,095 visits.

We are committed to improving physical and mental wellbeing, reducing social isolation and strengthening local communities.

Community News

July 16, 2024
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Warm Welcome in Billingham Gets Top Billing

A Warm Welcome in Billingham got off to a fantastic start as attendees were treated to free cups of tea and coffee and a behind the scenes tour of The Forum Theatre.

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July 5, 2024
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Rock Me Amadeus

Thornaby Pavilion reverberated to the sound of opera as members of The Royal Opera house were joined by 600 Stockton school children over 2 days as the performed Mozart’s The Magic Flute.

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July 1, 2024
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Eco Warriors Rewarded for their Environmental Work

As part of Tees Actives 20th birthday celebrations local charities and organisations were invited to nominate themselves to enter a draw which would give them an opportunity to win exclusive use of Billingham Forum Ice Arena for their service users.

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June 25, 2024
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Celebrating the LGBTQIA+ Community with Pride on Ice!

Tees Active had an amazing time celebrating Pride this month with their Pride on Ice skating session at Billingham Forum Ice Arena.

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June 17, 2024
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Water Safety Roadshows Return to Stockton-on-Tees Primary Schools

Tees Active have relaunched their water safety initiative to coincide with National Drowning Prevention week which runs from 15th – 22nd June in a bid to reduce the number of accidents and drowning incidents across the North East and beyond.

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June 17, 2024
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The Great Outdoors comes to Teesside

Tees Active are piloting a new activity which will enable children and young people to have a greater appreciation of their environment and have vital bushcraft skills to equip them to feel confident and knowledgeable when sampling the great outdoors.

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June 12, 2024
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Pirates of the River Tees

The sun came out for 6 teams who participated in the Stockton Schools Bell Boating Regatta at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre.

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June 10, 2024
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Forum Theatre Billingham’s Autumn & Winter 2024 Brochure is Here!

Forum Theatre’s Autumn & Winter 2024 What’s On Brochure has landed jampacked full of exciting shows to suit everyone! Family shows, comedy, local sports legends, party nights, tribute acts, a #cracking pantomime and more…

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