“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.

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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 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

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!”

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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

494 Health Sessions

494 health sessions delivered by NHS and their agents such as cardiac rehab, pulmonary service and spinal rehab

667 Referrals

In 2018/19, 667 individuals we referred to Tees Active's Lite 4 Life weight management scheme

722 Disability Sessions

In 2018/19, we hosted 722 disability and special needs sessions

12,000+ Free Swims

In 2018/19, over 12,000 children under 3 enjoyed free access to our swimming pools

343,200 Litres

In 2018/19, 343,200 litres of recyclable material was collected from our venues

£1.1M Into Local Ecomomy

Tees Active supports the local economy spending £1,108,690 with local companies

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In 2018/19, we reinvested £896,280 to develop or improve our facilities and services

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

Community News

October 8, 2021
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October Half Term

Tees Active are hosting a number of family fun activities this October half term, including the first Pulse session of 2021 at Forum Ice Arena!

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August 9, 2021
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HAF 2021 Update

Primary school children in the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees can now attend Tees Active HAF 2021 activities with parents in attendance! Find out more about how your child can access free activities here.

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July 20, 2021
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Free School Meals = Free Activities!

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.

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July 1, 2021
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Glastonbury Swim Challenge

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!

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June 2, 2021
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Statue of Liberty Freedom Swim Challenge

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!

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May 17, 2021
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More Activities Return!

More activities return to Tees Active venues from Monday 17th May – including public ice skating, GoClimb and fitness classes! Find out more.

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April 29, 2021
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Swim Challenges Return

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.

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April 29, 2021
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Water Babies Reaches Major Milestone

Water Babies Tees Valley is celebrating the recruitment of its 1000th swimmer.

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