“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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Activ8 Health and Fitness

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Swimming

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Forum Theatre Billingham

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Learn to Swim

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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!”

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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

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 20222/23, 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

February 15, 2024
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Les Mills Launch Event Raises Money for The Mayor’s Charities

Activ8 works in partnership with Les Mills presenter Leona Petch to raise £550 for The Civic Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees’ chosen charities.

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February 2, 2024
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Teesside has UK’s Second-Best Ice Rink

BILLINGHAM Forum has the second-best ice rink in Britain, according to a major new study.

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January 11, 2024
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Beat the blues this January

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!

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January 9, 2024
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Award Winning Customer Service

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.

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January 4, 2024
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Introducing the Future Workforce Academy

The team at Tees Barrage are absolutely thrilled to have been crowned runner up in the North East England Tourism Awards 2023

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December 18, 2023
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What’s on this festive season?

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.

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December 12, 2023
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Lose Weight & Feel Great in 2024

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.

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December 4, 2023
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Festive Fitness Passes

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.

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Proud to work in partnership

Find out more about how Tees Active are working with partners to drive positive change in the community.

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