“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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Enjoy full access to Activ8’s 4 fitness clubs, 4 swimming pools and a huge range of weekly fitness classes.

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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

August 5, 2022
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Care Coordinators Give Bowls The Green Light

Working in partnership with Stockton Councils Transformation, team the physical activity coordinators from Stockton’s Care Homes held a networking and taster session at Thornaby Pavilion.

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July 22, 2022
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2 Great Summer Offers

Become Activ8’s newest member this summer and take the first step to a happier and healthier you! Activ8 have 2 great summer promotions to help you save some pennies and to kickstart your fitness journey. Take a look below.

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July 20, 2022
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Tees Active Lifeguard Saves Person In River Tees

Last week, one of Tees Active’s pool lifeguards, Cameron Chapman, demonstrated heroics as he called upon his lifeguard training to assist a young person who was struggling in the River Tees.

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July 18, 2022
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8 Tips For Working Out In The Heat

Summer is officially here and it’s warm outside! We want you to be active safely this summer, so we have scoured the internet for the best advice on how to remain active safely in the heat and have put together 8 tips to help you keep active!

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July 7, 2022
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Care Home on Ice Returns to Forum Ice Arena!

White House Care Home staff and residents return to the ice following a 2 year break as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic!

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June 22, 2022
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Enrolment Open for Summer Weight Management Courses

Once again the Tees Active health team are working to improve the health and wellbeing of residents of Stockton-on-Tees with a number of FREE weight management programmes starting from June 30th.

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May 24, 2022
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‘Sailfish’ Dominates Swim Challenges

Tees Active regular swimmer Graham Box has been given the nickname ‘Sailfish’ due to his fantastic efforts in Tees Active’s recent swim challenges! Find out more about Graham’s wins and the benefits of SWIMTAG.

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May 12, 2022
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Born to Move Coming Soon To Activ8!

LES MILLS™ BORN TO MOVE™ is the latest addition to the Activ8 Health & Fitness class timetable and we couldn’t be more excited!

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

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