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Last year, we reinvested £927,206 to improve or develop our facilities and services

Our Social Impact

As a not-for-profit community trust, we are passionate about people and believe that everyone should have equal opportunity to access high quality leisure services and benefit from leading a healthy and active life.

Community Engagement

We are focused on the communities we serve and are committed to increasing levels of physical activity to enable everyone to lead a healthy lifestyle.

“The Lite 4 Life GP Referral scheme helped me to get back on my feet, build my confidence and ultimately changed my life.”

96,287 Venue Visits

7,928 residents received discounted access to our facilities and made 96,287 visits to our venues.

2000+ GP & Self Referrals

2000+ individuals were referred to Tees Active’s Lite 4 Life and Energise weight management schemes.

1,967,095 Visits

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

20,496 Children Swam Free

20,496 children under the age of 3 swam for free at Tees Active swimming pools.

603 Looked After Children’s Memberships

603 looked after children accessed our Looked
After Children’s membership with 3,286 free visits
to Tees Active venues.

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.


We are determined to improve the local environment by operating our facilities in a way that is sustainable and environmentally responsible.

Generating Electricity

The Archimedes Screws at Tees Barrage
have produced 102,797 KWh of energy.
This was enough energy to power 33
homes for a year.


3.5 tonnes of recyclable material was collected from Tees Active’s venues.

Reducing Electricity

Installed Voltage Optimisers in IB
Leisure and upgraded the Voltage
Optimisers at Billingham Forum
to reduce our carbon footprint and
improve our sustainability.


In the past 12 months Tees Active has reduced their gas consumption by 16%


We are committed to positively impacting the local economy by creating job opportunities and attracting visitors and investment to the area.

Contributing to the Local Economy

Tees Active employees with TS postcodes could contribute £4.7M each year to the local economy.

Attracting External Funding

We attracted £277,616 of external funding to support the provision of initiatives, local services and facilities.

Keeping Business Local

We supported the local economy by spending £1,238,855 with local companies.

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Tees Active supported the local economy by spending £1,238,855 with local companies

Service Quality

We recognises the importance of delivering a quality service in a safe and attractive environment, as well as the need to measure performance and implement a process of continued improvement.

Quality Mark

Tees Barrage was the runner up in the prestigious North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year.

Approved Training Centre

Tees Active delivered a number of National Pool Lifeguarded Courses, with 39 people successfully completing the course.

Customer Service Excellence

Tees Active won a number of awards at the
Member Experience Awards. IB Leisure
won gold and Billingham Forum, Splash and
Thornaby Pool all achieved silver awards.

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Tees Active recorded an average Trip Advisor score of 4.3 out of 5

Community Projects and Health Initiatives

We believe that cultivating partnerships and working collectively is the key to realising our potential and unlocking opportunities for a brighter future. We feel privileged to have worked with a number of leading organisations who are influencing positive change and making a measurable impact in communities across the UK. In our local area, we have built a network of key partners who we have worked with to develop and deliver many successful funded health projects and initiatives. Take a look at the case studies for some of our most successful projects.

Club 55


Active Vision


Care Home Legends


If you have any further enquiries please contact [email protected]

Community News

May 10, 2024
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Mental Health Awareness Week 13th – 19th May

Tees Active are supporting The Mental Health Foundation this Mental Health Awareness Week. This year’s theme is ‘movement: moving more for our mental health’, with the week running from 13 to 19 May 2024.

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May 8, 2024
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Check to see if you’ve won in our big 20th Birthday Raffle Draw!

Check to see if you’ve won in our big 20th Birthday Raffle Draw!

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April 30, 2024
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We’re turning 20!!

On May 4, Tees Active will be celebrating 20 years of working successfully with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council to help local people stay healthy and active.

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April 25, 2024
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Viva la Vida with the Care Home Legends

Residents from Stockton-on-Tees Care Homes once again proved that age is just a number!

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April 8, 2024
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Staff With 80 Years of Service Bid Farewell to Billingham Forum

REGULARS at a popular North-East leisure centre have paid tribute to two long-serving members of staff as they bid farewell.

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March 12, 2024
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Thornaby Town Council Give Warm Welcome The Green Light

The Warm Welcome Social at Thornaby Pavilion goes from strength to strength thanks to extra funding and support from Thornaby Town Council.

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March 8, 2024
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Mums Skate FREE This Mother’s Day!

With Mother’s Day fast approaching are you prepared and organised or are you rushing around panicking thinking what should I buy to show my love and appreciation!

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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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