Last year, we reinvested £875,992 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.”

84,879 Discounted Visits

10,517 residents received discounted access to our facilities and made 84,879 visits to our venues.

595 GP Referrals

595 individuals were referred to Tees Active’s Lite 4 Life weight management scheme.

885 Disability Sessions

Tees Active hosted 885 disability/special needs sessions delivered by 11 different organisations.

1,957,522 Visitors

Tees Active facilities attracted 1,957,522 visitors.

1,970 Free Passes

Individuals on the Stockton Family Weight Management scheme accessed Tees Active’s facilities and services free of charge.

598 Health Sessions

There were 598 health sessions delivered by the NHS or their agents in our venues. This included Cardiac Rehabilitation service, Pulmonary service and Spinal Rehabilitation service.


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 produced 112kWh of electricity. This is enough energy to fully recharge the battery of a Nissan Leaf car 2800 times.


343,200 litres of recyclable material was collected from Tees Active’s venues.

Reducing Electricity

In the past 12 months Tees Active has reduced its electricity consumption by 11%.


In the past 12 months Tees Active has reduced the amount of CO2 produced by 120 tonnes


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 £3.2M each year to the local economy.

Attracting External Funding

We attracted £170,872 of external funding to support the provision of initiatives, local services and facilities.

Keeping Business Local

We supported the local economy by spending £1,100,000 with local companies.

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Tees Active supported the local economy by spending £1,100,000 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 International White Water Centre holds a British Canoeing Provider Quality Mark. Tees Barrage is also a R.Y.A Approved Training Centre.

Approved Training Centre

Tees Active is an Institute of
Swimming approved training centre.

Customer Service Excellence

Tees Active achieved accreditation for the Customer Service Excellence standard, achieving record 6 compliance plus scores,

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88% of Tees Active customers rated our overall service as ‘Very Good’

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.

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Community News

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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March 28, 2022
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Walk Your Way To Fitness

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get more active and it’s completely free! Find out how walking can help your health here.

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March 1, 2022
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Beat the Street Tees Active Takeover!

Tees Active are taking over Beat the Street Stockton-on-Tees for GoActive week! Find out more about Beat the Street, how you can earn points and potentially prizes throughout the game here.

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February 28, 2022
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Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2022

To highlight Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Activ8 Health & Fitness member and Beat ambassador Alessandra approached us to discuss her battle with anorexia and how she is using her experiences to help others.

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February 22, 2022
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Active Vision 4 Months On

4 months on from the start of Active Vision, we caught up with Tees Vision Connect to find out how the Active Vision project has impacted their health and wellbeing.

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January 26, 2022
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Mark Of Excellence For Putting Customers First During COVID

Tees Active have achieved high levels of customer service in a review by independent assessors within the Government’s Customer Service Excellence (CSE) mark!

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