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

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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October 29, 2021
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Active Vision With Tees Vision Connect!

Active Vision is a new scheme funded by Tees Valley Community Foundation and Sport England Tackling Inequalities Fund to help visually impaired adults keep active, sociable and healthy.

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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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