Our leisure centres have an action-packed week planned for this October Half term. Our popular free swimming for under-18s is back, giving young people the chance to join a fun session or simply swim. Swimming crash courses are also a great way to help develop confidence in the water, suitable from beginners.
Don’t forget our Abbey Adventure and soft play facilities are a great way to keep the kids entertained indoors with plenty of features to keep them busy.
Consett Leisure Centre are also offering a multi-sport camp, for a chance to join in a fun filled week of activities and games.
Here’s a list of what’s on offer:
Free swimming for 18s and under
Leisure centres offer free general swimming and fun sessions for children and young people aged 18 years and under.
Free swimming takes place between Saturday 28 October and Sunday 5 November.
Swimming crash courses
Swimming crash courses are a great way to practice your swimming this autumn, whether you’re a beginner or developing your technique, our crash courses have something to offer.
Swimming crash courses are available from Monday 30 October:
- Chester-le-Street Leisure centre are offering five day courses for stages 1 to 3. The course costs £28 for five days. Contact Chester-le-Street Leisure Centre to book on 03000 266 444.
- Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre are offering three day crash courses for stages 1 and 2. The course costs £16.80 for three days. Contact Newton Aycliffe Leisure centre to book on 03000 266 446.
- Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex are offering five day crash courses for stages 1 to 4. The course costs £28 for five days. Contact Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex on 03000 261 322.
Abbey Adventure and soft play
Abbey Adventure and soft play facilities are a great way to keep the kids active whilst having fun! Abbey Adventure includes three zones of fun in one place, children can choose to explore the soft play, bounce around on the trampolines or take on the TAG challenge.
Soft play facilities are also available at The Louisa Centre, Chester-le-Street and Teesdale Leisure Centre.
Our newest soft play facility is due to open at Peterlee Leisure Centre from Monday 30 October.
Our popular multi-sport camp is running at Consett Leisure Centre between Monday 30 October and Friday 3 November. Holiday sports camps include a range of sport activities and fun games, including swimming on certain days.
Multi-sport camp is £10 per day or £40 for the week. To book contact Consett Leisure Centre.