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Summer holiday swimming pool activities

Published July 17, 2019 9.24am


Treat the kids to a splashing time at your local swimming pool this summer, from crash courses to fun sessions there's a mix for everyone.

Download the thrive active swim app for all of the latest swimming pool information at your finger tips, including summer holiday timetables and service notifications. 

Swimming crash courses and skill improvement sessions

(4 years plus)

Help build your child's confidence in the pool with our summer holiday swimming crash courses and skill improvement sessions. 

Available at Chester-le-Street poolConsett Leisure Centre poolThe Louisa Centre poolNewton Aycliffe poolSpennymoor poolTeesdale pool and Woodhouse Close pool. Advance bookings can be made by visiting the leisure centre. 

Chester-le-Street Leisure Centre

DateTimeStageCost
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August8.30amCrash Course - Stage One and Two£23 per week
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August9.00amCrash Course - Stage Three£23 per week
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August9.30amCrash Course - Stage Four and Five£23 per week

Consett Leisure Centre

DateTimeStageCost
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August8.00amCrash Course - Non swimmer£25 per week
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August8.30amCrash Course - Non swimmer£25 per week
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August9.00amCrash Course - Beginner£25 per week
Tuesday 27 August to Friday 30 August8.00amCrash Course - Non swimmer£20 per four days
Tuesday 27 August to Friday 30 August8.30amCrash Course - Non swimmer£20 per four days
Tuesday 27 August to Friday 30 August9.00amCrash Course - Beginner£20 per four days

The Louisa Centre, Stanley

DateTimeStageCost
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August8.00amCrash Course - Non swimmer£25 per week
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August8.30amCrash Course - Non swimmer£25 per week
Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August9.00amCrash Course - Beginner£25 per week
Tuesday 27 August to Friday 30 August8.00amCrash Course - Non swimmer£20 per four days
Tuesday 27 August to Friday 30 August8.30amCrash Course - Non swimmer£20 per four days
Tuesday 27 August to Friday 30 August9.00amCrash Course - Beginner£20 per four days

 Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

DateTimeStageCost
Monday 22 July to Thursday 25 July3.00pmCrash Course - Stage One£18.40
Monday 29 July to Thursday 1 August3.00pmCrash Course - Stage Two£18.40
Monday 5 August to Thursday 8 August3.00pmCrash Course - Stage Three£18.40
Friday 9 August3.00pmStroke Clinic - Front Crawl£4.60
Monday 12 August to Thursday 15 August3.00pmCrash Course - Stage One£18.40
Friday 16 August3.00pmStroke Clinic - Breast Stroke£4.60
Monday 19 August to Thursday 22 August3.00pmCrash Course - Stage Two£18.40
Friday 23 August3.00pmStroke Clinic - Back Crawl£4.60
Friday 30 August3.00pmStroke Clinic - Front Crawl£4.60

Teesdale Leisure Centre

DateTimeActivityCost
Every Monday2.30pmWater Confidence Class£4.60
Every Thursday2.30pmWater Confidence Class£4.60
Tuesday 6 and Thursday 8 August9.30amStroke Improvement Session£4.60
Tuesday 13 and Tuesday 20 August9.30amSkill Improvement Session£4.60
Thursday 15 and Thursday 22 August9.30amSkill Improvement Session£4.60

Woodhouse Close Leisure Centre

DateTimeActivityCost
Monday 22 July to Friday 2 August8.30amCrash Course -  3 - 4 years non swimmer£23 per week
Monday 22 July to Friday 26 July9.00amCrash Course - 5 years + non swimmer£23 per week
Monday 5 August to Friday 9 August8.30amCrash Course - 4 - 5 years beginner£23 per week
Monday 5 August to Friday 16 August9.00amCrash Course - 6 years + beginner£23 per week
Monday 12 August to Friday 16 August8.30amCrash Course - 3 - 4 years beginner£23 per week
Tuesday 23 July to Friday 23 August11.00am and 11.30amSkill Improvement Sessions£18.40

Splashtots and Little Ducklings

(0 - 5 years)

Water toys offer little ones a great introduction to swimming. Sessions are specifically for younger children and are offered on a pay as you go basis. 

Download the thrive active app or visit Chester-le-Street poolConsett Leisure Centre poolThe Louisa Centre poolNewton Aycliffe poolSpennymoor poolTeesdale pool and Woodhouse Close pool for timetable information. 

Ready, Sett, Splash

(2 - 6 years)

Help your little one build their confidence in the pool. Ready, Sett, Splash offers 30 minutes of instructor led fun and games followed by 30 minutes of free time to play. Sessions are offered on a pay as you go basis. 

Download the thrive active app or visit Newton Aycliffe pool and Woodhouse Close pool for timetable information.

Disney Inspired Family Swim Sessions

(3 - 11 years)

Join us for Toy Story 4 inspired fun, each 45 minute session includes 10 fun and exciting activities, inspired by the magic of Disney Storytelling, and endless family fun! Sessions are offered on a pay as you go basis. 

Download the thrive active app or visit The Louisa Centre pool and Spennymoor pool for timetable information. 

Fun Sessions

(All ages)

Featuring rafts and floats, our family fun sessions are a great way to keep the kids entertained. Sessions take place in the small pool for little ones and the main pool for older children. 

Download the thrive active app or visit Chester-le-Street poolConsett Leisure Centre poolThe Louisa Centre poolNewton Aycliffe poolSpennymoor poolTeesdale pool and Woodhouse Close pool for timetable information.

 

Fun, Slide and Splash

(All ages)

Join wave, slide and splash sessions at Spennymoor pool or fun and slide sessions at Consett Leisure Centre pool for guaranteed fun. Download the thrive active app or visit Spennymoor pool and Consett Leisure Centre pool  for timetable information. 

Inflatable sessions

(8 - 14 years)

Our pool based inflatable challenges will help keep the kids active during the summer holidays. 

Download the thrive active app or visit  Chester-le-Street poolThe Louisa Centre poolNewton Aycliffe pool and Woodhouse Close pool for timetable information. 

Fin and Snorkelling Sessions

(must be able to swim 25 meters or 50 meters for snorkelling)

Learn to swim with fins and snorkels.

Available at Newton Aycliffe poolSpennymoor pool and Teesdale pool. Advance bookings can be made by contacting the leisure centre. 

DateTimeActivityLeisure Centre Cost
Tuesday 23 July9.30am to 10.15amFin sessionNewton Aycliffe Leisure Centre£3.60
Tuesday 23 July9.30am to 10.30amSnorkelling and finsTeesdale Leisure Centre£4.20
Wednesday 24 July9.00am to 9.45amFin sessionSpennymoor Leisure Centre£3.60
Thursday 25 July9.30am to 10.30amSnorkelling and finsTeesdale Leisure Centre£4.20
Tuesday 30 July9.30am to 10.15amFin sessionNewton Aycliffe Leisure Centre£3.60
Tuesday 30 July9.30am to 10.30amSnorkelling and finsTeesdale Leisure Centre£4.20
Thursday 1 August9.30am to 10.30amSnorkelling and finsTeesdale Leisure Centre£4.20
Tuesday 6 August9.30am to 10.15amFin sessionNewton Aycliffe Leisure Centre£3.60
Tuesday 13 August9.30am to 10.15amFin sessionNewton Aycliffe Leisure Centre£3.60
Wednesday 14 August9.00am to 9.45amFin sessionSpennymoor Leisure Centre£3.60
Tuesday 20 August9.30am to 10.15amFin sessionNewton Aycliffe Leisure Centre£3.60
Tuesday 27 August9.30am to 10.15amFin sessionNewton Aycliffe Leisure Centre£3.60

 

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