Summer holiday activities

Summer holidays 2017

Monday  24th July - Friday 1st September 2017

Please note, Monday 28th August is a Bank Holiday. Please check centre opening times here.

Don't forget to download the FREE Active Northumberland app! Make bookings, check swim and fitness timetables and much more - available on the app store and Google Play. More details about the app here.

There are hundreds of activities for children and families over the summer holidays - swimming, gymnastics, archery, football, cricket, clip 'n climb, tenpin bowling and MORE!

Popular activities

Click on the links below to view more information about activities your family can enjoy with Active Northumberland

Clip 'n Climb
Tenpin bowling


Choose from 10 swimming pools across Northumberland. Use the app to check timetables on the go!
Click here to view details of all our leisure centres, opening times and swimming timetables.

Activities in South East and mid Northumberland

Click on the brochure to view activities in and around Ashington, Blyth, Cramlington, Morpeth, Ponteland, Seaton Valley, Newbiggin. Details of a full 'Ability to Play' programme is also in the brochure.
Download a pdf version of the brochure here


Other activities in Northumberland

Ashington Leisure Centre

Pool inflatable sessions every Wednesday and Saturday in the summer holidays from 1.15pm - 2.00pm

Wentworth Leisure Centre

Gymnastics Holiday Camps
Monday 31st July and Tuesday 1st August 2017.
Tuesday, 29th August and Wednesday, 30th August 2017.
For girls aged 6 to 13 years.
09.00am – 2.00pm.
Full Price - £40
Bookings being taken at Wentworth Reception now.
Full Payment required at time of booking.
Football Holiday Camp
Tuesday, July 25th and Wednesday, July 26th  2017.
Tuesday 22nd August and Wednesday 23rd August 2017.  
For boys and girls aged 5–12.
9.00am – 2.00pm.
Full Price - £30  
Suitable clothing for indoors and outdoors.

Snorkeling (Aged 8+ and able to swim 50m+)

14th August - 18th Aug
9.00am - 9.45am

Water polo (Aged 8+ and able to swim 50m+)

21st August - 25th August
9.00am - 9.45am

Junior Lifeguard (Aged 8+ and able to swim 50m+)

29th August - 1st September
9.00am - 9.45am

Bookings being taken at Wentworth Reception now - 01670 542222

Willowburn Sports and Leisure Centre, Alnwick

Urban sports, cricket and football - details below or download a pdf version here

Riverside Leisure Centre, Morpeth

Crash swim courses
21st August - 25th August (5 days)
29th August - 1st September (4 days)
£24 (5 days) and £20 (4 days)
10.00am-10.30pm Beginners
10.30am-11.00pm Improvers

Diving board & play equipment
Available weekdays only 1.30pm-3.30pm from 24th July until 25th August at normal price.

Pool inflatable
Every day from 1.30pm - 3.30pm
£3.00 per person 8+ only.

Please contact reception for more details/bookings - 01670 542222

Swan Centre, Berwick

Friday fun days!

Friday 4th August & Friday 18th August
Mixed activities and multi-sports
10 - 3pm
Ages 5-13
Cost £10 per day

Sports week

Tuesday 29th August to Friday 1st September
Multisport activites
Ages 5 - 13
Cost £40
Please bring a packed lunch and suitable clothing.
Please contact the Swan Centre for Leisure to book a place - 01670 542222

Ponteland Leisure Centre

The pool inflatable will be available EVERY DAY in the school holidays from 1.30am-3pm
Saturday 21st July- Sunday 3rd September.

Children over the age of 8 are allowed on the inflatable.
General swim is still accessible in the shallow end for families with children under 8 if they wish to attend.

More activities will be added on this page as they are confirmed. 

05 Jul 2017