Young people activities

Young people activities

Getting into sport at an early age can create a life-long fitness habit. Young people should try as many sports and games as possible to help them discover one they like!

There are many opportunities for young people at Sandwell Leisure Centres – including swimming lessons, mini league football and tennis coaching.

Free Swimming in Sandwell for 16 and unders...

Find out more about Free Swimming in Sandwell for those aged 16 and under and living in Sandwell available during the school holidays.

Holiday Activities for 5-16 year olds...

Fun filled programmes are offered across Sandwell during school holidays. Young people aged 5-16 years can take part in hourly activity sessions with all day sessions available for those aged 8 years and over. Age restrictions apply and pre-booking is required for some activities. Find out more, view and download the latest activity programme.

‘Junior Fitness’ for 14-17 year olds...

Sandwell Leisure Trust offers a ‘Junior Fitness’ membership scheme. Anyone aged 14-17 years can apply for a FREE junior fitness pass. This membership will allow young people to use any supervised gym or fitness session for just £2.30 up to 5pm weekdays including during school holidays and anytime during the weekend. Centres include; Haden Hill Leisure Centre, Smethwick Swimming Centre, Tipton Sports Academy, Tipton Leisure Centre and Wednesbury Leisure Centre.

For more information, call the Leisure Pass team on 0300 012 0121.

Swimming and lessons for all ages...

Sandwell's swimming pools offer parent and toddler sessions and lessons for all ages and abilities through our Swim School. Public swimming is also available subject to our under 8's swimming policy. Fun sessions and pool parties are also provided. FREE swimming is also available for all under 8's as part of Leisure Pass memberships.

Clubs at your local leisure centre...

Sandwell Leisure Centres host a wide range of well established sports Clubs who welcome a range of ages and abilities. Find out more about what Clubs are available near you.

Sports Development

Our Sports Development and Physical Activity Team have a lot of experience in supporting young people. The team organise many annual events, taster sessions and coaching. They also organise activities in the community in towns including Great Bridge, West Bromwich and Wednesbury. Visit the Sports Development page for further information about the latest initiatives. You can also contact the team directly if you need help and support finding out more about sport near you and getting involved by either calling 0121 506 4980 or email us at