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Activities

Young people's organised activities

Through a variety of youth clubs, youth centres, specialist projects, and adventure playgrounds, many run in partnership with local voluntary organisations, we offer children and young people the chance to meet people of their own age in safe surroundings, to learn new skills, to plan and run activities for themselves, to take part in arts, drama, computing, music, sports and social activities' and simply to relax and have fun.


Dudley Council's leisure centre's frequently run activity sessions during the school holidays. Please visit the individual centres and sports developments web pages for further details.

Family Information Service

There’s no excuse for anyone to be bored in the Dudley borough.

From our brilliant museums and award winning adventure playground to a full range of sports activities the Family Information Service can help you to find something to do.

We take all the hard work out of finding information to keep your 0-20 year olds busy, whether that’s a fun day out, a holiday play scheme or a weekly club.

You can keep up to date with what’s going on by clicking on our website or by emailing us at fis.cs@dudley.gov.uk  You can ring us on 01384 814398.

For young people with additional needs you can also click on our askability site

Other Activites for Young People

JAM Club

JAM Club is a programme of activities especially for Juniors at Museums. Workshops and other fun events are organised for children during the school holidays and are based at themuseums.

The Prince's Trust

All of the The Prince's Trust activities have one overall purpose: to reach young people in the UK who face more barriers than most, and help them get past those barriers so they can get their lives working and make a positive contribution to society.

Holiday coaching courses - inclusive activezone 

Dudley Council offers sporting activities based at Crystal Leisure Centre for children aged between five and 16 years old with varying disabilities. Inclusive activezone takes place during every school holiday throughout the year.

:: more on inclusive activezone 

Giving Young People A Voice

Dudley Youth Service  supports young people by providing a range of accredited training and development opportunities to enable young people to actively participate in policy and decision-making and service development.


Further Information 

Giving Young People A Voice 

United Kingdom Youth Parliament 

Targeted Youth Work 

Youth Opportunities Fund

Play facilities

The council currently has 52 playgrounds throughout the borough. Most  play facilities  are dog proof, accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs and are suitable for children up to 11 years old.

Youth centres and Youth Awards

Youth Centres

Youth centres across the borough provide young people aged 13-19 years with a wide range of opportunities and experiences throughout youth centres, mobile provision, detached work and schools.

Youth Awards

The Dudley Youth Awards aim to recognise and celebrate the achievements of young people who live in the Dudley borough. 

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