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Summer Holiday Activities 2018

If you’re looking for activities to keep your child occupied during the school holidays, then look no further. Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen leisure centre have a wide range of activities on offer designed with fun in mind.

Crystal Leisure Centre

Leisure Pool
Leisure Pool at Crystal Leisure Centre
Leisure Pool  

Have fun in the pool whatever the weather outside, with slides, waves, bubble seat, rapids and shallow beach area.

Monday to Friday from 9am - 6pm

Friday includes bondi-beat water disco 3.30pm - 6pm

Saturday 9am - 5pm and Sundays 8am - 6pm

Under 5’s Trampolining

Tuesday 24 and 31 July and Tuesday 7 August

9am - 10am.

£5.10 per session

Parents must stay with their child for this session.

Beginners and Improvers Trampolining (5 - 15 years)

Tuesday 24 and 31 July and Tuesday 7 August

10am - 11am beginners 

11am - 12noon beginners/improvers

£6.20 per session

Advanced Trampolining (5 - 15 years)

Tuesday 24 and 31 July and Tuesday 7 August

12noon - 1pm and 1pm - 2pm.

£6.20 per session

Junior Swimming Lessons

Intensive 5 day swimming courses for children aged 4 years plus

Monday 23 to Friday 27 July

Monday 6 to Friday 10 August

Monday 20 to Friday 24 August

9.30am beginners (armbands and swim belts)

10am improvers (able to swim up to 25m only)

10.30am beginners (armbands and swim belts)

Pre-payment and enrolment necessary.

Cost £26.50 per course

Arts & Crafts

Be creative and make a themed gift or two to take home

Tuesday 31 July and Tuesday 14 August, 11am - 12noon

Age 5 - 11 years.

Cost: £5

Inclusive Activezone

Fun sports for children with learning or physical disabilities and their siblings/friends

Dates: Thursday 26 July and Thursday 30 August

Age: 5 - 8 years, 10am - 12pm

Age: 8 - 16 years, 1pm - 4pm

Activities include:

  • Trampolining,

  • Bouncy Castle

  • Dodgeball

  • Volleyball

  • Parachute games

  • Multi-sports

Cost: Free (Booking Essential)

For more information and to book a place contact Dale Rudge on 07970259921 or email dalerudge@tiscali.co.uk

25 Metre Pool

The 25m pool is open throughout the holidays. Please pick up a leaflet from the centre for opening times.

Soft Play Suite

Come and join in the fun with our fantastic soft play suite. Suitable for children age seven and under, it offers a dedicated toddler suite, two tier junior suite with slides, stepping stone run & spider web crawl. Qualified staff supervise the session, but parents must stay with their children. Entrance may be limited when busy. £2.60 per child

*Monday 12.15pm - 6pm

Tuesday 12.45pm - 4pm

Wednesday 9.30am - 6pm

Thursday 9.30am - 4pm

Friday 12.15pm - 3pm

Saturday and Sunday 9.30am - 12.30pm

*Bank holiday Monday 27 August 9.30am - 4pm


*Monday 9.30am - 12noon

Tuesday 9.30am - 12.30pm

Friday 9.30am - 12noon

*There is no crèche facility Bank Holiday Monday 27 August. £4.50 per child.

Café Crystal

Café open, overlooking the leisure pool. Serves hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and hot food.

Dudley Leisure Centre

Junior Activezone
Junior Activezone
Junior Activezone

Keep your kids active this Whitsun holiday with a full day of fun

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 9am - 4pm

Ages: 8 - 12 years

Activities include:

● Multi skill activities

● Craft session

● Team games (football, rounders, basketball, badminton)

● Swimming (please bring kit along with 20p for use of a hair dryer)

Pre-booking advisable

A parental consent form must be completed prior to participation.

Cost: £20 per day. A 50 per cent discount is available with an Options+ leisure discount card.

Participants will need to bring packed lunches, refreshments and a plastic drinks bottle.

Court Sports

Juniors under the age of 16 can receive 50% off the full adult price, on a no booking in advance basis for badminton, squash, five-a-side football, netball and basketball. All participants taking part in the activity must be under the age of 16 to receive the discount. Equipment is provided. Activities are subject to availability. Please call the centre for times.

Public Swimming  

Both swimming pools are open throughout the school holidays. Please see our school holiday swimming times 

Junior Lifestyle Membership

Junior Lifesyle Memberships
Exercise is fun and it’s good for you too.
If you’re aged 17 or under why not join our junior membership scheme?

Enjoy unlimited access to:

Public swimming

Badminton, squash and table tennis from

opening to 5pm weekdays & all day Saturday and


Lifestyles gyms* from opening to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Please note: Juniors can access the gyms after 5.30pm with parent/carer supervision. The parent/carer must be a gym user and have received a gym induction at one of our facilities.

Selected group fitness classes**

Soft play sessions at Crystal Leisure Centre

Under 5’s gym and play sessions at Crystal Leisure Centre

Running track at The Dell Stadium

Seven day advance telephone and online booking for selected group fitness classes, badminton, squash and table tennis.

A membership costs just £15 a month or £150 per year and is valid at Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen leisure centres.

Junior members must be aged 12 or over to use Lifestyles gyms or attend fitness classes. Junior members must vacate badminton, squash and table tennis facilities by 5pm weekdays and the Lifestyles gyms by 5.30pm Monday to Thursday unless they are accompanied by a parent/carer who has received a gym induction at one of our facilities.

Activities may vary across facilities and are subject to availability.

*Purchase of a data key is required. ** Fitness classes may be attended by adults and can vary during term time and school holidays.

Please see bottom of page for terms and conditions.


Children Swimming
Fun Swimming Session

Halesowen Leisure Centre

Fun Pool Sessions

‘Mission Impossible’ Style Inflatable Aqua Run Pool Sessions.

Unfortunately, due to a puncture this session will not take place until further notice. The session will be replaced with a fun float session. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 1.15pm to 3pm

Age: 8+ years

Cost:£4.30 adults, £2.80 under 16’s

A 50 per cent discount is available with an Options+ leisure discount card.

Please note that a swimming test is required before participation (1.15pm - 1.30pm).

Children must be a minimum height of 1.2 metres.

Fun Float Pool Sessions

Keep afloat with our fun float pool sessions 

Days: Mondays* and Fridays - main pool and learner pool

Tuesdays and Thursdays - learner pool only

Time: 1.15pm to 3pm - main pool. 1.30pm - 3pm  - learner pool

Age: No age restriction

Cost: £4.30 adults, £2.80 under 16’s

A 50 per cent discount is available with an Options+ leisure discount card

*Please note: This session will not take place on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August.

Special Offer £7 For 7 Days

(when taken out during the school holidays). Offer only available at Halesowen Leisure Centre.

Take advantage of this special offer and receive unlimited access from 9am to 5pm for:

  • Public swimming

  • ‘Mission Impossible’ style aqua run*. Tuesdays and Thursdays 1.15pm to 3pm. 

  • Fun float pool sessions. Mondays and Fridays - main pool and learner pool. Tuesdays and Thursdays - learner pool only. 1.15pm to 3pm - main pool. 1.30pm to 3pm - learner pool

  • Squash**

  • Table Tennis**

No booking necessary - just turn up and play.

* Restrictions on height and swimming ability apply. Suitable for children aged eight and over

** Activities subject to availability. Squash and table tennis equipment provided with a £5 refundable deposit.

Children under eight years old must be accompanied by an adult

Please note: The fun float pool session will not take place on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August.

Public Swimming

Our main pool and learner pool are open throughout the school holidays. Please see our school holiday swimming times for more information.