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Summer holiday activities

If you’re looking for activities to keep your child occupied during the summer 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

The centre closes at 6pm on Saturday 26 August and Bank Holiday Monday 28 August

Leisure pool  

Monday to Friday from 9am - 6pm

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

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

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

Multi Sports Activity Sessions (5 - 12 years)

Activities include zorbing, football, netball, cricket, dodgeball, kurling, boccia, goalball. Please note: Activities may vary each session. Wednesday 2, 9, 16 and 23 August, 2pm - 4pm and Friday 4, 11, 18 and 25 August, 2pm - 4pm. Cost: £5

Under 5’s trampolining sessions

Tuesday 25 July, 1, 8 and 15 August, 9am - 10am. Friday 28 July, 11 August and 1 September, 9am - 10am. Cost: £5 per session (Options+ leisure discount applies). Parents must stay with their children

Beginners trampolining sessions (5-15 years)

Tuesday 25 July, 1, 8 and 15 August 10am - 11am and 11am -12pm. Friday 28 July, 11 August and 1 September, 10am - 11am and 11am - 12pm. Cost: £6 per session (Options+ leisure discount applies)  

Advanced trampolining sessions (5 - 15 years)     

Tuesday 25 July, 1 and 8 August 12pm - 1pm and 1pm - 2pm. Cost: £6 (Options+ leisure discount applies)

Art and craft sessions

Be creative and make a themed gift or two to take home. Tuesday 15 and 29 August, 11am - 12pm. Age 5 - 11 years. £5 per child 

Parent & toddler swimming sessions 

For parents & toddlers 4 months to 4 years (30 minute sessions in the 25m pool with  instructor, toys and water games)

Wednesday 2, 16 and 30 August, 2pm and 2.30pm Cost: £4.20 per session

Juniors swimming lessons - intensive course

Intensive swimming instruction for children aged 4 years plus. Pre-payment and enrolment necessary.

5 day intensive course Monday 31 July to Friday 4 August - £26. Monday 14 August to Friday 18 August - £26

4 day intensive course Tuesday 29 August to Friday 1 September - £20.80

9.30am beginners (armbands & swim belts)

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

10.30am beginners (armbands & swim belts)

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 interactive light and sound system. Parents must stay with their children. Entrance maybe limited when busy. Cost: £2.50 per child

Monday 12.15pm - 6pm*
Tuesday 12.45pm - 4pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 6pm Thursday 9.30am - 4pm
Friday 12.15pm - 3pm Saturday & Sunday 9.30am - 12.30pm

*Bank holiday Monday 28 August the Soft Play Suite opens  9.30am - 4pm


Our crèche sessions offer a fun and safe environment for your child to play, with the supervision of qualified staff - leaving you free to enjoy our many leisure facilities on offer. Parents using the crèche must remain in the centre and be immediately contactable at all times. Cost: £4.20 per child

Monday 9.30am - 12noon* Tuesday 9.30am - 12.30pm Friday 9.30am - 12noon 

*Crèche closed on Bank Holiday Monday 28 August.

Café Crystal

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

Please note, many of our holiday courses are very popular and must be booked and paid for in advance to guarantee a place. Please fill in a parental consent form at reception. Options+ leisure discount is accepted for most activities. 

Dudley Leisure Centre

Junior Activezone
Junior Activezone
Junior Activezone

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

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 9am - 4pm

Ages: 8 - 14 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 hairdryer)

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.

Junior swimming lessons - intensive course

The course is for children aged five years and above and consists of five 30 minute lessons each day of the week.

Monday 31 July to Friday 4 August, or Monday 7 August to Friday 11 August, or Monday 14 August to Friday 18 August 
Time: 9am, 9.30am, 10am, 10.30am, 11am and 11.30am 

Please note: week 14 August, 9am and 9.30am are for improvers with 5m/10m 
Cost: £26 per child. A 50% discount is available for those with an Options+ leisure discount card   

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

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.

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

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 1.15pm to 3pm

Age: 8+ years

Cost:£4.20 adults, £2.70 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 session

Keep afloat with our fun float pool sessions available in both pools

Day: Mondays and Fridays

Please note: This session will not take place on Bank Holiday Monday 28 August

Time: 1.15pm to 3pm

Age: No age restriction

Cost: £4.20 adults, £2.70 under 16’s

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

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 session(Monday and Friday 1.15pm to 3pm)

Please note: The fun float session will not take place on Bank Holiday Monday 28 August

  • 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

Public swimming

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