Recently Viewed

Close Remove All

Dudley Council the historic capital of the Black Country
Dudley Skyline

We run a host of exciting children's activities at the Crystal Leisure Centre.

School Holidays

During the holidays the centre will host:

  • Free swimming for children 16 and under*
  • Leisure pool
  • Under 5’s trampolining
  • Beginners / improvers / advanced trampolining for children 5 - 15 years
  • Big bounce inflatable play event
  • Soft play suite
  • Crèche
  • Café Crystal

*Terms and conditions apply to free swimming. Visit Free Swim Dudley to register and for further information. Registration now open.

Booking is essential for some activities. For further information pick up a leaflet from reception.

Activities for children under 5 years

Soft Play Suite

Our soft play suite is an ideal place for customers to allow their young children to "let off steam". The exciting play structure has a dedicated toddlers area, two tier junior area with slides, stepping stone run and spider web crawl.

The suite also includes our crèche which is open at certain times to allow customers to attend an activity or fitness class while safe in the knowledge that their child is being looked after by our qualified staff.

Kid's Gym and Play

Fully qualified supervision of Gymnastics, Soft Play & Bouncy Castle.  Suitable for children up to 5 years old, parents are required to stay with children at all times.

Please note: term-time only, although special sessions do run during Dudley Council school holidays.

  • Wednesday: 9.45am - 10.45am and 1.30pm - 2.30pm
  • Thursday: 9.45am - 10.45am

Structured Under 5’s Trampolining Sessions (Term-time only)

  • Casual sessions - Monday: 9.30am - 10.30am. Turn up and try!
  • Course (pre-booking required) - Friday: 1.45pm - 2.45pm

Baby Friendly Pool

Crystal Leisure Centre has been recognised as a baby friendly pool in association with Huggies Little Swimmers supported by the ASA. Swim nappies are on sale at reception for babies to use in the pool.

Junior coaching courses

Gymnastics, trampolining, swimming and climbing

Our recreational courses for juniors run in conjunction with Dudley Council school term dates and are supervised/coached by fully qualified instructors. Certain courses work to specific levels and once the level is achieved, the appropriate badge can be awarded. Due to the popularity and success of the recreational course programme, a waiting list may be in operation.

For times and dates of courses and to request a place, print and complete the Recreation courses for juniors document below and return to Crystal Leisure Centre. Alternatively, a form can be completed at the centre.

Courses at the centre include:

  • Gymnastics - beginners classes for ages 5 to 15 year olds and advanced classes for 12 to 15 year olds
  • Swimming - from age 6 months
  • Trampolining - a number of courses are available for beginners and advanced children aged between 2.5 and 15 years. A pay and play session for under 5s also takes place on a Monday, 9.30am -10.30am (just turn up).
  • Climbing - for ages 9 to 15 year olds
New climbing courses (13 weeks) starting Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 September, 6pm to 7pm and 7pm to 8pm. Safety equipment, including helmets and harnesses are provided. Cost £80.60 per child (Options+ Leisure Discount available). For more information and to book please contact 01384 812800 (option 3).

If you are interested in holding a party at Crystal Leisure Centre please see Children's Birthday Parties.