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Swimming Pool Inflatables and Floats

Join us for a fun and action packed swimming session.The main pool will offer pool inflatables and the teaching pool will offer various floats (please ensure you book the correct pool for your children's ability)  Each swim lasts 90 minutes and costs £5.00 per person (£3.00 move it discount). These sessions are free for those on monthly and annual membership packages.  Sessions will run throughout the school holidays from 26th July until 5th September 2021.

Sessions at Oak Park Active Living Centre sessions will run between 14:00pm until 15:30pm every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. 

Sessions at Bloxwich Active Living Centre sessions will run between 14:00pm until 15:30pm every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Sessions at Darlaston Swimming and Fitness Centre sessions will run between 13:30pm until 15.00pm every Tuesday and Thursday. (suitable for ages 8+ for the inflatable)

Walsall Gala Swimming and Fitness will be holding a fun floats session only. Sessions will run between 11:45am and 13:15pm and held in the teaching pool every Monday and Wednesday. 

Child admission policy

  • All children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
  • In teaching pools 1 adult may accompany 3 children aged 4 – 7yrs or 2 children under the age of 4.
  • In all other pools 1 adult may accompany 2 children aged 4 – 7yrs or 1 child under the age of 4.
  • All children must be a competent swimmer to use the pool inflatable. (swim test may be applicable)
Bookings will be available 7 days prior to the session.  To book please call your preferred centre:
 
Bloxwich Active Living centre 01922 652900
Darlaston 01922 652255
Oak Park Active Living Centre 01922 652266
Walsall Gala 01922 653150
 

Crash Course Swimming Lessons

An intensive week long learn to swim course suitable for beginners aged 3 to 4 years olds.  Sessions will last for 30 minutes and take place each day Monday to Friday. The cost is £25.00 for the five day course.  Courses are planned for:

Week 1 26th July until 30th July. 
Week 2 2nd August until 6th August.
Week 3 9th August until 13th August.
Week 4 16th August until 20th August.
Week 5 23rd August until 27th August.

Please call your preferred centre to book and secure your place.

Bloxwich Active Living Centre (01922 652900) 10.30am - 11.00am or 11.00am - 11.30am

Darlaston Swimming and Fitness Centre (01922 652255) 8:00am - 8:30am or 8:30am - 9:00am 

Oak Park Active Living centre (01922 652266)  9.00am - 9.30am or 9.30am - 10.00am

Walsall Gala (01922 653150)  9.30am - 10.00am or 10.00am - 10.30am

 

Holiday Pool Programmes

Roller Skating

Taking place in the sports hall at Bloxwich Active Living Centre

Thursday 29th July from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Thursday 19th August from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Thursday 26th August from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Every Saturday 13:30pm to 15:30pm and Sunday 10:30 to 12:30pm throughout the summer school holidays (except for Sunday 11th July due to gymnastics competition taking place).

Cost is £5.50 per session.

Suitable for all ages, book on line will be required prior to attending.

No spectators will be allowed except for under 8s or carers.

Multi-sport sessions 8 to 15 years

Join our Sports Leader for a whole range of fun sports and games in our sports halls.  Suitable for ages 8 -15 years and over the two hour session will cover a range of activities including badminton, table tennis, basketball, football, netball, and cricket. Cost of the session is £8.00 per person. 

Sessions will take place at Bloxwich Active Living Centre from 12.30pm until 14.30pm

Week 1
Monday 26th July, Wednesday 28th July, and Friday 30th July

Week 4 
Monday 16th August, Wednesday 18th August and Friday 20th August

Week 5
Monday 23rd August, Wednesday 25th August and Friday 27th August

Week 6
Monday 30th August (Bank holiday TBC) Wednesday 1st September and Friday 3rd September

Booking and payment will be required in advance. You can either book online or call the centre on 01922 652900

 

3G hire and Football coaching

Improve your skills, meet new friends and play football on our state of art 3G pitch all under the supervision of a qualified football coach.  The cost is £8:00 per session.  Suitable for 8 - 14years.

Sessions will take place between 10:00am and 12 noon at Oak Park Active Living Centre on the following days:

Thursday 29th July
Tuesday 10th August 
Thursday 12th August
Tuesday 24th August 
Thursday 26th August
Tuesday 31st August
Thursday 2nd September 

To book please call the centre on 01922 652266

3G hire

Book our state of the art 3G pitch at Oak Park Active Living centre Monday to Friday 9.00am - 15.00pm during the school holidays for £17 per hour for 1/4 pitch. To book please call the centre on 01922 652266.

Lifeguard Qualification 16 years and over

Suitable for 16 year olds and above looking for a career in leisure.  Enrol on this six day course and become a fully qualified lifeguard. Training includes water work, first aid including CPR and theory.  The course is accredited by the Swimming Teachers Association. 

The course will take place at Oak Park Active Living Centre on the following days

  • Thursday 29th July, Friday 30th July, Thursday 5th August, Friday 6th August between 9:00am and 16:00pm 
  • Exam on Friday 13th August 2021 between 9:00am and 12:00pm, at a cost of £300 per candidate. 

Please note a a pre swim test is required prior to booking to ensure a reasonable level of swimming ability, this will be arranged by the tutor.  You must be able to commit and attend all the dates to sit the exam. Once qualified this can lead to employment with Walsall Leisure as a casual lifeguard.

If you are interested in attending please email michelle.rollinson@walsall.gov.uk

 

Junior Lifesaving Day courses 8 to 15 year olds

Water safety is an important life skill to protect young people and give parents piece of mind when children are playing out particularly around water. These sessions will cover water safety and first aid and will be both in the swimming pool and in the class room.  Young people must be aged 8 -15 years or over, able to swim 50-100m and tread water. 

Sessions cost £12.00 and will take place at Oak Park Active Living Centre on Wednesday 28th July, 4th August, and 11th August.  Sessions start at 10:30am in the swimming pool, with a break for lunch and then classroom finishing for 14:30pm.

If you are interested in enrolling your child please call the centre on 01922 652266 to book and pay to reserve your place. Limited places available

Acti-kids Gym sessions 11 to 15 year olds

Young people can use our gym or take part in a circuit class led by one of our Fitness Instructors.  Sessions are suitable for ages 11 to 15 years and cost £3.20 (£1.70 Move It)

Acti Gym at Oak Park Active Living Centre will be Monday to Friday from 15:30pm until 17:00pm (An induction will be required prior to using the gym these are available at the weekends please call 01922 652266 to book your place).

Acti Gym at Bloxwich Active Living Centre will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 15:30pm until 17:00pm

Bookings will be available 7 days prior to the session. Book online or call your preferred centre to reserve your place:

Bloxwich Active Living Centre 01922 652900
Oak Park Active Living Centre 01922 652266

Racket sports

Oak Park - Squash Mon - Fri 9.00am - 17.00pm £6 per court per 40mins

Bloxwich - Badminton, Table Tennis and Short tennis Mon- Fri 9.00am - 17.00pm £5 per court per hour

Please call your preferred centre to book in advance.

Bloxwich Active Living centre 01922 652900
Oak Park Active Living centre 01922 652266

Street dance sessions 5 years and over

Led by Ohana Dance Troup these session provide the perfect taster in street dance and modern dance sequence. 

Sessions will take place at Oak Park Active Living Centre on every Saturday starting 31st July until 4th September (excluding 14th August) £5 per session.

The session for ages 5 to 7 years will be from 15.00pm until 16.00pm
The session for those aged 8 and over will be from 16.00pm until 17.00pm 

To book please call the centre on 01922 652266 limited spaces available.

Gymnastics and Trampoline Summer camps

Meet new friends and learn gymnastic skills and agility as well as trying out trampolining.  The sessions are being delivered by qualified coaches from Active Gym. 

The camp will take place at Bloxwich Active Living Centre on:

Monday 2nd August
Tuesday 3rd August,
Thursday 5th August
Friday 6th August. 

Monday 9th August
Tuesday 10th August
Wednesday 11th August
Thursday 12th August
Friday 13th August

Each day will run between 10:00am and 15:00pm and costs £25 per day.   Suitable for ages 5 to 14 years. 

To book please call Bloxwich Active Living Centre on 01922 652900