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Community Sport, Health and Fitness

School Holiday Sports Camps, Exercise Referral Programme, Buggy Pushing, Schools Programme, Fit Camps and much more

Sports Development

The Sports, Health and Fitness Development Team offer a range of programmes at council venues and also in a variety of community settings. We aim to support individuals and communities through providing opportunities that encourage you to start and sustain your participation in sport and physical activity. If you would like to feel fitter and for health reasons know you should be more active, please pdf icon click here [232kb] for further information.

Breakfast, Lunch and After School Clubs

Breakfast Lunch Afterschool Club

We have qualified coaches able to lead sessions in a wide variety of Sports, Dance and Fitness activities, promoting sustainable involvement in sport and physical activity for the children. For more details contact 01642 515625 or email


Push & Go

Push & Go

Would you like to get fit, lose weight, make new friends and bring baby along too? Then Active Middlesbrough's Push & Go sessions are just what you've been looking for!

pdf icon Push and Go Details - April 2014 [199kb]

For further information please contact Val Jones on 01642 515615 or email


Chair Based Exercise

Chair based exercise

This session is delivered in a group setting at a pace to suit everyone. Each element of the session is designed to improve active daily living and independence for the older person. For more details contact 01642 832654 or email .


Fitness sessions for the over 60's

Fitness sessions for the over 60's

A wide variety of activities based around fitness, fun and friendships. For more details contact 01642 832654 or email .


Exercise Referral Programme - Health Through Activity

Health Through Activity

Health Through Activity is designed for anyone who is not currently active and those with a health condition, who would benefit from physical activity. The new programme gives people the opportunity of accessing a wide variety of high quality activities to improve their health and well-being. To get involved people need to be referred by their GP. If they feel the programme is appropriate they will be referred to a coordinator. For more information about Health Through Activity please contact the Health Through Activity Team on 01642 515615/ email  or view pdf icon this leaflet [251kb]


Sporting Chance

Sporting Chance logo

Sporting Chance is giving men aged 50 and over in Middlesbrough a chance to get more active and lead healthier lifestyles.

Sporting Chance is a combination of exercise and socialising with others in friendly local venues around the town. The project  is exclusively for men and led by men, with activities including physical exercise, reminiscence sessions, trips and events. The project offers sessions that meet local demand, so will be shaped by participants' preferences. There can be something for everyone, from armchair exercise to circuits, walks, badminton and much, much more.

The instructors have a wealth of experience in supporting people who may have health issues or other concerns and would encourage men to come along and see what the programme can offer them. 

For information about current sessions and events please ring the Sports Development Team on 01642 515616/ email .


Gifted and Talented Programme

Gifted Talented

For talented young athletes up to the age of 16. For more details contact 01642 515625 or email .


Holiday Sports Camps

Soccer camp attendees

School holiday soccer and multi sports camps run during the school holidays at the Acorn Sports Centre, 10am to 3pm. Suitable for children aged 4 - 12.  For further information pdf icon click here [53kb] or contact Craig Archer on 01642 832659/ email 


Schools Programme

Schools Programme

We have qualified coaches able to lead curriculum sessions in a wide variety of Sports, Dance and Fitness activities. For more details contact 01642 515625 or .


Middlesbrough Primary School Football Association

Middlesbrough Primary School Football League

 There are a number of football events taking place over the next few months at Southlands Leisure Centre. For event dates and to complete an application form please view this pdf icon leaflet [122kb].  All results, fixtures and league tables can be viewed spreadsheets icon here [182kb]. For further information please email .

Sports Clubs, Funding and Coaching

Sports Club

For details contact 01642 515625 or email .


Workplace Health

Workplace Health

Support for your workplace health initiatives and exercise programmes for your workforce. For more details contact 01642 832654 or email .

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