Christmas and New Year opening hours

Find out when we're open over Christmas and New Year. Christmas opening hours →

School holidays - what's on in Sandwell?

There are lots of fun activities and events taking place in Sandwell during the Christmas holidays (Saturday 20 December 2014 to Friday 2 January 2015).

These pages are updated on a regular basis.

Christmas at Sandwell Valley

School holiday planner

Use our school holiday planner to find out what fun activities and events are happening each day.

Holiday playschemes

Find here a list of holiday playschemes that are available throughout Sandwell during the holidays.

Other things to do in Sandwell during the school holidays

Free swimming

Children aged 16 and under who live in Sandwell can swim for free at our leisure centres during the holidays. You must sign up for free swimming before you visit.

You can register online to swim for free at Sandwell Leisure Trust centres. For free swimming at West Bromwich Leisure Centre you must register at reception.

Just Youth website

You can search the Just Youth website for things for 11 to 19-year-olds to do across Sandwell - including youth clubs, sports sessions and visits from the Youth Bus.

Sandwell Valley Country Park

Sandwell Valley has a free adventure playground - the biggest playground in the borough. We now have a cycle shop where you can hire bikes. Check out Valley Cycles.

Sandwell museums

There's plenty to do throughout the summer at our museums.

Parks and green spaces

And don't forget to visit Sandwell's parks and facilities - including the skate parks at Lightwoods Park in Bearwood and Brunswick Park in Wednesbury. 

Leisure centres

Whether it's playing sport, taking coached activities or joining in fun sessions to splash about and enjoy time with your friends, Sandwell Leisure Trust has something for you.