School holidays - what's on in Sandwell?

Splashpad at Dartmouth Park

We have loads of fun activities and events to keep the kids entertained during the Summer holidays this year.

The fun starts on Saturday 18 July until Friday 4 September, 2015. This page is updated on a regular basis.

School holiday planner

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

Activities and events for children with disabilities

Use our school holiday planner to find out what fun activities and events are happening each day specifically for children with disabilities and their families.

Fun all summer in our parks

summer activities

We are putting on a host of summer activities across six parks, six towns over six weeks. Activities start from Monday 20 July to Sunday 30 August 2015.

We will have lots of activities like football, badminton, fun fairs and much more for young people and families. You need to register take part in activities. You can register online or on the day.

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.

Sandwell Valley Country Park

Sandwell Valley Country Park in West Bromwich is a great place for a day out.

It has the biggest free adventure playground in Sandwell plus an aerial assault course, park farm, RSPB centre, a cycle shop where you can hire bikes and lots more.

Sandwell museums

There's plenty to do throughout the summer at our museums. Check out the museums events page.

Parks and green spaces

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

The Splashpad at Dartmouth Park is open every day during the summer from 10am until 6pm (subject to any necessary repairs and/or maintenance).

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. There's also plenty to do at West Bromwich Leisure Centre.

Need childcare during the holidays?

If you are looking for a holiday playscheme during the school holidays for your child/children we have a list of holiday playschemes available throughout Sandwell during the Summer holidays.

If you can't find what you are looking for then contact Sandwell Family Information Service by email family_information@sandwell.gov.uk or by calling 0121 569 4914.