School holidays - what's on in Sandwell?

We are planning lots of fun activities and events for the Summer holidays (18 July to 3 September). Watch this space for more information.

These pages are updated on a regular basis.

Child on a swing

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 that are 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 or by calling 0121 569 4914.

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.

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.

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.