Newport Live leisure centres offer a range of activities during the school holidays, from free swimming to Sport & Art Camps. There is also a range of activities and family cinema screenings available at The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre.

Summer Holiday Fun

Summer Holiday Fun 2019

Download the Summer Holiday Fun brochure here

Newport Live offers plenty of activities for all the family. Just some of the highlights are listed below;

  • ACTIVE LIVING CENTRE will be offering week-long swimming lessons, Junior Gym, Balance Bikes, Rugby Fun and an Active Tots Open Day.
  • NEWPORT CENTRE will be offering Tiny Tots, Rookie Instructor and Junior Gym.
  • REGIONAL POOL & TENNIS CENTRE will be offering Tennis Tots, snorkelling and swimming lessons. 
  • GERAINT THOMAS NATIONAL VELODROME OF WALES will offer Junior Gym and NEW Junior Fitness Classes. 
  • THE RIVERFRONT has Minecraft Club, Music and Crafts Tots sessions, Cinema Clubs, Gadget Club and family film screenings all of which can be booked online.  

Free Swimming

At all three of our leisure sites, we have Free Swimming for 0 - 16 years olds and Junior Gym, the times these are available at these sites are detailed below. 

For all 0 - 16 year olds, please bring your Free Swim Card to every session. Please note Child Supervision Guideline apply. 

Day / Dydd  Regional Pool & Tennis Centre   Newport Centre Pool  Active Living Centre Pool* 
Mon 1000-1200 & 1330-1600 1100-1530 1300-1500
Tue 1000-1200 & 1330-1600 1100-1530 1300-1500
Wed 1000-1200 & 1330-1600 1100-1530 1300-1500
Thu 1000-1200 & 1330-1600 1100-1530 1300-1500
Fri 1000-1200 & 1330-1600 1100-1530 1300-1500
Sat 1300-1500
Sun 1400-1600


Newport Live Junior Gym

Are you aged 11-16? Or do you have a teenager in your household? Fight holiday boredom with fitness. You can join your teen to a Junior Gym fitness membership, which covers; gym use as many times as you want, unlimited free swimming, selected group exercise classes that are suitable for teenagers and one racquet sport a day. 

You can use your membership at any of our Newport Live venues; the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome Of Wales, Regional Pool & Tennis Centre, Active Living Centre or Newport Centre.

Junior Gym Members can use the venues during the following times:

Day Newport Centre Geraint Thomas National Velodrome Active Living Centre
Mon 0615-2200 0600-2200 0900-2200
Tue 0615-2200 0600-2200 0900-2200
Wed 0615-2200 0600-2200 0900-2200
Thu 0615-2200 0600-2200 0900-2200
Fri 0615-2200 0600-2200


Sat 0815-1800 0800-2200 0800-2000
Sun 0815-1800 0800-2200 0800-2000

Drop into one of our leisure centres, call 01633 656757 to join the Junior Gym Membership or join online.  

*Ages 11- 14 at the Newport Centre, Regional Pool & Tennis Centre and Active Living Centre must be accompanied by an adult. Over 14s are able to train unsupervised.

**All under 16s at the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome gym must be accompanied by an adult.

You can book online, call 01633 656757 or pop into one of our venues.