Junior Activities (Under 16's) 



Valleys Gymnastics Association are based in our Centres and run a wide range of gymanstics classes from Pre-school to Free-Running!

For more information please contact VGA direct on 01495 248070 or via Twitter @VGAGymnastics


In the Water...

See Swimming for access to the free swimming scheme for young people during the school holidays. A TORFAEN LEISURE CARD is required to access this scheme.

Swimming Development

For swimmers who have the Aqua Passport 'Learn to Swim' scheme who are looking for something a little more challenging, they can try Lifesaving, FitSwim, Water Polo, or try out for a Swimming Club. See Swimming for further details.

Fun Pool Activities

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A variety of structured pool activities are on offer at all our Centres with pools during the week and at weekends. For further information about accessing: SeaDoo's, WaterFun, Snorkelling & Inflatables, see our Swimming page for details or ask at your nearest Centre.

Hydroslides @Pontypool Active Living Centre


Great Fun for all the Family!

Children must be over 5 years of age to use the slides.

Also available for private hire.


Out of the Water...

12-15 Fitness (Parental Support)

Available at advertised times midweek and during the weekends.

A paying Adult must accompany children in the gym.

Only Cardio Vascular equipment can be used and all participants must first have a FREE Induction before using the machines.

Ballet Courses

Very popular with the under 8's. Currently only available at Cwmbran Stadium. Courses are offered on a first come, first served basis. Contact the Centre for place availability 01633 627100.

Squash / Badminton / Table Tennis

Available at all Centres with discounted rates available for Torfaen Leisure Card holders.

Badminton coaching sessions are also available at Cwmbran Stadium and Pontypool Active Living Centre. Ask at your nearest Centre for prices.

Club Activities

A range of other sports disciplines are available at our centres delivered by private clubs including;

  • Martial Arts (Various)
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Bowling
  • Athletics

For further information about membership please speak direct to Reception staff at your local centre. We will shortly be launching our Clubs Page, which will give you direct access to Club information and contact details ... Watch this space!!


Torfaen Sports Development is committed to promoting inclusive sports and sports-related activities, in conjunction with the Sport Wales and other key partners. These sports include Athletics, Basketball, Hockey, Tennis, Golf, Dance, Outdoor and Adventurous Activities and many more.               

Torfaen currently has a strong club and coach base and is committed to providing inclusive opportunities to all levels of all abilities, while providing continuity and progressions for talented individuals looking to excel in their chosen sport. Torfaen has over the years produced many sports stars from track, field and team events for the Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic Games.                

"Committed to 'participation through to excellence"                 

Torfaen Sports Development

For more information please click on the link above


Play Time...

Treasure Island

Access to Pontypool Active Living Centre's popular Treasure Island play facility is available at an hourly, per person rate. Children must wear socks at all times and must be accompanied by an adult