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

Summer Holidays

The day long Sport & Art Camp and week long swimming classes will return in the Summer Holidays and be offered Monday to Friday, (excluding Bank holidays) along with a numer of workshops, classes and theatre shows. 

Newport Live offers plenty of activities for all the family. Just some of the highlights are listed below at each of our venues and you can to download the full diary here... 

  • ACTIVE LIVING CENTRE will be offering week long swimming lessons, Rugby Tots, Cheer Tots, Mini Water Polo, a Family Pool Party and Diving lessons.
  • NEWPORT CENTRE will be offering Tiny Tots, Snorkelling sessions and a TOTS FUN DAY.
  • REGIONAL POOL & TENNIS CENTRE will be offering Diving lessons, Tiny Tots, Waterpolo and Snorkelling. 
  • WALES NATIONAL VELODROME will offer fun cycling classes indoors and outdoors. 
  • THE RIVERFRONT has a Monday Minecraft Club, Tuesday Film Club, Sewing classes and a range of weekly family film screenings, all of which can be booked online.  

Grab the family and come and enjoy a day out with Newport Live...

This summer we also have a number of large scale celebration events; the free family street theatre festival Big Splash returns to The Riverfront and the city centre on the 22 and 23 July, Sport in the Park invites all the family to join in on a day of outdoor fun, sports and activiites on the 3, 10 and 17 August and we celebrate your little uns on Thursday 24 August with a Tots Fun Day at Newport Centre! So grab the family and come and enjoy a day out with Newport Live!

At all three of of our leisure sites, we have Free Swimming for under 17s and Junior Gym, the times these are available at these sites are detailed below. 

Free Swimming

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

Day / Dydd  NISV Pool  NC Pool ALC 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 summer holiday boredom with fitness. You can join your teen to a 6 week holiday fitness membership for just £25! This membership 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 Wales National Velodrome, Regional Pool and Tennis Centre, Active Living Centre or Newport Centre.

Junior Gym Members can use the venues during the following times

Day Newport Centre Pool and Tennis Centre Velodrome Active Living Centre
Mon 0900-1730 0615 - 1730 0700-2200 0900 - 2200
Tue 0900-1730 0615 - 1630 0700-2200 0900 - 2200
Wed 0900-1730 0615 - 1730 0700-2200 0900 - 2200
Thu 0900-1730 0615 - 1630 0700-2200 0900 - 2200
Fri 0900-1730 0615 - 1730 0700-2200 0900 - 2200
Sat 0815-1800 0815 - 1900 0800-1800 0800 - 2000
Sun 0815-1800 0815 - 1900 0800-1800 0800 - 2000

Drop in to one of our leisure centres, call 01633 656757 to join this Summer Holiday Junior Gym Membership or join online.  

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

All under 16s at the Velodrome gym must be accompanied by an adult.

To book any holiday activity, please call 01633 656757, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit one of our Newport Live venues and book at Reception.