Latest South Staffordshire updates

Tuesday 19th February 2019

New Leisure Website Launches


South Staffordshire Council’s Leisure Services have recently launched new web pages to make the site more user friendly.  Over the next few months, the site will be introducing many new online features to help inspire customers to use the Council’s Leisure Centres in Cheslyn Hay, Codsall, Penkridge and Wombourne and get everyone more active.

The new web pages are fully compatible with smartphones and tablets and soon to be launched features include a join online facility, where you can find out more and sign up to one of the leisure centre membership packages, and an online bookings system, where members can access leisure services quickly and easily, check availability and manage your own bookings.

To check out the new website visit the website here.



The Goodlife February School Holiday Active Camps


South Staffordshire Council’s leisure centres are providing school holiday activities from Monday 18th – Friday 22nd February.

The ‘Active Camp’ activities are delivered by ‘Aspire Sports’ whose goal is to engage with children to allow them to try new sports.


Aspire Active Camps logo


In addition to providing dry side activities, the leisure centres also offer a fun packed pool programmes with fun time sessions, public swims and inflatable activities. To find out more visit the website here.

Aspire Sport will be taking bookings shortly for Active Camps at Cheslyn Hay, Codsall and Wombourne Leisure Centres.

Penkridge Leisure Centre offers shorter 2-hour sessions every day of the school holidays with activities on offer for children aged 5-12 year olds.  To find out more visit the website here.

To book activities at Penkridge Leisure Centre call 01785 714152

Get the whole family swimming


South Staffordshire Council’s leisure centres are encouraging people to get swimming this month and during the February school holiday.

Swimming is one of the cheapest and most effective workouts! Not only that, but it’s an activity that the whole family can do together. It doesn’t matter whether you have toddlers or teenagers, everyone can enjoy swimming together. It’s great fun and creates lasting memories.

Cheslyn Hay, Codsall, Penkridge and Wombourne Leisure Centres all offer a variety of swimming sessions with plenty of opportunity to get in a swim during the February school holiday, with programmes packed with a variety of swim sessions that cater for  all ages.

Click the posters below to enlarge for more information.




Do you need a room to hire?


Baggeridge Country Park recently opened a new community room, ‘The Lydiate Room’ which is now available for community hire and is suitable for a huge range of activities such as:

  • Children’s parties
  • Toddler groups
  • Music rehearsals and group tuition
  • Educational visits
  • Corporate events and team building
  • Plus much more




The room offers:


  • 10m x 10m spacious room with laminate flooring
  • Chairs and tables available
  • Fitted self catering kitchen with serving hatch (the on-site cafe can also provide catering on request)
  • Toilets
  • Lift for people with mobility problems
  • Nearby parking





With all of Baggeridge’s other on-site amenities, it is the ideal location to hold various activities and events. Some of the other amenities available at the park include:

  • Miniature Railway (running at specific times throughout the year)
  • Children’s play area
  • Cafe
  • Outdoor bandstand
  • Challenge Academy (Available to provide educational and corporate activities using their high and low rope adventures)
  • Fishing
  • Various walks
  • Plenty of parking

For more information on the community room and to arrange a personal viewing contact:

Baggeridge Country Park
01902 882605