LEISURE centres will offer free family activities this weekend.

Leisureworks, which manages Derwentside’s sports and swimming centres, is taking part in the Get Going This Summer campaign, run by Change4Life, which aims to help families do fun and active things over the holidays and increase their physical activity levels.

The Louisa Centre, in Stanley will host free hour-long Family Fun Pool Inflatable sessions in the main pool and small pool on Saturday (July 26) at 12.45pm, 1.45pm and 2.45pm.

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The sessions will enable families to swim and play in the pool with floats, rafts, toys and giant inflatables. Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Fun Pool Inflatable sessions will also take place at Belle Vue Swim Centre in Consett on Saturday from 2pm to 4pm and on from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Families can take part in a free game of snooker, pool or bowls on Saturday from 10am to noon or a game of badminton, squash or short tennis on Sunday from 2pm to 4pm.

Numbers are limited and all places are first come first served on the day. Free goody bags will also be available for participants.

For further information visit the website at www.leisureworks.net or call The Louisa Centre on 01207 218 877, Belle Vue Leisure Centre on 01207 218 151 or Belle Vue Swim Centre on 01207 218 161.