Thrill-seekers, water sport junkies and sport enthusiasts rejoice! Outdoor sport and adventure activities return from this week, 29 March and we can’t wait to get our blood pumping again with some of the Tees Valley’s most adrenaline-fuelled activities.

If you are more than ready to get out on the water, tee-off on the golf course or take advantage of getting back on the tennis court, then you need to check out the outdoor venues below that are ready to welcome you back.

*Remember you can only meet in groups of six or two households and must maintain social distancing. You must follow all of the latest government guidance when out and about in the Tees Valley, all of which you can find here.*

Tees Barrage International White Water Centre

The Tees Barrage International White Water Centre is opening just in time for the Easter holidays to ensure you have a splashtastic time on the water with Stand Up Paddleboarding, white water paddling on the Olympic standard white water rafting course and kayaking.

There may be a little longer to wait until the opening of the on-site high ropes course, Air Trail from 12 April, but there is more than enough to enjoy for now.

For full details and to book sessions head to the website

Hartlepool Marina

On water activities are back with On Water training based at Hartlepool Marina as they resume powerboat and jet-ski training from 1 April.

Feel the thrill of the open water with these two full-day training courses. For more information or to book a training course please email: or check out the website for more details

Surfing at Saltburn

If you have been dreaming of getting back on a board to catch some waves, then the coast off the pretty Victorian town of Saltburn-by-the-Sea is the perfect place to hone your surfing skills thanks to Flow Surf School and Saltburn Surf School.

Flow Surf School is open from 29 March for one-to-one lessons, group lessons and junior surf clubs. Check out the website for more details

Saltburn Surf School is open for hire from 29 March, subject to surf conditions and lessons start from Saturday, 3 April. Head over to their website to get booked in

SUP Adventures

With everything from an introduction to Stand up Paddleboarding (SUP), super relaxing SUP Yoga sessions and SUP river safaris along the River Tees via Yarm and past the magnificent Preston Park – SUP Adventures has got you covered for all of your paddleboarding dreams.

SUP Adventures is ready to welcome you back from 17 April with bookings available now via their website

Tennis World

Tennis World in Middlesbrough is serving up the chance to get back out on the court with the re-opening of their outdoor facilities from 29 March. Make sure you take advantage of this ace opportunity and book your place now on the website

Golf courses

It’s time to tee-off in the Tees Valley with the re-opening of golf courses from 29 March.

When it comes to golf, the Tees Valley fares well with some of the best courses in England located in the region.

You can make your way down the coast and play on some of the best links courses, whilst taking in incredible views of the coast in some of the most beautiful locations.

Find a selection of courses where you can enjoy playing the great game of golf at


For more outdoor activities in the Tees Valley including lots of walking and cycling inspiration head to

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