The Space Scheme

The Space Scheme provides discounted activities for children and young people aged 8-17 years, on offer during the summer between July 29th - August 30th, 2024.

Here is what's on offer this summer:

  • Swim for £1 
  • Gym for £1 (13 years +)
  • 3G pitch hire for £10

Available at Cheslyn Hay, Codsall, Penkridge and Wombourne Leisure Centres. 

Terms and conditions apply.

Activity Timetables


For summer holiday swimming times, click on the links below:

Cheslyn Hay Summer Swimming Timetable

Codsall Summer Swimming Timetable

Penkridge Summer Swimming Timetable

Wombourne Summer Swimming Timetable


Active Youth Times (Advanced booking is essential)

Cheslyn Hay Leisure Centre Wednesdays 7.15-8.15pm
Codsall Leisure Centre Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays 3.15-4.15pm
Penkridge Leisure Centre Tuesdays and Thursdays 3.45-4.45pm
Wombourne Leisure Centre Tuesdays 3-4pm and 4-5pm
Wombourne Leisure Centre Wednesdays and Fridays 4-5pm

For gym opening times, click on the links below:

Cheslyn Hay gym times

Codsall gym times

Penkridge gym times

Wombourne gym times

3G pitch

The 3G pitches are available to hire, subject to availability. Contact your nearest leisure centre to enquire. 

Cheslyn Hay Leisure Centre - email or call 01922 417790

Codsall Leisure Centre - email or call 01902 844032

Penkridge Leisure Centre - email or call 01785 714152

Wombourne Leisure Centre - email or call 01902 898202

Terms and conditions


  • Discounts available for young people, aged 13-17 years, living in South Staffordshire.
  • Available to use during the summer school holiday only.
  • Discounts available to access public swimming, gym sessions and 3G pitch hire. 


  • For gym sessions, young people need to be aged 13 years+ and must undergo a pre-booked gym induction on their first session. 
  • The gym induction will be free of charge and held during one of the dedicated ‘Active Youth' times. The Active Youth sessions are supervised gym sessions with a qualified gym instructor available to assist and support young people, and provide instruction on how to safely use the equipment. Pre-booking for the gym is essential. 
  • A parent/guardian will be required to sign a permission form prior to the young person attending the induction.
  • 13-16 year olds can attend the gym during dedicated ‘Active Youth' times which are supervised sessions; Alternatively access is permitted at any time when accompanied by a participating parent/guardian. (*Normal charges apply for the accompanying parent/guardian).
  • 16 years+ can attend the gym unaccompanied and at any time


  • Young people must be 8 years+ to swim unaccompanied. Pre-booking is not available for swimming. 
  • 8-17 year olds can swim at any of South Staffordshire Council’s leisure centres for £1 per session. 
  • Young people can attend any public or fun swim. Entry is however not permitted during any adults-only sessions. 

3G pitches 

  • 3G pitch hire is discounted and available for £10 per hour for a quarter of a pitch. Subject to availability. Advanced booking essential. 
  • Young people will be required to wear round plastic studded footwear. No metal studs, dimpled or flat soled shoes. Anyone with incorrect footwear will be asked to leave the pitch. 
  • Young people under the age of 16 must be supervised by an adult for the duration of the booking. Young people aged 16+ can use the facility unsupervised. 
  • Where young people attend the activity without supervision, the leisure centre will not tolerate any issues with poor behaviour. Should the facility be abused, the group may be asked to leave the facility and further bookings may be refused. 
  • The leisure centre management reserve the right to refuse entry

The discounts have been made available thanks to funding from the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner. 

How to get started

Pop into your nearest leisure centre to sign up now and get started

Here's what you'll need to do once we're ready...

  • Check you are eligible for your chosen activities by reading through the above terms and conditions.
  • Register for the Space Scheme here. (You can do this now)
  • Pop into your nearest South Staffordshire leisure centre and complete a 'Space Scheme form', then go to reception to get your Space Scheme card activated and ready to use over the summer. 
  • Pre-booking is required for the gym and 3G pitches, however advanced booking is unavailable for swimming. 

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