Good, clean family fun... for free!

When: Friday 26 October 2018.

Where: Gateshead International Stadium.

Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm (Activities will end promptly at 12.30pm)

Admission: Free, just turn up and join in.


Gateshead International Stadium would like to welcome you and your family to spend a fun few hours in the company of our friendly team, with support from Gateshead Storm Rugby League Club, Gateshead Harriers and Gateshead Football Club.

On Track to Family Fun is crammed with thrilling activities for kids and adults alike:

  • Go Karting - suitable for children aged 4 to approximately 10 (upper age limit depends on size of the child - staff will advise on the day).
  • Lap the Track - follow in the footsteps of the world's greatest athletes and challenge yourself and your family to do a lap of the track - or as many as you can!
  • Cycling - as well as running there is also the option to cycle around the track. Bikes and helmets are provided (please do not bring your own bikes). 
  • Rhymetime - come and join us at 11.00am for songs, rhymes and movement activities for the under 5's. Rhymetime will last 20-30 minutes and you need to be there at 11.00am to join in. 
  • Arts and crafts - get creative between 11.30am and 12.00pm.
  • Active Mums - a chance to try out a shortened version of our popular Active Mums (or dads!) class where baby exercises along with you in their buggy. Join us for the class inside 12.00 - 12.30pm. 
  • Multi-sports - Try out our family friendly skills, drills and games across a variety of sports, including:
    • Sports Hall athletics
    • Inflatable rugby
    • Inflatable golf
    • Basketball
    • Football
  • Batak - Test your skills as you react to turn off a series of random lights. Think 'Whack a Mole', but brighter! 
  • Chances to win prizes for the Gateshead Stadium Panto production of Aladdin. Five family tickets worth £76 are up for grabs by simply having a go at the activities that are on offer.* The more activities you have a go at the more chances you have to win. 
  • Free parking on-site.
  • Café - selling hot food and refreshments, during and after the event. 

All activities will run for the duration of the event unless stated otherwise. Outdoor activities are weather dependent, and could be suspended or cancelled without notice. 

*Signage at the event will designate which activities qualify for the chance to win Gateshead Stadium Panto tickets.