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Freeman's Quay pool


Laps, lessons, floats and fun - swim at our two pools and enjoy time in the water. Swimming is a great low impact way to get fit and stay fit. Why not try our aqua classes or maybe just splash about with the kids?

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The government has announced that leisure centres and swimming pools can reopen later this month. We are looking at the government guidance and we'll provide updates on when our centres will reopen as soon as we have this information.

All memberships, including fitness, swimming and swimming lessons, will be frozen for the period of the closure and direct debit payments will be automatically adjusted. If you have paid up front for any membership, the period of the closure will be added to the end of your contract.

While we are closed, we hope you can remain physically active  - see our Keep active in your home information and look out for links on our social media, @DurhamThriveActive, providing information on how you can keep moving and stay healthy.

Swimming timetable

New - Aqua fitness classes now available at Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre

See our timetable below for the week ahead. You can filter by activity or pool, and you can select a date in the future. To print the timetable for a day, select the 'Print this page' button at the bottom of the page. 

The timetable is subject to change, and swim times may be disrupted due to activity set up.

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Times for Monday 13 July 2020

Day
Time
Activity
Pool
Monday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Main pool
Monday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Small pool
Tuesday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Main pool
Tuesday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Small pool
Wednesday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Main pool
Wednesday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Small pool
Thursday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Main pool
Thursday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Small pool
Friday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Main pool
Friday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Small pool
Saturday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Main pool
Saturday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Small pool
Sunday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Main pool
Sunday
6.00am - 11.59pm
Based on the latest government guidance all Council leisure centres are currently closed.
Small pool

Swim prices and activities

Save on every swim and aqua class, when you buy a thrive card. Call in or contact us for more information.

Swimming

General swim sessions are open to all ages and abilities, great for families to create their own fun.  

GroupPrice
Non thrive card holder£4.20
thrive card holder£3.80
Child / concession£2.80
Under 1s£1.00
Family / group swim (up to four people)£11.00

Aqua classes

Visit our leisure system to book a class or activity online or to find out the latest timetable information. For more information about our aqua classes, see our Fitness classes page.

ClassPrice
Aqua classes (30 minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession£4.20 / £3.20 / £2.70
Aqua classes (45 minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession£5.50 / £4.50 / £3.60
Aqua classes (60 minutes) - non thrive card holder / thrive card holder / concession£6.50 / £5.50 / £4.20

Family swim sessions

Splash tots

Age range: zero to five years

Help your baby or toddler develop their confidence, including toys for lots of fun.

Cost: £4.00 (includes one adult and one child)

Fun sessions

Age range: under eight's in the small pool and over eight's in the main pool.

Toys, rafts and floats are in the pool to create a splashing time for children to enjoy during fun sessions.

GroupPrice
Adult non thrive card holder / thrive card holder£4.20 / £3.80
Child£2.80

Swimming lessons 

Sign up for swimming lessons at any time and progress at your own pace. Prices start from just £19 per month which includes unlimited general swimming so you can practice what you learn as much as you like.

Contact us to sign up for swimming lessons today.

Join online - memberships

Sign-up for a gym or swim membership online or see our leisure centre memberships page for more information about our memberships, including prices. 

Children's parties

Splash into your birthday with a pool party - contact us for more information or to book.

Pool information and facilities

  • large (25 metre) pool, depth 1m to 2m
  • small pool, depth 0.5m - 1m
  • male and female changing rooms (with hairdryers)
  • mixed swimming changing rooms (with hairdryers)
  • lockers - £1.00 refundable 
  • disabled changing room with hoist 
  • disabled access throughout the building 
  • baby change 
  • swim items for sales from high street brands Adidas and Speedo 

Your family's safety - supervising children

Your family's safety is a top priority. Children under eight years must be accompanied by an adult. You must also supervise children taking into account their swimming ability and the water depth. We operate an admissions policy to ensure a safe environment for everyone:

Pool typeChildren's ageNumber of adults
Pools below 1m depth0-7One adult per two children
All other pools
(Please note that this includes Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre's small pool due to its adjustable floor.)
0-3One adult per child
4-7One adult per two children

Future Pool Closures

DateTimePool
Saturday 16 May1.00pm to 4.00pmSmall pool

 

Contact us
Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre
03000 268 488
Our address is:
  • Walkergate
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 1SW
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