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Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

Whether it's fitness, swimming or family fun that inspires your visit, Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre has a great range of activities including gym, exercise classes, two pools and events.

Price changes 

From 1 October 2015 prices are changing in our leisure centres. To find out about this and other changes please check our leisure centre changes page.


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?

View our latest timetables:

Learn to swim 

From babies to adults it's never too early or late to join our aqualearn swimming programme. Sign up 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.


Whatever your level of fitness, or your goals, in our gym you can exercise in a way that best suits you. Our friendly gym staff will carry out a free Check4life health check, help you develop a training programme and, with ongoing support, we'll help you achieve your goals. 

Contact us to book a gym tour today.

Newton Aycliffe's gym is run in partnership with Lifestyle Fitness.


Join today and enjoy a fully inclusive health and fitness package offering use of the gym, exercise classes and swimming. 

Contact us for more information or visit the Lifestyle Fitness website to join online.

GX exercise classes 

Whether you want to stretch and tone, go high energy to burn calories or invigorate yourself with a mind and body experience, there's a GX class to suit you. 

View the latest Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre GX group exercise class timetable (PDF, 179kb).

Courts and pitches

Slam dunk or score a victory when you hire our sports hall or squash courts. Book today and enjoy a game of badminton, basketball or football. 

Children and young people

Gymnastics, martial arts, basketball, youth club, gym membership for young people, indoor climbing, holiday activities and swimming - there's lots for you and the family to do.

Download the Schools out timetable - Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre (PDF, 87kb) for Summer 2015. 

Children's parties 

Splash into your birthday, dance with your friends at a disco or why not try a basketball or football party?  A variety of exclusive packages are available. 

Hire a room 

Host your meeting, sport or club activity in our sports hall, Sycamore Suite or VIP bar and we'll include room set-up for free. 

Celebrations and events 

Celebrate your wedding, christening or special occasion in the Sycamore Suite. Catering, entertainment and decoration packages are available and we'll include room set-up for free. 

Opening times

Closed: public holidays

Monday6.30am - 9.30pm
Tuesday6.30am - 9.30pm
Wednesday6.30am - 9.30pm
Thursday6.30am - 9.30pm
Friday6.30am - 9.30pm 
Saturday8.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Public holidaysClosed 


  • air conditioned gym
  • free weights and cross trainer
  • 25 metre pool
  • small pool
  • sauna (16+ only)
  • swimming lessons
  • sports hall
  • VIP bar
  • Sycamore Suite
  • male and female changing rooms (with hairdryers)
  • mixed swimming changing rooms (with hairdryer)
  • lockers - £1.25, £1 refundable 
  • disabled changing room with hoist
  • disabled access throughout the building 
  • baby change
  • free water fountain 
  • hairdresser
  • indoor climbing 
  • sports equipment hire
  • vending machines selling snacks and hot and cold drinks 
  • gym and swim items for sale from high street brands Adidas and Speedo
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