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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.

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Exercise classes

Whether you want to stretch and tone, go high energy or invigorate yourself with a mind and body experience, there are fitness classes to suit you. Book a class or activity online (you can also book online for use of our squash courts), or look up class timetables online.

Join online - memberships

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


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? Aquafun, pool inflatables and Ready, Sett Splash sessions offer lots of opportunities for family fun in the pool!

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 to our 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.


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 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.

Courts and pitches

Slam dunk or score a victory when you hire our sports hall - you can book the sports hall when you book a class or activity online. 

Children and young people

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

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. Please contact the centre for more details on the packages available.

Opening hours

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 
  • 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

An access guide for this leisure centre is available at DisabledGo: Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre

Contact us
Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre
03000 266 446
Our address is:
  • Beveridge Way
  • Newton Aycliffe
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL5 4EH
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