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Shildon-Sunnydale Leisure Centre

Whether it's fitness, sport or family fun that inspires your visit, Shildon-Sunnydale Leisure Centre has a range of activities including gym, exercise classes, 3G pitch and athletics track.

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Thinking about joining? See our leisure centre memberships to see how you can save money when you join.

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


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.

Shildon-Sunnydale leisure Centre is run in partnership with Lifestyle Fitness

Courts and pitches 

Smash, kick or score a victory when you hire our sports hall or courts - you can book the sports hall or courts when you book a class or activity online.

Children and young people

Sports clubs, youth room, gym membership for young people and holiday activities - there's lots for your family to do.

Hire a room 

Host your meeting, event, sport or club activity in our sports hall or rooms and we'll include the room set up for free. 

Opening hours

Monday8.30am - 10.00pm 
Tuesday8.30am - 10.00pm
Wednesday8.30am - 10.00pm 
Thursday8.30am - 10.00pm 
Friday8.30am - 9.00pm 
Saturday9.30am - 5.30pm
Sunday9.30am - 5.30pm 
Public holidays Closed 


  • air conditioned cardio gym 
  • strength and conditioning area
  • weights area
  • sports hall 
  • studio
  • 3G outdoor floodlit pitch 
  • floodlit athletics track
  • grass rugby pitches
  • grass baseball field 
  • mixed gym changing rooms (with hairdryers)
  • male and female athletics track changing rooms (with hairdryers)
  • disabled changing room
  • baby change
  • water fountains 
  • vending machines selling snacks and cold drinks 
  • gym and sports items for sale from high street brands Adidas and Speedo 

An access guide for this leisure centre is available at DisabledGo: Shildon Sunnydale Leisure Centre

Contact us
Shildon-Sunnydale Leisure Centre
03000 266 448
Our address is:
  • Middridge Lane
  • Shildon
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL4 2EP
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