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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.

Join online

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.

Book online

View our Icon for pdf Shildon-Sunnydale Leisure Centre GX Timetable (PDF, 1.4mb)  for classes taking place and book a class or activity online (you can also book online for badminton, baseball, bowls, football, rugby, netball or volleyball).

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Find the latest sport and fitness news, including offers.


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

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 exercise class to suit you. 

View the latest  Icon for pdf Shildon-Sunnydale Leisure Centre GX Timetable (PDF, 1.4mb) .

Courts and pitches 

Smash, kick or score a victory when you hire our sports hall or courts. Book  today and enjoy a game of badminton, baseball, bowls, football, rugby, netball or volleyball. A 3G outdoor floodlit pitch and athletics track are also available. 

Children and young people

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

Children's parties 

Leap and jump into your birthday with a bouncy castle party, dance with your friends at a disco or why not try a football party. A variety of exclusive packages are available. 

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 
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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