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Spennymoor Leisure Centre

Whether it's fitness, swimming or family fun that inspires your visit, Spennymoor Leisure Centre has a great range of activities including gym, exercise classes, wave pool and slide and a busy events programme.

Latest news

Monday's 7.30pm - 8.30pm Zumba class is cancelled until further notice.

Ever wanted to try an exercise class? Our new introduction sessions allow you to sample and experience a variety of classes in a no pressure environment to help you start your fitness journey.

Starting on 12 June, the sessions will run on Mondays 7.00-8.00pm and Sundays 10.45-11.45am.

Find the latest sport and fitness news, including offers.


Laps, lessons, floats and fun - swim at our pool 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 in our wave pool?

View our latest swimming timetables:

Dementia friendly swimming

If you are living with dementia or care for someone who does, come along and take part in one of our Dementia friendly swimming sessions.

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 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. 

Spennymoor 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 exercise class to suit you. 

View the latest Spennymoor Leisure Centre GX Timetable 2017 (PDF, 457kb).

Courts and pitches 

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

Children and young people 

Gymnastics, toddler time, baby cafe, junior football and netball, gym membership for young people, multi-sensory room, holiday activities and swimming - there's lots for your family to do. 

Children's parties 

Splash into your birthday with a pool party, leap and jump with friends on a bouncy castle or why not try a football party. A variety of exclusive packages are available. Go-karting parties also available on request. 

Hire a room 

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

Celebrations and events 

Celebrate your wedding, christening or special occasion in the North Stage or Centre Stage. Catering, entertainment and decoration packages are available and we'll include room hire for free (Terms & Conditions apply. contact us for more information). 

South Durham Gymnastics 

Follow in the footsteps of Olympic medal-winning Amy Tinkler and leap and tumble into the world of gymnastics. Start with gym classes for toddlers and watch your kids become gymnastic stars. South Durham Gymnastics offers something for everyone including adult sessions. 

Multi-sensory room 

Using all of your senses, step into an oasis of calm and discover a world that changes with every visit. Bubble tubes, sound-light floor, projectors, vibration water bed - why not book today? Sessions available for pre-school children, children with special educational needs or disability and adults. 

Watch our multi-sensory room video.

Opening hours

Monday7.00am - 10.00pm
Tuesday7.00am - 10.00pm
Wednesday7.00am - 10.00pm
Thursday7.00am - 10.00pm
Friday7.00am - 10.00pm 
Saturday7.00am - 6.00pm* 
Sunday7.00am - 5.00pm 
Public holidaysClosed 

*The venue can be hired for private functions outside of these hours


Kilnrooms Cafe opening hours

Monday9.00am - 6.30pm 
Tuesday9.00am - 6.30pm
Wednesday9.00am - 6.30pm
Thursday 9.00am - 6.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 6.30pm 
Saturday9.00am - 4.00pm 
Sunday9.00am - 12.00pm 
Public holidaysClosed 


  • air conditioned gym
  • free weights
  • wave pool and slide
  • swimming lessons
  • sports hall
  • North stage
  • multi-sensory room
  • gymnastics centre
  • cafe with free wi-fi
  • male and female changing rooms(with hairdryers)
  • mixed swimming changing rooms(with hairdryers)
  • lockers - 30p swimming, £1.00 returnable gym 
  • disabled changing room with hoist
  • disabled access throughout building 
  • baby change 
  • free water fountain 
  • sport equipment hire
  • vending machines selling snacks and hot and cold drinks 
  • gym and swim items for sale from high street brands Adidas and Speedo
  • private physiotherapist