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From Monday 12 June some of our leisure centre activity prices will increase. This is in line with our annual fees and charges report to harmonise pricing across our leisure centres. Please ask staff for more information. 

Freeman's Quay gym

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

Gym opening hours

  • Monday 6.30am to 9.30pm
  • Tuesday 6.30am to 9.30pm
  • Wednesday 6.30am to 9.30pm
  • Thursday 6.30am to 9.30pm
  • Friday 6.30am to 9.30pm
  • Saturday 7.30am to 7.00pm
  • Sunday 7.30am to 5.00pm


If you are interested in becoming a member, see our leisure centre memberships  page for more information or contact one of our centres to arrange an induction.

Young lifestyle members can now book any session in the gym, this now does not have to be a specific young lifestyle session.

Membership prices

      Type of contractMonthly payment
      Standard 12 month Direct Debit contract£34.50
      Standard non contract (pay monthly)£44.50 plus a £20 joining fee (current offer £34.50 - save £10 per month plus no joining fee)
      Standard annual paid in full£414
      Concession 12 month Direct Debit contract£22.50
      Concession Annual paid in full£270
      Corporate 12 month Direct Debit contract£28.50

      Membership includes:

      • free 1 to 1 personal programme
      • free sauna and steam where available
      • £1 swimming at Chester-le-Street leisure centre and Woodhouse Close leisure complex
      • discounted group exercise classes at Abbey, Meadowfield and Chester-le-Street leisure centres, Woodhouse Close

      With this membership, you'll have the same access to Newton Aycliffe, Shildon-Sunnydale, Spennymoor and Teesdale leisure centres. See our Leisure memberships - terms and conditions for more information.

      The gym is fully kitted out with high quality cardiovascular and strength equipment to ensure a thorough and enjoyable workout each time you step inside.

      Contact us
      Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre
      03000 268 488
      Our address is:
      • Walkergate
      • Durham
      • County Durham
      • United Kingdom
      • DH1 1SW