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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. 

Woodhouse Close 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 7.00am to 9.30pm
  • Tuesday 7.00am to 9.30pm
  • Wednesday 7.00am to 9.30pm
  • Thursday 7.00am to 9.30pm
  • Friday 7.00am to 8.30pm
  • Saturday 8.00am to 3.30pm
  • Sunday 8.00am to 3.30pm


Take out a gym membership and enjoy unlimited gym use during opening times, public swimming sessions and group exercise classes. Sign up for or book a leisure centre activity online - the quickest and easiest way to join. 

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

Membership typeMonthly payment
Standard 12 month Direct Debit contract£26
Standard non contract (pay monthly)£36.00 plus £20 joining fee (Current offer £26 - save £10 per month plus no joining fee)
Annual paid in full£312
Concession 12 month Direct Debit contract£17
Concession annual paid in full£204
Corporate 12 month Direct Debit contract£21.50

Membership includes:

  • free 1 to 1 personal programme
  • free sauna and steam where available
  • £1 swimming Freeman's Quay, Spennymoor, Newton Aycliffe and Teesdale leisure centres
  • discounted group exercise classes at Freeman's Quay, Spennymoor, Newton Aycliffe, Shildon-Sunnydale and Teesdale leisure centres

With this membership, you'll have the same access to Abbey, Chester-le-Street, Meadowfield and Riverside leisure centres. See our Leisure memberships - terms and conditions for more information.

Functional training suite

 Functional training attempts to adapt or develop exercises which allow you to perform your regular, daily life activities more easily and without injury. It targets your core muscles of the abdomen and lower back.

Contact us
Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex
03000 261 322
Our address is:
  • Woodhouse Lane
  • Bishop Auckland
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL14 6JX