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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. 

The Louisa Centre 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 5.00pm
  • Sunday 7.30am to 5.00pm


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£32.50
Standard non contract (pay monthly)£42.50 plus £20 joining fee (current offer £32.50 - save £10 per month plus no joining fee)
Annual paid in full membership£390
Concession 12 month Direct Debit contract£21.50
Concession annual paid in full£258
Corporate 12 month Direct Debit contract£27

Membership includes:

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

With this membership, you'll also have access to Consett leisure centre.

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

Contact us
Louisa Centre
03000 262 444
Our address is:
  • Front Street
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH9 0TE