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Exercise classes at Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre


Our leisure centre has a range of exercise classes to suit your needs, whether you're new to exercising, it's been a while, or you attend regularly.

Exercise classes are a fun way to get active, with the benefits of an instructor to guide you through the routine with helpful hints and tips along the way. We offer a range of classes suitable for all levels of fitness and abilities.

Please sign up to a free Thrive card to enable you to book classes online. 


Membership

If you attend exercise classes regularly you could save with a  Gym membership, which includes exercise classes. 

Try our leisure centres for free with a three day complimentary pass. Simply call or visit your local leisure centre and ask for your free three day pass. Whether you prefer a workout in the gym, an exercise class or a dip in the pool our three day pass can help you find an activity that suits you. 

Exercise class rules

  • All places must be booked in advance as spaces are limited.
  • If you need to cancel your booking, please do so at the earliest opportunity to allow others the chance to book. 
  • Please arrive no more than five minutes before your booking start time. 
  • Follow the guidance provided by our staff and signage when entering and exiting the facility.
  • Please feel free to use your own mat and blocks. Mats are available to buy at reception. 
  • Please bring a drink. 
  • If you need to ask the coach any questions, please do so prior to the beginning of the class. 
  • Please make sure you have read and understand our health commitment statement prior to participating in the class. 
  • Please respect the instructor and other participants. 
  • Only leave the class when instructed by your coach and follow the centre signage.
  • Please wipe down any equipment using paper towels and cleaning product provided before and after use.  
  • View our exercise class descriptions for more detail on each class, including intensity levels. 

Community classes

Our community class programme 'Ways to wellbeing' is a programme which supports local community providers to offer beginner level activities for adults to improve their health and wellbeing. Visit Community classes to view the timetable. 

Virtual exercise classes

Keeping active has never been so important and we want to help you get moving.

We have teamed up with Technogym to launch a mix of live and on-demand fitness programmes on the Mywellness app - Thrive Virtual. You'll find 100 pre-recorded classes from the fitness experts at Technogym alongside the familiar faces of fitness instructors and coaches from our leisure centres. You can also join our fitness instructors live for some of your favourite classes. Daily exercises, challenges and run programmes will continue to be available on the app.

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