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Our online benefit claim and calculator will not be available between 7.00pm on Friday 21 January and 9.00pm on Saturday 22 January due to maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Supported swim

Our leisure centres offer a range of facilities for people who need extra support when coming to the swimming pool.

In line with the Prime Minister's announcement that England will move to 'Plan B' to slow the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, face coverings must be worn in your local leisure centre from Friday 10 December 2021.

Face masks or face coverings are required for all staff and the public when in the leisure centre with certain exemptions which include anyone with a health condition or disability, and those under the age of eleven. Face coverings may only be removed while eating.

Changing places

Our changing places offer toilet and washing facilities with equipment such as a hoist, adult sized changing bench and space for carers. These are located in our town centres and are open for anyone to use. 

Changing places are available at Freeman's Quay Leisure CentreThe Louisa CentreSpennymoor Leisure Centre and Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre.


Splashability sessions are available at Spennymoor pool for anyone with a special education or disability need, and their carers and family. 

Pool hoist

All of our swimming pools have a hoist and staff will be on hand to assist you into the water. Spennymoor Leisure Centre has a subversive wheelchair to allow you access straight into the water from the shallow waters into your preferred depth. All of our facilities have accessible changing rooms or cubicles. 


If you require a carer during your visit, they can swim for free. 

Staff assistance

Our staff are always on hand to assist you with any additional requirements or support on your visit. You are welcome to contact the leisure centre beforehand to discuss your needs and so that we can ensure equipment is set up in advance. 


Contact us
Spennymoor Leisure Centre
03000 261 161
Our address is:
  • High Street
  • Spennymoor
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL16 6DB