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Changes to services as coronavirus restrictions lift
Published July 16, 2021 4.34pm
We are offering advice on accessing our services in light of the changes to Covid restrictions on Monday (19 July).
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
Published July 15, 2021 9.45am
We are running National Pool Lifeguard Qualifications at our leisure centres.
Free summer swimming sessions launch for school holidays
Published July 06, 2021 11.01am
Young people are being encouraged to make a splash with free swimming sessions at County Durham's leisure centres.
Parkrun events return to North East - a statement from LA7 Directors of Public Health
Published June 10, 2021 3.41pm
Following discussions with organisers and thorough reviews of risk assessments, we're pleased to be able to support the return of Parkrun events to the region.
Virtual exercise classes launch to keep people active at home
Published February 05, 2021 11.11am
People looking to keep fit while staying safe indoors during the coronavirus pandemic can now take part in free online exercise classes.
Sports teams make progress thanks to funding and support
Published October 30, 2020 3.44pm
Grassroots sports clubs in County Durham have benefitted from financial support through an Area Action Partnership.
Phased reopening of County Durham play parks to begin
Published July 09, 2020 4.13pm
Play parks across County Durham will begin to reopen this weekend as part of the nationwide easing of lockdown restrictions.
What's changing at Consett Leisure Centre and The Louisa Centre?
Published September 20, 2019 2.24pm
From 7 October we are making some changes to our leisure management system, pricing and memberships at Consett Leisure Centre and The Louisa Centre.
Sign up to an annual gym membership and get three months free
Published June 01, 2019 10.22am
Sign up to an annual gym membership between 1 - 31 July 2021 and get three months free!
Disney Inspired Family Fun Swim Sessions
Published May 20, 2019 11.35am
Join us for new Disney inspired themed pool adventures, with Disney's most-loved Frozen 2 characters.