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Young Lifestyle (11-15 year olds)


Young Lifestyle is a membership for 11-15 year olds. It gives you access to our gyms and swimming pools.

Gym access

When you sign up to a Young Lifestyle membership you can choose which leisure centre you want to use for the gym. You can choose from Abbey Leisure Centre,Chester-le-Street Leisure CentreConsett Leisure CentreFreeman's Quay Leisure CentreThe Louisa CentreMeadowfield Leisure CentreNewton Aycliffe Leisure CentreShildon-Sunnydale Leisure CentreSpennymoor Leisure CentreTeesdale Leisure CentreWoodhouse Close Leisure Complex, and Riverside Leisure Complex.

We also have a Junior membership available at Peterlee and Seaham leisure centres. 

Exercise classes

Members who are aged 14 and 15 years can also access some of our exercise classes with an adult chaperone. 

Swimming pool access

Membership includes unlimited swimming (during public swimming times) at Consett Leisure Centre pool timetableFreeman's Quay pool timetableThe Louisa Centre pool timetableSpennymoor pool timetableNewton Aycliffe pool timetableTeesdale pool timetableChester-le-Street pool timetable and Woodhouse Close pool timetable.

Junior memberships can swim at Peterlee and Seaham leisure centres.

This membership does not allow use of sauna and steam room facilities at our pools. 

How much is a Young Lifestyle gym membership? 

A non contract Young Lifestyle gym membership is £12.00 per month and paid by direct debit. Young Lifestyle members can sign up at our leisure centres with a parent or guardian. A Junior Lifestyle Membership is also available at Peterlee and Seaham Leisure Centres for £15.00 per month.    

Terms and conditions

Full details of our terms and conditions can be found on our Leisure memberships - terms and conditions page. To cancel your membership, please contact your leisure centre.