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Following a steep rise in cases across the region, the whole of the North East has been named as an area that will receive additional support. You can read the latest statement from LA7 leaders. There are no additional restrictions on the area or residents but with cases of Covid higher than ever before everyone is asked to continue to act carefully and responsibly. Further information will be provided as it becomes available. See Covid-19 advice and information for advice on how to stay safe. Thank you for playing your part in helping to keep the North East open and protect others.

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.

We are encouraging and recommending you continue to wear a face covering, unless exempt, in our leisure centres, to protect our staff and each other.

Before you visit, you must book your session - book a gym or swim session online.

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.

Fitness classes are not currently available to Young Lifestyle members at this time. Members can currently access any centre and any pool.

Swimming pool access

Membership includes unlimited swimming (during public swimming times) at Consett Leisure Centre poolFreeman's Quay poolThe Louisa Centre poolSpennymoor poolNewton Aycliffe poolTeesdale poolChester-le-Street pool and Woodhouse Close pool.

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.   

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.

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