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Ladies Day comes to Peterlee Leisure Centre

On Saturday 8th October, Peterlee Leisure Centre will be opening its doors, completely free of charge, to local ladies that want to have fun, meet new friends and improve their health, as it shares what’s on offer at the centre, with the help of the East Durham Belles.

  • Encouraging women aged 16+ and living in East Durham to engage in physical activity, the East Durham Belles, a project funded by Sport England, will be on hand to showcase a variety of different activities.
  • These include badminton, Harpers Gym sessions, exercise classes, Swim 4 Fitness, aqua jogging, swimming, spinning, squash, and racketball.
  • Doors will be open between 10am and 2pm and a timetable of activities from the centre will be available. Anyone wishing to take part is advised to wear something comfortable and to bring a swimsuit for use during any of the pool activities.


Malcolm Grinstead, Leisure Connection’s Easington Contract Manager, said:

The ladies day is a golden opportunity for ladies in the local community to kick start their goal to better health as well as have fun and meet new friends. There will also be displays from a range of community groups, plus the all important refreshments.

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Local woman on the road to national rowing championships in London

After months of training at Peterlee Leisure Centre, local woman Lesley Wright, aged 45, has recently qualified to compete in the National Rowing Championships at the Olympic Park in London next February. Lesley from Peterlee entered her first competition in 26 years at Manchester Velodrome after less than six months of training with her personal […]

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‘Clubbercise’ classes a hit at Seaham Leisure Centre

Seaham Leisure Centre launched its news ‘Clubbercise’ classes this month, to offer a new type of exercise for those who refuse to leave the dance floor! The new aerobic sessions, which take place on Wednesdays at 7.15pm and Thursdays at 5pm, are set to classic 90s dance floor anthems and modern day hits. The studio […]

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Peterlee Leisure Centre to host a fun filled Festival of Fitness!

Peterlee Leisure Centre is hosting a free, action packed festival of fitness on Monday 30th March to celebrate the unveiling of its all-new class timetable, which will launch on April 30th. The three-hour festival will kick-off at 5.45pm, showcasing the wide variety of classes available at the centre Current members and non-members alike will be […]

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