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Peterlee Leisure Centre hosts Ladies Day with East Durham Belles

Peterlee Leisure Centre is hosting a Ladies Day on Saturday 24th March in association with the East Durham Belles, offering ladies from the local area the opportunity to try new classes and activities.

  • The day will be free for any women who attend and will give them the opportunity to try new aquatic activities such as Learn to Swim and Swim4Fitness sessions and the brand new Aqua Zumba class, a water-based, body-toning, cardio-conditioning workout
  • As well as the activities in the pool, the squash and racquet ball courts will be available from 10.00am to 2.00pm for 20 minute slots
  • Cycling improvement and cycle skills sessions will also run throughout the day. Finally, Boxerfit, Bodyblast and Bokwa sessions will be held from 10.45am to 1.00pm
  • Bokwa is a new exercise dance class that mixes African dancing and boxing moves for a great cardio workout


Malcolm Grinstead, Contract Manager at Peterlee Leisure Centre, said:
The Ladies Day at Peterlee Leisure Centre is all about getting ladies from the local area to participate more in physical activity. We are launching a new Aqua Zumba class and have other exciting sessions such as Bokwa on offer, as well as cycling and swimming, so there really is something for everyone.

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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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