The Leisure Centre, owned and managed by Durham County Council, located between the town centre and Bessemer Park housing estate, is one of the finest in the country. The complex includes a free-form leisure pool, with slide and wave machine, a large multi-purpose sports hall, a gymnastic centre, a fitness suite, steam room, artists workshops and exhibition space, the Kiln rooms and creche facilities. In addition there are function rooms and a cafe. Sports and activities catered for include badminton, basketball, five-a-side football, netball, fitness suite activities, aerobics, swimming, boxing etc.

The individual opening times are:


  • Monday to Saturday 7.00am to 10.30pm
  • Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Fitness Suite:

  • Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 10.00pm
  • Friday 8.00am to 9.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 8.00am to 5.00pm.

For more details visit the Spennymoor Leisure centre web page