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Birtley Leisure Centre

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GO Gateshead is one of the region's leading gym, swim and exercise class providers. Choose a membership that suits your lifestyle and enjoy unlimited access to seven leisure facilities, featuring:

  • five large swimming pools
  • five state-of-the-art gyms
  • a great choice of class timetables

* Does not include use of Birtley Leisure Centre gym

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Gym opening hours

Monday 7.45am - 9pm
Tuesday 7.45am - 9pm
Wednesday 7.45am - 9pm
Thursday 7.45am - 9pm
Friday 7.45am - 9pm
Saturday 8am - 4pm
Sunday 8am - 4pm

Christmas opening hours

Christmas Eve  Closed
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
Wed 27 Dec 7.45am - 4pm
Thurs 28 Dec 7.45am - 4pm
Fri 29 Dec 8am - 4pm
Sat 30 Dec 8am - 4pm
New Year's Eve  Closed
New Year's Day  Closed


  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Wifi
  • Room hire
  • Car charging point


GO Gateshead card holders can book activities and classes through our online booking system. 

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Changing Places

Changing PLaces logoThe leisure centre has Changing Places accessible toilets which have more facilities compared to other toilets such as hoists, changing benches and more space.

Contact us

Durham Road
Co Durham

0191 433 5797

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