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Birtley Swimming Centre

 
   
Durham Road
Birtley
DH3 2PA

0191 433 5775
birtleyswimmingcentre@gateshead.gov.uk|
Manager: Richard Howe

Courses

A range of courses for both juniors and adults are available across our Leisure Centres from handball to gymnastics and soccer skills to badminton. See activities/courses for further information.

Leisure centre opening hours

Monday 08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00
Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday 08:00 - 15:30
Sunday 08:00 - 13:30

Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Water slide
  • Wifi

Fitness classes

Class Day Time Location
Class Day Time Location
Swim Fit Tuesday 12.00 - 13.00 Main Pool
Swim Fit Thursday 20.00 - 21.00 Main Pool
Aquafit Tuesday  10.00 - 10.45 Main Pool
Aquafit Thursday 19.00 - 19.45 Main Pool

Pool timetable

Session Day Time Location
Session Day Time Location
Swimming Lessons Monday 16.00 - 19.30 Main Pool
Swimming Lessons Monday 14.30 - 19.30 Small Pool 1
Swimming Lessons Monday 15.30 - 19.30 Small Pool 2
Swimming Lessons Wednesday 17.00 - 19.00 Small Pool 1
Swimming Lessons Wednesday 16.00 - 19.00 Small Pool 2
Swimming Lessons Thursday 15.30 - 19.00 Small Pool 1
Swimming Lessons Friday 16.00 - 19.30 Small Pool 1
Swimming Lessons Saturday 08.00 - 11.00 Small Pool 2
Swimming Club Monday 19.30 - 20.30 Main Pool
Swimming Club Wednesday 17.00 - 21.00 Main Pool
Swimming Club Wednesday 19.00 - 21.00 Small Pool 1
Swimming Club Wednesday 19.00 - 21.00 Small Pool 2
Swimming Club Friday 19.00 - 21.00 Main Pool
Swimming Club Sunday 14.00 - 17.30 Main Pool
Adults Only Thursday 20.00 - 21.00 Main Pool
Adults Only Thursday 20.00 - 21.00 Small Pool 1
Adult Lessons Thursday 20.00 - 21.00 Small Pool 2
Aquafit Tuesday 10.00 - 10.45 Main Pool
Aquafit Thursday 19.00 - 19.45 Main Pool
Ladies Only Thursday 19.00 - 20.00 Main Pool
Ladies Only Thursday 19.00 - 20.00 Small Pool 1
Ladies Only Thursday 19.00 - 20.00 Small Pool 2
Lane Swimming Monday 12.00 - 13.00 Main Pool
Swim Fit Tuesday 12.00 - 13.00 Main Pool
Lane Swimming Wednesday 12.00 - 13.00 Main Pool
Lane Swimming Thursday 12.00 - 12.00 Main Pool
Lane Swimming Thursday 17.00 - 19.00 Main Pool
Lane Swimming Friday 12.00 - 13.00 Main Pool
Lane Swimming Friday 17.00 - 19.00 Main Pool
Lane Swimming Saturday 08.00 - 09.00 Main Pool
Lane Swimming Sunday 08.00 - 09.00 Main Pool
Public Swimming Monday 08.00 - 16.00 Main Pool
Public Swimming Monday 09.00 - 13.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Monday 13.00 - 15.30 Small Pool 2
Public Swimming Tuesday 08.00 - 21.00 Main Pool
Public Swimming Tuesday 09.00 - 13.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Tuesday 15.00 - 21.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Tuesday 13.00 - 21.00 Small Pool 2
Public Swimming Wednesday 08.00 - 17.00 Mian Pool
Public Swimming Wednesday 09.00 - 13.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Wednesday 15.00 - 17.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Wednesday 13.00 - 16.00 Small Pool 2
Public Swimming Thursday 09.00 - 19.00 Main Pool
Public Swimming Thursday 09.00 - 10.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Thursday 11.00 - 13.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Thursday 15.00 - 15.30 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Thursday 09.00 - 19.00 Small Pool 2
Public Swimming Friday 08.00 - 19.00 Main Pool
Public Swimming Friday 09.00 - 13.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Friday 15.30 - 19.00 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Friday 13.00 - 19.00 Small Pool 2
Public Swimming Saturday 08.00 - 10.00 Main Pool
Public Swimming Saturday 14.30 - 15.30 Main Pool
Public Swimming Saturday 08.00 - 15.30 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Saturday 11.00 - 15.30 Small Pool 2
Public Swimming Sunday 08.00 - 13.30 Main Pool
Public Swimming Sunday 08.00 - 13.30 Small Pool 1
Public Swimming Sunday 09.30 - 13.30 Small Pool 2
Rafts and Rings Fun Session Saturday 10.00 - 14.30 Main Pool
School Swimming Monday 13.00 - 14.30 Main Pool
School Swimming Monday 13.00 - 14.30 Small Pool 1
School Swimming Tuesday 13.00 - 15.00 Main Pool
School Swimming Tuesday 13.00 - 15.00 Small Pool 1
School Swimming Wednesday 13.00 - 15.00 Main Pool
School Swimming Wednesday 13.00 - 15.00 Small Pool 1
School Swimming Thursday 13.00 - 15.00 Main Pool
School Swimming Thursday 13.00 - 15.00 Small Pool 1
School Swimming Friday 13.00 - 15.00 Main Pool
School Swimming Friday 13.00 - 15.30 Small Pool 1

Activities

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Courses

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Prices

 

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Please note: Concessions are as follows: 14 - 16 yrs, Student, 60 yrs +
Fitness Classes
17 yrs + £5.60 £4.60 £2.60
14 - 16 yrs, Student, 60 yrs + £5.60 £2.90 £2.20
GO Membership (Prices per month payable by monthly direct debit, includes induction fee and Active Card)
17 yrs + N/A £28.50 N/A
14 - 16 yrs, Student, 60 yrs + N/A £19.00 N/A

Joint Membership
(available for 2 people living at same address)

N/A £50.00 N/A
Sauna & Steam Room
17 yrs + £6.80 £5.80 £3.00
16yrs, Student, 60 yrs + £6.80 £3.40 £2.70
Swimming
17 yrs + £4.50 £3.40 £1.80
4 - 16 yrs, Student, 60 yrs + £4.50 £2.00 £1.50
Under 4 yrs FREE FREE FREE
Swimming Lessons (Per 10 lesson course)
17 yrs + £75.00 £64.00 £38.00
Under 16 yrs, Student, 60 yrs + £75.00 £45.00 £33.00



Parties

We offer a wide range of activities for children’s parties across our leisure centres, including:

  • Pool parties
  • Football
  • Soft play
  • Trampolining and gymnastics

At Whickham Thorns Outdoor Activity Centre we also offer the following parties:

  • Sledging
  • Skiing
  • Tubing
  • Climbing
  • High ropes
  • Archery
  • Mountain biking

How to book

If you would like to hold your party at one of our venues or you are interested in hiring a room to hold your own event, conference or meeting please complete the enquiry form and a member of staff will contact you to discuss your requirements.

Party & venue hire enquiry form|

     

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