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Borrow a Bike and commute for free in County Durham
Published September 24, 2021 12.45pm
A free bike loan scheme supporting workers to save money and travel healthier is being rolled out across County Durham.
Sites recommended for new Bishop Auckland and Chester-le-Street leisure centres
Published September 21, 2021 4.54pm
Councillors in County Durham will be asked to agree the final locations for two new leisure centres next week - while also receiving a progress update on a full programme of improvements to begin next year.
Launching a new campaign to get people moving and feel good
Published September 21, 2021 3.39pm
In a bid to drive health and happiness, we are launching our biggest ever campaign to get people moving to benefit their physical health and mental wellbeing.
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
Published July 15, 2021 9.45am
We are running National Pool Lifeguard Qualifications at our leisure centres.
Free summer swimming sessions launch for school holidays
Published July 06, 2021 11.01am
Young people are being encouraged to make a splash with free swimming sessions at County Durham's leisure centres.
Virtual exercise classes launch to keep people active at home
Published February 05, 2021 11.11am
People looking to keep fit while staying safe indoors during the coronavirus pandemic can now take part in free online exercise classes.
Phased reopening of County Durham play parks to begin
Published July 09, 2020 4.13pm
Play parks across County Durham will begin to reopen this weekend as part of the nationwide easing of lockdown restrictions.
What's changing at Consett Leisure Centre and The Louisa Centre?
Published September 20, 2019 2.24pm
From 7 October we are making some changes to our leisure management system, pricing and memberships at Consett Leisure Centre and The Louisa Centre.