Peterlee Leisure Centre

Coming soon! New Friday night junior five a side league for under 9′s, under 11′s, under 13′s and under 15′s. Ring 5862400 to register your team.

Peterlee Leisure Centre is re-launching our new and improved party nights and we want you to be a part of it.

Swim School Enrolling Now! – places available for all levels – Tel 0191 5862400

Harpers at Peterlee Leisure Centre offers one of the best leisure centres and gyms in County Durham. The centre features a brand new gym and layout to give you, our customers the perfect environment to be more active. There has also been considerable ongoing investment into improving the communal areas throughout the leisure centre and updating the existing colour scheme as will as replacing the carpets throughout the gym.

With discounted gym membership available via our leisure saver card, costing just £1 per year, great savings are offered on a range of activities for all in Peterlee. For more information on achieving your weight loss or fitness goals please contact our gym membership team.

Swimming Special Offer!! – Adult Swimming lessons for only £3. You are never too old to learn how to swim or improve your swimming ability. Contact us now to enroll for an 8 week learn to swim course. Plus benefit from swimming for just £1 per visit whilst you are on the course.

Swim School unlimited swimming – All junior swim school members can now enjoy unlimited swimming during general swim sessions.

Adult Swimming Programme – Harpers invite you to a FREE instructor led swimming session, whether you are learning or improving. Book your session now!

NEW!! Gymnastics Classes for all levels, Monday to Thursday 4pm till 6pm

New Ladies Activity Mornings – Every Wednesday 9.30 till 11.30am. Includes badminton, swimming, gym and much more.

Join our Adult 5-a-side football league every Sunday 5pm till 9pm


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  • 5-a-side football
  • Badminton
  • Bar
  • Fitness Facilities (Gym)
  • Function Rooms
  • Group Training (Aerobics)
  • Learner Pool
  • Meeting rooms
  • Sauna / Steam Rooms
  • Squash
  • Swimming Pool
  • Weddings
  • Gymnastics
  • Personal Training
  • Exhibition Area

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Ladies Mornings

Managed by Leisure in the Community Ltd working in partnership with Durham County Council