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1Life Durham Contract includes Peterlee Leisure Centre and Seaham Leisure Centre. 1Life caters for every gym-goer with a variety of membership packages and payment options to suit all lifestyles and budgets. Operating across 70 centres in the UK, 1Life has invested over £2.6 million into its facilities to deliver the latest gym equipment, fitness classes, personal assessments and training, for more than 50,000 members.

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Ladies Day comes to Peterlee Leisure Centre

On Saturday 8th October, Peterlee Leisure Centre will be opening its doors, completely free of charge, to local ladies that want to have fun, meet new friends and improve their health, as it shares what’s on offer at the centre, with the help of the East Durham Belles.

  • Encouraging women aged 16+ and living in East Durham to engage in physical activity, the East Durham Belles, a project funded by Sport England, will be on hand to showcase a variety of different activities.
  • These include badminton, Harpers Gym sessions, exercise classes, Swim 4 Fitness, aqua jogging, swimming, spinning, squash, and racketball.
  • Doors will be open between 10am and 2pm and a timetable of activities from the centre will be available. Anyone wishing to take part is advised to wear something comfortable and to bring a swimsuit for use during any of the pool activities.


Malcolm Grinstead, Leisure Connection’s Easington Contract Manager, said:

The ladies day is a golden opportunity for ladies in the local community to kick start their goal to better health as well as have fun and meet new friends. There will also be displays from a range of community groups, plus the all important refreshments.

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World famous wrestling to arrive at Peterlee this Friday!

A night of EPW American wrestling comes to Peterlee Leisure Centre this Friday. As seen on TV, the night will include a World Title match and an ‘I Quit’ match. The line up of fighters includes ex-WWE superstar, Rampage Brown, who appeared on television recently on ‘TNA British Bootcamp’ Tickets can be purchased from the […]

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Peterlee Leisure Centre to extend opening hours in the New Year

Peterlee Leisure Centre will extend its opening hours starting from Monday 5th January 2015 to allow time for busy members to exercise before work. The gym will open from the revised time of 6.15am Monday to Friday, with the swimming pool opening from 8am The centre will be open from 9am until 5pm at weekends […]

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Seaham woman loses four stone in a bid to start a family

Audrey Coxon, aged 36 from Seaham, has discovered a newfound love for fitness, having joined Seaham Leisure Centre just ten weeks ago after deciding to lose weight in order to start a family. Audrey joined the gym at the end of September and has lost an impressive four stone. By visiting the gym twice a […]

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