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Peterlee Leisure Centre launches free Healthy Challenge initiative

Peterlee Leisure Centre has this week launched a new Healthy Challenge course that aims to help members of the local community take a holistic approach towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. The free five-week course will take place every Wednesday in the Combat Room of the leisure centre and will feature a variety of relaxation techniques, exercises and handy health information.

  • The sessions aim to be both fun and informative, and activities include smoothie making, exotic fruit tasting and a weekly weigh-in
  • Participants will also receive expert advice on getting five fruit and vegetable portions a day
  • They will also be offering tips on reading and understanding food labels


Malcolm Grinstead, Contract Manager for Peterlee Leisure Centre, comments:
I think this class will prove really useful to many members of the community. Everybody is aware of the importance of doing exercise and eating well, but often it is not as easy as it sounds! The Healthy Challenge will help people to understand how to make considered and sustainable lifestyle changes in a way that is fun, engaging and informative. We hope that people will take the chance to get together in the name of improved health!

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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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Leisure centre challenges local community to transform their bodies in 30 days

Peterlee Leisure Centre has challenged local people to transform their bodies in just 30 days. Lee Kennedy, Health and Fitness Manager at the centre has personally developed a 30-day simple and healthy eating plan to be carried out alongside regular physical exercise, which both members and non-members can take advantage of. More than 80 people […]

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