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Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex

Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex Exterior.
03000 261 322
Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland
DL14 6JX
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Disabled Parking
Disabled Toilet
Facilities for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people

Whether it's fitness, swimming or family fun that inspires your visit, Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex has a great range of activities including gym, exercise classes and two pools.


Latest news

We will be closed on Friday 20 October between 9.00am and 4.00pm due to electrical works.

Find the latest sport and fitness news, including offers.



If what they really want to do this summer is splash about in the pool then they (and you) will love our new range of fantastic, great value family pool sessions.With sessions for all ages throughout the holidays we can help you keep them entertained all summer long whatever the weather. Check Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex swim pilot (PDF, 1.0mb) to find out more.

Laps, lessons, floats and fun - swim at our two pools and enjoy time in the water. Swimming is a great low impact way to get fit and stay fit. Why not try our aqua classes or maybe just splash about with the kids? 

View our latest timetables:

Woodhouse Close Swimming Pool Timetable - Holidays (PDF, 506.1kb)

Woodhouse Close Swimming Pool Timetable - Term-time (PDF, 487.0kb) 


Learn to swim 

From babies to adults it's never too early or late to join our aqualearn swimming lesson programme. Sign up at any time and progress at your own pace. Prices start from just £19 per month which includes unlimited general swimming so you can practice what you learn as much as you want.

Kids learn to swim

Adults learn to swim

Contact us to sign up for swimming lessons today.



Whatever your level of fitness, or your goals, in our gym you can exercise in a way that best suits you. Our friendly gym staff will help you develop a training programme and, with ongoing support, we'll help you achieve your goals. 

Contact us to book a gym tour today.



Join today and enjoy a fully inclusive health and fitness package offering use of the gym, exercise classes, saunas and steam room and swimming. 

Contact us for more information. 


GX exercise classes 

Whether you want to stretch and tone, go high energy to burn calories or invigorate yourself with a mind and body experience, there's a GX exercise class to suit you. 

View the latest Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex GX Timetable (PDF, 1.4mb).


Children and young people

Gym membership for young people, parent and toddler swimming, holiday activities, floats and inflatables and general swimming - there's lots for your family to do.


Children's parties

Splash into your birthday with a pool party. A variety of exclusive use packages are available. 


Hire a room 

Host your meeting, sport or club activity in our meeting room or studio and we'll include room set-up for free. Please note that the studio is upstairs and there is no lift available. 


Opening Hours          

Day Time
Monday 7.00am - 9.00pm
Tuesday 7.00am - 9.00pm
Wednesday 7.00am - 9.00pm
Thursday 7.00am - 9.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday 8.30am - 3.30pm
Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm
Public holidays Closed



  • air conditioned gym
  • weights room
  • 25 metre pool
  • small pool
  • swimming lessons
  • sauna and steam room (16 years and above)
  • cafe (upstairs and no lift available)
  • studio (upstairs and no lift available)
  • male and female changing rooms (with hairdryers)
  • lockers - £1.00 refundable
  • disabled changing room (ground floor)
  • free water fountains
  • baby change
  • vending machines selling snacks and cold drinks
  • gym and swim items for sale from high street brands, Adidas and Speedo
  • private physiotherapy



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