We have adapted the way we are working to make your return safe and enjoyable.

For that reason, leisure centres are only open to members at the moment. If you are not a member, you can join now.

Reopening gyms

The gym at Gateshead International Stadium is now open. It is the only gym open and will have no fitness classes running.

To use the gym, you need to:

You should also:

Please be aware, Birtley Leisure Centre gym is not part of GO Gateshead. Visit the Lifestyle Fitness website for more information on their reopening plans.

We will let members know when further centres and facilities open.

Reopening outdoor facilities

All outdoor facilities are now open at Gateshead International Stadium and Blaydon Leisure Centre. However, this is only available to structured sports clubs.

Sports clubs should contact the leisure centre directly to discuss bookings.

Reopening other centres and facilities

Gyms at the remaining leisure centres will reopen on the following dates: 

  • Blaydon Leisure Centre - Wednesday 2 September
  • Gateshead Leisure Centre - Wednesday 2 September
  • Dunston Leisure Centre - Tuesday 8 September
  • Heworth Leisure - Tuesday 8 September
  • Birtley Swimming Centre - Closed until further notice

There are currently no fitness classes or activities running and no swimming pools open at any of our leisure centres.

Once we know more, we will post updates on our website and social media, as well as emailing all our members.