GO Gateshead are welcoming residents back to the swimming pools and gym at Dunston Leisure Centre. This is in addition to the reopened gym at Gateshead International Stadium.

Whether you're someone who enjoys swimming for fitness or a family looking to to bring the children for a splash about, both pools will feature an extensive range of swim sessions so we've something to suit all ages and abilities. Lane swimming sessions of varying competency levels are available, as well as dedicated family swim sessions across both the large and small pools, and SEND sessions for those families with special educational needs and disabilities. 

The gym, which was completely refurbished in 2020, features state-of-the-art cardio equipment,  as well as the very latest resistance equipment and free-weights. 

The pools and gym will be open to both members and casual users - returning members must first their memberships before their first visit, casual users will be charged per session. 

Booking in advance is essential for all swimming and gym sessions. For full details on what sessions are available, session times, as well as how to book, please visit our dedicated web resources for the booking swimming sessions and . 

We have made a number of changes to our operating procedures to help keep you safe when visiting the leisure centre. This includes the introduction of one way system, the wearing of face coverings through the site except when using the gym or pools, and the installation of hand sanitising station throughout. We have also made changes that apply specifically to pool and gym bookings. Please familiarise yourself with these in advance of your first visit.

A selection of exercise classes will recommence on Monday 17 May. No date has been agreed for the reopening of the squash courts.