Timetables are now available for our summer swimming programmes at Gateshead Leisure Centre, ahead of its pools reopening on 12 July, and Dunston Leisure Centre, which reopened for swimming on 1 May.

As some of our leisure services staff are still delivering testing and other Covid-19 support services, the pool timetables are limited. However, we've made sure they offer something for everyone - from lane swimming and aquafit classes to splashing about with the kids - and we'll continue to review our leisure programmes and expand them where we can.

Find out more about the session types on offer.

Pre-booking is essential and you can book your swim session up to seven days in advance. Plan your swim at:

To help keep you safe, we've made some changes within our leisure centres. Check in advance what to expect when you visit our pools.

Thank you for your patience during the phased reopening of our leisure facilities. The health and wellbeing of our communities remains our first priority and we thank you for your understanding that we may need to close our leisure facilities at short notice.