Since opening in 1968, Gosforth Pool and Leisure Centre has been one of Newcastle’s most popular leisure facilities. The centre is a pillar of the community, and is a family friendly venue with two pools, a two-floor fitness gym, studio and a sauna suite. The pool offers a range of activities from general swimming to specialist sessions that include swimming lessons for babies, children and adults, aqua-fit, and life-saving classes. There are also adult-only and women-only sessions, as well as lane swimming and children’s fun sessions.
Gosforth Pool and Leisure Centre offers Better Swim School lessons for individuals of all ages, so you’re never too young or too old to learn to enjoy all the benefits that swimming brings. They also offer a great range of birthday and pool parties for a better birthday experience! The centre also now includes family friendly changing rooms and a holiday programme this summer which includes fun-time sessions with pool toys and intensive swim lessons.
The Better Health and Fitness and Swim Only Memberships, payable monthly or annually, offer an affordable option for a varied workout.
The centre also boasts a newly refurbished, fully equipped, air-conditioned gym, offering a range of fitness equipment for everyone. The bright and spacious fitness gym was updated in 2016, and offers a great choice of equipment for a varied workout. Membership includes a personal programmes to suit individual needs.
Members can choose from cardiovascular machines, such as treadmills and rowers, resistance equipment including free weights and dedicated stretching areas and fitness aids such as Swiss balls.
For a fitness programme tailored to your needs, just ask a Better fitness instructor and they’ll be happy to put together a workout to suit you.
Before using the gym you’ll need to complete an induction, so their fitness instructors can check you are well enough to train. This also gives you the opportunity to get advice about other activities the centre may offer which could help you achieve your fitness goals.
Re-focus sessions are available to you at any time, where their fitness instructors will mix up your fitness programme. Did you know that keeping your workout more varied and challenging will actually keep you much fitter?
After your workout you can unwind in the relaxed atmosphere of their sauna – the perfect place to chillout. These treatments can assist with increasing blood flow, weight loss, cleansing, relieving stress and helping to relax body and mind. Luxurious showers, changing rooms and lockers are all provided.
There’s something for everyone at the centre, with their wide choice of fitness classes taking place every day in the modern bright studio, new gym and pool. With over 25 classes per week there’s something for everyone!
Membership packages include unlimited gym and fitness classes so you can enjoy a varied workout.
Visit their website for full details of opening house and their fitness class timetable. You can also book your classes easily and conveniently from home via our online booking system.
Gosforth Leisure Centre, Regent Farm Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD
Tel: 0191 255 9828