Durham County Council Pools

Swimming is a great way for people of all ages and abilities to have fun, relax, compete, get fit, stay active and feel great. Being able to swim can help save lives and can give you the confidence to enjoy other water-based activities.

We provide a wide range of activities across nine swimming pools, including:

For information on our new swimming membership check out our Swimming Membership Leaflet 2017 (PDF, 1Mb)

We are also the home of several swimming and aquatic clubs across the county. Five leisure centres have 25 metre pools and a learner pool, and Spennymoor is a leisure pool with a wave machine and water slide.


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