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Bishop Auckland Leisure Centre

Open Now: 07:00 - 21:00
Open today: 07:00 - 21:00
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Go every week.

We go every week with the kids without problem. Always clean and staff ready to help. Would def... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
via mobile
Council facilities

I swim here on a very regular basis. The staff are always warm and friendly. The pool is clean and... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
12 Jan 2018
“Go every week.”
3 Mar 2018
“Popped in”
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Woodhouse Lane, Bishop Auckland DL14 6JX, Bishop Auckland, England
+44 1388 607831
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Suited mainly to keep fit & not family fun & not even a cafe now 😑😑😑 ie closed bank holidays & early closing Sundays ( family time)

Thank Daff8
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We go every week with the kids without problem. Always clean and staff ready to help. Would def recommend as a place to take the kiddies for some exercise!!

Thank HermioneAlstead
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Considering this is run by the council and meant to be for the local people. It should be a reasonable price, it's not it's actually very expensive. Which is surprising considering how tired everything is. I left feeling very disappointed and wishing it was better.

Thank pricp007
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I swim here on a very regular basis. The staff are always warm and friendly. The pool is clean and bright, and there is always a lane or two available. The changing facilities are clean, well as they can be. It is a typical municipal...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

It's our local leisure centre. Great swimming pools, decent sized gym and plenty of different classes for all abilities. The problem with the place is it always appears to be understaffed, under funded and in some areas needs a bit of tlc as it's starting...More

Thank stainthorpem
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Nothing to do no activity for children have to travel out of town to go to a better pool always cold flateables come out in school holidays but no good for small children my children aged from 4-9 could be more choice of pool opening...More

Thank Fiona N Treebor M
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Not a confident swimmer so I like to be near the side. Always packed and not always possible to get a swim. Enjoy the sauna and steam rooms

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great place, friendly staff. The swimming pool is more for sport than leisure but quite big and great for children. Since I live in the local area I go every week. I suggest going as it is cheap and he cafe does nice, affordable food....More

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter has been going every week since she was 3 months to the aqua learn. She is now 22 months and is a perfect swimmer so there is proof that the lesson are great. I would recommend the lessons to all ages as it...More

Thank victoria a
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Good swimming pool, with friendly lifeguards. Also a well equipped Gym & sauna. After, nice to go to the café, for a nice cuppa. They also serve snacks

Thank footpri
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