A group of students exercising inside the sports hall at East Durham College's Peterlee Campus

The Sports Centre & Impact Health & Fitness Gym

Keep fit, get active and have fun with East Durham College's Sports Centre & Impact Health & Fitness gym! Completely FREE* for East Durham College students and also open to the public, we have some of the best facilities available in the North East.

Are you ready to make an Impact? With East Durham College's state-of-the-art gym and sports facilities, you can!

Found just off the A19 in Peterlee, our gym and sports facilities are available for use by the public. Whether you'd like to hire out our sports hall for a special event, join a fitness class or just lift some weights at the gym, our facilities are of the highest quality.

First Class Staff

Student and fitness coach in Impact gym PeterleeOur team of highly qualified training instructors provide complementary inductions, fitness testing and personal training programmes - designed to suit your individual needs, frame, build and body composition. The team’s aim here is to help promote ‘Health & Well-being’ in order to encourage you to participate in physical activity, which will develop your fitness and more importantly improve your health.

Our integrated training programmes will teach you how to implement all components of health and fitness, including:

  • Weight management
  • Flexibility training
  • Cardiovascular training
  • Resistance and free weights training

You will receive continuous support from our professional staff, helping you to monitor your fitness levels – ensuring you achieve your goals.

Gym kit and weights in Impact Gym Impact Health & Fitness Facilities

Impact Health & Fitness offers a first-class training facility and provides a personal, practical and enjoyable approach to fitness.

The fitness suite includes an extensive range of cardiovascular and weight training equipment. All the equipment is supplied by SportsArt Fitness, a market leader in the design and manufacture of innovative and high quality fitness equipment.

  • Fully-equipped, air-conditioned fitness suite
  • Treadmills, Rowers, Cross Trainers, Steppers, Recumbent and Upright Exercise Bikes, X Trainer Bike and Power Plate
  • A range of resistance training machines
  • A free weights area with up to 25kg plates and dumbbells up to 45kg

Health and safety is regarded as paramount in our facilities, therefore, we really are dedicated to ensuring the facilities and equipment are all maintained to the highest standards.

Power Plate at Impact Health & Fitness

Power Plate® equipment is the premium vibration device powering a new dimension in wellness solutions for all ages, lifestyles and physical abilities. It uses the principles of Acceleration Training™ to stimulate the body’s natural response to vibration. 

There is a £5 registration fee which includes induction, gym pass and a training programme tailored to your needs.

Membership Rates - Direct Debit Option

Gym Only Membership: £25.00/month       

Gym & Classes Membership: £33.00/month

Joint Gym Only Membership (2 adults): £45.00/month

Joint Gym & Classes Membership (2 adults): £61.00/month

Family Membership (2 adults & 1 child u16): £55.00/month

Membership Rates - Pay As You Go Option

Gym Only: £4.00/day , £10.00/week, £30.00/month

Gym & Classes: £38.00/month

Class Only: £3.00/class, £15.00/month

Aged 14-15 Gym Only: £2.50/session, £7.00/week, £15.00/month

Corporate Membership packages are also available, tailored to meet individual business needs. Return to Work packages also available.

Sports Hall

Sports Hall at East Durham College, Peterlee The Prescott Sports Centre boasts a purpose-built double sports hall, with the ability to turn in to a 500 seater venue for sport events such as, basketball, football and boxing.

Sports Hall Hire

                                   Monday - Friday            Weekends

Per court/ per hour           £35.00                      £25.00
Exercise Studio Per hour   £15.00                       £15.00

Floor plan of the East Durham College sports centre in Peterlee

Outdoor Facilities

The state-of-the-art all-weather 3G pitch perfectly caters for 11-a-side and 7-a-side games, as well as rugby.

All Weather 3G Pitch

Aerial shots of the 3G pitch at East Durham College

                                   Monday - Friday           Weekends
7-a-side/per hour            £50.00                      £40

11-a-side/per hour          £100                         £80

To make a booking or for more information, please contact the Impact Health & Fitness team on 0191 518 8310 or email impact@eastdurham.ac.uk

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