Impact Health & Fitness Gym

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

The gym and sports centre is an amazing facility for ALL our students, and particularly those studying on a sports course. East Durham College has a fantastic reputation as a sports college with it's great facilities, highly professional sports academies and superb staff.

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.

Keep fit, get active and have fun with East Durham College's Sports Centre & Impact Health & Fitness gym! Completely FREE* (£5 one-off induction fee applies) for East Durham College students and also open to the public, we have some of the best facilities available in the North East.

Make an Impact with our Amazing Gym Facilities!

Join Impact Health and Fitness

Are you interested in joining our gym?

You can book your induction and view more details about our facilities using the Clubright app, available as a free download on the Google Play and App Stores.

Click here to join the gym and book yourself in for an induction on Clubright >> 

Or for more information, please contact the Impact Health & Fitness team on 0191 518 8310 or email

First Class Staff

Our 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.

Interior of Impact Gym and some gym equipment

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.

Membership Rates - Direct Debit Option

  • Gym Only Membership: £25.00/month
  • Gym & Classes Membership: £33.00/month

Membership Rates - Pay As You Go Option

  • Gym Only: £4.00/day, £30.00/month
  • Class Only: £3.00/class, £15.00/month
  • Aged 14-15 Gym Only: £15.00/month

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

Interior of Impact Gym and some gym equipment

Classes at Impact Health and Fitness

We run regular fitness classes throughout the week at Impact Health & Fitness.

Classes are currently £3 per session, or £15 for a monthly class pass where you can go to as many classes as you like.

The following is our current class timetable:

Class/Date Time
Spin Class 5:30-6PM
Circuits 6:00-6:45PN
Spin Class 7:00-7:30AM
Boxercise 6:00-6:45PM
Spin Class 5:30-6:00PM
Kettlebells 6:00-6:30PM
Spin Class 7:00-7:30AM
StepHIIT 6:00-6:30PM
Spin Class 5:00-5:30PM
Spin Class 9:30-10:00AM

Exercise Studio Per hour £15.00

East Durham College sports hall with basketball nets visible and bleachers

Sports Hall

Our sports centre has a purpose-built double sports hall, with the ability to transform into a 500 seater venue for sports events, basketball, football and boxing.

The sports hall is available for hire for external events.

Sports Hall Hire

Monday - Friday

Per court/ per hour £35.00

Exercise Studio Per hour £15.00


Per court/ per hour £25.00

Aerial shot of East Durham College main campus building, football pitches including all-weather pitch

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

Monday - Friday

7-a-side/per hour £50.00

11-a-side/per hour £100


7-a-side/per hour  £40

11-a-side/per hour £80

To make a booking or for more information, please contact the Impact Health & Fitness team on 0191 518 8310 or email

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