A new County Durham gym has revealed the date that it will be open for customers, while also revealing further details about the facility.

PureGym announced last month that it would be opening a new gym in Durham - but has now noted that the leisure complex will open at 12pm on May 13.

According to the big-name company, PureGym Durham City Retail Park will provide members with access to flexible, affordable fitness around the clock; all through PureGym’s flagship low-cost, zero-contract memberships.

The Northern Echo: A general PureGym layoutA general PureGym layout (Image: PUREGYM)

Located on Durham City Retail Park, near Carpet Right, Boots and Dunelm, the 10,000 sq. ft. gym will provide members with access to everything they need to unlock their fitness potential and boost their overall well-being, claim PureGym.

This includes:

  • Hundreds of pieces of state-of-the-art equipment
  • A functional zone, free weights area, fixed resistance, cardio equipment and a fitness studio
  • A huge range of classes, all included within the membership price 
  • Certified PTs are available to support clients and a free initial exercise induction
  • Free parking available on-site

Alongside announcing details of the facilities, PureGym has said that it is on the lookout for people who want to turn their passion for fitness into a career through the PureGym Personal Training Academy.

This includes equipping candidates to become certified PTs in just 14 weeks.

The PT Academy also provides ongoing PT business support and opportunities for career progression into management roles. 

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A spokesperson for PureGym said: “Following sustained demand for PureGym’s flexible and affordable fitness offering in County Durham, we are excited to be opening our second gym in the area at Durham City Retail Park. 

"Our newest gym will support local Durham residents and the city’s thriving student community to enhance their mental and physical wellbeing. We look forward to welcoming members through the doors of PureGym Durham City Retail Park – sign up for our opening offer now.

"The gym will be a fantastic addition to Durham and its surrounding areas, driving footfall to the retail park and providing nine new jobs in the booming health and fitness sector."