Jarrow Focus


Jarrow Focus is the latest addition to the Council's leisure portfolio boasting:

  • Newly refurbished gym
  • Sports hall
  • Fitness classes
  • Theatre
  • Library

Jarrow Focus is proud to be part of the Leisurewatch scheme. This provides training and support to our staff to help them recognise concerning behaviour and act to stop it, making our public spaces safer for all of us.

Changing room
Jarrow Focus building
Jarrow Focus
Jarrow Focus interior
Jarrow Focus library
Jarrow Focus library
Gym equipment
Gym equipment
Jarrow Focus studio
Gym equipment - bikes
Gym equipment  - Fitness Rig
Gym equipment
Jarrow Focus theatre
Jarrow Focus


Getting here

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Gym times
Monday6am - 9.30pm
Tuesday6am - 9.30pm
Wednesday6am - 9.30pm
Thursday6am - 9.30pm
Friday6am - 9.30pm
Saturday7am - 4.30pm
Sunday7am - 4.30pm

Gym at Jarrow Focus

Jarrow Focus gym has four distinct areas; power, stretch, cardio and a family area which includes a cardio wall and interactive equipment, as well as the rig as the centrepiece.

There are also a number of functional items including weighted sand bags, a battle rope, slam balls and kettlebells. 

You must be aged 14 or over to use the gym.

Family area

The Family area is designed for children aged 8 to13 years.

Children must be accompanied in the gym by an adult who is also exercising. The maximum ratio is two children to one adult.

Each child must have a family area induction before using the equipment. You are advised to book this in advance to avoid disappointment.

The family area is available during the gym opening times.

The entry fee is the same as a Junior gym entry.

For information about using the gyms at our leisure centres, see Gyms.



  • Non member: £8.10
  • Get Active Discount Card Holder: £6.15
  • Get Active Plus Discount Card Holder: £3.40


  • Non member: £5.65
  • Get Active Discount Card Holder: £3.40

Carer / helper:

  • Non member: £2.05
  • Get Active Discount Card Holder: £2.05


Find out about leisure memberships

Fitness classes

Book fitness classes

You must book before attending a class. You can book online or by contacting a centre.

Book a fitness class

Classes available

For more about the classes available, visit our Fitness classes page. 


Find out about leisure memberships


There is a library within Jarrow Focus.

This is a Council-owned library.

For more information see Jarrow Focus Library.

Sports facilities


Jarrow Focus badminton courts are now available to hire. 

Due to coronavirus restriction you must bring your own equipment (racquets, balls and shuttlecocks etc).

Players must also be from from the same household / support bubble only with singles or doubles permitted.

Prices Prices (per hour)
ActivityNon-memberGet Active Discount CardGet Active Plus Discount Card
Badminton (adult)£11.35£9.35n/a
Badminton (junior)£8.65£5.35n/a



The easiest way to check availability or to make a booking is by booking online.

You can do this through our STC leisure app or through STC leisure online services.

You must be registered with STC leisure online services and create an online account to book online. For more information on how to create an online account see help to register for online services.

You can also contact Jarrow Focus on 0191 489 4100.