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Group fitness classes

Group fitness classes

We have a wide range of exercise and fitness classes, designed for people like you.

Whether you're looking for mum-to-be toning exercises, low impact fitness that's gentle on the joints, or full-on, all-out aerobic workouts, we've got something to suit you. 

We run a varied timetable with workouts throughout the day, seven days a week, across our two centres. Take a look at our fitness timetable for details of classes and times.

Most of our exercises classes are FREE for active fitness members, with a reduction for Change4Life cardholders.

What type of class is right for you?

To let you know what to expect from our classes, here's our full workout guide, from Aerobics, to Zumba Gold!  

We've grouped our classes into exercise types to help you choose the one for you:

  • mind and body - calm exercises to improve your health and mood
  • aerobic and cardio - heart pumping workouts
  • power and strength - build your core fitness and overall strength
  • indoor cycling - pedal your way to fitness
  • pool based classes - a range of classes in the pool
  • junior sessions - specially for 8 to 15 year olds
  • health classes - including classes for mums-to-be 

Fitness class guide

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Our classes for the over 50s are lower impact and intensity versions of the sessions you love, to help you exercise and tone without the risk of injury.

50+ aerobics

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio


50+ circuits

Our 50+ circuit training is specially designed for the over 50s, it's a moderately paced class in which you do one exercise for a short burst then move on to the next. Suitable for all levels of fitness as you can work at your own level.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio


50+ stretch and tone

For comfort and treatment of stiffness, stress and anxiety, to improve posture and increase flexibility.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: mind and body


Zumba Gold

For active adults looking for a modified class with original Zumba moves at a lower intensity. This class focuses on all elements of fitness cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

A fantastic functional fitness class

This gym based class will push you to your max. 

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

Flatten and firm your tummy with our abs blast class. 

Abs blast helps strengthen your abdominal muscles, shape your waistline and strengthen your back.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queen's Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

High energy and fun filled class

A dance based class, designed to increase your fitness and burn calories 

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See out fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

Get your heart pumping with this low impact workout

Our low-impact aerobics class is less hard on the body, especially your joints, so you can enjoy a good workout while reducing the risk of injury. 

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

Gentle antenatal exercise for you and your baby

Stay active during your pregnancy with our studio based class that helps boost your health, and your unborn baby's health too.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: health based class

Water based full body workout

Move between different stations around the pool, giving you that all over body workout.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: pool based class

Music based workout in the pool

All over body workout in water, get your heart rate up to fun uplifting music.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: pool based class

Water based cardiovascular workout

An aerobic workout suitable for all levels and abilities.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: pool based class

Water based workout for expectant mums

A gentle class especially for mums-to-be (over 14 weeks).

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: health based class, in the pool

A full body workout incorporating ballet moves

An updated version of ballet training incorporating classic ballet positions with modern music.  It aims to help build core strength, shape and tone using a combination of cardio style training and strength.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: Power and strength and aerobic and cardio

A high energy, full body workout

Use your body weight to burn fat in this high intensity aerobic workout.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

Full body workout

Involves cardio and resistance exercises. The class is designed to increase core stability, muscular strength and cardio endurance. 

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

A high energy martial arts based workout 

Punch and kick your way to fitness with this high-energy,  martial-arts inspired Les Mills™ workout.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

 

Weights based studio workout

This Les Mills™ workout is designed to sculpt, tone and strengthen your whole body. Using a barbell and light to moderate weights, and lots of repetition you will get an all over body workout. 

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A studio class designed to build strength and fitness

A variety of intense group intervals over a one hour period, keeping the heart rate raised.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A great way to develop you fitness 

Circuits can focus on strength, speed, endurance or power and also incorporate boxing technique, this could include speed rope jumping or working with a punch bag.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A cardiovascular workout

Based on the training used for boxing so it includes skipping, boxing drills including footwork and abdominal workouts – all focusing on fitness and toning. 

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A high intensity boxing based class 

Repeated bouts of short duration, high itensity exercise mixed with periods of lower intensity of active recovery.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

Boxercise® combines boxing movements and aerobics.

Making improve rhythm, co-ordination as well as burning calorie through shadow-boxing, skipping, hitting pads, kicking punchbags, press-ups, shuttle-runs and sit-ups. This official Boxercise® class is for men and women of all ages and fitness levels.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A class designed to help improve strength and balance, from the comfort of a chair.

Maintains your independence, improve mobility, and increase your strength, flexibility and balance. The exercises in this class also help you to perform everyday tasks and reduce your risk of falls.

These classes also give you the option of doing some of the exercises while standing if you prefer.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: health based class

Strengthen, tone and increase fitness through resistance and aerobic moves

Circuit training is a fast paced class in which you do one exercise for a short burst then move on to the next. Suitable for all levels of fitness as you can work at your own level.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A class designed to strengthen

A 30 minute class designed to work your abs and core, using resistance bands, weights and your own body weight this class can help to strengthen your core muscles.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A full body aerobic workout to music

A group fitness class that incorporates many forms of dance to different tracks that provide peaks and troughs of intensity. 

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

A full body workout and also a workout for your mind 

An advanced dance class where choreography is learnt in styles of street dance, contemporary, ballet and tap. Also technique work is incoportated to the class to improve turns and lines while dancing. Suitable for the experienced dancer.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

Ball-based class to improve your core stability

Fit Ball helps you to improve your balance, strengthen all areas of the abdomen and back, improve posture and can be adapted to your individual fitness level. 

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A high energy full body workout

Give yourself an all over body workout, with strength exercises that will use every muscle.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? see our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is free for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

Cardiovascular workout on exercise bikes

Build muscle strength and endurance through hill climbs and flat sprints - burn off the calories and feel happier with this low-impact, high intensity cardio workout.

Where? Health Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: indoor cycling

Use one piece of equipment to engage all muscle groups

A kettlebell class gets your heart rate up in a whole different way than cardio, with movements challenging almost every muscle in your body, and it's fun! 

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

A class designed to hit those hard to tone areas

High repetition based routines put your legs, bottom and stomach through their paces, provide vital support for your pelvis and help stabilise your core and limbs. Although the sweat factor is high you can chose the intensity to suit you.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

Get back in shape after having your baby

A fun and varied, friendly class for you to get back to fitness where your baby or toddler can come too.

You will try a mixture of activities tailored to your own level to help you get back in shape, tone up and feel great! 

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: health based class

This class is suitable for new mums who have had their post-natal health check. If you are unsure please check with your midwife, health visitor or GP before beginning any exercise.

Improve posture, flexibility and strength and calm the mind.

Pilates stretches, strengthens, and aligns your body, helping you to perform better in other exercises and activities. The mostly bodyweight routines of Pilates classes can be pretty intense.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: mind and body

Feeling unsteady when on your feet?

A preventing falls class can help improve bone and muscle strength and also improve your balance for when moving around.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: health based class

Burn calories and improve conditioning through cardio and compound weightlifting high-intensity interval training routines.

With exercise disciplines including speed, high-intensity, resistance, and endurance, this class is not for the faint hearted - be prepared to work hard!

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

Use choreographed step patterns to provide a great fat burning workout.

Step up, around, and down from the platform in different patterns to boost your heart rate and breathing, and strengthen your muscles. Step aerobics moves range from simple to advanced.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: power and strength

Stretch out those muscles and relax your mind 

For comfort and treatment of stiffness, stress and anxiety, to improve posture and increase flexibility.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: mind and body

Stretch out and tone those muscles

A class split to help improve your flexibility with stretches and also help to tone your muscles.  

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is free for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you prices.

Class type: mind and body

A fitness class in water

A structured workout in the water to help increase fitness and strength. You must be able to swim as Swimfit classes take place in both shallow and deep water; booking advised

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: pool based class

Improve your swimming stroke techniques

In our water based class, our teacher is there to help develop your swim stroke. This class is for competent swimmers that are enrolled on our swimming lessons.

Where? Queens Park Sport Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: pool based class

This stroke development class is part of our learn to swim programme.

Tai Chi promotes your health through a physical and mental workout

Although Tai Chi is slow and gentle and doesn't leave you breathless, it focusses on muscle strength, flexibility, balance, and aerobic conditioning.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: mind and body

Instructor led session in our gym for 8 to 15 year olds

Come along with your friends or family and workout using our cardio and easyline equipment.

Where? Healthy living centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: juniors

Designed to increase strength flexibility and breathing

Yoga postures and movements focus on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. 

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: mind and body

Yoga class to strengthen stomach, back and pelvic floor muscles.

The exercises are designed improve an expectant mum's core strength and can help avoid backache and postural imbalances. A class specifically for mums-to-be over 16 weeks.

Where? Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: health based class

Zumba® is a versatile total body workout to music

Groove to intoxicating beats to burn calories and improve your overall health, endurance and coordination with this official Zumba® instructor-led class.

Where? Healthy Living Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

Lower intensity Zumba® workout 

For active adults looking for a modified class with original Zumba® moves at a lower intensity. This class focuses on all elements of fitness cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance.

Where? Healthy Living Centre and Queens Park Sports Centre

When? See our fitness timetable for class times

How much? This class is FREE for our active leisure members, or see our pay as you go prices.

Class type: aerobic and cardio

Need to know more?

Contact us for more information.


Last updated on 30 November 2018