Group fitness classes

Learn more about the variety of Group Fitness classes available to Recreation Centre members.

Group Fitness classes are included in your Recreation Centre membership and are a great way to get fit while having fun.

Check the Group Fitness timetable to see when your favourite classes are scheduled.

New to Group Fitness? Here are a few tips to help guide you.

  • There are no bookings required for our classes, simply arrive early enough to set up before class.
  • Some classes are busier than others, so advise you to arrive 15 minutes early to secure a spot. Our instructors or equipment will dictate when classes are full.
  • Sweat towel, full drink bottle and appropirate exercise clothing are complusory for all classes.
  • Please introduce yourself to our qualified instructors ahead of your first class to help you set up and great first experience.
  • Please inform the class instructor of any injuries or limitations prior to class, so we can provide suitable alternatives.
  • Some classes require a few sessions to familiarise yourself, dont be detered if you dont get the rhythm first time, practise makes perfect right?.
  • Seek a good mix of classes in your weekly schedule, balance in your training is important for overall fitness.
  • We recommend a max of 2-3 Pump classes on alternate days to allow your muscles time to recover.
  • Group fitness is a fun and social environment to keep fit, bring a great smile and let our motivating instructors and participants make your workouts exciting.  

Need a little more?

Our Premium Programmes are slightly different to group fitness, with smaller classes and a specific four to eight-week course. These hold additional costs and must be booked, as spaces are limited. See what's on offer for our small group training.

Types of classes available

Our classes fall under three different areas of fitness, mind and body, strength, and cardio. These categories can help you select the balance and right classes for you and your journey. Check out the group fitness timetable for all the classes days and times. 

Mind and Body

Stretch

Stretch is designed to lengthen and strengthen the entire body through a range of techniques and combinations. This class is ideal for all participants and is a great way to relieve stress, tension and also to rejuvenate. See the Mind and Body video under 'pilates' for a quick preview.

Yoga

An ancient art for the body, mind and spirit. The practice of yoga makes the body strong and flexible, it also improves the functioning of the respiratory, circulatory, digestive, and hormonal systems. Yoga brings about emotional stability and clarity of mind. Prepare to work hard and work up a sweat. We offer a variety of yoga practices such as vinyasa flow and ashtanga. Keep an eye out for the different styles on our timetable. Great for all participants of various levels, you get out what you put in.

Pilates

Pilates will help you to improve your breathing, postural alignment and core control. You will gain body awareness, feel taller, relaxed and centered after sessions. Great for beginners.

Yoga-lates

A fusion of yoga and pilates. Combining elements of each practice for strength, stamina, stability and flexibility and emphasising the engagement of the deeper postural muscles for optimal core strength. Some familiarity with yoga and/or pilates will be helpful.

Strength

AB&T

This class uses low-impact exercises to strengthen, tighten and tone your Abdominal, Butt and Thigh regions. Tummies will be trimmed and legs sculpted, improving your overall body shape. This class is ideal for new participants.

Pump

This easy-to-follow class uses free weights, barbells and dumbbells to develop muscular strength, endurance and tone muscles. This class is ideal for participants needing to add resistance training into their fitness regime. Great for new participants.

Core

30 minutes of core strength and conditioning focus. Your core is your powerhouse and is made up of balanced strength and functionality from your stabilising muscles. Focus is on your abdominals, pelvic and postural muscles through a range of movements. Great for all levels with plenty of options available.

Barre

A fusion of fitness and ballet with exercises drawn from the ballet and fitness world but modified to suit all levels, no ballet background required. Music is a mix of modern pop and classical. A class to make you  feel graceful, strong, balanced and stretched. Footwear; socks. Please bring water and a towel.   

HIIT

High Intensity Interval Training. This is where we get fitter faster with heart pumping peaks of work and high repititions of strength or anaerobic movement. This is an advanced class with some level of fitness is required aswell as pump experience.

Cardio

Spin

This indoor cycling class gives you an easy and effective workout. Spin is great for cardio-vascular fitness, leg strength and toning, all with no impact. Motivating music and instructors will help you improve your fitness while having fun!

Zumba

Zumba® Fitness is a Latin inspired workout using international dance rhythms and dance styles such as Salsa, Merengue, Hip Hop and Reggaeton. It's a party class where you have fun, reduce body fat, improve your fitness and get a release of endorphins.
Find out more about Zumba® fitness.

Dance Fit

Freestyle dance class which offers a range of styles and combination of cardio, conditioning, choreography, and flexibility, maybe even a push up or 2 if you’re lucky. This high energy class is a great mix of fun and fitness so you don’t even realise you are exercising. 

X-Fit

This is a circuit based class designed for an all over body workout. Combining elements of aerobic and strength training, this class will be a time effective way to improve your health, reduce body fat and develop muscular strength.  It will vary from week to week and between instructor to ensure a true cross training experience.  It may include bodyweight exercises, strength equipment, core development and various cardiovascular exercises.

Kickbox

A fun cardio workout blending non contact air-striking with interval training. You'll punch with jabs, crosses, hooks, and uppercuts, & perform front kicks, knee lifts and roundhouse kicks all in cool combination sets. It will take a few classes to get familiar so don’t be frightened, have fun and get a great sweat!

Step

Step is a class with choreographed movements performed on a raised platform (step box). The movements are usually accompanied by music and are designed to work the lower body, upper body and cardiovascular system. This class is great for coordination and cognition. This class will take a few sessions to get familiar to the moves!

Check out the group fitness timetable.