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With over 280 fitness classes available for you to choose from, now's the time to enjoy fitness!

How do I book a class?

Places can be reserved up to 7 days in advance.   Payment is required in advance for all class bookings. Payment can be taken over the phone using a credit/debit card on online - for more details click here

Can I just turn up for a class?

Yes, however it is recommended that you call the Sports Centre in advance to ensure that there are spaces available.

What if I need to cancel my class?

If you are unable to attend, please provide as much notice as possible prior to the start of the class.  This allows time to allocate your plcae to someone else on the waiting list.  

Fitness classes not cancelled prior to the start time will be subject to a £2 charge for members and no refund for non members. 

Do you have a membership that includes fitness classes?

Yes – For more information visit our Memberships Page.

What do I wear to fitness classes?

Loose-fitting clothing is best for exercising, eg. t-shirt, leggings, shorts and joggers as it is light and breathable. Please avoid long, wide legged trousers as you may trip over them.

Always wear suitable footwear – comfortable, supportive trainers. If purchasing new trainers, ask a shop assistant for advice and explain the sort of activity that you will undertaking.

What should I bring with me?

We always recommend that you bring a bottle of water with you to each fitness class to help you keep hydrated. Drinks vending machines are available in the Sports Centre should you with to purchase some water / juice before your class. We also recommend that you bring a towel.

I’m just starting out my fitness programme, which classes are right for me?

All of our classes have an index key indicating the level of intensity for each class:

* Low impact
** Medium impact
*** High impact

If you are just starting out, look for low impact classes such as "Aqua-Fit”, “Funky Fitness”, "Stretch & Strength" and some “Aerobics” classes.

Whenever you attend a new class, please make yourself known to the instructor. This way they will be able to keep an eye on you during the class and provide additional guidance should you require assistance in mastering a technique.

I have a medical condition, which classes should I attend?

Before starting a fitness regime, please seek medical advice from your GP as to the level of activity you should be doing and what is recommended for you. At the beginning of every class, please notify the instructor of any condition you may have.

Do you provide a crèche service?

Yes – a crèche service is available at the Sports Centres, however the times do vary at each centre. For your convenience we have indicated in our fitness class search, the classes which coincide with the crèche service.

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