2016 Group Exercise Timetable
With a wide range of classes, daytime or evening, there's always a class to suit everyone.
Here is our 2017 Group Exercise Timetable which is valid from 9th January 2017. If you would like more information on our changes read our customer notice here.
Our fantastic air-conditioned studio has a sprung wooden floor and superb views across Earlham Park. All of our instructors are fully qualified, insured and more importantly welcoming and enthusiastic. They want to make sure that you get the most out of your class.
How To Book
Bookings can be made by phone, at the kiosks in Sportspark’s foyer, or online. To make a telephone booking, please call (01603) 592398 between 10:00-21:00 hours, Monday-Sunday, and have your payment card details ready. Please note that we can’t accept bookings/booking requests via email. Members can book up to 14 days in advance and non-members can book up to 7 days in advance. For further help on booking a Sportspark group exercise class, please refer to our How To Book guide.
Please click here to view our class booking policy.
There's no need to be a member, anyone can book onto one of Sportspark's group exercise classes. Non-members simply pay the Pay & Play price listed in our current price list. Prices charged, depend on the length of the group exercise class, i.e., 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 60 minutes.
Group exercises are free to Gold Members at any time*. Off-peak group exercise classes are free to Silver Members. Bronze members pay the members/concessionary price listed in the price list.
Peak times: 16:00-20:30 hours, Monday - Friday
Off-peak times: All other times, including weekends.
*Subject to availability.
Class Cancellations for Concession or Non-Members
If you have paid a concession price, i.e. Bronze or Educational member, you are not eligible for a refund, but you will be able to move your booking to class on a new date/time for a fee of £2, subject to availability. (This policy is in line with our standard activity cancellation policy, i.e., no cancellations/movements on the day).
If you have booked a class on a Pay & Play basis (non-member), but need to cancel, no refund will be given and you cannot change class/dates.
Class Cancellations for Gold & Silver Members:
Gold and Silver members have the ability to cancel their booked classes up to (but not within) the 3 hours before the advertised start time. You can cancel your class through the online booking site, via telephone or in person, without charge. Please note that the attendance of classes is monitored and Gold & Silver members who book a place but do not show will be charged £3 for an off-peak class and £4.50 for a peak class.
Group Fitness Descriptions
Aerobics & Dance Aerobics
A physical exercise class combining rhythmic aerobics with stretching and strength training routines using high and low impact exercises. Dance Aerobics utilises more dance orientated choreography.
Unlike aerobics on land, Aquafit is low-impact and the cushioning effect of the water protects joints in the spine, ankle, hip and knees.
A Les Mills’ yoga-based class with elements of Tai Chi and Pilates. Builds flexibility and strength, and leaves you feeling centred and calm.
A non-contact, martial arts-based fitness programme with moves drawn from karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, kickboxing, Muay Thai and Tai Chi.
This Les Mills’ toning and conditioning class with weights is for anyone who wants to add strength training to their aerobic workout.
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee...
The world’s most popular boxing fitness session will leave your stress on the canvas! Use a combination of pad work, skipping and circuits to give you a great all-round session.
This is a great way of improving your fitness in a balanced and structured way, working within the limitations of your own existing fitness levels, sunder supervision of our staff.
Dynamic Yoga A mix of traditional and oriental yoga, including dynamic flows, breathing practices and meditation to invigorate and balance the entire system.
Take group indoor cycling to a new level in our amazing Myride®+ Indoor Cycle Studio. Using Lifecycle GX bikes that feature a cycling computer to track your fitness stats throughout your workout there is no more guesswork – just calories burned and constant progression! Check out our monthly theme on our notice boards or our Virtual Myride®+ sessions accessible via the Fitness Centre.
Legs, Bums and Tums (LBT) & Body Conditioning
These aerobics focussed classes are designed to seriously focus on toning and sculpting specific body parts. They combine a mix of high/low impact moves with floor work for ultimate body toning.
Pilates & Fitness Pilates
Developed to offer a conditioning and toning technique that targets the deep muscles supporting the spine and major joints. Fitness Pilates is a more vigorous version that also increases core strength, flexibility and endurance.
Restorative Yoga A mix of restorative, yin and yoga nidra (deep yogic sleep) to help counteract a hectic lifestyle and ease you into a relaxing evening.
Step and Step & Tone
An adaptation on the classic aerobics class involving a step set to a height that suits you. Keep in rhythm with the music while you follow directions from a qualified instructor. Our Step and Tone sessions incorporate additional muscle conditioning exercises using bodyweight, dumbbells or resistance bands.
Using Sportspark’s unique Synergy system, take your fitness level to new heights with a high-intensity workout that covers all bases. Using a multitude of the most innovative functional equipment available, every session will offer a new challenge.
If you’re looking for an alternative way to work out in the pool, then Swimfit is for you. This swimming fitness workout is led by instructors and will help you achieve your personal goals – whether you want to improve technique, tone-up, lose weight or become fitter and stronger.
Step, Aerobics and Conditioning all in one fantastic body-shaping session.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Using breath, body and continual movements, you will flow through a sequence of postures, cultivating self-awareness, self-enquiry, discipline and grace. The practice of vinyasa yoga is cardiovascular and can increase muscle strength, endurance and flexibility.
In this class we focus on the postures, including some dynamic poses. Release tension and stress, increase energy levels and learn to relax.
Zumba™ & Zumba Gold™
Zumba™ is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music and dance movements. Zumba Gold uses the same great Zumba formula but provides modified, low-impact moves for active older adults.
Fitness in Later Life (FILL)
Our FILL programme offers a range of sports and activities for the over fifties and offers you the chance to develop a positive, healthy and active lifestyle amongst people with similar interests. All FILL activities are free to Gold and Silver members. To view the Fitness in Later Life timetable click here.