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Dancercise

Dance routines choreographed to the latest music incorporating aerobics movements in a fun and friendly environment just for ladies!

Location

Location: Dovedale Sports Centre, Vicarage Road, CM2 0JQ

Get Directions

Date/Time

Date: Monday

Time: 5-6pm

Prices

Price: £2.00 Leisure Card Holder or £3.00 Non-card holder

Please be aware prices are due to increase to £3.00 Leisure Card holder and £4.00 non-card holder as of April 1st 2017.

Coach

Coach: Yvette

How to book

No need to book just turn up!

FREE! – Membership Trials and Fitness Class Passes

Have you ever thought the gym may not be for you or  wanted to the gym a different fitness class? . . . Well now is you chance. Go to our Online Fitness Classes Timetable and get a free trial!

Term’s and Conditions

  • Must be pre-booked in advance using the link below or by calling 01245 606206
  • Only fitness classes listed are approved for free class pass and classes listed are subject to change
  • Not applicable to existing gym users or anyone who has had a membership in the last 6 months
  • Subject to satisfactory completion of PARQ
  • Offer valid for new customers only (Those that have not attended in the previous six months)
  • One class pass per person

To enquire about a FREE gym membership experience or fitness class pass please go to  Get In touch Page

Mid Essex Exercise Referral Scheme

The Exercise Referral scheme, which is supported by Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group, provides a personalised exercise programme for adults (16 years+) who are referred by their GP or practice nurse.

This is a subsidised 12-week scheme which will help to:

  1. Improve your health, with the aim of preventing or reducing the onset of illness
  2. Increase energy levels, strength and fitness
  3. Help lose, gain or maintain weight
  4. Provide a sense of achievement, improving self esteem and confidence
  5. Relieve stress and tension
  6. Provide opportunity to meet and socialise with new friends

For more information about the scheme please see the tabs below…

Location

Locations:

  • Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre, Victoria Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1FG – 01245 615050
  • Chelmsford Sport and Athletic Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford CM1 2EH – 01245 605666
  • South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre, Trinity Square, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5JU – 01245 605600
Prices

Price:

Initial assessment Free
Induction £10
Initial 12-week programme (per session) £3.90
Exercise Referral (after initial 12-week programme, valid for one year) – Peak (per session) £4.80
Exercise Referral (after initial 12-week programme, valid for one year) – Off Peak (per session) £4.10
Who can take part?

Reasons for referral include those with:

  • Family history of coronary heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Stress, anxiety or depression
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Poor lifestyle (diet, smoking, sedentary, overweight)
  • Asthma
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes (Type 1 & 2)
  • Arthritis
  • Angina
  • Muscle, ligament and joint injuries
  • Obesity / overweight
How does it work?
  1. You must be referred by a GP or a nurse before starting the scheme.
  2. Arrange an initial appointment by visiting or contacting your desired centre location (please see the location tab for address and contact details)
  3. An initial assessment of your fitness will be carried out and your instructor will assist you in completing a Exercise Referral questionnaire.
  4. You will then receive a 12 week personalised exercise programme that is tailored to your fitness level, lifestyle and goals you want to achieve.
  5. You will be shown how to safely use all of the equipment in the gym during a one-hour induction.
  6. A specially qualified staff member will help you get started on the programme through a one-to-one supervised session lasting an hour.
  7. You will receive a 30-minute review of your programme at weeks 4 and 8.
  8. A final assessment review will be carried out at week 12 on completion of the Exercise Referral programme.  Your health, fitness and quality of life should have improved, and your doctor will be notified of your progress.
  9. You will be encouraged to continue your exercise regime long-term with ongoing support from our friendly fitness team.

Park GYM

Embrace what’s on your door step with Park GYM just for ladies. With qualified gym instructors to show you how to use the gym equipment in your local park. This hour long session will be done in the circuit format and exercises can be adapted to suit you ability.

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Location/Dates/Times

Location/Date/Time:

  • Central Park, Marconi Ponds (activity trail) on Friday 27th January, 24th February and 24th March 2017 from 12-1pm – meeting at Marconi Plaza Square off Fairfield road (CM1 1JG)
Prices

Price: FREE

Coach

Coach: Rosie and Amanda

How to book

No need to book just turn up!

Park RUN

To keep you occupied why not try Park RUN? Park RUN is a 5km run, jog or walk that you can use to train or to get fit as part of your routine.

Location

Location: Central Park, Chelmsford
Get Directions

Dates/Times

Date: Saturday

Time: 9am

Prices

Price: FREE

Coach

There is always a leader on a bike who will guide you around the 5km course

How to book

You only have to register once and then are timed every week to monitor your progress. Then just turn up!

Register here

Park RUNNERS

Park RUNNERS will help you focus on improving your running technique, stamina, speed, interval training and overall strength and conditioning.

Sessions are held predominately on our synthetic floodlit outdoor track, as well as local parks. The indoor track facilities are included for physical preparation sessions to strengthen the body to become a better runner.
Sessions are suitable for adults and children above 8 years.

Location

Location: Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, CM1 2EH
Get Directions

Dates/Times

Dates: Wednesday

Time: 7-8.30pm

Prices

Price: Adults 18+ £7.00 and children 8+ £4.00 per session

Coach

Coach: Karen and Richard

How to book

Please call 01245 605666

Parkour – with Team Traceur

Team Traceur offer you the opportunity to get back to your roots and move in the ways your body was designed to. Our friendly and experienced coaches will help you every step of the way to running, jumping and climbing anywhere and everywhere you please. On your journey you will become stronger, fitter, more confident and simply more able in every way. All of our classes use specially developed equipment to help make your training as effective and safe as possible.

Please note: the age limit is 14yrs+ to take part

Location

Location: Chelmsford Gymnastics Club, 13 Tattersall Way, Chelmsford CM1 3BY (Monday)
Get Directions

Chelmsford Sports and Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 2EH (Friday)
Get Directions

Dates/Times

Date/Time: Monday at 8:30-10pm
Friday at 8.15-9.45pm

Prices

Price: Your first session is FREE (£6.50 Monday or £8.00 Friday)

Coach

Coach: Harry and Barry
In association with Team Tracer

How to book

Call Harry Murden on 07891 769618
or book online at Team Tracer website

Pilates

This sessions is for the mind and Body. Pilates aims to strengthen the body in an even way, with particular emphasis on core strength to improve general fitness and wellbeing.

Location

Location: Cramphorn Theatre, Civic Centre, Coval Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1JE
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Dates/Times

Please note these classes do not run over the summer holidays

Date: Monday
March – 6, 13, 20, 27

April – 3, 10

May – 8, 15, 22

June – 5, 12

Time: 12.30-1.15pm

Price

Price: £2.50 per session

Coach

Coach: Darren

How to book

1. You do not need to pre-book, but please be aware places are limited and demand is high
2. Classes are on a first come first serve basis.
3. Payments will be taken at the theatre box office in (cash only) before the class commences.
4. The instructor is will need to know if you have any medical conditions or requirements prior to the class starting.
5. You will not be able to attend the session if you are late and have missed the warm up as this is a vital part of the session to prevent injury.
6. Please ensure you wear suitable and comfortable clothes for exercising e.g. no jeans

Shimmy ‘n’ Groove – Aerobics

Choreographed aerobics with various levels on intensity

Location

Location: Writtle College, Sport and Rec Centre, Lordship Rd, Writtle, Chelmsford CM1 3RR
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Dates/Times

Date: Thursday

Time: 5:30-6:15pm

Price

Price: £3.00 per session

Coach

Coach: Emma or Lindsey

How to book

1. You do not need to pre-book, but please be aware places are limited and demand is high
2. Classes are on a first come first serve basis.
3. Payments will be taken at Writtle College Sport and Rec Centre reception (cash only) before the class commences.
4. The instructor will need to know if you have any medical conditions or requirements prior to the class starting.
5. You will not be able to attend the session if you are late and have missed the warm up as this is a vital part of the session to prevent injury.
6. Please ensure you wear suitable and comfortable clothes for exercising e.g. no jeans and we recommend you bring a drink.

Location

Location: Writtle College, Sport and Rec Centre, Lordship Rd, Writtle, Chelmsford CM1 3RR
Get Directions

Dates/Times

Date: Tuesday – starting on Tuesday 18th April

Time: 6.15-7pm

Price

Price: £3.00 per session

Coach

Coach: Emma or Lindsey

How to book

1. You do not need to pre-book, but please be aware places are limited and demand is high
2. Classes are on a first come first serve basis.
3. Payments will be taken at Writtle College Sport and Rec Centre reception (cash only) before the class commences.
4. The instructor will need to know if you have any medical conditions or requirements prior to the class starting.
5. You will not be able to attend the session if you are late and have missed the warm up as this is a vital part of the session to prevent injury.
6. Please ensure you wear suitable and comfortable clothes for exercising e.g. no jeans and we recommend you bring a drink.

BlockFit

Celebrity workout! The class is done ion blocks for all round fitness. There is a combat, HIIT and stretch section and there are different intensities for different fitness levels.

Location

Location: Writtle College, Sport and Rec Centre, Lordship Rd, Writtle, Chelmsford CM1 3RR

Get Directions

Dates/Times

Date: Tuesdays staring on Tuesday 18th April

Time: 7-8pm

Price

Price: £3.00 per session

Coach

Coach: Emma or Lindsey

How to book

1. You do not need to pre-book, but please be aware places are limited and demand is high
2. Classes are on a first come first serve basis.
3. Payments will be taken at Writtle College Sport and Rec Centre reception (cash only) before the class commences.
4. The instructor will need to know if you have any medical conditions or requirements prior to the class starting.
5. You will not be able to attend the session if you are late and have missed the warm up as this is a vital part of the session to prevent injury.
6. Please ensure you wear suitable and comfortable clothes for exercising e.g. no jeans and we recommend you bring a drink.

Small Group Training

Have you ever wanted personal training, but cannot afford the cost? Well now you can from as little as £5 per week! Get yourself in shape with our 6 week small group training sessions held at:

Sessions will include:

  • Dietary advice
  • Full health check
  • Kinesis, TRX and functional zone (Equipment used will vary dependant on course goals)
  • Small supportive group (max 6 people with like minded goals)
  • Personalised SGPT booklet

All under the guidance of your Personal exercise instructor

Small Group Training sessions are available now, please go to the dedicated Small Group Training Webpage

Your health is extremely important to us, please read the following Health Commitment Statement before booking or partaking in any activities.

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