Fitness Studio

Portland Centre has a large fitness studio on the first floor

The fitness studio has full length mirrors running its length and a sound system. This allows teachers to put on some fun and energising or relaxing music for their classes. Get fit, meet new people and make friends through one of our exciting classes.

We add new courses throughout the year so keep checking for updates.

To book your place on a class call 0115 859 9968.

Fitness StudioPrice
Aerobics/Fitness Class£4.00
Studio Hire£27.50 per hour

Studio Timetable - daytime classes

07:00
08:00
09:00
10:00
11:00
12:00
13:00
14:00
Monday
Monday
Kettlecise
09:30 - 10:15
Joe
Kettlecise

The class purely uses kettlebells and focus on an all over body workout, excellent for your core strength and general fitness, be prepared to ache after trying this new piece of weighted equipment. Mix it up!

Mandy's Movers
11:00 - 12:00
Gentle Weighted Exercise Class in Water
Mandy's Movers
11:00 - 12:00

Tuesday
Tuesday
Zumba
11:15 - 12:00
Kathy
Zumba

Zumba is a great fun-filled based fitness class that uses a fusion of Latin and International rhythms with easy-to-follow moves.
Burn those calories off with a smile on your face.

Wednesday
Wednesday
BTT
09:30 - 10:15
Gym Staff
BTT

BTT is a 30 minute workout targeting Bums, Tums and Thighs.

Saturday
Saturday
Yoga
09:30 - 10:30
Hannah
Yoga
09:30 - 10:30

This class is designed to relax and de-stress. It uses flowing movements & postures to sculpt the body and increase flexibility. A great class to relax in after a stressful day at work.

Sunday
Sunday
Circuits
10:00 - 11:00
Gym staff
Circuits
10:00 - 11:00

This class will help conditioning your whole body using resistance training and cardio exercises. It targets muscular endurance and is great for losing weight and toning up, the class is designed using stations around the room with a time period on each station before moving onto the next exercise station.

Studio Timetable - evening classes

17:15
17:45
18:15
18:45
19:15
19:45
20:15
20:45
21:15
21:45
Monday
Monday
Yoga
17:25 - 18:25
Liz
Yoga
17:25 - 18:25
Liz

Yoga is designed to relax and destress you. It uses flowing movements and postures to sculpt the body and increase flexibility.

A great class to relax in after a stressful day at work.

Run Club
18:00 - 20:00
Rebel Runners
Run Club
18:00 - 20:00
Rebel Runners

Aerobic Attack
18:30 - 19:30
Julie
Aerobic Attack
18:30 - 19:30
Julie

This class focuses on cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength and endurance by offering a challenging aerobic workout, great for calorie burning and improving fitness.

Grid 25
18:35 - 19:05
Gym Staff
Grid 25
18:35 - 19:05

Aimed at working all major muscles, this class uses stations based around our functional rig. A great calorie burning class and will increase strength, tone up and improve core stability.

BTT
10:00 - 10:30
Gym staff
BTT
10:00 - 10:30

Tuesday
Tuesday
Boxing
18:00 - 19:00
Ken
Boxing
18:00 - 19:00
Ken

Boxing is a session for all ages and abilities. It involves the use of pad and bag work as well as a fitness workout including activities such as skipping, jogging and toning exercises.

This class is in our Ancillary Hall.

Core 30
18:00 - 18:30
Joe
Core 30
18:00 - 18:30

A 30 minute freestyle class targeting your core, front, back and sides for a complete abdominal workout.

Zumba
18:30 - 19:15
Amy
Zumba
18:30 - 19:15
Amy

Zumba is a great fun-filled based fitness class that uses a fusion of Latin and International rhythms with easy-to-follow moves.

Burn those calories off with a smile on your face.

Kettlecise
18:45 - 19:30
Joe
Kettlecise
18:45 - 19:30
Joe

The class purely uses kettlebells and focus on an all over body workout, excellent for your core strength and general fitness, be prepared to ache after trying this new piece of weighted equipment. Mix it up!

Pole Fitness
19:15 - 20:15
Amy
Pole Fitness
19:15 - 20:15
Amy

Pole Fitness is a great all over body toning workout, working the upper body and arms when holding your body weight, great butt and thigh workout and excellent for toning and shaping your abdominal muscles and core strength. Don’t forget this is great for flexibility too!

Aquafit
20:45 - 21:30
Aqua Class ran by Julie
Aquafit
20:45 - 21:30
Aqua Class ran by Julie

Zumba
11:15 - 12:00
Kathy
Zumba
11:15 - 12:00
Kathy

Wednesday
Wednesday
Core 30
17:30 - 18:00
Gym Staff
Core 30
17:30 - 18:00

A 30 minute freestyle class targeting your core, front, back and sides for a complete abdominal workout.

PHIIT
18:00 - 18:45
Phil
PHIIT
18:00 - 18:45
Phil

A High Intensity Interval Training class aimed at all fitness levels, if you’re looking to burn off some extra body fat, build some lean muscle or simply improve your fitness then this class ticks all the boxes. Get ready to sweat!

Tai Chi
19:00 - 20:00
Patricia
Tai Chi
19:00 - 20:00
Patricia

Tai Chi is truly an amazing exercise system suitable for people of all ages and all levels of physical abilities. Some of the benefits linked to Tai Chi are; improves lower back pain, helps to alleviate stress and combat depression, increases muscle strength and improved flexibility

BTT
09:30 - 10:15
Helena
BTT
09:30 - 10:15
Helena

Thursday
Thursday
Zumba
17:45 - 18:30
Amy
Zumba
17:45 - 18:30
Amy

Zumba is a great fun-filled based fitness class that uses a fusion of Latin and International rhythms with easy-to-follow moves.

Burn those calories off with a smile on your face.

Boxing
18:00 - 19:30
Ken
Boxing
18:00 - 19:30
Ken

Boxing is a session for all ages and abilities. It involves the use of pad and bag work as well as a fitness workout including activities such as skipping, jogging and toning exercises.

This class is in our Ancillary Hall.

Pump Fit
18:30 - 19:30
Julie
Pump Fit
18:30 - 19:30
Julie

This class targets all major muscle groups using a mixture of hand weights and bar weighted exercises, excellent for improving general fitness and an all over body tone. A fab all over body workout.

AB Blast
10:00 - 10:30
Gym staff
AB Blast
10:00 - 10:30

Friday
Friday
Circuits
18:00 - 19:00
Gym Staff
Circuits
18:00 - 19:00
Gym Staff

Circuits will help condition your whole body using resistance training and cardio exercises. It targets muscular endurance and is great for losing weight and toning up. Circuits is designed using stations around the room with a time period on each station before moving onto the next exercise station.

Group Exercise & Studio Etiquette

To ensure we offer a consistent quality of service we would ask all customers kindly to adhere to our group exercise and studio etiquette:

  • Please do not enter the class until the current class has finished
  • Please be on time. If you are more than 5 minutes late and the warm up has ended, you will not be allowed entry
  • If you are new to the class, please speak with instructor prior to the start of the class to gain insight on the format so they can give you some helpful tips
  • From January 2018 all classes will be bookable up to a week in advance, this can be done at reception or by calling up over the phone and booking your space
  • If you pre-book and do not attend the class, you will be given a strike. If you receive 3 strikes within a 5 week period you will not be able to pre book a class for the following 2 weeks
  • Water must be brought to the class in an unbreakable bottle, please ensure this is filled before the class, the instructor will give you breaks during the class to refill this
  • Under NO circumstances are the following footwear acceptable; flip flops, sandals, jeans or work boots
  • Appropriate attire must be worn. Trainers are requires for all classes accept Pilates/ yoga
  • Please save conversions/ discussions between other class participants until the end of the class, talking in a class may distract the instructor and other customers trying to follow instruction.
  • We recommend you bring a towel
  • All equipment should be returned to the correct storage area once the class has finished
  • Please place litter in the bin provided
  • If your health changes, please advise the instructor who will be able to offer you alternative exercises
  • Only children aged 8 and up may attend the boxing class on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
  • If a class has been cancelled and you are already booked onto it, we will make every effort to contact you, unless you have requested otherwise.

Failure to respect and adhere to our etiquette may result in you being asked to leave the class/facility. Many thanks for your cooperation.

Updated 26/7/18