London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames

Leisure at Richmond August 2014 eBulletin

Welcome to our August eBulletin. 
The holidays are nearly over. So what better time to start thinking about signing up for a new sports course, join in a fitness class or sign up for one of our great Feel Good Fitness memberships.

Don’t forget our brand new facility at Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre opens on Monday 1 September. Why not pop in and see what’s available.

Orleans Park Sports Centre will be closing on 31 August and we’d also like to take this opportunity to thank you for your custom and support over the past three years. The majority of our current programme including courses, sessions and block bookings are transferring back to the new facilities at Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre

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Kind regards
Leisure at Richmond

Back to School…Back to Feel Good Fitness

Get your six week back to school fitness programme at one of our Feel Good Fitness sites now!

We pride ourselves on being different to other health club chains and understand that exercising regularly is not easy for many of us and that you want to see results quickly. You’ll receive first rate advice from our qualified team of instructors, a gym programme tailored to your individual needs and step-by-step support and motivation to help you stick to your goals.

Sign up today and feel good about:

• No contracts
• Money back guarantees on all memberships
• 2 pools, 3 gyms and 120 fitness classes
• Fully staffed state of the art gyms with qualified instruction
• Membership covers 5 centres
• Nutritional support services available
• Specially tailored services for those new to exercise
• Complimentary personalised programmes every 14 visits
• Regular instructor led abdominal training services
• Loyalty scheme with money off vouchers worth over &50

Click here for more information or call us today to arrange a tour
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre 020 8977 9911
Shene Sports & Fitness Centre 020 8090 9630
Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre 020 8090 0668

We are the gym you’ve always wanted to join…and guarantee Feel Good Fitness will make you feel great!

Try a new sports course this autumn…BOOK NOW!

Our new autumn programme is about to start so why not book a sports course today.

We offer a wide range of junior and adult courses including ballet, trampolining, karate, gymnastics, taekwondo, badminton, roller skating, street dance, basketball, football, tennis and squash.

For more information click on the sports and fitness centre below or call today and book your place!

Shene Sports & Fitness Centre
Phone: 020 8090 9630

Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre
Phone: 020 8090 0668

Teddington Sports Centre
Phone: 020 8977 0598

Whitton Sports & Fitness Centrenew centre now open!
Phone: 020 8898 7795

Feel Good Swim School

For those wanting to learn to swim we offer courses for all ages and abilities. We have highly qualified instructors who will help to develop confidence both in and around the water. There are the last few remaining spaces available for our September courses week beginning 8 Sept – please see below for details.

Wednesday’s at 9.30am (5 spaces) and 10am (3 spaces)
Thursday’s at 9.30am (1 space)
Friday’s at 9.30am (1 space) and 10am (1 space)
Friday’s at 3pm (3 spaces)

Monday’s at 3.30pm (2 spaces)
Tuesday’s at 4.30pm (1 space)

Tuesday’s at 3pm (2 spaces)
Wednesday’s at 3.30pm (2 spaces)
Thursday’s at 10am (2 spaces)
Thursday’s at 3.30pm (3 spaces)

Monday’s at 4pm (1 space)

Tuesday’s at 5.30pm (1 space)

Wednesday’s at 4.30pm (1 space)
Thursday’s at 5pm (3 spaces)
Friday’s at 4.30pm (8 spaces)
Saturday’s at 9.30am (3 spaces)

Friday’s at 4pm (2 spaces)

Monday’s at 4pm (1 space)
Tuesday’s at 4.30pm (1 space)

Monday’s at 4.30pm (3 spaces)
Tuesday’s at 5.30pm (3 spaces)

Monday’s at 5pm (7 spaces)

Friday’s at 5pm (2 spaces)

Please click here for more information or call the centre reception on 020 8977 9911.

Infant Learn to Swim

Here at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre we offer carer and baby/toddler/pre-school courses. Lots of baby’s love the water and our Feel Good Swim School Infant Learn to Swim lessons are a fun way to bond and they can help your child feel more confident in the water as they grow.

These courses will help to build a carers confidence in handling their baby and familiarise them with the pool environment. Our carer and toddler courses are for water confident toddlers and will improve early water skills with carer support. Our pre-school classes are designed to help children prepare for nursery / school and build on their social skills.

So what are the benefits of learning to swim at such a young age?
• It’s a skill for life
• A fantastic bonding experience
• Great for physical and mental development
• Exercise is fun and should be a way of life
• Develop social skills developing a child ready for school life

We have some places remaining so don’t delay and book today!

We have availability on the following classes starting week beginning 8 Sept:

Carer and Baby
Tuesday’s at 10.30am and 11.30am
Thursday’s at 11am
Friday’s at 11.30am

Carer and Toddler
Tuesday’s at 11am and 12 noon
Thursday’s at 11.30am
Friday’s at 11am and 12 noon

Tuesday’s at 12.30pm
Thursday’s at 10.30am
Friday’s at 12.30pm

Please click here for more details of our courses or call Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre on 020 8977 9911.

Are you mad enough for Insanity?

Here at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre we have some great new fitness classes for you to try!

You might have tried the DVD but now you can do it at Teddington. Insanity is a hyper-intense, high energy workout that combines the fundamentals of interval training with a focus on building strength, endurance, and balance. You'll work out intensely for 3-4 minutes, and then cool down for 30 seconds before beginning the next high-intensity segment. Our instructor will really help you push your limits and working out with others is guaranteed to make you work harder than if you were alone doing it at home with the DVD.
Insanity takes place on Saturdays 10.15-11.15am

What about Bokwa?
Bokwa is a new and completely different approach to group exercise that is rapidly spreading across the globe. Participants draw letters and numbers with their feet while performing an energising and addictive cardio workout routine to today’s most popular music.
Bokwa is available on Saturdays 12.30-1.30pm.

Other new fitness classes this term include our Feel Good Fitness Fit Camps on Thursday 1.05-1.50pm and Sunday 10.30-11.30am

For more information please contact us on 020 8977 9911 or click here for our full fitness class programme.

Holistic exercise to harmonise the mind and body

Reduce life’s stresses and centre your self with our holistic classes at Shene Sports & Fitness Centre.

This class focuses on co-ordination and relaxation using slow flowing movements. Developed to work specifically on training the core postural muscles improving both strength and flexibility.
Pilates is available:
Thursday 8.00-9.00pm

Yoga is one of the most widely practiced of spiritual disciplines. The postures used in Yoga have been developed over thousands of years. It encourages relaxation and the posture work can alleviate back pain as well as improving circulation.
Yoga is available:
Hatha Flow Yoga Tuesday 8.10-9.10pm
Hatha Yoga Thursday 7.00-8.00pm

Don’t forget if you’re a direct debit member then all of our fitness classes, including Yoga and Pilates are free.

For more information please contact us on 020 8090 9630 or click here for our full fitness class programme

Fit Camps are here

Want to tone up, lose weight, improve your cardio fitness and feel stronger, more energized and more confident?
Join us at one of our motivating weekly Feel Good Fitness Fit Camps.

Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre
Monday 7.00-8.00pm

Teddington Sports Centre
Wednesday 7.00-8.00pm

Shene Sports & Fitness Centre
Saturday 9.30-10.30am

Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre
Thursday 1.05-1.50pm
Sunday 10.30-11.30am

Call us today to book your place.
Teddington Sports Centre 020 8977 0598
Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre 020 8090 0668
Shene Sports & Fitness Centre 020 8090 9630
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre 020 8977 9911

Don’t forget all of our centres offer a wide programme of fitness classes including zumba, spinning, yoga, Pilates, adult ballet, pump and stretch and tone.

Can’t swim? Try one of our adult swim courses

Maybe it’s time to overcome your fear of water. Here at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre we have experienced instructors who will help and support you.

But our adult swimming courses aren’t just for people who can’t swim at all. Many adults who know how to swim may not necessarily swim with an efficient swim stroke. We can help you to improve stroke development and fitness.

We offer 6 week courses for beginners, intermediate or advanced swimmers.

We have availability on the following classes starting week beginning 8 Sept:
• A1 (Beginner) Monday at 12 noon
• A2 (Intermediate) Monday at 12.30pm
• A3 (Advance) Monday at 1pm
• A1 (Beginner) Monday at 8pm
• A3 (Advance) Monday at 8.30pm
• A2 (Intermediate) Monday at 9pm
• A1 (Beginner) Thursday at 12 noon
• A2 (Intermediate) Thursday at 12.30pm
• A3 (Advance) Thursday at 1pm

Please click here for more information or call the centre reception on 020 8977 9911.

With Feel Good Swim School you can meet new friends, learn a new skill for life, gain confidence in the water and have great fun!

Are you a nifty fifty?

Physical activity is essential if we want to enjoy good health as we get older. Regular exercise will help keep you mobile and achieve more out of life.

Nifty Fifties at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre is a class for seniors (aimed at the over 50’s) of all levels. It comprises of a gentle low impact aerobic section followed by conditioning work, core work and stretches that could incorporate body balls, exercise bands and light hand weights. Emphasis is put on maintaining or improving posture
and range of motion around the major joints. This is a great class to work at your own pace.

Classes are available:
Monday 11.35am-12.30pm
Wednesday 2.00-3.00pm

Click here for more information or call Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre on 020 8977 9911.

Have you tried Boxercise?

Boxercise is an effective form of cross training that incorporates a combination of boxing movements and aerobics. This makes for a fun alternative and also improves rhythm, coordination as well as burning calories.

Our class focuses on upper body conditioning, toning of your arms, chest and abdominals. It also includes some lower body exercises as well as improving cardiovascular fitness so is considered the perfect training workout.

Boxercise is available at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre at the following times:
Tuesday 1.00-1.50pm
Thursday 8.00-9.00pm

Click here for more information or call us on 020 8977 9911.

Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre: the core of Pilates

Enhance your mind, body and soul with Pilates at Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre. One of the most popular forms of exercise, Pilates can help get your core and the rest of your body back into shape.

Popular? Yes, everybody’s doing it, so why don’t you come along and experience what all the fuss is all about.

Just what can Pilates do for you, you ask? Well it can:
• Strengthen your core and improve your posture.
• Improve your flexibility and balance.
• Enhance your mental wellbeing and allow you to temporarily forget about the stresses of life.

Classes are available:
Monday 7.00-8.00pm
Saturday 11.00am-12noon NEW CLASS!

So come along and try Pilates today; your mind and body will thank you for it.

For more information please call us on 020 8090 0668.

Dance and get fit at Shene

Our new fitness class programme at Shene Sports & Fitness Centre is starting soon and there’s a wide range of classes for all fitness levels.

Our energetic and enthusiastic instructors will help you get fit and have fun at the same time!

Why not try our Dance and Fitness class. Learn fun dance routines to upbeat music in this energetic exercise class. It’s an aerobic, fat-burning workout that tones the whole body and is guaranteed to make you look and feel great! The class takes place on Wednesdays from 8.00-9.00pm.

Or come along and try our great new Body Conditioning class. It’s a work out to help tone, strengthen and re-shape your body. Using a combination of hand weights, resistance bands, body bars and steps we will help you create the perfect sculpture.
Body Conditioning takes place on Tuesday from 7.00-8.00pm with our popular instructor Margaret.

Don’t forget if you’re a direct debit member then all of our fitness classes are free.

For more information please contact us on 020 8090 9630 or click here for our full fitness class programme.

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