London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames

Leisure at Richmond April 2014 eBulletin

Welcome to our April eBulletin.

If you’re looking forward to two weeks on a sun-kissed beach, relaxing and soaking up the sun, you’re going to want to look your best by getting fit for the beach beforehand. Toned legs and upper arms, a slim waist and that “healthy glow” don’t appear overnight, so the key to getting “beach ready” is to start your health and fitness plan early rather than attempting a crash course in training and dieting. Here at Feel Good Fitness we have a wealth of experience and can help you get ready for summer!

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Leisure at Richmond

Look your best on the beach this summer

Get your six week beach body 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 you’ll look the best on the beach this summer!

Feel Good Swim School - adult courses

Calling all adults who want to learn to swim or get in shape!

Whether you can swim or are just a beginner our courses will be just right for you. We have courses for beginners to help you overcome your fear and courses for those more advanced swimmers who want to improve their technique.

Our six week course programme starts w/c 28 April

8.00pm A1 - adult beginners
8.30pm A3 – adult advanced
9.00pm A2 – adult intermediate

12noon A1 – adult beginners
12.30pm A2 – adult intermediate
1.00pm A3 – adult advanced

Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. It’s gentle, aerobic and great for the heart and physique. Book your place today!

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

Beginner's yoga classes coming soon

Yoga is one of the most practiced of spiritual disciplines. The postures used in yoga have been developed over thousands of years as a systematic means of exercising every part of the body.

Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre will be introducing beginner’s yoga classes soon. If you are interested in taking part please email

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

Fitness classes at Teddington Sports Centre

Teddington Sports Centre is located within Teddington School. Our fitness class programme offers a number of classes including Pilates, ballet, yoga, stretch and tone and zumba. 

Fitness class direct debit is now available at Teddington. So if you already come along to two classes per week then a monthly direct debit membership will save you money. Click here for more information.

Our fitness classes are also available on a pay-as-you-go option.

Please call us on 020 8977 0598 for more information or click here for our fitness class programme. 

Looking for an astro turf pitch to play football this summer

Fancy a kick about? Are you and your mates looking for somewhere to play football after work? Our 3G All Weather Pitch provides the perfect playing surface regardless of weather. The pitch can be hired, per hour, as one or two thirds of a pitch or hired as one whole pitch.

Slots are available on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings between now and September.

We have home and away changing rooms, which include showers, for pre and post-game banter and celebrations. We even have referee changing rooms to ensure that your officials are in a good mood before your games.

Whether you just want to play with friends or looking to play matches let Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre become your home of football. 

Don't forget we also offer children's football courses on Saturday mornings. Click here for more details

For more information please contact us on 020 8090 9695

Want to learn how to street dance?

Teddington Sports Centre offers street dance for children aged 8 years+. They will have the opportunity to learn urban dance moves to the latest dance tunes.

Street dance is very popular and is often seen on TV, in music videos and shows such as Britain’s Got Talent. Street dance is not only a great way to improve your dancing skills but you can also become a member of a team and learn to dance with them.

Our structured dance classes at Teddington are designed to develop technique, co-ordination and confidence in street dance styles.

Give your children a chance to express themselves!

Sessions run Thursday 5.45-6.45pm.

Click here for more information or contact Teddington Sports Centre on 020 8977 0598.

Splash and have fun this May half term

Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre are running swimming crash courses. A short intensive course is often the best way to learn to swim or develop your skills. Courses are available for all ages and abilities during the half term holidays.

One day workshops for diving are also available. These workshops are a great way to improve diving skills, learn how to do elementary dives, leading into racing dives from the side and the blocks. Diving is for children over 8 years and they must be able to swim 25 metres of all strokes.

Don’t forget you can come and have fun with the floats in our fun time float sessions. These run everyday during the school holidays.

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

Are you interested in training to become a lifeguard?

Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre runs National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) courses throughout the year. 

The UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and Ireland that complies with the industry requirements and is supported by RLSS, ASA, ISRM and HSE. This qualification is a recruitment requirement for a number of leisure jobs from Pool Lifeguard to Centre Manager. On successful completion of this course you will be fully qualified to work as a Pool Lifeguard in the UK. 

The NPLQ course comprises both physical training and theoretical classroom work, followed by a water based practical test, dry assessment on pool rescue, first aid, CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and lifesaving skills.
All applicants must be 16 years or over. 

The next course will be held from Tuesday 27 May to Sunday 1 June 8.00am-5.00pm. 

If you would like to register your interest please email Tony at 

Please click here for more information or contact Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre on 020 8977 9911.

Circuit training at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre

Looking to get fit? Fancy trying a different fitness class? Then our circuit class at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre could be just the thing for you!

Circuits is a cross training class that is great for developing all-round fitness. Straightforward aerobic and resistance exercises are performed at a series of workstations, creating a fun and challenging workout that is different every time.

Circuits is available on Sundays 11.30am-12.15pm and all levels are welcome.

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

Find My Sport event

It’s time to get booking for the Find My Sport event at Shene Sports & Fitness Centre. Sports to try include archery, cheerleading, climbing wall, cycling, dance, kayaking, table tennis and unihoc to name just a few!

Click here for more information.

Early booking deadline is 23 May. Book today and don’t miss out!

Party time at Orleans

Are you trying to organise a children’s party? But is the thought of lots of excitable kids treading cake into your carpet, climbing on furniture and playing Frisbee with your compact discs putting you off before you start?

We offer a great range of parties at Orleans Park Sports Centre including super sports, sports and trampoline, karate, roller disco, cheerleading and dance and fun gym.

Click here for more information or contact the centre on 020 8090 9695.

Book a party today and make sure your child is the envy of the class!

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