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Group exercise classes

Whether you are completely new to classes, or you are a regular, we have a group exercise class to help you reach you fitness goals in a fun, friendly environment.  

Our classes are available at Riverside Leisure Centre, Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre (CSAC), South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre (SWFLC) and Dovedale Sports Centre. 

Group exercise classes at Dovedale

exercise classes

At Dovedale Sports Centre we offer a range of group exercise classes. Every class comes with its own benefits, making them perfect for everyone. 

Our friendly instructors will help you reach your full potential while making exercise fun. 

If you are brand new to classes you can find a class by its intensity or by what type of class it is.


* over 16s only


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30 minute classes


45 minute classes



60 minute classes


Save money by upgrading to a monthly membership. 

Monthly memberships


To book onto this group exercise class you can: 


You can book onto classes: 

  • ten days in advance if you have a monthly membership   
  • seven days in advance if you have an ourChelmsford Plus card
  • two days in advance if you do not have a membership or ourChelmsford Plus card


Things you need to know

Attending the class

  • You will need to collect a ticket from reception when you arrive for your class. 
  • You will not be allowed entrance to the class if it has already been running for five minutes or more.   
  • To allow time for changeovers, classes will finish five minutes before the advertised time.  


Lockers and changing rooms

  • If you want to use a locker, you will need a £1 coin to release the key. You will get the £1 back when you return the key. Lockers are located in the changing rooms.
  • There is a male group changing area and a female group changing area.
  • Accessible changing is available.


If you can't attend a class that you have booked onto, you need to cancel at least two hours before it starts by calling the centre. We will charge you the full amount for the class if you do not cancel in time, or if you do not attend.

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Centre opening times

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 5pm to 11pm
Wednesday and Friday, 5pm to 10pm
Saturday, 9am to 5pm
Sunday, 9am to 9pm
Bank holidays, closed
You can view our Christmas opening hours.


All prices are correct to 30 March 2020


Contact form

Dovedale Sports Centre
Vicarage Road

01245 605685

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre. 

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