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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 SWFLC

exercise classes

At South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre we have a wide range of group exercise classes on offer every week. Every class comes with its own benefits, making them perfect for everyone.

We have modern studios, accessible changing facilities and expert instructors.

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


ourChelmsford Lite card

30 minute classes


45 minute classes


60 minute classes


Aqua Classes


ourChelmsford Plus card

30 minute classes


45 minute classes


60 minute classes


Aqua Classes


Save money by upgrading to a monthly membership. 

Monthly memberships


You can book onto this group exercise class: 


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 gym.
  • There is a male group changing area and a female group changing area.
  • Accessible changing is available on poolside at all times, or near to the gym after 6pm.


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.


Centre opening times

Monday to Friday, 6.15am to 10pm
Saturday, 7am to 8pm
Sunday, 7am to 8pm
Bank holiday, 7am to 2pm (pool, MUGA and 3G pitch only)
You can view our Christmas opening hours.

Our other facilities may have separate opening times, so please check individual pages.



Contact form

South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre
Brickfields Road
South Woodham Ferrers

01245 605600

All prices are correct to 30 March 2020.

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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