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We are continuing work on the new Riverside Leisure Centre. The whole centre will be closed from Sunday 2 to Sunday 9 June inclusive, ahead of the reopening on Monday 10 June. You can find out more about the closures.

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Group exercise classes

Whether you are new to classes or you're a regular, we have a group exercise class to help you reach your 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 Riverside

exercise classes

At Riverside Leisure Centre, we have over 90 group exercise classes on offer every week, each with their own benefits.  

We have modern studios, including a group cycling studio, 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.

Timetable

Prices

Leisure card

30 minute class

14 to 17 years: £3.50

18 to 59 years: £4.40

60 years and over: £3.50

Discounted rates: £3.50

 

45 minute class

14 to 17 years: £4.60

18 to 59 years: £5.40

60 years and over: £4.60

Discounted rates: £4.60


60 minute class

14 to 17 years: £5

18 to 59 years: £6.30

60 years and over: £5.40

Discounted rates: £5.40


90 minute class

14 to 17 years: £8.50

18 to 59 years: £8.50

60 years and over: £8.50

Discounted rates: £8.50


 

Non Leisure card

30 minute class

14 and 15 years: £4.40

16 years and over: £5.40

 

45 minute class

14 and 15 years: £5.60

16 years and over: £6.40

60 minute class

14 and 15 years: £6

16 years and over: £7.30

 

90 minute class

14 and 15 years: £9.50

16 years and over: £9.50

 

Save money by upgrading to a monthly membership. 

Monthly memberships

Booking

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 a Leisure card.      
  • two days in advance if you do not have a membership or Leisure card (by phone or in person only).

Things you need to know

Attending the class

  • You will need to collect a ticket from reception when you arrive for your class.  
  • Monthly members can swipe through the barrier to register their attendance. 
  • You will not be allowed entrance to 30 minute classes or Body Pump, CX WORX or GRIT if they have already begun. For all other classes you will not be allowed access if it has 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 on poolside, you will need a £1 coin to release the key. You will get the £1 back when you return the key.  
  • Lockers with number keypads are located next to the gym.
  • There is a male group changing area and a female group changing area located by studio 2 and on poolside.
  • Accessible changing facilities are located by studio 2 or on poolside.

 

Cancellations

  • If you can't attend a class that you have booked onto, you need to cancel at least two hours before it starts.
  • You can cancel by phone or in person. 
  • Monthly members can also email their cancellation. 
  • We will charge you the full amount for the class if you do not cancel in time, or if you do not attend.

 

Riverside

Centre opening times

Monday to Friday, 6.15am to 10pm
Saturday, 6.15am to 7pm
Sunday, 6.15am to 7pm
Bank holidays: see facility opening timetables

Our facilities, including the ice rink, may have separate opening times. Please check individual pages.

Facilities

  • 95 station gym
  • 2 exercise studios
  • Spin studio
  • Main pool
  • 10x20m learner pool
  • Ice rink
  • Creche
  • Soft play
  • Changing Places
  • Accessible changing
  • Accessible parking
  • Meeting room

All prices are correct to 2 June 2019

Contact

Contact form

Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1FG

01245 615050

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