Four people in pool doing an aqua class

All of our pool based group exercise classes are held in waist deep water, with one of our expert instructors.

Aqua aerobics

Exercise in water offers a great full body workout. It is great for easing pressure on your joints and building strength as you move against the water in the swimming pool.  

Most importantly it is a fun way to improve your fitness.  

The Aqua Aerobics group exercise class is perfect if you are not confident in the water.

This class runs for 60 minutes and is a low intensity workout.

Aqua boogie

Join us for a dance party in the pool in Aqua Boogie. You will workout to dance tunes old and new while improving your fitness in the water.  

Group exercise classes in the swimming pool are a great way to get fit, as they offer a low impact workout that is great for your joints, while strengthening muscles. This class is great for all abilities.

This class runs for 60 minutes and is a medium intensity session.

Aqua fitness

Challenge your entire body with an Aqua Fitness group exercise class.   

This class with give you a fun workout in the water that will be kind to your joints, but will work you hard to improve your fitness and endurance.   

The Aqua Fitness group exercise class is perfect if you are not confident in the water.

This class runs for 60 minutes and is a medium intensity session.

Aqua natal yoga

Aqua Natal Yoga is a specialised session for pregnant women from 14 weeks onwards. 

Aqua Natal Yoga offers a gentle and easy way to exercise during pregnancy. This low intensity session helps you relax and enjoy movement and breathing, by using the supportive element of the water.

The duration of this class is 45 minutes and is a low impact, low intensity session.

Over 50s aqua group exercise

The Over 50s Aqua group exercise class is designed to improve your heart and lung fitness and strengthen your muscles while you have fun. 

You will feel a great sense of community and get expert guidance from your friendly instructor.  

Don’t worry if you are not water confident, this class is held in waist deep water in the swimming pool.

This class runs for a duration of either 45 minutes or 60 minutes and is a low intensity session.

Standard prices

  • 45 minutes: £6.20 for standard aqua class
  • 45 minutes: £3.90 for Over 50s aqua class only
  • 60 minutes: £7.50 for standard aqua class
  • 60 minutes: £5.10 for Over 50s aqua class only

Discounted

  • 45 minutes: £5.80 for standard aqua class
  • 45 minutes: £3.60 for Over 50s aqua class only
  • 60 minutes: £6.90 for standard aqua class
  • 60 minutes: £4.70 for Over 50s aqua class only

Save money by upgrading to an ourChelmsford Plus or monthly Premium membership.

Standard prices

  • 45 minutes: £5.20 for standard aqua class
  • 45 minutes: £2.90 for Over 50s aqua class only
  • 60 minutes: £6.50 for standard aqua class
  • 60 minutes: £4.10 for Over 50s aqua class only

Discounted

  • 45 minutes: £4.80 for standard aqua class
  • 45 minutes: £2.60 for Over 50s aqua class only
  • 60 minutes: £5.90 for standard aqua class
  • 60 minutes: £3.70 for Over 50s aqua class only

Save money by upgrading to a monthly Premium membership

We recommend that you book our popular exercise classes in advance. You can get a ticket on the door, however we cannot guarantee availability.

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 have an ourChelmsford Lite card
  • You will need to book a session in advance to guarantee your space.
  • If you do not check-in, we will charge you the full amount for the session.
  • Please make sure that you have registered your email address with us in order to book online.
  • If you can't attend a class that you have booked onto, you must cancel at least two hours before it starts.
  • You can cancel online or via the app, by calling 01245 605600 or in person. 
  • We will charge you the full amount for the class if you do not cancel in time, or if you do not attend.
  • 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.  
  • 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 or on poolside.
  • 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.

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Last updated: 29 September 2022