Class descriptions and venue locations

Targeted classes inc classes for health conditions and seated exercise

  • Pulmonary Master class: – Following rehabilitation from Halton Hospital with a gentle exercise session. Referrals must be made via the Rapid response team at the Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Halton general hospital.
  • Chair based exercise: – Gentle seated exercise working on all exercise components to boost mood, improve fitness, increase strength and flexibility and improve mobility.
  • Qigong chair-based Tai Chi: – Simple static Tai Chi exercises for adults with learning disabilities and anybody who would benefit from a simple chair-based exercise routine.
  • Zipper Club: – A support group for those who have suffered a cardiac event or for their families. Social interaction, physical activities such as walking, yoga, and chair based exercise and events.
  • Movement Therapy: A gentle chair-based exercise class using gel-balls for hand exercise and therapy bands for strength exercise.
  • Mencap Keep-Fit: A low impact all round exercise class suitable for adults with learning disabilities.

Low level classes suitable for those new to exercise and beginners:

  • Move On: – A follow on session from exercise referral gentle exercise sessions.
  • Heal The Body Yoga:- A gentle class focusing on healing  the body & relaxing the mind, includes gentle postures to aid mobility, some core structure work for strength, affirmations and relaxation techniques.
  • Beginners Tai Chi: – A form of Chinese martial art, combining a system of slow exercises known for the health claims.
  • Health & Wellbeing:- A mix of yoga, tai chi, and relaxation moves.
  • Stay Fit-Easy: – Gentle fitness and strength exercise to music, suitable for pulmonary follow-on class

Low – Moderate level classes. Can accommodate beginners and those advancing through the stages:

  • Exercise to music: – An exercise class to the beat of music to energise the whole body. Can improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular-endurance and flexibility.
  • Move Up: – Exercise to music/ aerobic and resistance session.
  • Tai Chi: – A form of Chinese martial art, combining a system of slow exercises known for the health claims.
  • Line Dancing: – Dance and have fun. Learn new moves and meet new friends.
  • Gentle Yoga: – Deeply relaxing style of yoga to release tension from body and mind.
  • Fit to Dance: – Aimed at over 50’s, this dance based fitness class can be as energetic as you want it to be including songs you’ll love from 60’s 70’s and 80’s.
  • Zumba Gold: – Zumba specifically for over 50’s
  • Gentle Easy Exercise: – Gentle fitness and strength exercise circuits.
  • Stay Fit: – Gentle fitness and strength exercise to music, suitable for Fresh Start follow-on class
  • Hooping Class: – aerobic hooping exercise working core muscles to improve posture and tone core muscles.
  • Chill-Out Friday: – A relaxing wellbeing mix of gentle yoga, pilates and meditation.

Moderate intensity classes suitable for all levels with adapted moves for beginners and advancers

  • Pilates: – A slow and controlled exercise class to improve core strength.
  • Yoga: – Slow controlled postures and breath work to exercise at a safe and effective level. All exercises can be modified to suit individual abilities.
  • Pilates Fitness:- basis Pilates moves with an easy to follow flow for all levels.
  • Circuits: – Move around a circuit of individual exercise stations for a whole body workout at your own pace.
  • Boxing Fitness:- Keep fit with boxing fundamentals.
  • Jog Club & Get Fit Walking: – Walk, stay walking or progress to jogging –track training. A training programme is available for beginners to progress to jogging following a progressive walking programme.
  • Zumba: – An exercise to music class with dance moves such as Cha Cha, Mambo, Meringue to a Latin beat.
  • Men’s Badminton: – Play for fun and exercise with gent’s 50+
  • Body Conditioning: – A full body workout, targeting areas to improve strength and tone.
  • Rebound:- An aerobics class performed on a rebounder (mini trampoline) a cardio workout without excess stress on joints and muscles
  • Fitsteps & Dance Fitness:- A mix of classic ballroom and up tempo dance moves to create a fun fitness class.
  • Popmobility:- An exercise to music class “old style” an aerobic routine to each song.

Moderate – High Intensity classes suitable for those who want a fitness or strength challenge

  • Boxercise: – An exercise class, using boxing moves to energise and work the whole body.
  • Kettlercise: – A body toning class using weighted kettlebells
  • KettleStrength: A class using kettlebell weights to improve physique, strength and mental toughness.
  • Metafit: – A body weight training class using high intensity intervals.
  • Clubbercise:- A dance-based fitness class that feels like a night out with club anthems and glow sticks.
  • Glow Fitness: – A dance fun fitness class using glow sticks.
  • Boot Camp:- Combination of strength and fitness exercises to challenge the body.
  • Bootylicious Camp:- Ladies boot camp – an interactive workout incorporating fun interactive games.
  • Outdoor Circuits:- Outdoor fitness activities
  • Fitclub: High intensity interval training
  • Core Attack & Ab Blast:- A workout to strengthen and tone tummy muscles and core.
  • Insanity:- A high intensity whole body workout.
  • Push and Tone:- Outdoor fitness class for mums with or without a pram. Power-walk and exercises suitable for the post-natal lady.
  • Pram Fitness:- Outdoor exercise for mums with prams.
  • Body Blitz:- A mix of aerobic and strength training using body bars and hand weights to condition and tone.
  • Boogie Bounce:- A complete high energy workout on a mini trampoline using a T Bar
  • Pi Yo:- Pilates for core strength & yoga for flexibility delivered in nonstop flowing dynamic moves.
  • Kickboxing Fitness: – Learn a variety of kicks and punches in an exercise class format.
  • Olympic Weight lifting exercise class: – Using weights to increase strength, speed and body composition delivered in an exercise class format.

Social Sports with options to work at your own pace including beginners, some can be played seated if required and time for a chat

  • New Age Bowls: – Indoor soft bowling game. Meet new friends have a cuppa, and have some fun.
  • Short Mat Bowls: – Indoor mat bowling.
  • Leisure Bowl: – Indoor short mat bowls. Polish your technique and improve your skills. Beginners welcome.
  • Table Tennis : -Make new friends and learn a new skill or brush up on you technique with great  instructors, all you need is your training  shoes.
  • Over 50s Multi activity:- New Age Kurling, Boccia,and New Age Bowls, fun with bowling and target based games.
  • Men’s Badminton:- Play for  fun and exercise  with gent’s 50+
  • Walking Football: – Football for over 50’s no running allowed.
  • Walking Netball: – Netball  for over 50’s no running allowed.
  • Acorn Centre Laburnnam Grove Runcorn WA7 5EX
  • Barkla Fields Ashley Green, Dundalk rd, Widnes Wa8 8DF
  • Beechwood Community Centre Beechwood Avenue, Runcorn, WA7 2PZ
  • Birchfield Sport and Social Club Birchfield Road, Widnes, WA8 9ES
  • Birchfield Sport and Social Club Birchfield Road, Widnes, WA8 9ES
  • Brook Centre Meadway, Halton Brook, Runcorn, WA7 2DX
  • Brookvale Community Centre Northwich Road, Runcorn, WA7 6PE
  • Brookvale Recreation Centre Barnfield Avenue, Runcorn, WA7 6EP
  • Brunswick House Water Street, Runcorn, WA7 1DG
  • Castlefields Community Centre Village Square Runcorn WA7 2ST
  • Chesnut Lodge School Green Lane, Widnes, WA8 7HF
  • Churchill Hall Cooper Street, Runcorn, WA7 1DH
  • CRMZ Kingsway, Widnes, WA8 7QE
  • Ditton Community Centre inc Children’s Centre Dundalk Road, Widnes, WA8 8DF
  • Frank Myler Pavilion Liverpool Road, Widnes, WA8 7EZ (next to Ditton Primary)
  • Glenda Hill Theatre Works/The Dray Mullion Close, Runcorn, WA7 6AQ
  • Grangeway Community Centre Grangeway, Runcorn, WA7 5HA
  • Hale Bank Youth Club Hale Bank Road, Widnes, WA8 8NB
  • Hale Village Hall High Street, Hale Village, L24 4AE
  • Hale Village Youth Club High Street, Hale Village, L24
  • Halton Athletics Academy Via Wade Deacon High School, Birchfield Road, Widnes, WA8 7TB
  • Halton Brook Children’s Centre Grangeway, Runcorn, WA7 5LU
  • Hanover Court Palacefields Avenue, Brookvale, Runcorn, WA7 6EJ
  • Karina Burns Dance Academy Unit 2 Nelson Street, Widnes, WA8 0GD
  • Kingsway Leisure Centre Kingsway, Widnes, WA8 7QH
  • Martial Arts Centre Runcorn NGT martial arts Public Hall St, Runcorn, WA7 1NG
  • Martial Arts Centre Waterloo Road, Widnes, WA8 0QR
  • Milbrow Social Club Milbrow, Widnes, WA8 6RT
  • Moon Meadow Farnworth Street, Widnes, WA8 9LH
  • Murdishaw Church The Ridgeway off Barnfield Avenue, Runcorn, WA7 6ER
  • Murdishaw Community Centre Barnfield Avenue, Murdishaw, Runcorn, WA7 6JW
  • Naughtonfields Liverpool Road, Widnes, WA8 7HL
  • Old Police Station Mersey Road, Runcorn, WA7 1DF
  • One Stop shop – Halton Lea Halton Lea Shopping Centre (upstairs)
  • Ormiston Chadwick Academy (Bankfield school) Liverpool Road, Widnes, WA8 7HU
  • Palacefields Community Centre The Uplands, Palacefields, Runcorn, WA7 2UA
  • Phoenix Park Castlefields Ave East, Runcorn, WA7 2NY
  • Phoenix Fitness Violet St, Widnes, WA8 7SB -above Hydroscand
  • Push and Tone Fitness Studio Unit 29 Percival Lane, Runcorn, WA7 4UX
  • Queens Close Community Room Queens Close, Runcorn, WA7 4PF
  • Roar Strength & Conditioning gym Widnes Tennis Academy, Highfield rd, Widnes WA8 7DW
  • Sandymoor Hall / Community Centre Ottersburn St off Pitts Heath Lane, Runcorn, WA7 1XU
  • Scout Hut Moorland Lane Moughland Lane, Runcorn, WA7 4SD
  • Select Security Stadium Halton Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, WA8 7DZ
  • Spike Island Off Mersey Road, Widnes, WA8 ODF
  • St Ambrose Church Hall Hargreaves Court, Halton View, Widnes, WA8
  • St Chads School Grangeway, Halton Brook, Runcorn, WA7 5YH
  • St Georges Bowling Club Dundalk Road, Widnes, WA8 8DF
  • St John Fisher Church Moorefield Road, Widnes, WA8 3JA
  • St Lukes Scout Hut Farnworth Street, Widnes, WA8 7QQ
  • St Marys Church Hall Castle Road, Runcorn (near Halton Castle), WA7 2BE
  • St Marys Parish Centre Alice Court, West Bank, Widnes, WA8 OQX
  • St Pauls Church Victoria Square, Widnes, WA8 7QU
  • The Bank Chambers 77 High Street, Runcorn, WA7 1AH
  • The Brindley High Street, Runcorn, WA7 1BG
  • The Buddhist Temple 88 High Street, Runcorn, WA7 1JH
  • The Heath Leisure The Heath Business Park, Heath Road, Runcorn
  • The Heath Methodist Church Vista Road, Runcorn, WA7 4PB
  • The Independent Living Centre Collier Street, Runcorn, WA7 1HB
  • The Studio Queens Hall Victoria Road, Widnes, WA8 7RF
  • The Vine Street Centre 30a Widnes Road, WA8 6AD
  • The Wids (Widnes RUFC) Heath Road, Widnes, WA8 7NU
  • Upton Community Centre Hough Green Road, Widnes, WA8 4PF
  • Victoria Park Birchfield Road, Widnes, WA8 7TB (Fairfield Rd parking)
    Warrington Road Children’s Centre Naylor Road, Widnes, WA8 0BS
  • Wicksten Drive Christian Centre Wicksten Drive, Runcorn, WA7 4BH
  • Widnes Boxing Club Select Security Stadium, WA8 7DZ
  • Wigg Island Off Astmoore Road, Runcorn, WA7 1DA
  • Woodend Court Moorfield rd, Widnes, WA8 3JX