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.

Stay Strong Stay Steady: A very gentle, mainly chair-based class for upper body movement and some balance work, ideal for older adults with limited movements or balance issues.

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

Mature Movers: – Dance based fitness 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.                 

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.

Functional Fitness:- Full Body Movements to mirror everyday activities inc squats, lunges, pulling, pushing,  rotations, strength, balance and posture.

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

Ashtanga Yoga: – Powerful flowing postures. All exercises can be modified to suit individual abilities.

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.

Gymnastic Conditioning class: – A strength and conditioning class for all and gymnastic enthusiasts.                                                                                  

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.

HIIT: High intensity interval training.

BodyFit: A full body workout using body weight and equipment.            

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.

Venue

Address

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

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

Cronton Community Centre

Cronton Road, Widnes, WA8 5QQ

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

Innovate Fitness

Unit 4 Constance Way, Waterloo rd, Widnes WA8 0QR

Karina Burns Dance Academy

Unit 2 Nelson Street, Widnes, WA8 0GD

Kingsway Leisure Centre

Kingsway, Widnes, WA8 7QH

Martial Arts Centre

Waterloo Road, Widnes, WA8 0QR

Masonic Hall

Kingsway, Widnes WA8 7QH

Masonic Hal Runcorn

York Street, Runcorn, WA7 5BB

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)

Optimum Fitness

St Michaels Ind Estate, Widnes, WA8 8TL

Ormiston Chadwick Academy (Bankfield school) 

Liverpool Road, Widnes, WA8 7HU

Palacefields Community Centre

The Uplands, Palacefields, Runcorn, WA7 2UA

Phoenix Fitness

Violet St Widnes, WA8 7SB

Phoenix Park

Castlefields Ave East, Runcorn, WA7 2NY

Play Resource Centre

10 Mersey Road, Runcorn, WA7 1DF

Push and Tone Fitness Studio

Unit 29 Percival Lane, Runcorn, WA7 4UX

Queens Close Community Room

Queens Close, Runcorn, WA7 4PF

Runcorn Martial Arts Centre

Public hall St Runcorn Old Town WA7 1NG

Sandymoor Hall / Community Centre

Ottersburn St off Pitts Heath Lane, Runcorn, WA7 1XU

Scout Hut Moorland Lane

Moughland Lane, Runcorn, WA7 4SD

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

Stadium Halton

Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, WA8 7DZ

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

Victoria Park

Fairfield rd near espositoes WA8 6SQ

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

Widnes Fitness (Sweat gym)

Tan House Lane WA8 0ZA

Wigg Island

Off Astmoore Road, Runcorn, WA7 1DA

Woodend Court

Moorfield rd, Widnes, WA8 3JX