Class descriptions and venue locations

Please note: Classes on Timetables change, please check the timetables for class availability

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.

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.

Active Bingo: Prize bingo with a little chair-based exercise and social cuppa time.

Rock Steady Boxing: A fitness class using boxing exercises for people with Parkinson’s Disease.

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.

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.

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.

Dance Fitness 50+: – A dance based exercise class.

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

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

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.

Boot Camp:- Combination of strength and fitness exercises to challenge the body..

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.

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.

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)
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 101 Widnes Rd, Widnes WA8 6BJ                (new 2023)
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 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