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Fitness Classes

Southampton Sport offers a great range of fitness classes, designed to help you keep fit while also having fun! Our variety of classes cater to all abilities and fitness levels, and offer something to suit everyone.

The majority of our classes are free to Southampton Sport members but non-members are also very welcome - see 'Prices' for further information.

All classes must be booked in advance - Southampton Sport members may book for "free classes" online.  If you do not yet have your login information, please contact the reception at the Jubilee Sports Centre or Mayflower Gym

If you would like to give us feedback about our classes, or our fitness class programme, please complete the survey by clicking on the button below:

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These cardiovascular workouts are challenging and intense.  They are great fat burners and will improve overall stamina. Our classes are suitable for all levels of participants. Please wear appropriate sports clothing and footwear and remember to bring a water bottle.

ClassClass Description
BODYPUMP™

BODYPUMP™ is for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. Our awesome instructors will help you burn up to 590 calories.

Circuits This is the ultimate station-based class, providing a full body workout to improve mobility, strength and stamina and is ideal for both individuals and sports teams.
Indoor Cycling

Indoor Cycling is a great way to improve overall aerobic fitness, increase stamina, lower body-fat levels and increase muscle tone. Whether you are a first timer or a seasoned cyclist, if you are looking to improve your cycling this class is for you.

Strong Nation Combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. In every class, music and moves sync in a way that pushes you past your perceived limits, to reach your fitness goals faster.
Zumba The Class that takes the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise.
Pound Fit A full body cardio jam session combining light resistance with constant simulative drumming, fusing cardio and pilates. A 45 minute session rocking to your favourite music.
Dance Fit Party along to some classic music in our high intensity, all over body workout.
H.I.I.T High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) will improve your cardiovascular fitness with it's short burst of maximum energy output, followed by a short recovery.   
Functional RIG Class This gym based class is a full-body workout, aimed at improving your body's strength, control, co-ordination, agility, stability and balance. We are also offering inductions into this class to help teach you the exercises. 

These classes are suitable for all abilities. They work on improving and maintaining participants fitness levels. Please wear appropriate sports clothing and footwear and remember to bring a water bottle.

ClassClass Description
Abs and Back Exercises to improve the strength in your back and abdominal area. Improving postures and bad backs.
Aqua Zumba Dance fitness party in the water, a calorie burning workout. Participants must be able to swim 25m and be confident in the water.
Core Fitness A class designed to strengthen core muscles and help with posture and back problems. This class can be utilised by people recovering from an injury.
L.B.T. This class is designed to strengthen the Legs, Bums and Tums, using resistance bands and body weight.
Latin Fusion A Cardio workout where you are free to enjoy Latin dance music with Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha, Reggaton, moves. A great way to work out and have some fun.
Body Blitz All over body conditioning, cardio and abs. Set out in an interval style training session to music using body resistance and equipment.
Weightz A new class using barbells and weights to build strength work on all major muscle groups.
Aqua Fit An all round body workout  suitable for any ability or for people returning from injury. A great way to enjoy the water with exercise! 
W.O.W (Workout of the Week) Our workout of the week promotes a whole body workout with mobility, strength and flexibility. A great way to end the week with one of our instructors.
20:20 This gym workout consists of 20 minutes on equipment, followed by 20 minutes of studio based exercises, working the whole body.

These workouts are for the mind and body.  Concentrating on muscular movements using breathing patterns and paying attention to posture and alignment.  Improving the flexibility of the muscles.  Suitable for all levels of participants. Please wear appropriate sports clothing and footwear and remember to bring a water bottle.

ClassClass Description
Total Stretch A Workout that blends flexibility with balance and strength working through sequences to challenge the body, creating a feeling of calm and harmony a mind and body holistic approach. This class will also help to improve blood flow to muscles, helping improve your performance in sport.
Pilates Exercises to target the deep postural muscles and improve posture, strength and flexibility whilst relieving stress and tension. Pilate exercises are recommended by osteopaths and physiotherapists to aid injury recovery.
Fitness Pilates A 30minute workout - Pilates sequences put together to challenge your deep postural muscles. If you are new to pilates, you may benefit from attending a pilates class before joining in with fitness pilates. 
Yoga This Yoga class works on strengthening and toning, helping to improve flexibility, stamina, co-ordination and balance. Yoga is suitable for participants at all levels.
Tai Chi Tai Chi is a moving meditation in the form of a series of physical exercises, stretches and breath work that aim to cultivate harmony of self allowing energy to flow smoothly and beautifully through the mind and body. Essential tools to have in an increasingly chaotic and stressed world, add some serenity and balance. Suitable for everyone.

 

 Membership TypePrice 
 UoS Student Included with membership
 UoS Staff & Alumni Included with membership
 UoS General Public Included with membership
 Sports Pass or Pay As You Go £4.99 per class

All classes need to be booked in advance at the Jubilee Sports Centre reception or via our online booking system available on the UoS Sport App.

 

All customers on a rolling monthly UoS Student Membership or Community Membership can book up to 7 days in advance. Class fees are included in the cost of membership, so can be booked at no additional charge.

 

All customers with a Sports Pass or Pay As You Go membership can book up to 2 days in advance.

 

NB Advanced booking period is subject to change.

 

Where a fee is payable this must be paid at the time of booking. Failure to attend a pre-booked session will result in the loss of the booking fee.

 

Members who fail to attend pre-booked sessions without notifying Southampton Sport Reception will be charged £2.25 and may lose advance booking privileges. Use of membership will be suspended until the fine is paid. Attendance is recorded for a class when a member swipes their ID card on the reader at the turnstiles when entering the facilities. Members are reminded that class bookings using a membership number can only be taken from the member themselves. It is not permitted to make a booking on behalf of another member.

As part of our partnership with Active Nation, Student and Staff members* can access some of the classes at Active Nation.

*Full members only, Sports Pass members not eligible for Active Nation activities.

If you wish to access these classes you first need to fill out our 'consent to share' form so that we can confirm to Active Nation that you are a member (NB this will take 72 hours).  Booking on the classes is done directly through Active Nation.

Classes at the Quays Swimming and Diving Complex

Day TimeClassDescription
Monday  12:00-12:45 Studio Cycling  A high energy indoor group cycling class that focuses on cardio and toning.
Tuesday 09:30-10:15 Zumba The Class that takes the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise.
Wednesday 07:00-07:55 Body Pump BODYPUMP™ is for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 590 calories.
Friday 13:00-13:55 Pilates A system of exercises using special apparatus, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness.
Saturday 11:10-12:05 Body Combat A high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness and burn up to 740 calories in a class.

Classes at Bitterne Leisure Centre

Day TimeClassDescription
Monday 11:30-12:25 Body Balance  Bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates.
Thursday 18:30 -19:25 Body Combat A high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness and burn up to 740 calories in a class
Friday 18:30 -19:25 Yoga Whether you are an experienced yogi or a beginner, a 'Less Is More' yoga class has something for you. Expect to learn, laugh and relax in a class designed to improve flexibility and to build up stamina and strength whilst also offering an opportunity to unwind and relax.

Classes at Chamberlayne Leisure Centre

 DayTimeClass Description
Tuesday 19:00-20:00 Circuits This is the ultimate station-based class, providing a full body workout to improve mobility, strength and stamina and is ideal for both individuals and sports teams.
Wednesday 19:00-19:55  Zumba  The Class that takes the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise.
Wednesday 20:00 - 20:45 Studio Cycling A high energy indoor group cycling class that focuses on cardio and toning.
Thursday 18:30-19:00 HITT High Intensity interval training is a fast paced full body workout that will leave you feeling out of breath!
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