Sussexsport

Group exercise classes

What classes can I do?

Our group exercise programme is designed to allow you to find the perfect workout to suit your goals.

We take pride in being able to provide one of the largest and most diverse group exercise programmes in the south east. Quality instruction and teaching is at the heart of every class and you'll benefit from the energy that group training brings. We believe we have a group exercise class for everyone.

Are classes included in membership?

All of our classes are free with Gold and Silver Sussexsport membership. If you're a Bronze member or a non-member, you can pay per class. Download our price list for pay-and-play options: Price list 2019-2020 [PDF 73.54KB].

Can I book online?

Yes, all of our classes can be booked online or in person or by phone at the reception desks at the Sport Centre and Falmer Sports Complex.

Current class timetable

Check the availability of classes over the next five days here.

You can view our current class schedule below.

Please read the group exercise class notes at the bottom of the page for information on booking and waiting lists.

Monday

Bodyweight Conditioning: 12 noon-1pm

Instructor: Ben Walker

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

This class focuses on 'nutritious' movement and mastery of your body weight. Primarily drawing on gymnastics conditioning and animal flow and play-based methods we will help to strengthen and condition your body, improve mobility and agility and teach you new skills. All levels are welcome regardless of any previous experience.

Start date: Monday 13 January

End date: Monday 20 January

Indoor Group Cycling: 12.05pm-12.50pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room 

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Monday 6 January

End date: Monday 20 January

Yoga: 1pm-2pm

Instructor: Gratia

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

Based on flowing sequences and precise alignment, linked to full rhythmic breathing that will open up both body and mind. This class will improve your strength, stamina and flexibility.

Start date: Monday 6 January

End date: Monday 20 January

HIT: 5.05pm-5.50pm

Instructor: Ria

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

This class is suitable for all fitness levels. You start the class with a short step routine designed to warm up the muscles you will be using during the class. The rest of the session is split into 4 x 4 strength exercises using bodyweight and dumbells. You will work the lower body, upper body, whole body and core. The method of training creates a high intensity, high energy, high calorie burn.

Start date: Monday 13 January

End date: Monday 20 January

Dynamic Pilates: 6pm-7pm

Instructor: Kieran

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

This is a much more movement based/demanding class for those that enjoy the core elements of Pilates but want a greater workout.

Start date: Monday 6 January

End date: Monday 20 January

Please note that on 6 January the class will be from 5.30-6.30pm

Circuits: 6pm-7pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Hall Two - Sport Centre

A one hour session that focuses on all over body workout. This class is aimed to get you stronger, leaner, help you burn more calories and is guaranteed to leave you feeling like you have had a good session! The class is aimed at all levels from the beginner through to the advanced trainer.

Start date: Monday 13 January

End date: Monday 20 January

Tuesday

Indoor Group Cycling: 8am-8.45am

Instructor: Kevin

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Tuesday 7 January

End date: Tuesday 21 January 

PiYo: 12.05-12.50pm

Instructor: Gemma Morris

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. And we crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean and incredibly defined.

Start date: Tuesday 7 January

End date: Tuesday 21 January

Please note that the class on 7 January will run from 1.05-1.50pm

Circuits: 12.10pm-12.50pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room

A 40 minute lunchtime session that focuses on an all over body workout. This class is aimed to get you stronger, leaner, help you burn more calories and is guaranteed to leave you feeling like you have had a good session! The class is aimed at all levels from the beginner through to the advanced trainer.

Start date: Tuesday 7 January

End date: Tuesday 21 January 

Small Group Training: 2.30pm-3.30pm

Instructor: Fitness Team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Strength and Conditioning Room

A coaching focused session covering the key exercises in a strength training workout. The session will cover warm up, taking you through a circuit of 5 of the main strength movements, Squat, Deadlift, Row, Push up and Plank.

Start date: Tuesday 7 January

End date: Tuesday 21 January 

Metabolic Training: 5pm-6pm

Instructor: Ria

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Strength and Conditioning Room 

A class centred on strength training to produce a high intensity class that trains both the muscular and cardiovascular system to create a smart training solution. The class uses a rotation system, so the user can record their progress. The class uses barbells, dumbbells, ropes, kettlebells and medicine balls and requires some experience of free weight training. The class is a great calorie burner, great fun and is a challenging workout.

Start date: Tuesday 7 January

End date: Tuesday 21 January 

Strong by Zumba: 5.30pm-6.15pm

Instructor: Gemma Morris

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

Strong by Zumba is the ultimate cardio and total body workout, based around the extremely popular training videos by Shaun T.

The session is high intensity and fast paced, using intervals to burn energy and increase fitness. Using jumps, sprints, strength and core exercises this class should be top of your list if intensity is your thing.

Start date: Tuesday 7 January

End date: Tuesday 21 January

Wednesday

Yoga: 12 noon-1.00pm

Instructor: Gratia

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

Based on flowing sequences and precise alignment, linked to full rhythmic breathing that will open up both body and mind. This class will improve your strength, stamina and flexibility.

Start date: Wednesday 15 January

End date: Wednesday 22 January

Indoor Group Cycling: 12.05pm-12.50pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room 

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Wednesday 8 January

End date: Wednesday 22 January 

Zumba: 1.05pm-1.50pm

Instructor: Gemma Coe

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind class that will blow you away.

Start date: Wednesday 8 January

End date: Wednesday 22 January

Metabolic Training: 4pm-5pm

Instructor: Steve

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Strength and Conditioning Room

A class centred on strength training to produce a high intensity class that trains both the muscular and cardiovascular system to create a smart training solution. The class uses a rotation system, so the user can record their progress. The class uses barbells, dumbbells, ropes, kettlebells and medicine balls and requires some experience of free weight training. The class is a great calorie burner, great fun and is a challenging workout.

Start date: Wednesday 8 January

End date: Wednesday 22 January 

Pilates: 5pm-6pm

Instructor: James

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

Mat-based Pilates focusing on improving flexibility and strength for the whole body. Slow, controlled movements for maximum effect and relaxation. This class is suitable for beginners and improvers.

Start date: Wednesday 8 January

End date: Wednesday 22 January 

HIT: 5pm-5.45pm

Instructor: Gemma Morris

Venue: Hall Two - Sport Centre

This class is suitable for all fitness levels. You start the class with a short step routine designed to warm up the muscles you will be using during the class. The rest of the session is split into 4 x 4 strength exercises using bodyweight and dumbells. You will work the lower body, upper body, whole body and core. The method of training creates a high intensity, high energy, high calorie burn. 

Start date: Wednesday 15 January

End date: Wednesday 22 January 

Boxercise: 6pm-7pm

Instructor: Lisa

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

Boxercise is the best stress buster around! It is considered one of the most effective forms of cross-training available. Boxercise combines a cardio workout with a conditioning workout, stimulsting all muscle groups to help you increase your fitness and stamina, lose weight and tone up all at the same time; making it one of the most fun and effective ways to exercise.

Start date: Wednesday 8 January

End date: Wednesday 22 January 

Thursday

Pilates: 12 noon-1pm

Instructor: Gareth

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

Mat-based Pilates focusing on improving flexibility and strength for the whole body. Slow, controlled movements for maximum effect and relaxation. This class is suitable for beginners and improvers.

Start date: Thursday 16 January

End date: Thursday 23 January

Circuits: 12.10pm-12.50pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room 

A 40 minute lunchtime session that focuses on an all over body workout. This class is aimed to get you stronger, leaner, help you burn more calories and is guaranteed to leave you feeling like you have had a good session! The class is aimed at all levels from the beginner through to the advanced trainer.

Start date: Thursday 9 January

End date: Thursday 23 January 

PiYo: 1.05pm-1.50pm

Instructor: Ria

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean and incredibly defined.

Start date: Thursday 9 January

End date: Thursday 23 January 

Dynamic Pilates: 2pm-3pm

Instructor: Kieran

Venue: Hall Two - Sport Centre 

This is a much more movement based/demanding class for those that enjoy the core elements of Pilates but want a greater workout.

Start date: Thursday 16 January

End date: Thursday 23 January 

Small Group Training: 2.30pm-3.30pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Strength and Conditioning Room 

A coaching focused session covering the key exercises in a strength training workout. The session will cover warm up, taking you through a circuit of 5 of the main strength movements, Squat, Deadlift, Row, Push Up and Plank.

Start date: Thursday 9 January

End date: Thursday 23 January 

Circuits: 6pm-7pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Hall Two - Sport Centre

A one hour session that focuses on all over body workout. This class is aimed to get you stronger, leaner, help you burn more calories and is guaranteed to leave you feeling like you have had a good session! The class is aimed at all levels from the beginner through to the advanced trainer.

Start date: Thursday 16 January

End date: Thursday 23 January

Indoor Group Cycling: 7pm-8pm

Instructor: Kevin

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Thursday 9 January

End date: Thursday 23 January

Friday

Indoor Group Cycling: 12.05pm-12.50pm

Instructor: Fitness team

Venue: Sport Centre Fitness Room 

Cycle to the beat of the music or speed through challenging intervals. This high intensity class will help you burn calories, energise the body and is suitable for all abilities.

If you are new to indoor group cycling please read the Schwinn bike set up information first.

Start date: Friday 3 January

End date: Friday 24 January

Zumba: 12.05pm-12.50pm

Instructor: Gemma Coe

Venue: Please check venue with reception because of Dance Studio closure

Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind class that will blow you away.

Start date: Friday 3 January

End date: Friday 24 January

Please note that the class on 10 January will be from 1.05-1.50pm

Metabolic Training: 5pm-6pm

Instructor: Steve

Venue: Falmer Sports Complex Training Room Two 

A class centred on strength training to produce a high intensity class that trains both the muscular and cardiovascular system to create a smart training solution. The class uses a rotation system, so the user can record their progress. The class uses barbells, dumbbells, ropes, kettlebells and medicine balls and requires some experience of free weight training. The class is a great calorie burner, great fun and is a challenging workout.

Start date: Friday 3 January

End date: Friday 24 January

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Group exerise class notes

  • If you have booked your place online then you will still need to come to reception to pick up your ticket or pay.
  • If you have booked your place online and fail to attend/pay/pick up your ticket then arrears will show on your account and you will be unable to carry out any other bookings until these arrears have been paid.
  • Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration and if you have any injuries or problems then discuss these with the instructor before the class.
  • Please do not arrive late for any of the classes. Entry will be denied if you are more than 10 minutes late.
  • We ensure that all teachers are fully qualified and experienced. However, all participants take part in any activity at their own risk.

Waiting Lists

If a class is fully booked you have the option of going on the waiting list; just ask at either the Sport Centre or Falmer Sports Complex reception. Sussexsport will attempt to contact you if a place becomes available. Please note that being on a waiting list does not guarantee you a place, but is to note your interest in case a place becomes available.