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Your Group Exercise

Information on Group exercise classes at Craven Leisure.

Group Ex Studio and pool classes


Timetable below correct at time of print

Group Cycle Timetable 

*Virtual evening classes now changed to 7:30pm start from 7:15pm (Virtual classes are all 30-45minutes long)

spin march 2022

Before you head to a class we need to make you aware that there will be some changes to how these sessions operate and also how we will ask you to use the facility.

These measures will help us to ensure the safety and health and well being of all our staff and facility users.

All classes must be pre-booked online. (see below)

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Your safety is still our priority

✔️NEW! Air purifiers installed in our studio and gym to reduce airborne germs /allergens and odors

✔️ We are encouraging our members & customers to continue wearing face coverings when moving to and from activities/cafe seating and be respectful of others as per government guidance

✔️ We still advise you sanitise your hands and do a temperature check on arrival

✔️ Please still “do your bit, clean your kit” – wiping down equipment after use

✔️ Staff will continue to wear face coverings and have a lateral flow test twice a week.

✔️ Classes will still have designated floor markings to ensure a safe distance is kept

✔️ All screens, sanitising stations, reduced touch points and ventilation of areas will remain in place

✔️ Heightened cleaning regimes will remain in place

What’s changed?

(from 19th July 2021)

✔️ You can now access the facility freely ahead of activities

✔️ We require all members to scan your membership card on arrival

✔️ Changing areas/cubicles/lockers are open fully

✔️ Spin studio will be reopened soon

✔️ Increased numbers across all sessions

✔️ Members can now attend 7 group exercise classes every rolling 7 days.

✔️ Fitness classes remain as bookable online to secure your place.

All measures will be reviewed regularly and changes will be made where necessary and when safe to do so.

Classes are pre-bookable up to 3 days in advance at the time of the class.  

The class capacities will be reviewed regularly.  Minimum numbers are required to run classes and may be removed form the timetable with limited notice.

We have created the ability for you to pre-book online.  Just select Make a Booking then press Group Exercise-or Class Timetable then pick the available classes and select Add to basket then tick to agree to the terms & conditions for bookings - and finally press confirm booking.  You will then receive a message Thank you your booking is now complete.  You will also receive a booking confirmation by email.  Please ensure you check that you have confirmation before attending

Bookings will be available online from the time of the class, 3 days in advance (see timetable below)

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Before arriving for your Exercise Class

Please do not come to the facility if you are showing any symptoms of Covid-19 (temperature, cough, difficulty breathing, or anosmia - loss of taste or smell).

We will be asking you to arrive no more than 5 minutes before class and log your attendance by swiping your member card on the access gate.

You can now access the building without queuing outdoors

On entry we strongly recommend all customers wear a face covering , sanitise hands and temperature check on entry (if you have a high temperature you will be refused access).

Please consider the following guidance:

Arrive ready to workout: Arrive with your clean workout clothing where possible  Changing rooms and limited showers will be open for essential use. Toilets will be available.  Once you have finished the exercise class ,please ensure you clean down all equipment used thoroughly using cleaning products offered..  Please vacate the Studio or Pool and centre as soon as you can by the main entrance, avoiding congregating in groups.

Sanitise: When you enter the centre please ensure to sanitise your hands and help us to keep cross contamination to a minimum. Wipe down all equipment used with sprays and blue towel provided and bin straight after cleaning each piece of equipment. 

Equipment:  Please bring your own mat (where possible) and water bottle filled up or purchase from the vending machine or cafe before class. Don't bring a sweat towel into the Studio , instead use the blue roll which will be provided.

Cleaning: Touch points of all equipment and any sweat must be cleaned down by customers, with sprays and blue roll provided. Please bin paper roll immediately.  

Shower at home before and after exercise class session if possible - showers and toilets are open

Extra signage regarding social distancing will be in place in the centre and studio

Maximum Studio capacity will be increased to14 from 10 customers. Maximum small pool capacity will be increased from 12 to 15 from 19th July 2021

In and around the facility

There is a one-way system in place, please follow the signage.

You will enter the building as normal at your designated session time. Please do not arrive more than 5 minutes before your acaivity. We ask that you follow directional signs in the centre.

On leaving the Studio you will be directed to leave via the main entrance observing social distancing and floor signage.

In the Studio

Each customer will have a designated floor marker , please keep around this marker  please respect other customers and staff personal space.

No sweat towels allowed currently

You do not need to wear a mask when exercising.

People of different standards and abilities will use the classes. Please respect their right to enjoy the class.

Do not make physical contact with other participants or the instructor, respect peoples personal space

Direction. Please follow the directional signs around the centre, respect other users and our staff.

Space. Always maintain appropriate social distance between yourself and another class user and our staff.

On finishing your exercise class

Please ensure you clean your space and equipment thoroughly after use

Please leave the building in a timely manner.

Instructors will notify you when your session has ended and we would ask that you leave the Studio once you have cleaned the equipment used including mats, weights etc. Please take all rubbish with you.  Our showers are open for essential use only we ask that you shower at home where possible. This will help to keep the time used at the centre to a minimum and the changeover time can be maintained. 

When you leave the studio you are asked to leave either via the nearest fire exit or via the main entrance observing floor signage and social distancing.

Download the timetable from July 26th 2021 here, login to your online account to see the live timetable