There is no better way to exercise than with friends & staying motivated can always be a challenge, but with a wide variety of fitness classes available here at Hatfield Swim Centre you'll find the perfect way to keep active. Whether you are just starting, want to add something extra to your fitness regime or are a regular goer, our classes are suitable for all levels, with modifications available to make each workout achievable but still challenging enough.
Get your heart pumping with our fast-paced, high-energy Cardio classes. Spanning HIIT, Aqua Aerobics and much more, these group fitness classes are a great way to stay healthy and have fun while doing it.
Best for: Low impact, mobility and total body conditioning
Get a full-body workout in a fun and friendly environment with our Aqua Aerobics classes. Feel all the benefits of a cardio workout without putting any stress on your joints. Turn your workout up a level with our Deep Aqua Aerobic option for stronger swimmers.
Best for: Total body conditioning and endurance
Get better results faster with one of our HIIT classes. Push yourself to the limit with 30 minutes of quick, intense bursts of exercise followed by short recovery periods that will keep your heart rate up and help you reach your fitness goals.
Best for: Coordination and overall fitness
Get fit the fun way with our Aerobics sessions. These group cardio classes involve a range of simple movements that you can take at your own pace for an energising full-body workout.
Build muscle and feel better with our Strength and Conditioning classes. Choose from loads of great, motivational group exercise classes like Circuit Training that’ll help you strengthen and condition your whole body.
Best for: High-intensity workout, cardio fitness and resistance training
Feel the rush of a total body workout with our energetic circuit training classes. Mixing bodyweight drills and equipment-led exercises, work through a sequence of physical challenges designed to get you fitter and stronger.
Best for: Total body conditioning and strength
Get your body moving to the beat with one of our motivating pump fitness classes. Fusing high-energy routines with challenging weights, our power pump training workouts are a full-body blast that will put you on the fast track to fitness.
Best for: Total body conditioning and strength
Looking for a whole body workout that’ll leave you feeling fantastic? These intense, exciting body conditioning classes combine cardio and toning exercises for a full-on, high-energy workout. Once you start, you won’t ever want to stop.
Feel better inside and out with our Mind and Body group fitness classes. Build your strength and flexibility in our lower-impact classes like Pilates, and feel revived and relaxed with our mindfulness-focused sessions, such as Yoga.
Best for: Low-impact, mobility, and strength
Gently train your physique and improve core strength in a calming atmosphere with Pilates. Combining a range of low impact cardio and strength exercises, this class will teach you focus and muscle control as you transition smoothly between movements to build a revived and resilient you.
Best for: Wellbeing, mobility and total body conditioning
Embrace the flow of natural body movements to develop strength, flexibility and a peaceful state of mind. Helping you develop strength and balance, Yoga classes combine movement and meditation to improve your mental and physical health.
Best for: Cardio fitness and stamina
Zumba is a fun way to combine dance and fitness and get your whole body moving. Inspired by dances such as salsa, flamenco, reggaetón and hip hop, Zumba transforms your fitness routine into a fiesta – you won’t even realise you’re working out!
Best for: Cardio fitness, stamina and endurance
Dance yourself fit with our Dance Fitness classes. These aerobic-style classes combine exercise and choreographed movements with infectious music to make staying active fun and easy.
Fitness Class Timetable
BENEFITS OF FITNESS CLASSES
Join a fitness class and you'll reap the following benefits:
- Improve your coordination - improve your coordination over time with regular workouts and fitness classes.
- Workout your whole body – Our classes work out different areas of your body, helping you to improve your stamina, heart health, balance, agility and more.
- Maintain bone health - Strength and Conditioning classes that involve weight-bearing exercises like squats, lunges and jumping jacks can help keep your bones strong, especially later in life.
- Maintain a healthy weight – By exercising regularly at a Better fitness class, getting enough sleep and eating a balanced diet, you can maintain and even begin to lose weight.
- Join a community – Work towards shared goals with the people you meet and become part of a community at our group exercise classes.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How can I book a class?
We encourage all customers to book online in advance to avoid disappointment. To book, you can select your venue here as well the class you require, then follow the instructions to finalise the booking.
Do I have to be a member to book a class?
No, you don’t have to be a member to join a fitness class. However, you will need to make a free online account with us in order to make and complete the booking.
Visit the booking site or Better UK app and select 'create an account', or visit our video guides to booking to learn how to create a free online account as a non-member.
What happens if I fail to cancel or attend my fitness class?
For members, a £3 no show charge will be automatically applied to your account if you do not show up to a class that you booked on to. A charge will also be applied if you fail to cancel your class within the four hour period prior to the class starting.
This will also be applied if you do not scan your membership card on arrival, as the system will have no way of knowing you attended. The charge can be paid online or at the leisure centre at your convenience. You will not be able to make any more bookings until it is paid.
If non-members cancel prior to the four hour booking period their account will be credited with the monies paid, that they can use when booking future activities
How do I know what level class to book?
We offer a range of fitness classes and our passionate instructors will offer modifications, so you can still take part if you’re a beginner at a pace that feels right to you. We also offer a variety of Basics classes that teach lower intensity movements. These are suitable for older adults, those new to exercise, or trying a class for the first time.
If you’re not sure what level of class you should book, you can find out by clicking through to the individual classes and checking the description.
If you’re still unsure, feel free to speak to a member of staff in centre. We will be more than happy to advise you.
What should I wear to my fitness class?
For our fitness classes we recommend leisure wear or sports’ clothing that is comfortable , so you can move around easily as well as suitable footwear. For aqua classes, you will need to wear the appropriate swimwear.
If I’m on a class waiting list, when will I be able to join the class?
Booking onto a timeslot from a waiting list is on a first come, first served basis and does not guarantee availability. Members only can join waiting lists, and if a class timeslot becomes available, you will be notified via your email.
I’m pregnant, are your fitness classes suitable for me?
Low impact classes such as yoga and mindfulness may be suitable for some pregnant women. However, every individual is different, and if there is any doubt, we advise all pregnant women to consult with their doctors before taking part.