UPDATE Thursday 1 April: CAPITAL WORKS. The Aquatic Centre Training Pool and Leisure Pools will be closed from 2 April 2021 to October 2021. There will be no General Recreational swimming, Lap Swimming and Learn to Swim during these works.
Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre - Health Club - Class Description - Photography by Paul K Robbins

Class Description

Strength Conditioning

ABT - This class targets your body from the chest to the knees to improve core strength and stability, focussing on shaping your abs, butts & thighs.

BodyPump™ - BODYPUMP™ is a barbell workout 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.

CORE™ - CORE™ Exercising muscles around the mid-section’, CORE™ provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body. A stronger core makes you better at all things you do.

HIT Strength - High intensity training primarily focused on strength. A full body workout involving bodyweight and free weight exercises in a high intensity format.

Aerobic Conditioning

HIIT - High intensity interval training, a cardiovascular exercise strategy alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods. Be prepared to sweat.

RPM™ - RPM™is a group indoor cycling workout where you control the intensity. It’s fun, low impact and burns loads of calories.

Tabata - High intensity interval training. Smash out as many reps as you can in 20 seconds. Four minutes per exercise, but it will feel like a long 4 minutes!

Combination Strength/Aerobic Conditioning

Body Blast - A combo of high intensity aerobic and strength conditioning using body weight and free weights.

HIIT Combo - The ultimate full body workout combining strength and cardio training to increase overall fitness and build strength.

Staying Active - An exercise program designed for the older population or those who are recovering from injury. This class is low impact and includes light exercises and stretches.


Zumba® - A choreographed class for a calorie-burning dance fitness party, incorporating cardio work, muscle conditioning, balance, flexibility and boosted energy - exercise in disguise!

Zumba Gold® - Zumba Gold is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified class that recreates the original Zumba moves you love at a lower-intensity.

Mind / Body

BODYBALANCE™ - BODYBALANCE™ Ideal for anyone and everyone, BODYBALANCE™* is the yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life.

Pilates - Strengthen the torso using low-impact body-weight exercises, balance and stretching.

Tai Chi - Consider this class as meditation in motion, it promotes serenity through gentle movements — connecting the mind and body.

Yoga - Improve strength, flexibility, focus and clarity. You will be guided through a sequence of postures (asana’s) while focusing on alignment and breathing.


Shallow - Shallow Aqua uses the resistance of the water & the impact of the pool floor to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength & balance. Equipment such as dumbells, paddles or noodles may be used.

Active Aqua - A low impact class designed to give you an all round workout using body weight, dumbbells, noodles and other equipment.

Aqua Bells - Low impact yet high intensity class using dumbbells to increase strength. This class focuses on core and upper body strength.

Aqua Noodle - Suspended off the pool floor with noodles you will improve core stability and build strength.

Cardio Blast - A cardio-based class using kickboards and body weight to improve cardiovascular fitness.

Low Impact - don't let the name fool you, this class will have you working hard, but with minimal impact on joints.

Tabata - a high impact, high repetition workout to timed intervals, to improve both strength and cardiovascular fitness.