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Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre - Health Club - Class Description - Photography by Paul K Robbins

Class Description

Les Mills

BODYATTACK™ is a high-energy fitness class with moves that cater for total beginners to total addicts. We combine athletic movements like running, lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats. A LES MILLS™ instructor will pump out energizing tunes and lead you through the workout – challenging your limits in a good way, burning up to 555 calories** and leaving you with a sense of achievement.

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

BODYCOMBAT - Step into a BODYCOMBAT workout and you’ll punch and kick your way to fitness, burning up to 570 calories along the way. This high-energy martial arts-inspired workout is totally non-contact and there are no complex moves to master.
BODYPUMP™ is a barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit – fast. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition giving you a total body workout.

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.
GRIT™ Strength is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength, cardiovascular fitness and build lean muscle. This workout uses barbell, weight plate and bodyweight exercises to blast all major muscle groups.


Core Strength - This workout concentrates on abdominal muscles, the back and your mid-section to build muscle strength and protect you from injury. Works to give you a more stable base for your joints so that you'll suffer less strain and feel stronger overall.

HIIT Strength - High intensity interval training focused on building and maintaining strength. Be ready to put in maximum effort, with alternating periods of intense exercise combined with less intense recovery periods.

HIIT ZUUU - Combination of high intensity and animal flow movement of the ZUU.

Jungle Moves - Is a form of high intensity interval training (HIIT) that uses movements from the animal kingdom. Rather, jungle moves uses seven primal and natural human movements for a full body workout: push, pull, bend, twist, squat, lunge, locomotion.


STRONG Nation® (formerly STRONG by Zumba) - Using only your body weight, STRONG Nation® will test your strength and stamina in a powerful cardio and muscle-conditioning session in one, all led by original music designed for the workout.

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

ABT - Abs Butts Thighs Improve core strength. Focusing purely on strengthening your abs, butts and thighs. A combination of strength enhancing and muscle toning exercises will target common problem areas. This class delivers a program that is designed to yield results.

Core + Stretch - Classes are designed to lengthen your muscles and tighten up your abdominals. The aim of these classes is to tone and flatten your stomach, help you when bending and reaching, to improve your movement/range of motion and to relieve stress.

Flow Yoga - A style of yoga asana in which the practitioner moves dynamically from one posture immediately into another. Each movement into or out of a posture is timed with an inhalation or an exhalation in a choreographed sequence.

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

Power Yoga - Known as Vinyasa yoga, is a fast-paced style of yoga that's focused on building strength and endurance. It is also an excellent form of yoga for burning calories

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

Yoga 90 - Improve strength, flexibility, focus and clarity. You will be guided through a sequence of postures (asana’s) while focusing on alignment and breathing. Yoga 90, is a 90 minute class.


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

Aqua Movers - is a mix of movement that combines rhythmic aerobic exercises with stretching and strength training routines with the goal of improving flexibility, muscular strength and cardiovascular fitness.

Aqua Noodle - Suspended off the pool floor with noodles you will improve core stability and build strength your balance with a little cardio thrown in for good measure.

Aqua Zumba - Jump into the Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, dance fitness-party that makes working out a splash. Shallow depth class.

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

Deep: A cardiovascular and resistance workout suspended by a buoyancy belt in deep water. No impact or jarring on the joints. Some equipment may be utilised. Minimal choreography.

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

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.

Tabata - A high impact, high repetition workout to timed intervals, to improve both strength and cardiovascular fitness. Move fast and move strong.