UPDATE Monday 26 April: CAPITAL WORKS. The Aquatic Centre Training Pool and Leisure Pools will be closed to December 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 giving 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.

Functional Fit - A full body strength and conditioning class that targets the major muscle groups, designed to ready the body for everyday movements.

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.

Combination Strength/Aerobic Conditioning

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

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.

Kick-Boxing - A combination of martial arts techniques and fast-paced cardio that will build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories.

BoxFit - A fat burning, cardiovascular, strength and toning workout based on the training used for boxing.

Kettlebells - A 45-minute class combining kettlebell moves with some uplifting beats, giving you a whole body workout! It’s the perfect class to sing the days stresses away.


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.

Recovery - Feel longer and stronger with this Yoga/Pilates flow style class. The perfect blend strength and flexibility to help bring you back to balance.


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.