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

Class Description

Strength Conditioning

BodyPump™ - BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell class that strengthens and tones your entire body. This choreographed class features 8-10 tracks, using a combination of barbell, free weight and bodyweight exercises that will challenge all your major muscle groups.

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

Core Fit: Build abdominal strength through exercises of various levels combined with short bursts of aerobic work to help burn calories and firm your lower, upper and oblique abdominal muscles.

Core Strength: floor based class to strengthen your core muscles in a fun yet challenging way. Exercises are varid with levels to suit everyone to build ultimate abs.

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.

STRONG by Zumba® - Stop counting the reps. Start training to the beat. STRONG by Zumba® combines body weight, muscle conditioning, cardio and plyometric training moves synced to music specifically designed to match every single move.

Combination Strength/Aerobic Conditioning

HIT Combo - High intensity training: a combination of aerobic and strength conditioning using body weight and free weights.


Zumba® - A choreographed class with an optional mix of low and high intensity moves for a calorie-burning dance fitness party, incorporating cardio work, muscle conditioning, balance, flexibility and boosted energy - exercise in disguise!

Mind / 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.

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

Active Core - tone and shape your mid-section through various exercises inspired by Pilates. Enhance core strength and flexibility, support and strengthen back muscles and improve posture.


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.