Wellbeing active classes

Important Notice (Covid-19)

The majority of our wellbeing active courses have been suspended until further notice due to staff and client safety during Covid-19. We are following government guidelines as to when it will be safe to run our activity sessions again. 

For more information on our other services that are running please see our Coronavirus update page.

For advice on how to stay active during Coronavirus please see our Being active page.

To help you stay active during lockdown we have compiled a list of online classes led by local certified instructors, designed to help you exercise in the comfort of your own home. See our Arun Wellbeing Online Fitness Directory (PDF - 327KB - opens in new window).

Get active in a fun way!

Our courses last for 8-10 sessions over 8-10 weeks and are FREE to join. 

These courses are aimed at people who are sedentary at the moment and are looking to start getting more active to lead a healthier lifestyle. Everyone will be in the same boat so sign up, meet new people, have fun and get fit!

Our courses

We are now running our fitness classes online! If you are unsure how to stay active during this current lockdown period then why not ease yourself in by joining one of our new FREE courses below? We are now able to offer the same experience as before, but from the safety of your own home.

Learn to run 

Ever thought about running but lacked the confidence to do so or didn't think could? This is your chance to learn for FREE! Arun Wellbeing are offering an 8 week couch to 5K course with a qualified instructor who will guide you through your first steps to developing your fitness levels and teaching you the correct way to run. Details below:

  • When: Monday 2nd August, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
  • Where: Meet outside Arun Leisure Centre, Felpham Way, Bognor Regis

View the Learn to Run poster here (PDF - opens in new window -  1.88MB).

Virtual beginners fitness (10 weeks)

  • Tuesday 13 July, 5:45pm - 6:45pm, via Zoom or held outside, dependent on restrictions
  • Thursday 15 July, 5:45pm - 6:45pm, via Zoom or held outside, dependent on restrictions

View the Beginners Fitness July course details here (PDF - opens in new window - 869KB)

Prenatal fitness (10 weeks)

 A fun and friendly FREE class for all abilities including a range of full body exercises. 

  • Wednesday 14th July, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, via Zoom

View the Prenatal Fitness course details here (PDF - opens in new window - 477KB).

Postnatal fitness (10 weeks)

Aimed at increasing your energy and fitness levels as well as improving your mood.

  • Tuesday 13th July, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, via Zoom

View the Postnatal Fitness course details here (PDF - opens in new window - 281KB)

Resistance band workshop 

Learn about the wonderful world of resistance band training and their uses.

  • Thursday 1 April, 10:30am - 12:30pm, via Zoom

View the Resistance Band Workshop details here (PDF - opens in new window - 752KB)

To book a place onto one of these courses, please visit our contact us page, where you can fill out an online form or call us to speak to one of our Wellbeing advisers. 

Courses not currently running due to Covid-19

Beginners Fitness 

These 10 week FREE sessions, will help you to feel more confident in using a gym. The highly qualified instructor will give you a variety of exercises to try in a circuits style environment. These might involve hand weights, stability balls etc. and can be catered to your preference.

Falls prevention and Otago

 “Falls prevention” is available to anyone aged 65 or older and is designed to improve your confidence and balance in the home and out in the local community. This is designed to give you more independence and help to prevent avoidable injury.

The course will start with a one-off half-day workshop designed to give you all the preventative information you will need to help reduce your risks. This workshop will be followed by an 8 week course of Otago (specialist exercise) - this will allow you to use what you have learned in the half day workshop to develop confidence with your balance and keep you confident on your feet.

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