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Fitness Classes

COVID-19 UPDATE – Thursday, 14 October 2021

In accordance with the NSW Government roadmap for reopening, we are pleased to welcome our community back to many of our Council facilities.

From Monday 18 October, the following restrictions will be in place at Hornsby Aquatic & Leisure Centre.

Vaccination requirements
  • Proof of full vaccination is required on entry for ages 16 and over
  • Children aged under 16 years must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent or legal guardian aged 16 or over, who must also be swimming
  • See how to access your vaccination certificate.
Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre

The facility is operating under its COVIDSafe plan. All patrons must QR code check in using your own smartphone device. Toilets are available but there’s no changing or showering.

50M OUTDOOR POOL

  • Lap swimming for adults and confident swimmers in the 50m outdoor pool – no spectators are allowed on the pool deck
  • Aqua classes available with a reduced timetable and class numbers capped at 20 (bookings available from 9am Friday 15 October)
  • All Aqua classes and lap swimming sessions must be pre-booked and paid online. No date/time changes allowed
  • Fitness passports accepted, but ticketed passes and memberships remain on hold
  • Eight (8) swimmers per lane
  • Squad training is back with limited sessions
  • Lap swimming sessions and Aqua classes will be for 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session time to complete the check-in process.

17M, 25M INDOOR POOLS

  • The 17M and 25M indoor pools will open for lap swimming and gentle exercise only
  • Four (4) swimmers per lane in the 25M pool and two (2) swimmers per lane in the 17M pool
  • No Aqua classes or recreational swimming
  • The leisure pool is closed
  • All swimming sessions must be pre-booked and paid online. No date/time changes allowed
  • Swimming sessions will be for 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session time to complete the check-in process
  • Learn to Swim operations are being reviewed and further updates will be provided soon.

GYM

  • The gym is open to ages 16+
  • All patrons must book and pay online. No date/time changes allowed
  • Gym sessions will be for 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session time to complete the check-in process
  • Six (6) gym patrons per session
  • Reduced entry cost of $10/session during current restrictions

The current opening hours of 6-11am & 3-7pm, Monday to Friday and 10am-4pm, Saturday & Sunday will be extended to:

  • 6am-11am & 2pm-7pm, Monday to Friday
  • 8am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday

The safety of our community and our staff is always our number one priority. We are constantly reviewing our settings based on the health advice and the NSW Government’s roadmap.

Keep an eye here and on Facebook for further updates:

https://www.facebook.com/hornsbyaquaticandleisurecentres/

https://www.facebook.com/HornsbyCouncil/

Book an Aqua Fitness class

  • Aqua classes available with a reduced timetable and class numbers capped at 20 (bookings available from 9am Friday 15 October)
  • All Aqua classes and lap swimming sessions must be pre-booked and paid online. No date/time changes allowed
  • Fitness passports accepted, but ticketed passes and memberships remain on hold
  • Lap swimming sessions and Aqua classes will be for 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session time to complete the check-in process.
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Class descriptions

Note: Please bring a sweat towel to all non-aquatic classes.

Aqua Cross-Training Start your week with a water workout that will ensure cardio and strength fitness for all ages and levels of fitness by utilising many different activities in one class.

Aqua Shallow This is a great class that can be performed by all fitness levels and age groups. The class will focus on a wide range of exercises including balance and strength moves.

Aqua Deep This class eliminates impact and stress on the joints. It is a high intensity workout which will leave you feeling exhilarated. Flotation belts are required, and provided.

Aqua Boost This class is designed for those who need a lunch-time body-blitz. It will be an intense full-body session which will involve a variety of exercises and equipment.

Aqua Power Flow This low impact, power workout will effectively tone all muscle groups with flowing, full-range-of-movement exercises. Join us in the warm, indoor pool and experience this unique program.

Aqua Zumba® Pool Party!! Come and let loose and make a splash with this low-impact, high energy fitness routine. “Just Add Water and Shake”

Gymstick H2O A water-workout utilising the amazing Gymsticks! A water workout like no other! The Gymsticks work your muscles and build core strength to the max.

Gym Circuit Would you like to know more about how to use the gym equipment? Maybe you are recovering from an injury and you would like to build a stronger, pain-free body. Come along on Mondays at 6pm and Wednesdays at 11.15am. We have a qualified personal trainer on hand to show you how to use all the cardio and weights equipment.

All of your questions will be answered. Please bring a full length bath towel (not a hand towel).

Pilates This is a great core/strength workout for the whole body. Fantastic for improving posture and recovering from injuries, and helping to maintain a strong body in a busy life.

Stretch This class is a much needed addition to our lives. Improve flexibility for the entire body to help maintain a strong posture and be able to move around comfortably and pain free in our day.

Stretch/Yoga class A gentle style of stretching. Holding each position for about a minute while focusing on using the breath to allow maximum stretch. Finishing with a short relaxation.

Yoga Come along at 6am on Thursdays and start your day with breath focus, energising your body, building strength, mindfulness and finishing with a relaxation and short meditation. Suitable for all levels..

Zumba® Take the “work” out of your workout! This is a total body workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and FUN! Enjoy a combination of Latin and World rhythms.