04 January 2006
If you want a more active and healthier life for the New Year, then there’s a wide range of facilities and exercise sessions available throughout Blaenau Gwent.
Blaenau Gwent Sports Centres have started their new 2006 programme of fitness classes, featuring intense cardio kickboxing sessions, gentle water aerobics and Fitball. Whether you want to improve your general health, keep fit or lose weight, there are a wide range of classes to suit all ages and abilities. New for 2006 are Step Aerobics classes and Kidz Fit classes, especially for young people.
The Lifestyle Studios at the sports centres have high-quality Technogym fitness equipment to suit all ages and abilities, including treadmills, cross trainers, bikes, steppers and more. The Lifestyle Studios are open from early in the morning so you can have a healthy start to the day with a good workout. Every sports centre also has a swimming pool and health suite where you can exercise, get fit and de-stress.
Junior Gym Sessions have been launched for young people between the ages of 12 and 16. The sessions are supervised by qualified staff and allow young people to get active in a safe environment. Everyone who attends the sessions will receive a free induction, where staff will demonstrate how to get the best out of the equipment. Sessions are £1.65 per person and will be held at:
Abertillery Sports Centre – 3pm to 4pm, Wednesdays
Ebbw Vale Sports Centre – 3pm to 4pm, Sundays
Nantyglo Sports Centre – 11am to 12pm, Sundays
Tredegar Sports Centre – 11am to 12pm, Sundays
Dedicated women-only gym sessions have also been re-launched for 2006, allowing women to workout in a comfortable and non-intimidating environment. The Women Only Sessions will be at:
Abertillery Sports Centre - Monday 7pm – 8pm
Ebbw Vale Sports Centre - Tuesday 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Nantyglo Sports Centre - Thursday 7pm - 8pm
Tredegar Sports Centre - Wednesday 11.30am – 12.30pm
For further information on health and fitness activities in Blaenau Gwent and a full list of fitness classes, please contact your local Sports Centre on:
Abertillery Sports Centre - 01495 212206
Ebbw Vale Sports Centre - 01495 303766
Nantyglo Sports Centre - 01495 310785
Tredegar Sports Centre - 01495 723554
Alternatively, why not take advantage of the great outdoors at Parc Bryn Bach where there are a wide range of activities including kayaking, cycling and walking. Adventure activities will help you burn calories and increase your fitness! If you would like further information on the range of outdoor activities available and the facilities at Parc Bryn Bach, please contact the park on 01495 711816.