Indoor group exercise returns to Aylesbury today!

Time to get back on the spinning bike?

Monday, 17th May 2021, 9:05 am
Updated Monday, 17th May 2021, 9:06 am
Will you be going to any classes?

Or fancy some yoga?

Sport and Leisure centres across Buckinghamshire are gearing up to welcome customers back for indoor group exercise today.

Activities such as badminton, basketball, yoga, studio cycling, swimming lessons and group classes were stopped back in December 2020 due to the third lockdown.

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Buckinghamshire’s Corporate Director for Culture, Sport and Leisure, Sophie Payne says: “It feels wonderful knowing that group exercise classes are back on the timetable after such a long time. We have seen a great response to our leisure centres reopening last month, and while some prefer to work out alone, we know that many of our customers really thrive and get motivated exercising in a group.

“It’s also the social element that our customers have been missing, having spent much of the last year with limited social contact. Group exercise is great for body and mind especially for people living on their own. Group exercise classes are a fun and social way to keep fit and will be a real boost for mental wellbeing which is just as important as keeping physically fit.

“We know our operators have been working hard to ensure safety measures are being met at each centre to ensure everyone’s safety. We would ask our customers to continue to take all of the necessary precautions to keep themselves, other users and our staff safe.”

Buckinghamshire Council has 10 sport and leisure centres across the county, run by three different operators; Everyone Active, GLL and Places Leisure as well as the Stoke Mandeville Stadium and Leisure Centre operated by More Active all which reopened on Monday, April 12 after three months of closure due to the third lockdown. And now have been given the green light to resume indoor group exercise from Monday, May 17 as lockdown restrictions continue to ease.