The Gym

Sport in Desford Gym Opening Times- January 2022

Date Time Session Type
Monday 9am – 12am Gym Members
Monday 10-15am – 12am Heart Smart Circuits
Monday 4pm – 8-30pm Gym Members
Tuesday 4pm – 8-30pm Gym Members
Wednesday 9am – 12am Gym Members + Referrals
Wednesday 2pm – 8pm Gym Members + Referrals
Thursday 9am – Midday Gym Members + Referrals
Thursday 4pm – 8-30pm Gym Members = Referrals
Friday 9am – 12am Heart Smart only
Friday 12am – 6pm Gym Members + Referrals
Saturday 9am – 12am Gym Members

 

Joining Fees

Membership Fee Options

Membership Amount
Under 60 £36
Over 60 £26
Affiliated £22
Affiliated Over 60 £12
Full Time Education                     ( 16& Over) £16

 

Session Fees

Session Type Amount
Pay As You Go £4
Monthly SO £23 with membership / £20 without membership
6 Monthly £90
Annual £180
Exercise Referrals £3
Guest Fee £5

 

Gym Contact Details : 01455 828786 / 07816 632619

 

 

 

 

SPORT IN DESFORD GYM – COVID Guidelines January 2022

  • The UK government have provided guidelines on the measures that need to be put in place to make sure the gym at Sport in Desford is a safe place to exercise in.

Measures that have been put in place are as follows:

  • Deep Clean: I can confirm that a deep clean of the gym has been carried out.
  • Regular sanitising of the gym equipment: Will be carried out on a regular basis by Gym Users, and Gym Staff
  • Regular sanitising of touching points in the facility: Will be carried out on a regular basis throughout the day.
  • To come dressed:In appropriate clothing to exercise.
  • Initial Induction: For New Members – Creating awareness of the new procedures for the use of the gym, and the facility
  • Cleaning Products:They will be available for all Gym Users to clean down stations after use
  • Sanitising Wall Dispensers/ Stations:These will be available throughout the facility incorporating the gym area.
  • One- way system:to enter and exit the building
  • Minimal touching points– (doors to be left open whenever possible)
  • Face coverings:(please bring your own. Face coverings must be worn when inside the premises, but are optional in the gym based on current guidelines)
  • Ventilation: Windows will be opened to offer natural ventilation. Fans will be placed in specific areas to help with the flow of natural air.
  • Payment: If you are a PAYG member then please try to bring the correct change or pay in advance.
  • We will need to work togetherto create a safe, and clean environment.
  • Flexibility with your Gym Programme: Consideration when exercising around other members.
  • Decisions on amending opening times, and how many people can attend, and who can attend the gym is subject to change, as government guidelines change.
  • Members with existing health conditions, and individuals attending through the Exercise Referral scheme will be contacted by me directly to arrange an appointment, and suitability to carry out exercise in a gym-based environment.

 

 

Stay Safe, Stay well:   Jeremy Edwards

Sport in Desford Gym Manager, and Specialist Level 4 Rehabilitation Instructor

Mobile: 07816 632619:                Email: jezedwards@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

 


Please note: On ALL bank holiday Monday’s the gym is only open 9-12pm excluding Good Friday when we are open as normal.

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Description of Gym (Click to expand)

The gym is situated in the main building at Sport in Desford. The purpose of the gym is for people in the local community to come along, and take part in physical activity to help improve or maintain their levels of fitness.

The Facillities

The energy efficiency of LED lighting, a selection of equipment, and machines that require little or no electricity help to make this an environmentally friendly gym in fitting with the ethos of Sport in Desford. The gym is split into two areas: Main Area: This comprises a selection of cardio, and fixed weight machines, this includes treadmills, rowers, bikes, UBE’s, a smith machine, and a selection of resistance machines targeting different areas of the body. Weights Area: We have a large selection of dumbbells, mats, medicine balls, balance aids, a bench press machine, and a cable machine. This area is cushioned, and contains mirrors to help members maintain, and correct posture. Music: A wide selection of music is available, and the control of the sound is separated off into each area.

Activities

The gym is run by Jeremy Edwards who is a level 4 advanced exercise instructor specialising in exercise rehabilitation. The team of 4 instructors provide a vast experience of knowledge on gym based exercise. A qualified instructor will always be on hand to help. Our aim is for everybody to have an enjoyable experience, to come back, and incorporate gym based exercise into a weekly exercise schedule .

Standard Sessions

We offer all prospective members a 1 to 1 induction to try out the equipment, and to make sure you are performing exercises correctly. If required, we can put together a bespoke exercise programme specific to your needs.

GP Referral

The gym at Sport in Desford is involved in the Exercise Referral Scheme. This scheme helps individuals identified by their GP or other health professionals to take up the benefits of enjoyable exercise. People referred will receive a 12 weekly activity programme designed for their needs, and delivered by highly qualified instructors. Click Here 

HeartSmart

This is targeted at people who are recovering from heart problems or heart surgery. Its aim is to promote gentle exercise as a means of enabling individuals to achieve, and maintain better health. Individuals are encouraged to become independent exercisers. So that they can reap the benefits of leading an active lifestyle. Participants are offered safe, and effective exercise in a gym based environment over a period of 12 weeks. This is provided by qualified exercise professionals in this specialised area. Click Here  

Women Only

As a female, you may feel nervous, uncomfortable or self conscious about exercising in a gym in a mixed gender environment. To make your session as relaxing, and enjoyable as possible we offer a women only session. A qualified instructor will be on hand to provide an induction, and to tailor a programme to your needs, if required.

Circuit Classes

This class is specifically for individuals who qualify under the exercise referral or heartsmart schemes. People have the choice to exercise within a group rather than on an individual basis. This comprises a warm up incorporating flexibility, and stretches of 15-20 minutes. A series of 10 to 11 low level functional exercises repeated twice through with a short break in between. The exercises can be adapted, and tailored to each individuals requirements. Each exercise is carried out for a minute before moving on. A cool down incorporating stretching is done to complete the session.

Joining fees

Membership Fee Options

Membership Amount
Under 60 £36
Over 60 £26
Affiliated £22
Affiliated Over 50 £12
Full Time Education (16 and over) £16

Session fees

Session Type Amount
Pay As You Go £4
Monthly SO £20
6 Monthly 90
Annual £180

Gym Contact Details : 01455 828786 / 07816 632619 or jezedwards@hotmail.co.uk

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