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You can see the classes that usually take place across our leisure centres below:




  • Non member (adult) - £5.85
  • Non member (junior) - £4.90
  • Get Active Discount Card holder (adult) - £4.55
  • Get Active Discount Card holder (junior) - £3.10
  • Get Active Plus Discount Card holder - £3.10

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20 20 20

A class combining 20 minutes of aerobics, steps and bums and tums, for an enjoyable overall workout. 

Aqua Fit

Exercise to music in the pool.

Aqua Fit is suitable for all levels of fitness including non-swimmers.


This class involves non-contact boxing, aerobics and circuit training.  It helps muscular toning, strength and movement, whilst also improving balance, co-ordination and flexibility.

Cardio Circuits

Energetic, heart raising exercises in a circuit format for a full body workout.


If you like the idea of a fitness class that feels more like a night out than a workout you'll LOVE Clubbercise®

Fun, easy-to-follow dance fitness routines using rave glow sticks to club anthems from 90′s classics to the latest chart hits taught in a darkened room with disco lights.

Because of the high and low impact options Clubbercise dance fitness classes are great if you're just starting out on a fitness regime or if you're already a fitness expert!

Dance It Off

Dance It Off is a high energy, fun,  dance exercise class with music from all eras and genres.  A great calorie burner and a full body workout which is appropriate for all ages and abilities.

Exercise To Music

This class is for all ages and levels of fitness and consists of selective movements to exercise and tone the whole body.


Fitness that's "strictly" fun!

Designed by Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe from "Strictly Come Dancing", they take the very best of Ballroom and Latin, mix it with the latest proven ways to get fit FAST and deliver the most exciting, fun, fabulous fitness experience you've ever had.

Taught in a line dance style so no partners required.

High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.)

The ultimate body workout

HIIT - what is it? Short, intense bursts of effort followed by periods of recovery. The basic recipe? Go as hard as you can for a short period of time, rest, and then repeat. It's the intervals that allow you to keep pushing into your max effort training zone. Benefits of HIIT —Burn calories for hours after your workout. —9% more fat loss and 17% more effective than your standard aerobic or "steady state" training. —Get fitter faster - 30 minutes is all it takes.

H I I T (Class Insanity)

HIIT or high-intensity interval training, is a training technique in which you give all-out, one hundred percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. This type of training gets and keeps your heart rate up and burns more fat in less time.

Legs, Bums and Tums

A low impact, high intensity workout to develop the cardiovascular system and lower body, concentrating specifically on toning the muscles of the abdomen, thighs and buttocks.


A high intensity workout

This class combines the traditional bodyweight exercises with the latest high intensity interval training (HIIT) and Tabata techniques.

A 30 minute high intensity interval training which involves bodyweight exercises. It boosts the metabolism and it aims to push your muscles to fatigue and elevate your heart rate in the shortest time, so that you carry on burning calories for 24 hours after the class, making it the best group workout that gets big and quick results.

The short workouts can involve anything from push-ups and planks to burpees and squats.

Pump, Bar and Weights

This is a versatile class of muscular progression using body bars and free weights to strengthen and tone.

Stability Ball

A varied class where equipment can change but the overall aim is to increase core stability, flexibility and toning all of the targeted muscle groups.

Studio Cycling

This class takes place on a static bike and is a low impact, high energy workout using resistance and speed.

Step Aerobics

A high intensity workout which develops the cardiovascular system and tones your body, using a sequence of moves to music, whilst burning calories.


Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music that creates a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness system.

The Zumba workout is intended to tone and sculpt the body while burning fat.

Yoga and Pilates

Please note: Mats are not provided. You will need to bring your own, or you can buy one from the leisure centres.


  • Adult (non-member): £6.40
  • Junior (non-member): £5.15
  • Get Active Discount Card Adult: £5.15
  • Get Active Discount Card Junior: £3.60
  • Get Active Plus Discount Card: £3.60

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The fusion of mind, body and spirit

These sessions follow the practice of Hatha Yoga, which concentrates on the fusion of mind, body and spirit.

Providing a gentle introduction through a mixture of breathing techniques, meditation and physical exercise.

Suitable for all ages and abilities.


An exercise method designed to elongate, strengthen and restore the body to balance.

Suitable for beginners and intermediate level.

Les Mills


  • Adult (non-member): £6.40
  • Junior (non-member): £5.15
  • Get Active Discount Card Adult: £5.15
  • Get Active Discount Card Junior: £3.60
  • Get Active Plus Discount Card: £3.60

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Body Attack

Les Mills Body Attack is a sports-inspired cardio workout that's all about improving your speed, fitness, strength and agility.

Burning on average 675 calories per class you'll love the group dynamic that's at the heart of Body Attack.

Body Combat

BODYCOMBAT™ is a high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness and burn up to 740 calories* in a class. No experience needed.

Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu.

Release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ. Bring your best fighter attitude and leave inhibitions at the door.

Experience the driving music and powerful role model instructors which make BODY COMBAT the world's most popular martial arts group fitness class.

Body Pump

The ultimate resistance class.

BODYPUMP™, the original LES MILLS™ barbell class, will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body, fast!

Great bodies aren't born, they are transformed, using the proven BODYPUMP™ formula: THE REP EFFECT™ a breakthrough in resistance workout training. Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements, you'll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning. 

This is the ultimate resistance class using barbells and free weights to tone and condition your muscles.

Resistance classes help strengthen bones and improve joint integrity.

A fantastic way to get in shape.


RPM is a group indoor cycling workout where you control the intensity. It's fun, low impact and you can burn up to 675 calories a session**.

With great music pumping and the group spinning as one, your instructor takes you on a journey of hill climbs, sprints and flat riding.

In an RPM workout you repeatedly spin the pedals to reach your cardio peak then ease back down, keeping pace with the pact to lift your personal performance and boost your cardio fitness.

**Results may vary.


Les Mills Virtual workouts are movie-like versions of the live Les Mills classes that are a big hit in clubs worldwide.

These totally immersive virtual classes are played on a big screen through a pumping sound system and feature Les Mills' leading edge choreography and hit music, along with coaching and motivation from world leading instructors.

The end result is a truly inspiring experience that drives amazing results.


Virtual classes are included in all multi-memberships and those where customers have selected classes as part of their duo option.

Jarrow Focus prices:

  • Non-member (adult) - £3.50
  • Non-member (junior) - £3.00
  • Get Active Discount Card holder (adult) - £3.00
  • Get Active Discount Card holder (junior) - £2.50
  • Get Active Plus Discount Card holder - £2.50

Haven Point prices:

  • Non-member (adult) - £3.50
  • Non-member (junior) - £3.00
  • Get Active Discount Card holder (adult) - £3.00
  • Get Active Discount Card holder (junior) - £2.50
  • Get Active Plus Discount Card holder - £2.50

Classes available

  • BARRE™ - the modern version of classic ballet training. 
  • BODYBALANCE - the Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centred and calm. 
  • BODYCOMBAT - the fiercely energetic and empowering martial arts based cardio workout supported by driving music and powerful role model instructors. 
  • BORN TO MOVE™ - the children's fitness class jam-packed with cool music and foundation fitness moves and fun games.
  • CX WORX - the 30 minute core training class that tightens and tones the abs, glutes, back and obliques. It improves functional strength and assists injury prevention like nothing else. 
  • GRIT™ Cardio - the 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, increase speed and maximise calorie burn.
  • RPM - the 30 minute calorie killer - for the ultimate ride. RPM combines cycling, choreography and motivational coaching techniques into one low-impact, aerobic and adrenaline-filled ride suitable for all fitness levels. 
  • SH'BAM - the ultimate fun and sociable way to exercise. This 45 minute class features chart topping popular hits and simple but seriously hot dance moves, making it the perfect way to shape up and let out your inner start. 
  • SPRINT™ - the 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, using an indoor bike. 
  • THE TRIP™ - a fully immersive workout experience that combines a 40-minute multi-peak cycling workout with a journey through digitally-created worlds. 

Healthy Lives


Suitable for those requiring a gentle workout and who want to get active.  They are primarily aimed at the over 50's and those with long-term health conditions.

To take part in these classes, you do not need any type of referral.


Suitable for those requiring a gentle workout and who want to get active.  They are primarily aimed at the over 50's and those with long-term health conditions.

To take part in these classes, you do not need any type of referral.


ESCAPE Pain is a free 6-week programme that uses exercise, education and strategies to help you increase your ability to exercise and manage your hip and knee joint pain better.

This class is for those who are over 45, with hip and knee pain which has lasted more than 3 months.

For more information, see Free exercise classes for knee and hip pain (ESCAPE Pain)

Maternity classes

  • Antenatal Pilates - Pilates class designed for women who are more than 12 weeks pregnant. Women will need to bring pillows along to class. Mats are provided.
  • Aquamammas - Aqua aerobics class where baby stays close to you in a baby float while you work out (please note floats are provided).
  • Aquanatal - Aqua fit class for women who are more than 12 weeks pregnant. This class is suitable for non swimmers.
  • Mammalates - A Pilates class for mams where baby comes along too. Babies must be fastened into pushchair or alternative during the class.
  • Mums, Bums and Tums - An aerobic and toning class for mams where you bring your baby along too. Please note, babies must be fastened in a pushchair or alternative during the class.

For more information about the Health Lives Maternity Classes, please call Haven Point on 0191 424 7800 or Hebburn Central on 0191 424 7801.


  • Get Active Card Holder - £2.75
  • Non-Member - £3.75

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