Aqua Classes! Want a great low impact way of keeping fit? Come on down to Massey Park Pool and try out an Aqua Class today!
Aqua Aerobics is suitable for all fitness levels and abilities, including non-swimmers. You will improve your muscular strength, flexibility and cardio fitness. It is also suitable for pregnacy and rehabilitation.
Monday - 9.30am-10.15am (Aqua Cardio) and 6.30pm-7.15pm (Aqua Gymstick)
Tuesday - 9.30am-10.15am (Aqua Gymstick) and 6.30pm-7.15pm(Aqua Cardio)
Wednesday - 9.30am-10.15am (Aqua Cardio)
Thursday - 9.30am-10.15am (Aqua Cardio) and 6.30pm-7.15pm (Aqua Zumba)
Friday - 9.30am-10.15am (Aqua Gymstick)
Types of Classes
Aqua Cardio - A shallow water class where you are in chest deep water and get a cardio based class with minimal impact on your joints. Prefect for rehabing injuries.
*Thursday Morning Cardio - Similar to other Aqua Cardio classes, except is more catered to beginners, green prescription and rehabilitation. Please note the class size is limited as this class caters for the Blind Foundation.
Aqua Gymstick - The NEWEST of our aqua classes which provides another dimension to resistance workout training. The class is a shallow class like Aqua Cardio, but you use an Aqua Gymstick which has rubberised tubing attached at either end. Aqua Gymstick is either an allout power class or a relaxed one, you choose the resistance level you want. NOTE: Due to the limited number of GymSticks on site the class is limited to 15 persons who do not own their own, call reception to book your spot! (09) 298 8526
Casual Admission - $8.50
Green Prescription - $6.50
10 Visit Concession Card - $80.00
"I originally started looking for Aquarobics classes in 2012, looking for a form of exercise that helped motivate me to be more active, while not aggravating problems I've had for many years with stiff and sometimes painful knees. When I started researching the classes that were available, I was surprised (and pleased) to find that the best variety and most flexible timetable of classes I could find was available at Massey Park Aquatic Centre, and only 2km from home.
I've particularly enjoyed (and benefited) from the Aquarobics classes, and in particular the Aqua Gymstick classes. Not only have they helped me to get more physical activity into my day, but they have helped my knees as well. My instructors Vicki and Carol both create a vibrant atmosphere that makes the classes enjoyable and make you want to come back for more.
Most importantly, their expertise means that their classes are suitable for a wide range of abilities and they are able to clearly explain and demonstrate how to perform the exercises correctly.
Earlier this year I moved to Australia and I've spent a considerable amount of time looking for Aquarobics classes comparable to what I attended at Massey Park, and I've been generally disappointed by the classes on offer. Classes in Australia are often very gentle and difficult to scale for higher fitness levels, or exercises are set that are either impossible to perform correctly or are not suitable for the pool being used." Steve K
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