Physical Activity and The Gym



Physical Activity can be difficult, but we’re here to help!  Physical fitness is very important for good physical and mental health. It helps improve the quality of your life and reduces the risk of serious conditions.  Regular exercise helps you to control stress and can help you to feel better about yourself but getting yourself active and physical fitness is very important for good mental and physical health.  It can help to reduce and control stress and can greatly improve your quality of life.

The Gym  – Kevin, our Exercise Specialist, will be starting a brand new course in January 2022 called Introduction to exercise, the gym and your wellbeing.  It’s designed to get you moving and exercising more, it’s twice weekly, and each session lasts two hours incorporating:-

  • A Nutrition workshop
  • Anatomy and physiology workshop
  • Home exercise techniques

After your induction, you’ll receive a bespoke exercise plan which is regularly reviewed.  You’ll be taught how to perform exercises safely and correctly whilst moving more, getting fitter and gaining knowledge of how diet and your body works.

January dates will be released shortly!

 Enroll through the college as usual:-   Enrolment

or Contact Kevin Bryson for more information  – 01226 730433

Community Sports Groups and Active Sessions We support a range of accessible sport and activity groups to help you to get moving, improve your mood and increase your physical stamina. You’ll be working with exercise specialists and trained volunteers.

Walking for Health   Take part in regular short walks to help you get active.  It’s a great way to stretch your legs, explore what’s on your doorstep and make new friends.  Small walking groups are available, please see the updated walking for health information. We can also offer some 1-1 walks where required with a clear pathway for signposting into small groups.

Football Training Sessions for those experiencing mental ill health.  Sessions have been adapted to ensure safety during Covid19.  A maximum of five players within each bubble so therefore booking is essential! Sessions are held each Thursday at 1pm-2:30pm at Kendray Fields (subject to change)

Contact Hannah Burton for more info 07917 650091

Netball  High impact training sessions FOR ALL abilities. Fun, friendly and welcoming sessions suitable for all ages and ability.  (subject to change due to Covid) £2.50 per session

The Fleets Training fields, Barnsley on Tuesday 6:30–7:30

Cycling  (Booking essential) – Bikes available for riders please. where possible, bring your own helmet and water bottle.

Beginners – Wednesday Mornings 10-12pm, led bike rides in small groups.  Up to 5 miles, Learn the basics of bike safety and increase fitness and confidence.

Intermediate – Wednesday afternoons 1-3pm led bike rides in small groups up to 10 miles. Includes some short road rides.

Advanced – TBC

email or phone Hannah Burton   07890 012160





Timetable to be confirmed.