Introduction At St Mary’s School Sports Centre we offer a wide range of group exercise classes. Members have access to all fitness classes free of charge. The group aerobic activities are a great way to achieve your personal goals, increase your energy levels and reduce stress. All classes are led by a highly qualified and motivated exercise-to-music instructor and are a 'must try' experience for all. Fitness classes are open to all adults aged 16 years and above unless otherwise stated. If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact reception. Class Booking Information St Mary's members can book seven days in advance either in person or over the telephone. The terms and conditions are different for the booking of courses. Please refer to the courses page for relevant T&C's. Are you ready for exercise? Please ensure you read the Health Commitment Statement before the class starts. Wear appropriate clothing and make sure your footwear is designed for the activity. As a courtesy to others and for health and safety reasons, please arrive 5 minutes before the class start time to set up. We will refuse access to anyone arriving after the class has started. Drink plenty of water during and after the class. Never exercise after a heavy meal. A light carbohydrate snack is ideal. Inform your instructor of any medical condition, medication, injury, ante/post natal or illness. Never exercise when feeling unwell. Under 16s are not permitted to participate in any fitness classes. Cancellation Policy A cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel within 2 hours of the class start time. The cancellation fee for all classes is £4.00. Please refer to the cancellation and refund policy in Reception for more details. Dance Studio Etiquette Policy To ensure a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere, please be courteous and respectful of others whilst using the dance studio. We ask you to please follow the etiquette guidelines below: Please ensure you have completed a physical activity readiness questionnaire or have read and signed the Health Commitment Statement before the class starts. All attendees must register their attendance at reception or by using the quick kiosk prior to the commencement of any fitness class. Please be aware, this is a shared school facility and pupils may be attending fitness classes. In the interest of hygiene we ask that you bring a towel with you to lie on during mat work. Please wear appropriate clothing and make sure your footwear is designed for the activity. Class participants must check in at least 5 minutes before the class starts to set up. The Sports Centre reserves the right to refuse access to anyone arriving after the class has started. Drink plenty of water during and after the class. Never exercise after a heavy meal. A light carbohydrate snack is ideal. Inform your instructor of any medical condition, medication, injury, ante/post natal or illness. Strobe lighting may be used in some classes. Please tell our instructors if you are sensitive to strobed lights. Never exercise when feeling unwell. All fitness classes are strictly for members over the age of 16. No glass drinks bottles, chewing gum or food are permitted in the dance studio. No mobile phones are permitted in the dance studio. Floor space must not be reserved prior to a fitness class. Floor position will be on a first come, first served basis. Please do not use inappropriate language as it is distracting and may be offensive to others. In the event of an emergency or the fire alarm sounding, please follow the directions of the instructor or Sports Centre staff and leave by the nearest fire exit. Class Booking Information All fitness classes must be booked in advance prior to the advertised start time. St Mary’s members can book 7 days in advance either in person or over the telephone.