Adult Fitness Classes Ripon and Nidderdale


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Jack Laugher Leisure and Wellness Centre

Jack Laugher Leisure and Wellness Centre

Our new swimming pool and refurbished gym in Ripon is now open for everyone to enjoy.

It offers modern and state-of-the-art facilities to help you achieve your health and wellbeing goals.

The leisure and wellness centre features:

  • a six-lane 25 metre pool
  • a 55-station, state-of-the-art gym offering a full range of the latest strength and cardiovascular Technogym equipment
  • a new main entrance and lobby with poolside viewing
  • a sauna and steam room
  • a changing village with level access, dedicated baby-changing facilities, large family cubicles, accessible changing rooms for those with limited mobility, group changing rooms, showers and lockers
  • facilities for those with disabilities include an induction loop, pool hoists and reserved parking
  • swimming lessons
  • children’s parties

Outside, there is a new children’s play area and a large car park with electric charging points and a sheltered cycle rack.

Work to refurbish other facilities in the leisure centre including two new activity studios and spin studio is continuing. During this time our fitness classes are continuing to run from Hugh Ripley Hall in Ripon.

We’re open seven days a week, except for bank holidays.

Swimming pool opening times
Monday to Friday 6.30am until 9pm
Saturday and Sunday 7am until 6pm
















Blooming Babies Aquanatal Classes

Monday 6.45pm – 7.30pm
Tuesday 10.30am – 11.15am
From 12 weeks pregnant to when your baby arrives.
Nuffield Health, Hornbeam Park Road, Harrogate, HG2 8RA


For mums wanting to get back in shape after their new arrival. This outdoor fitness class, with strengthening and toning exercises is proving to be the answer to shifting postnatal weight and re- toning your body after giving birth.
£5.50 per class or £50 for a block of 10 (no restriction)
  • Monday’s 9:30am Deerpark (meet at the Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre
  • Friday’s 9:30am Ripon Canal Walk (meet in the Marina carpark)

07950 673975

Elizabeth Pilates

 The Karate Dojo, Ripon, HG4 2GE Wednesday 6.15pm – 7.15pm

7 week block: £45.50 6 week block: £39

Littlethorpe Village Hall, nr Ripon, HG4 3LG

Monday 6pm – 7pm

6 week block: £39

Call Elizabeth on: 07904 640399

Pre- and Post-natal sessions available.

Martial Arts For Life

Karate classes. For all ages 5 and up

Call for details: 01423 568067

Monday 6.20pm – 7.20pm  Ripley Town Hall HG3 3AX with Master Janet McKenna

Thursday 6.30pm – 7.30pm  Pateley Bridge Scout Hut HG3 5QA with Mr Peter Newband

Friday 5.30pm – 6.30pm  Boroughbridge Methodist Church YO51 9AH with Mr Colin Inglis

My Time Yoga

My Yoga – Hatha Yoga, Beginners

Fearby Village Hall HG4 4ND

Monday 7 – 8.15pm

Booking is essential: 07944435718




Nidderdale Fitness: Jo Boyes

Suitable for both men and women and all levels of fitness, my mat Pilates classes use exercises that were originally designed by Joseph Pilates.

Pilates can improve posture, alleviate back pain, strengthen core and body and increase flexibility and mobility.  It is also proven to reduce anxiety and improves mental well-being.

Classes are held in and around Nidderdale and Jo also runs individual 1 to 1 training in your home.

Call: 01423 711265 or 07712453348


Origins Spin Class

Spin Class

Mondays: 9.30am, 6.30pm

Wednesdays: 9.30am

Thursdays: 6.30pm

Duration 45 minutes

Free for gym members. £5 for non-members.

Call for details: 01765 690406

Origin Health Club, River View Road, Ripon, HG4 1JJ


Ripon Tennis Centre

Club sessions, group or one on one sessions available for children and adults. Court hire also an option for members or non-members. All levels catered for.

Contact for details: 01765 606066

Park Lane, Palace Rd, Ripon, HG4 3HJ

Set the Tone Fitness

Monday: 6.00-7.00 pm: Mickley Circuits

Wednesday: 6.30-7.30 pm: Dower House, Set the Tone Boot Camp

Thursday: Circuits (Spa Park/Upstage Academy, Ripon) 9.15-10.15 am

‘Circuits’ and ‘Insane Circuits’ at Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre: 6.30-7.15 pm and 7.30-8.30 pm, respectively.

Please note: For classes at Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre (01845 522447) or The Dower House Hotel (01423 860111), please book through these venues. For Mickley and Ripon, booking should be through Set the Tone (07568561414).



Urban Circus

Pole and Aerial Fitness

Classes and Individual or 1-3 people sessions available

One class per week £10
Two classes per week £15

Private lesson prices:
1-2-1 £30
2-2-1 £40

Classes or individual sessions run every day. Call for details: 07557104081

Unit 7, Sycamore Business Park, Copt Hewick, Ripon, HG4 5DF


Burton Leonard Village Hall, Station Lane

Wednesday 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

£5.00 Drop-in fee. £40.00 for 10 Classes

Lidia Kendall Miller: 07519 419165