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Exercise Activity


Please note all RSL sport and leisure facilities will reopen on Wednesday 2nd December.

For further information on services and facilities please visit:

Meanwhile, keep active with RSL!

Try and keep active with your weekly exercise routines, take a look at our range of exercise resources listed below and maybe try something new!

Before you start any home exercise please follow below safety tips:

Allow for enough clear space to exercise
Keep phone nearby or let someone know you’re exercising
Ensure you have a glass of water nearby when exercising
Wear suitable clothing, make sure you can move freely
wear suitable footwear that you have a good sense of feel and balance in
Start at your own pace, gradually build up exercises if you haven’t been as active as usual.
Stop exercising if you feel dizzy, faint or any pain
Speak to your doctor if you have any medical concerns

When we re-open:

You will see safety guidance signage and where appropriate, queuing and one-way systems.

Important: Exercise classes must be pre-booked, just go to the 'Book Now' button, or call the centre direct.

For further details see our Centre Re-opening Updates page.


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DayTimeDescriptionWhereAge RangeActivity
Monday9:30 am - 10:15 amKettlebells & AbsSouth ReadingAdultsExercise Class
Monday10:15 am - 11:15 amPilatesMeadwayAdultsExercise Class
Monday6:00 pm - 7:00 pmBody ConditioningSouth ReadingAdultsExercise Class
Monday6:30 pm - 7:30 pmOutdoor BootcampPalmer ParkAdultsExercise Class
Monday6:30 pm - 7:15 pmSpin-er-ciseMeadwayAdultsExercise Class
Monday6:45 pm - 7:30 pmLegs Bums & TumsPalmer ParkAdultsExercise Class
Monday7:00 pm - 7:45 pmYogalatesMeadwayAdultsExercise Class
Monday7:15 pm - 8:00 pmBurnSouth ReadingAdultsExercise Class
Monday7:45 pm - 8:30 pmBody ConditioningPalmer ParkAdultsExercise Class
Tuesday9:30 am - 10:15 amLBTMeadwayAdultsExercise Class
Tuesday10:00 am - 10:45 amSpin-er-ciseSouth ReadingAdultsExercise Class

New exercise classes added to our programme from September 2020

Meadway Sports Centre
LBT Tuesday 9.30 - 10.30am
Spin-er-cise Wednesday 10.30 - 11.15am
Zumba Thursday 9.30 - 10.30am
Kettlebell Friday 10.30 - 11.30am
Zumba Friday 6.00 - 7.00pm
LBT Saturday 9.30 - 10.15am

South Reading Leisure Centre
DNB Workout Wednesday 7.00 - 8.00pm
Kettlebell Thursday 7.00 - 7.45pm
Spin-er-cise Saturday 9.15 - 10.00am

Indoor Exercise Class Ideas

Here are a range of exercise ideas for you to try out as part of your weekly indoor workout routines.

NHS 10 minute workouts:

Get Berkshire Active - Being Active At Home Top Tips:

Get Berkshire Active - Activities for Disabled People:

NHS Wake Up Workout:

NHS OneYou Workout Videos:

THIS GIRL CAN Exercise Ideas:

RSL Coach: Sue Chalmers workout video:

RSL Coach: Aaron Stevens workout videos:

Indoor Advanced Exercise Class Ideas

Exercise ideas for those who are familiar with regular workouts and exercising:

RSL Coach: Jake Barker exercise video:

Indoor Wellbeing Exercise Ideas

Ensure you include health and wellbeing exercises into your weekly routines, here are some useful links:

RSL Coach: Alice - Spinal Mapping Yoga video:

RSL Coach: Alice - Yoga video:

RSL Coach: Sophie - Balance Challenge Video:

NHS Pilates for beginners:

NHS Chair based Pilates:

NHS Pyjama Pilates Workout:

NHS Vinyasa Flow Yoga:

NHS Bedtime Meditation:

Young Minds: Here are some steps you can take if you are feeling anxious:

Fall-proof balance and strengthening exercises for older adults

Indoor Gentle Exercise

Exercise routines for those with long term health conditions:

Get Berkshire Active 'Fall Proof' exercise:

RSL Coach: Binders - Introduction to home exercise:

RSL Coach: Binders - Exercise video:

Gentle exercise routines for people new to exercise:

NHS Aerobics for beginners:

Exercise routines for people with disabilities:

Get Berkshire Active has a range of suggested activities tailored for people with disabilities:

10 Today is an exercise programme from Sport England and Demos designed for older people:

Indoor Exercise Ideas For Kids

Keep your children entertained and active, maybe set aside a particular time of day to programme in some fun style exercise!

Change For Life - 10 Minute Shake Up Games:

RSL coaches helping you to stay fit and active.

Our coaches have devised a number of exercise classes to help you keep to your exercise routines, and stay active!

Gentle Exercise - Exercise routines for those with long term health conditions:

RSL Coach: Binders - Introduction to home exercise:

RSL Coach: Binders - Exercise video:

Exercise Ideas - Great ways to develop all round fitness:

RSL Coach: Sue Chalmers workout video:

RSL Coach: Aaron Stevens workout videos:

Advanced Exercise Class Ideas - Push yourself to achieve your goals:

RSL Coach: Jake Barker exercise video:

Health & Wellbeing Exercises - Balance out your weekly workouts:

RSL Coach: Alice - Spinal Mapping Yoga video:

RSL Coach: Alice - Yoga video:

RSL Coach: Sophie - Balance Challenge Video:

Mind and Body

This wellbeing initiative will encourage folks to keep active during this extended period at home with 24 different, fun, easy to do, at home tasks.

Get some advice on how young people can cope with your emotions in these unusual times

Arthritis Action general help

New exercise routine suggestions on Arthritis Action social media channels to run every Wednesday, inspiring physical activity for people in self-isolation

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy provide best advice, guidance and exercises for your pain.

Mental health is as important as our physical health, and there is always something we can do to improve it. Browse for your mind NHS Every Mind Matters for some great ideas.


Indoor Exercise for Families

Keep a track of your steps while you are exercising at home and in the garden. For ideas on how to do this see our link below:

Beat the Bug is packed with hints, tips and ideas to help individuals and families of all ages stay physically fit, strengthen their immunity and improve mental and emotional wellbeing, visit: