Regular fitness groups for adults that meet at the centre:


The Badminton Club plays in Keeds Hall every Thursday evening between 19:30 and 22:00.  The season runs from the first Thursday in October to the last Thursday in March.

Contact Ruth Gilchrist, Secretary on 01275 393505 or email to find out more


Long Ashton Bowling Club provides facilities for and promotes the participation of the whole community in the sport of Flat Green Bowls and also organises a number of social events for its members.

Contact secretary Malcolmn Pemble on 01275 545544  or  email:

Boxfit Fridays

Boxing can often be the fastest, most effective way to burn the maximum amount of calories in the shortest amount of time. It works the entire body helping to tone, sculpt and provide a fantastic weight loss result. This is a seriously fun way to shed the pounds.
All fitness levels are welcome to join this fun class based boxing session. All equipment is supplied so just bring yourself along.
Spaces are limited to 16 so please contact me on 07511468490 for bookings and or more information.
Where: Basketball Courts next to Long Ashton Community Hall
When: Every Friday at 915am
Fee: £6.50 per drop in Session or £60 for a Block of 10 Sessions
Richard Leonard BSc
Personal Trainer
M: 07511468490
Twitter: @LesmillsPT

Bujinkan Martial Arts

Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu (or ‘Ninjutsu’) is one of the world’s most complete self protection systems – as taught by world famous 34th Generation Ninjutsu Grandmaster, Hatsumi Masaaki. Training takes place in a friendly, relaxed and non-competitive environment, where the emphasis is on developing key principles of movement, distance and timing. New class commences Sunday 6th January. Call 07766 918481 or email to find out more.

Circuit training 

Circuits runs outside every Monday between 19.15-20.15. Contact Caroline Bowen-Fleming on for more information


Sequence dance club meets on the second Saturday evening of the month between 19:30-23:30. Located in the Village Hall, this group creates a happy friendly atmosphere promoting sequence dancing locally.

Contact Gerauld Saunders on 01275 854213 or for more information

Fit Steps

Strictly come dancing stars Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite have teamed up with six time champion world swimmer Mark Foster, a former strictly contestant and an expert in fitness and conditioning to produce a unique dance and fitness programme  ‘Fit Steps’ by ‘Dancexcellence’.  They have combined for the first time, the best known and popular Latin and Ballroom dances with proven fitness techniques to develop a dance/fitness programme that is capable of delivering fast fitness results, with a heap of fun thrown in.

The class takes place on Wednesdays at 10:00, in Keeds Hall. Call Lisa on 07725 022988 or email to book in

Football Club 

The Long Ashton Football Club runs 3 teams. The First Team play in the Somerset County League, with the Reserve & ‘A’ Teams playing in the Bristol and Suburban Association Football League. The club is always looking for new players, aged 16+. There is also an associated Social Club on Saturdays in the Griffin Lounge. Training takes place at 18.30 on Thursday evenings on the 3G pitch at Bristol Grammar School. We meet in the car park at Old Bristolians, Longwood Lane and walk a short distance to the pitch. There is a cost of £1 per player, payable before training, to cover the hire charge.

Contact the secretary on for further details

There is also a veteran’s team (aged 35+) operating under the name LA Codgers, who compete in the Bristol Casuals League. Games take place on Sunday mornings, with kick-off times varying from 10:30 – 11:00. There are 89 games a season.

Please contact the LA Codgers Manager, Mark Bartlett for more details:  Mobile 07973419530

Find more information online here: 


We’re delighted to confirm that Bristol Karate Academy is coming to Long Ashton Community Centre from September 2018!

New members welcome! If you’re an adult looking to learn something new or have children, aged 7+, who want to give Karate a try then get in touch!

We’re offering new starters a FREE FIRST LESSON in September. Just book in at

Training times are:
– Beginners upwards: 6.15-7.15pm
– Brown & black belts: 6.15-7.45pm

To find out more about Bristol Karate Academy and the training we offer across the Bristol post code area then visit

Postnatal fitness 

Monday 12:30-13:30 postnatal fitness- £35 for 5 classes

Call Sarah Dineen for further details: 07855 427305 or email




Monday 13:30-14:30 pilates- £68 for an 8-week course

Wednesday 9:30-10:30 pilates- £85 for a 10 week course

Wednesday 19:30-20:30 pilates- £85 for 10 weeks

Beginner’s pilates

Monday 18:30-19:30 beginners pilates- £85 for a 10 week course

Pregnancy pilates

Monday 19:30-20:30 pregnancy pilates- £50 for 6 classes

Improver’s pilates

Tuesday 18:30-20:30 improvers pilates

Postnatal pilates

Wednesday 10:30-11:30 postnatal pilates £68 for 8 weeks

Call Sarah Dineen for further details: 07855 427305 or email



Looking for a new fun and absorbing way to build on confidence, fitness, flexibility and self-defence skills? Adults classes run on Mondays and Wednesdays from 18:15-19:00pm.  Free trial lessons.

email or call 07811013222

Tai Chi 

Over 50’s Tai Chi, gentle seated and standing exercise to promote balance, relaxation and well being.  Fridays 11:00-12:00 in the Jubilee Pavilion.

Contact: Tony Dove 078866 30436 or email


Long Ashton Tennis club offers affordable, year round fun, friendship and tennis for all in congenial outdoor surroundings.

Contact Cliff Bond on: 01275 392148 or


Monday morning 10:00 to 11:30 and Monday evening 19:30 to 21:00. Classes are run on a termly basis. Yoga is a wonderful antidote to the speed of modern living. It’s not just exercise – you can experience a whole range of benefits including better sleep, increased muscle tone, strength and flexibility, and feeling happier!

Contact Jane on 07950 510475 or email

Facebook page here

Yoga with Steph 

*NEW* Yoga class on Thursday evenings,  taught by a friendly Long Ashton Mum!

Every Thursday evening during term-times 6.15-7.15pm.  All levels welcome, £8 drop-in (first session at half price)

For fitness/flexibility/head space

Contact Steph on 07772512777 or email

Facebook page here


Friday mornings in the Pavilion 10:00 to 11:15.  Drop-in.  No booking required.  Come any week. Come every week.  Each class costs £9.  No experience required.  Mixed ability class.  Yoga mats, blocks and belts provided. Learn how to practise yoga postures, connect with your breathing and quieten the chattering mind with meditation.

More details from or telephone Gary on 07899 034645.

Gary has been practising since 1995 and teaching yoga since 2002.

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Project 6 pack

From 9th of October 2018, Project 6 pack South Bristol classes will be running on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m at Long Ashton Community Centre. Classes will include, core based workouts, cardio, calisthenics and HITT inspired training.

Membership also includes a food plan along with one-to-one advice, measurements at the beginning and end of the course, as well as a one to one consultation. You will also have access to the website’s online dashboard, a members private group chat, and 24-hour help from your trainer.
Exceed your fitness goals, and make friends along the way!
Brides-to-be will also receive a10% discount!
Facebook page here

Find the full calendar of activities and events here