Regular fitness groups for adults that meet at the centre:


Badminton 

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 ruth.gilchrist@gmail.com to find out more


Bowls 

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: malcpemble@virginmedia.com

www.longashtonbowlingclub.org.uk


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.

Call 07766 918481 or email longashtondojo@gmail.com to find out more.


Circuit training 

Circuits runs outside every Monday between 19.15-20.15. Contact Caroline Bowen-Fleming on c.bowenfleming@gmail.com for more information


Dance 

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 gerald.saunders1@tesco.net 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 fitsteps@dancexcellence.co.uk 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 longashtonfc@gmail.com 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: http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/longashtonfc 


Karate 

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 bristolkarateacademy.com/venue_longashton.html

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 bristolkarateacademy.com


Postnatal fitness 

Monday 13:00-14:00 Postnatal fitness- £40 for 5 classes or £75 for 10 classes

Call Sarah Dineen for further details: 07855 427305 or email sarah@fit2drop.com

Website www.fit2drop.com


Pilates 

Mondays

14:00 – 15:00 Postnatal Pilates  £70 for an 8-week course

18:00 – 19:00 Beginners Pilates- £85 for a 10 week course

19:00 – 20:00 Pregnancy Pilates- £55 for 6 classes

20:00 – 21:00 Beginners Pilates- £85 for a 10 week course

Tuesdays

Tuesday 18:30-19:30 & 19:30- 20:30 Intermediate Pilates

Wednesdays

Wednesday 9:30-10:30 Mixed ability Pilates- £85 for a 10 week course

Wednesday 10:30-11:30 Postnatal Pilates £70 for 8 weeks

Wednesday 19:30-20:30 Mixed ability Pilates- £85 for 10 weeks

Call Sarah Dineen for further details: 07855 427305 or email sarah@fit2drop.com

Website www.fit2drop.com


Taekwon-Do 

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 neil@bristolmartialarts.com or call 07811013222

www.bristolmartialarts.com


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 web@tony.likeatree.org.uk

www.tony.likeatree.org.uk


Tennis   

Long Ashton Tennis Club is a friendly club playing on 2 courts behind the Community Centre on Keedwell Hill. Players of all ages and standards are very welcome to come and try a few sessions. 

We play Monday and Wednesday evenings (7.30-10.00) and Saturday afternoons (2.30-5.00) with mixedladies and men’s doubles and singles. We play friendlies with other clubs, hold club tournaments and social events and as a Lawn Tennis Association Registered Club (see Places to Play and find a courtalso have some club Wimbledon tickets each year.

There is an annual membership to join (reduction for juniors) 

Find us here on Facebook and direct message or contact David Atkins (07581466512) or Martin East (01275393667). 


Yoga 

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 jane.smith24@virgin.net

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Yoga with Steph 

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 yogawithstephuk@gmail.com

*Teacher currently on maternity leave – class returns 6th June 2019* 18/4/19

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Yoga 

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 www.yogabristol.co.uk or telephone Gary on 07899 034645.

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

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