MonActive Health & Fitness
MonLife’s four leisure centres each feature a range of equipment, facilities and classes, perfect for those seeking to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.
- Caldicot: 46 Station fitness suite, fully air-conditioned with a variety of Technogym Cardiovascular, Resistance and Free Weights
- Chepstow: 50 Station fitness suite, fully air-conditioned with a variety of Technogym Cardiovascular, Resistance and Free Weights
- Abergavenny: 29 Station fitness suite, fully air-conditioned with a variety of Technogym Cardiovascular, Resistance and Free Weights
- Monmouth: 53 Station fitness suite, fully air-conditioned with a variety of Technogym Cardiovascular, Resistance and Free Weights.
MonLife offers a wide range of FIT classes to suit all interests and requirements. Classes include:
|FIT Aqua||FIT Easyline||FIT Mix|
|FIT Aqua Running||FIT Easyline/Kettlebells||FIT Intervals|
|FIT Body Conditioning||FIT Kettlebells||FIT Pilates|
|FIT Boot Camp||FIT Kettlebell Blast||FIT Pump|
|FIX Boxercise||KIT Kettlercise||FIT Spinning|
|FIT Cardio Combat||FIT Kickboxercise||FIT Virtual Spin|
|FIT Circuits||FIT Legs, Bums and Tums||FIT Step|
|FIT Toning||FIT Yogalates||FIT Zumba Gold|
|FIT Tai Chi||FIT Zumba||FIT 4 Life|
For further details of the above classes, please see class description at the bottom of the page.
In addition to FIT classes, MonActive now offers the hugely popular Les Mills range of fitness classes at Monmouth Leisure Centre. Please click here for further details.
Monmouth Leisure Centre also features a Toning Suite, offering power assisted exercise equipment for seniors, people with long-term medical conditions, and anyone looking to achieve their fitness goals regardless of age, ability or fitness level. For details, click here.
Please visit our MonActive Centres for details of upcoming classes, please click a link below or contact the centre staff directly.
- Abergavenny Fitness Timetable
- Caldicot Fitness Timetable
- Chepstow Fitness Timetable
- Monmouth Fitness Timetable
How to book
To book an upcoming class, simply click here.
National Exercise Referral Scheme
Our exercise referral scheme is suitable for people with a wide range of physical and mental health conditions.
Step 1: Get referred by a medical professional
Once referred we’ll book you in for an informal assessment with our trained exercise professionals. They can explain the scheme and answer any questions you may have.
Step 2: Receive your personalised plan
Your Exercise Professional will arrange an appointment with you to run through your personalised exercise plan where you can choose from a combination of gym, studio class or water-based activities. Whatever your preference the team will work with you to agree your goals, monitor your progression and ensure you get the best results.
Step 3: Review your plan
We will review your plan regularly at 4, 16 and 52 weeks.
MonActive aims to get more people, more active, more often. For further information about the exercise referral scheme contact our Exercise Referral Coordinator on 01633 644286 or speak to your GP who will be able to refer you on to the scheme.
FIT Class Descriptions
A water based workout to music that offers both cardiovascular and muscle conditioning using the water to support the body, putting less stress on your joints and muscles. Equipment is used to intensify resistance. This class is suitable for all abilities. Minimum age: 16 years.
FIT Aqua Running
A non–weight bearing activity where you perform a running motion in the water, optimising cardiovascular and muscular conditioning, while minimising joint, bone, muscular, tendon and ligament stress. This class is suitable for all abilities.
FIT Body Conditioning
This class is for those looking to gain strength and body toning. It includes core, circuit and interval training and is suitable for those looking for an intermediate level class.
Meta-Conditioning/Circuits combines the latest HIIT training techniques with traditional ‘Old School’ bodyweight exercises to set the metabolism on fire. Challenge yourself with this short and intense 30-minute workout.
FIT Boot Camp
Boot camp is a group fitness class that promotes fat loss, muscle strengthening and overall fitness. It’s beneficial for everyone no matter what your age, ability or experience. Using burpess, press-ups and squats interspersed with running and competitive games, boot camp is an excellent activity to maintain a healthy body and mind.
This is a high energy, fat shredding, non-contact training program using a combination of boxing movements and aerobics. It’s fun, stimulating and a safe way to exercise for men and women of all ages and abilities.
FIT Cardio Combat
This is a high-energy cardio workout to music that mixes punching and kicking with some intervals of conditioning. This is an ideal class for increasing cardio ability and stamina, as well as improving balance, posture and agility.
If you like the idea of adding variety in to your workout, circuit classes are the perfect solution. Working at your own ability, circuits is a station based class where you move from exercise to exercise building up your strength and endurance. Our classes vary in ability levels so please find the class that best suits your situation by calling your local centre.
Nine hydraulic exercise machines in a circuit offering a combination of both cardio and strength training with a high rate of calorie expenditure.
Nine hydraulic exercise machines combined with kettlebells in a circuit offering you a combination of both cardio and strength training with a high rate of calorie expenditure.
The kettlebell is a cast-iron or steel weight (resembling a cannonball with a handle) used to perform a workout that combines power and strength to build stamina and total body strength.
FIT Kettlebell Blast
The kettlebell is a cast-iron or steel weight (resembling a cannonball with a handle) used to perform ballistic exercises. A circuit that combines cardiovascular, strength, flexibility training as well as conventional exercises.
Kettlercise takes the basics from Kettlebells and combines them with an exercise class. This class will help develop your overall fitness and endurance. It is the single most effective Kettlebell fat burning workout that we have.
This is a high energy workout including pad work, bag work and circuit training formats. This is a non-contact class for men and women of all abilities. You’ll get a full body workout, increasing your stamina and toning your muscles. It’s fun, energetic and addictive.
FIT Legs, Bums and Tums
The class consists of a range of exercises that will focus on these three areas. It is suitable for all fitness levels and will help those of all abilities to tone up and build strength.
This is the class for those of you that are after a little variety from your workouts. This class switches between aerobic and step routines, combined with a mixture of toning exercises. It’s suitable for all ages and ability levels.
This class combines a range of strength, full body and cardiovascular exercises preformed in rotation, by time or repetition. There’s a combination of lower body, upper body, total body and core. This is an intermediate level class.
Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength, develops control and endurance. This class puts emphasis on alignment, breathing and improving coordination and balance. It is suitable for all abilities.
This is a static toning class using a bar and free weights. It’s excellent for body conditioning and is suitable for all abilities. If you are new to FIT Pump please book on to the beginner classes.
Spinning takes a normal bike and allows you to train indoors in a group setting to a great soundtrack. Beginners can workout alongside more advanced riders as varying the intensity of the workout can be achieved through easy adjustments on the bike.
FIT Virtual Spin
Follow the DVD whilst on the bike for a fun alternative to the traditional indoor environment. Participants can work to their own ability varying the intensity of the workout through easy adjustments on the bike.
This is a high energy, total body fitness class where you perform a range of aerobic moves using step platforms to enhance your workout. The class suitable for all ages and fitness abilities.
This workout focuses on particular body parts through a series of strength, aerobic and cardiovascular exercises. It’s a whole body workout suitable for all ages and abilities.
FIT Tai Chi
Thai Chi is a holistic approach to exercise focusing on posture, breathing and balance. This class is suitable for all ages and abilities.
Taking influences from both Yoga and Pilates this mind and body class is designed to improve your strength and flexibility. This is an intermediate level class.
This is a choreographed class incorporating hip-hop, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, squats and lunges. There is no wrong move in Zumba, just keep moving your body and have fun! This class is suitable for all abilities.
FIT Zumba Gold
This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the moves you love at a lower intensity.
FIT 4 Life
This is a low impact gentle exercise class ideal for those new to classes or getting back into exercise. A sociable way to exercise and is suitable for total beginners.
FIT Aero Tone
Full body workout using bodyweight and dumbbells. Exercises are designed to increase cardiovascular health, strength, and shape major muscle groups.