Monday 24 April 2017


8 places for teens to get fit in Gloucestershire

From gymnastics and golf, to diving and dance, teen fitness fanatics looking for somewhere to work up a sweat can find inspiration with SoGlos’s pick of eight places to get fit in Gloucestershire.

Whether you’re a sports enthusiast or nervous novice, teens of all abilities can discover a host of fun fitness classes and sporty activities, with SoGlos’s eight places to get fit in Gloucestershire.

Encompassing everything from climbing the walls, to unleashing your inner yogi, SoGlos has got it covered with its pick of venues offering teen-friendly sessions.


1. Make a splash at Leisure at Cheltenham


Daredevils can take their fitness to a new level by paying a visit to Leisure at Cheltenham’s diving pool. With a dedicated Teen Dive group, the thrilling sport promises to equip budding Tom Daleys with the skills to dive from impressive new heights.

Meanwhile for swimmers who prefer a gentle dip, Leisure at Cheltenham is also home to a 33-metre main pool, with plenty of public swimming time to lap up and down the lanes.


2. Scale new heights at Far Peak Climbing Centre

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Teens can leave their parents behind at Far Peak Climbing Centre in Northleach, taking their exercise regime to new heights with an adrenaline-fuelled session.

With a choice of indoor and outdoor climbing sessions, teens have the chance to explore outdoors under the expert guidance of climbing gurus, or alternatively, scale the huge indoor climbing and bouldering walls.


3. Bust a move at Amy Bastin Dance


If you want the moves like Jagger, dust off your dancing shows and try something new with a class at Amy Bastin Dance, which offers a range of dance and fitness classes in Tewkesbury.

Welcoming all abilities, teens can perfect their plié or break out some street dance moves, with the variety of classes including everything from ballet to tap, and with some breakdancing thrown in too!


4. Row your way to fitness at Gloucester Rowing Club

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Suitable for absolute beginners, and those that are no stranger to the waters, teens can get stuck into some competitive fun at Gloucester Rowing Club.

With courses for novices, and recreational rowing for those who want a more relaxed time on the river, the club offers the perfect opportunity to get fit, meet new people, and acquire a new skill.


5. Stretch it out at One Grove

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With classes designed specifically for teenagers, One Grove’s sessions promise to stretch, balance and relax the body, perfect for releasing any of those pent-up worries or niggles.

Whether you want to relieve tension during exams or stressful times at school, improve your flexibility, or ease yourself into some gentle exercise, roll out your mat for the Cheltenham studio’s Teen Yoga sessions.


6. Flip and get fit at Rowan Gymnastics


Supple teens can hone a new, and very impressive skill, by joining a class at Rowan Gymnastics Club in Cheltenham, which welcomes fitness fans of all ages and abilities.

Providing a great way to keep fit and meet new people, the club offers classes for different age groups, giving participants the chance to achieve, raise their self-esteem, and have plenty of fun!


7. Tee off at Forest Hill Golf Club

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Teens can take a swing with a few rounds of golf at Forest Hills Golf Club in Coleford, perfect for taking your exercise outside, learning a new skill, and clocking up your daily steps too.

Juniors can benefit from a reduced membership fee and golfing sessions, the perfect incentive to hit the course, swing a few shots, and have fun playing the healthy, but relaxed sport.


8. Jump for joy at Airborne


Release some energy and get your pulse racing during a brilliant bounce session at Airborne Trampoline Park in Cheltenham, which boasts 35 trampolines for jumping to your heart’s content.

Teens can take on the epic Ninja Run and show the course who is boss, enjoying access to all of the park’s facilities during the Air Time sessions, facing the battle beam, reaction wall, and jump tower.


By Sophie Bird

© SoGlos
Thursday 06 April 2017

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