Fitness training in parks

There are a variety of fitness classes and bootcamps that take place in our parks.

They are organised by external companies and participation is at your own risk.

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Fitness providers

Registered providers for fitness sessions in our parks and open spaces. Please contact them directly for full details.

Achieving for Children – Ham Youth Club Sports

Contact Ben Skelton for further information:

Phone: 02082880916
Email: ben.skelton@achievingforchildren.org.uk
Website: www.achievingforchildren.org.uk

Age UK Tai Chi Class

Age UK Richmond runs an hour long Tai Chi class for over 50s on Ham Village Green.

Sessions take place on Fridays from 10 to 11am during June, July and August. Sessions cost £5. Contact Sue Hollins for further information:

Phone: 020 8744 1965
Email: susan.hollins@ageukrichmond.org.uk
Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Annie Deadman’s Bootcamp

Annie Deadman Training provide a thrilling hour of fitness training using strength work and high intensity fitness drills with a whopping calorie burn.

Sessions take place at Holly Road Recreation Ground from 9.30am on Wednesday. Contact Annie Deadman for further information:

Phone: 07974 757 409
Email: annie@anniedeadman.com
Website: www.anniedeadman.com

Blitz Fitness Outdoor Fitness Training

Outdoor fitness sessions that are fun and invigorating amongst a great group of people. The best full body workout you can achieve within an hour incorporating cardio, strength and core exercise for all levels of fitness.

Sessions take place at Palewell Park at 8.15am on Mondays and Thursdays and at 9.30am on Tuesdays and Fridays. During summer there are additional sessions at 6.30am on Wednesdays and 7.30pm on Mondays and Thursdays. Contact Karen Crump for further information:

Phone: 07768 772 889
Email: karen@blitzfitness.co.uk
Website: www.blitzfitness.co.uk

Bootcamp Training Ltd – BootCamp Workouts

Fun and effective Bootcamp Workouts for all abilities. Everyone is welcome, just turn up for your free trial workout!

Sessions take place in Kneller Gardens at 9am every Saturday and on Mondays and Thursdays at 7:30pm and Tuesdays at 7pm during the Spring and Summer months. Contact Felix Deer for further information:

Phone: 0800 699 0696
Email: info@LemonBody.com
Website: www.LemonBody.com

British Military Fitness

BMF is a whole body workout designed to improve your stamina, speed, agility and strength in a fun and interesting way. BMF guarantee that some of the exercises you do will be completely new to you.

Sessions take place in Old Deer Park at 7pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. Contact Alex Steele for further information:

Phone: 0208 996 2220
Email: rob@britmilfit.com
Website: www.britmilfit.com/london-old-deer-park

Claire Grima Fitness Buggyfit

Buggyfit is a safe and effective full body work-out for postnatal mums, where mums can bring their babies in their buggies. The classes include cardio, full body strength and toning and are a great way for new mums to meet one another while exercising.

Sessions take place on Barnes Green from 10am on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Contact Claire Grima for further information:

Phone: 07944 546 735
Email: clairemgrima@gmail.com
Website: www.buggyfit.co.uk

Crane Park Parkrun

Free, weekly timed 5km run takes place in Crane Park from 8.45am every Saturday. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

Contact Jason Noble for further information:

Phone: 07880 601065
Email: craneoffice@parkrun.com
Website: www.parkrun.org.uk/crane

Forty2 Fitness Body Bootcamp

Kick start your day in the fresh air and feel great! Have fun and play team games with a very friendly bunch of ladies and get fit without realising it. Feeling stressed? Boxing is a great stress buster! Get fitter with High Intensity Training. Try free for 1 week.

Sessions take place on Twickenham Green from 6am until 6.50am on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Contact Karen Pearce for further information:

Phone: 07970 506 895
Email: forty2fitness@gmail.com
Website: www.forty2fitness.co.uk

Fuel Training

60 minutes of high intensity, athletic interval training, with fitness, functional movements and resistance work. Find out what all the hype is about! Gain strength, release stress with this extraordinary work out for extraordinary people!

Sessions take place at Moormead Park from on Thursdays at 7.30pm, and Twickenham Green on Tuesday at 6am, and Sunday at 9am. Contact FUEL Training LDN for further information:

Phone: 07411543255 / 07731818180
Email: info@fueltraining.co.uk
Website: www.fueltraining.co.uk

Half Backs Sport

Halfbacks Rugby is a fun and exciting new concept designed to teach children aged 2 to 6 the values of rugby union, enabling them to develop their confidence, physical and social skills, and ultimately be kids! The coaches provide innovative and outstanding game based rugby sessions every week.

Sessions take place on Twickenham Green from 10am on Sundays. Contact Heather Smith for further information.

Phone: 07779 716 327
Email: info@halfbacks.co.uk
Website: www.halfbacks.co.uk

One Element - the Social Training Company

One Element invites you to get fit with their unique HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) classes in South West London. They've brought together athletes and trainers to deliver great fitness sessions (without the shouting).

Sessions take place on Barnes Green at 7.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9am on Saturdays. Contact Tom Marien for further information:

Phone: 0208 871 1295
Email: info@one-element.co.uk
Website: www.one-element.co.uk

One-Element Richmond- Group Training in the Park

Sessions take place on Moormead Recreation Ground at 7.30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays, 9.30am on Fridays and 9am on Saturdays. Sessions also take place on Twickenham Green at 7.30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays and 9am Saturdays. Contact Tom Charman for further information:

Phone: 07789952547
Email: tom.charman@one-element.co.uk
Website: www.one-element.co.uk

Plan B Fitness Camps

Plan B Fitness Camps helps local mums are boost their energy levels, flatten their stomach and taking a few hours back for themselves each week. Apply for a 28 day Perfect Fit programme.

Sessions take place at Broom Road Recreation Ground at 6am and 9.15am on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at Kneller Gardens at 6am and 9.30am on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. Contact Chris Hipsey for further information:

Phone: 07979 967 297
Email: info@planbfitnesscamps.com
Website: planbfitnesscamps.com

Push-a-Bye Baby - Buggyfit

Buggyfit is the best way to get back in shape after your new arrival; it is not only a great workout but is fun and social too! You can start our classes as soon as you have had your GP checkup (between 6 to 12 weeks) so we have lots of mums of different postnatal stages. We can adopt various exercises to suit your recovery and each person works at her own fitness level. It is a great way to get fit, chat to other local mums and give your baby some fresh air, no childcare needed!

Sessions take place in Old Deer Park from 7pm on Monday, 10am on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 7.45am on Saturday. Contact Samantha Wright for further information.

Phone: 07762886527
Email: admin@pushabyebaby.com
Website: www.pushabyebaby.com

Strictly Cycling Cycle Sessions

Cycle skills training for young riders wishing to improve their confidence and bike handling. The sessions are fun and dynamic with interaction between coaches and riders throughout the exercises. Some competitive activities are also included. Sessions cost £2 per rider per session.

Sessions take place in Kneller Gardens at 6:30pm on Thursdays from 19 May to 19 July. Contact Strictly Cycling for further information:

Phone: 020 8274 1812
Email: strictlycycling@gmail.com

Tots, Squats and Coffee Pots – Group Fitness Classes

A Group Fitness class that is fun, social and suitable for parents, where they can bring their children of any age. Instructors have specialist training in pre- and post-natal and provide safe and varied exercises suitable for both the novice and experienced exerciser.

Sessions take place in Kneller Gardens at 10.30am on Monday, 10.45am on Wednesday and 11am on Friday. Contact Kelly Pace for further information:

Phone: 07852 155 966
Email: kelly@vivacityuk.co.uk
Website: www.vivacityuk.co.uk

Try Time Kids Rugby Richmond

Sessions take place on Old Deer Park at 10am on Saturday during term time only. Contact Danielle Dyer for further information:

Phone: 01252794150
Email: danielled@trytimekidsrugby.com
Website: www.trytimekidsrugby.com

Victoria Hutton Books – Group Exercise

Sessions take place on Sheen Common at 9am on Saturday. Contact Victoria Hutton for further information:

Phone: 07899 941010
Email: victoriahuttonbooks@yahoo.co.uk

Updated: 16 August 2018