Fitness classes

Our programme of classes is designed to offer a wide variety of sessions to suit most users in a social setting. All classes must be booked in advance and can be done via our app, (Search DMU Leisure on your device store) or through our online booking system. 

Please ensure that you cancel any classes you are no longer able to attend as there is a fine system in place. Non-members are only able to book 24 hours in advance of classes.

View our current timetable

Gold and Silver members can book classes according to their membership product.

If you're unfamiliar with any of our classes you can also read a brief descriptions of each class before you book.

We are actively helping the university in reducing its carbon footprint by minimalizing the amount of printing we do, therefore timetables are only viewable online.

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Class descriptions

Body Blitz

This is an all over body workout that uses aerobic movements as well as barbell exercises to improve general fitness, toning, strength and endurance.


Bootcamp is an intense group workout that combines both cardio and strength/resistance training to tone and tighten from head-to-toe.  Although physically demanding, participants of all fitness levels work together to achieve the results they deserve using well-researched methods like calisthenics and plyometrics.


Boxercise is an exercise concept based on the training methods used by boxers.

Sessions typically involve hitting focus pads but no class involves hitting an opponent. It is a fun, challenging and safe workout which is great for stress busting, accessible to all fitness levels.


Bring a night out to your workout! Fun easy-to-follow dance workout. Club anthems from 90s to today’s hits. The routines combine dance, toning and combat moves with options to suit all fitness levels. Classes are held in a darkened room with disco lights. Remember to bring your own glow sticks.

Fusion Fit

An all over body workout combining basic kickboxing moves, work on the step box and barbell work. Designed to improve fitness, toning and endurance.

HIIT & Abs

High intensity cardio interval training involves intense bursts of exercise followed by a short, sometimes active recovery period. No equipment is used as this class is dependent on only body weight exercises.


An all over body workout that helps to improve general fitness, strength and endurance by using a kettlebell weight. The kettlebells come in various different weights suitable for everyone.


Legs, bums and tums are the core focus of this class by using aerobic moves to strengthen and tone.

Pilates and Tone

Pilates and Tone is a whole body workout focusing on lengthening and stretching the muscles allowing them to become longer and leaner.

Some of these exercises are performed with handheld weights which are optional, the benefits of using the weights helps to increase mobility, tone, flexibility and strength.


PiYo is a high intensity low impact class that fuses together the moves of Pilates and yoga to create a fun and dynamic workout.


A great way to build cardio endurance whilst burning calories on an indoor bike to music. Some of the Spinning classes include an ab workout at the end.

Splash Dance

Add a splash of fun to your workouts with water and a variety of dance styles and fitness sequences designed to strengthen general heart health, increase muscle tone and improve flexibility in a pool party atmosphere.


A fun class that involves dance and aerobic movements performed to energetic music.

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