Delivered at our Broomfield Hall Fitness Centre, these classes will help you focus on key elements of your fitness, whether that be muscular endurance, strength, flexibility or wellness.
Our Fitness Centre is open from 7.30-9.00 and 17.00-21.00 Monday to Friday and 9.00-13.00 Saturday and Sunday.
Please contact Steve Powell or Kirk Gibbons for more details on 01332 387452.
You will need to have received an induction into the use of the equipment. This is free if you become a gym member or you will be charged £3 as part of your first fitness class.
As part of the induction, you will need to complete a par-q health screening form.
Classes are open to any age, sex, ability or fitness level.
*mandatory as your first session if not a current gym member
There are no formal assessments, but health measures can be taken to monitor your progression.
Drinks, supplements and energy bars are available should you wish to purchase them. You will need to be wearing clothing suitable for activity. No hats, outdoor shoes or jewellery should be worn.
Gym memberships are available. See our promotions for new members on @EvolveFitnessDC
Have a look at our other Learning for Leisure courses at the College or why not train to qualify as a gym instructor or personal trainer at the College?
Derby College offer sport, health and leisure facilities for public use. This includes fitness centre, sports hall and outdoor pitch hire plus lots more. Located at Broomfield Hall, Johnson Building and Mackworth.
Training for a sport-related career was a natural step for DCG personal training student Christian Flanagan.
Christian, who is 19 and from Allestree, comes from a sports-loving family and has been actively involved in sport from a young age.
He is currently completing level 3 in sports massage at Broomfield Hall, having previously gained a level 2 certificate in gym instruction and level 3 diploma in personal training.
Christian has been going to the gym since he was 12, has played basketball for his county, and at 15 became the fastest 100m runner in his age group in Derbyshire, recording a time of just 10.9 seconds. Until he started college, he ran for Derby Athletic Club at Moorways.
Having a dad who used to play cricket semi-professionally has also been a big influence on his career choices.
Christian added: “I enjoy College. Our lecturers are good, I like the course content and the social side is great. I’d definitely recommend Broomfield Hall and the sports courses if you’re thinking of going into personal training.”
Christian had been working at a Derby gym for a year until the pandemic struck but hopes to get another job as a gym instructor when he leaves college next year.
Ultimately, he would like to work for himself as a personal trainer, with sports massage among the services he’ll be able to offer his own clients.
I enjoy College. Our lecturers are good, I like the course content and the social side is great. I’d definitely recommend Broomfield Hall and the sports courses if you’re thinking of going into personal training