Delivered at our Johnson Building 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 7.30am-9.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am-1.00pm 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.
Keen runner Kirsty Peinelt has always wanted a health related career but hadn't considered sports therapy until her partner needed physiotherapy after an illness a few years ago.
His physiotherapist explained to her how soft tissue massages work so she decided to look into that area of health and fitness and found her ideal course at Derby College.
And Kirsty who is 22 and from Heanor, has been gaining valuable hands-on experience as she works towards completing her BTEC level 3 Sports Science Advanced Diploma.
Over the summer break she worked part-time at Belper Life Fitness giving sports massage treatments to people of all ages and fitness levels.
As part of her therapist's role she has treated everyone from keen athletes in training for gruelling triathlons through to older people who just want a massage in order to feel better.
Kirsty, who is soon to start the second year of her two year diploma course, hopes to go on to university and study for a degree in physiotherapy.
Once qualified she would like to work in the NHS and ideally specialise in paediatric, neurological or malignancy physiotherapy.
Luckily I found just the course I was looking for at Derby College.
My Level 2 course, which I took in 2013/2014, was fantastic – there wasn't a thing about it that I didn't love.
To be a good sports massage therapist you need to thoroughly understand physiology and anatomy, so there is a lot to learn.