Wolverhampton's WV Active leisure centres are celebrating their first anniversary with a day of free exercise classes for adults and Kids Clubs for children.

Super Saturday 3 takes place this Saturday (16 January, 2016) with people invited to try free classes run by world leading fitness phenomenon Les Mills.

WV Active-Aldersley is offering BodyAttack sessions at 9.30am and 11.30am and RPM at 10.30am, WV Active Bilston Bert-Williams has BodyPump at 8.30am and 10.30am and RPM at 9.30am, while WV Active Central has BodyPump at 11.30am. Central is also offering a Fitness Pilates class at 9.30am and Group Cycle at 10.30am.

To register for classes, please visit Type=links;Linkid=6770;Title=Eventbrite - WV Active;Target=_blank; or call 01902 551010. People can book onto more than one class, but please note that places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Meanwhile, all 3 WV Active centres are offering free Kids Club activities aimed at young people aged 5 to 11 this Saturday.

At WV Active-Aldersley's Kids Club from 10am to 1pm, children can enjoy badminton, table tennis, short tennis, basketball and football, have a go on a giant bouncy castle and space hoppers and take part in arts and crafts activities.

Giant Games including Connect 4, snakes and ladders, draughts, noughts and crosses and parachute are on offer at WV Active Bilston Bert-Williams' Kids Club, which children can also take part in indoor athletics, including mini hurdles, ball games, foam javelins and shuttles. Activities take place between 10am and 1pm.

And WV Active Central is offering a float session, promising lots of fun on large floats in the pool from 10am to 1pm.

Places on Kids Club activities should be booked by calling 01902 551010 and again people are advised to reserve their places in advance to avoid disappointment.

Councillor Steve Evans, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for City Environment, said: "It is 12 months since we relaunched our leisure facilities under the WV Active umbrella and we're celebrating a hugely successful first year with free activities for customers old and new.

"This is a great chance for people to find out what their leisure centre has to offer, and to have a go at some of the activities for free."

WV Active Aldersley, on Hugh Porter Way, Aldersley, offers a fitness gym and exercise studio, athletics track, cycling velodrome, outdoor tennis and netball courts, sports pitches and indoor arena for badminton, tennis, indoor bowls, 5 a side football and more.

WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams, on Nettlefolds Way, Bilston, has an 8 lane 25m swimming pool, a studio pool, fitness gym and exercise studio, multi use sports hall, sauna and squash courts.

WV Active Central has an 8 lane 25m swimming pool, fitness gym and steam room.

As well as being great places to get fit and healthy, WV Active Aldersley and Central have branches of Costa Coffee, the UK's most popular coffee brand, while WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams is home to the popular Bert Williams Café.

For more details about WV Active leisure centres, please visit Type=links;Linkid=4852;Title=WV Active;Target=_blank;.

  • released: Tuesday 12 January, 2016