what we do
Health & Fitness
Strength For Life
A supervised group session for people over 50, run in conjunction with COTA (Council Of The Aging) with a focus on building functional strength for everyday living. Each participant receives a an individual program following an initial assessment to address your specific needs. Please do not book if you have not been assessed, contact us first.
The Y runs two Strength for Life Programs across the Inner North East Adelaide region.
- Healthworks Marden (9:10am and 10:10am, Monday to Saturday)
- Kensington YMCA (6:30pm Tuesday/Thursday)
Limited time 8 week Bootcamp Program!
Early morning fitness from 6:00 – 6:45am at Kensington.
$8 casual, or $96 for full 8 weeks.
Suitable for all fitness levels, not included in People’s Gym Membership.
From Term 3 2021, Bootcamp with the Y will run in alignment with the school term from week 3 – 10.
The People's Gym - Kensington Y
Hone your workouts to a specific target or skill! Similar to a ‘functional training’ class, this longer, more optimised class shifts focus each week to a different sport or movement.
Expect a combination of strength, conditioning and sport specific movement training.
- 25th September: Volleyball
- 2nd October: Cycling
- 9th October: Netball
Saturday afternoons, 1:30 – 2:30pm at Kensington
Included in People’s Gym membership, casual bookings very welcome ($14)
The most fun you’ll ever have with a couple of huge padded gloves on! Combine learning basic boxing technique with a good old fashioned sweat session designed to raise the heart rate and work your whole body. (Suitable for all fitness levels, boxing gloves provided, boxing ‘inners’ required).
Note: Class format will change depending on current COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia.
Monday nights, 5:30pm at Kensington
High intensity class focusing on body weight movements and getting the heart rate up. Be ready to have some fun and move a lot! (Suitable for all fitness levels)
Tuesday nights, 5:30pm at Kensington
Core and Stretch
Need to keep everything strong, toned and flexible? This is the class for you. With the perfect blend of mat pilates, yoga and intense stretching, you’ll strengthen your core, tone the rest and increase your flexibility.
Wednesday nights, 5:30pm at Kensington.
Strength and Conditioning
1 hour weights class designed to be accessible to all strengths and abilities. Great for posture, joint mobility, stability, and body awareness. Be prepared to use some muscles you normally don’t!
Thursday nights, 5:30pm at Kensington
Pure cardio class designed to get your heart rate up and keep it there. Utilizing a combination of bikes, rowers, treadmills, and good old fashioned body weight moves, this class is great for your heart health! (Suitable for all fitness levels)
Friday nights, 5:30pm at Kensington
Standard Memberships / Passes
The People's GymAccess to the Kensington Y Group Fitness Classes, Cardio and Weights rooms
Free weights and Pin-loaded machines
Inductions for safe use
Personalised Programs from experienced instructors
Download Health And Fitness Club Enrollment Forms
Required for Health and Fitness Club membership: