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Join In Our Open Weekend And Get Fighting Fit In 2020!

Join In Our Open Weekend And Get Fighting Fit In 2020!

From 24th – 27th January 2020 Welcome Gym clubs are holding an Open Weekend, when local residents and their families, as well as the friends and families of existing members, can try our facilities free of charge, and normal joining fees on our affordable Monthly gym memberships will be waived.

  • Just use the online code FREEDAY, which is valid from 24th – 27th January, to get a free one-day guest pass, which visitors can use that weekend.
  • No joining fee will be charged if you join up on a flexible direct debit Monthly gym membership over the Open Weekend, just the first month's usage charge. Other affordable fixed term gym memberships are available too to suit your circumstances.
With the theme “Get Fighting Fit For 2020”, our clubs will be holding a variety of activities over the open weekend, particularly encouraging people to try some boxing moves and combat-based exercise routines and see how they can kick and punch their way into the new decade and start fighting their way to fitness.

Some of our clubs are launching exciting new Les Mills classes in January too - taking your workouts to the next level for serious results - and are offering taster sessions and sample classes to showcase these over the open weekend. The Les Mills mantra is "Make a bad day good and a good day great. Lift your spirits, challenge your body, change your life!"

These are just some of the classes you can try and other things that our regional clubs have laid on during the Open Weekend to help kick that January lethargy into touch!


Welcome Gym Cheltenham is planning a fantastic open weekend in the same week that sees the launch of its new Les Mills classes. Boxing challenges will be running throughout the weekend.

The launch of Les mills BODYPUMP and BODY COMBAT Saturday classes!

9am BODY COMBAT 60mins
11am BODYPUMP 60mins

10am Studio Cycling 45mins with Pearl. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, Pearl will push you to achieve your very best - a fun, friendly and fat burning cardio to start your day the right way.

Try a boxing class in just 30mins with qualified Vibe Box instructor, Joel. This class fun and friendly class will teach you some great boxing and cardio moves, and get your heart rate pumping.

10am Studio Cycling with Pearl (as above) 45mins

12pm Apex Strength 60mins with Hannah. Professional Power-lifter Hannah will teach you how to lift correctly and effectively. This class is educational, fun and fat burning.

2pm BOXHIIT class for 30mins with Joe Walker. Joe's martial arts experience makes him an excellent coach. A great class that will push you, burn fat and show you what you can achieve.


Welcome Gym Chesham is planning to run Box Fit classes throughout the open weekend. Get fit and fight the fat, using gloves, pads, bags and skipping work in a challenging, yet extremely enjoyable class. Bring a partner with you for double the fun!

Friday 2:15 until 3:15

Saturday 12:30 until 13:30, 13:50 until 12:50, 3:30 until 4:30

Sunday 10:30 until 11.30


Workout of the Day - Train like a Boxer with Jiu Jitsu expert and multiple competition winner, Brendon - ask at Reception for details.

10.00-11.00 - LES MILLS BODYPUMP class.
11.00-12 - LES MILLS GRIT class.


Boxing based Apex class

New Les Mills Body Attack class – try an innovative and exciting class that will be added to the timetable going forward.

Boxing circuit class.


The club is running special boxing-related activities, including: -

11am Boxing workshop with Johnny.
Learn boxing techniques and training routines to develop your inner fight ... not only a great workout but also intellectually stimulating, and FUN!

11.15am - Boxing workshop with Johnny – as above.

7.30pm for 45 mins. – Boxfit class with Johnny - get fit and fight the fat. You'll use gloves, pads, bags & skipping work in a challenging yet extremely enjoyable class. Bring a partner with you for double the fun!

The fantastic new Les Mills classes are also being promoted over the weekend at Welcome Gym Southend...

9.30am - LES MILLS BODYPUMP with Candice. The original barbell class and an ideal workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit. Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.

10.30 LES MILLS BODY COMBAT with Candice. This high-energy martial arts inspired workout is totally non-contact and there are no complex moves to master. You’ll release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ.

10.20 LES MILLS BODYPUMP with Michelle.

The club also hopes to run some Les Mills BODYBALANCE classes over the open weekend (TBC). Ideal for anyone and everyone, BODYBALANCE™ is the yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life. An inspired soundtrack plays as you bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and you’ll strengthen your entire body and leave the class feeling calm, centred and happy.


Welcome Gym Sutton will be running the following boxing and combat classes over the open weekend: -

06.15am – MMA Fitness
09.30am – Ladies Only Boxing

09.30am – Boxing Circuit
09.30am – Boxing Circuit

So bring a gym buddy, a friend, a bunch of work colleagues, your neighbour or your mum – everyone’s welcome to have a look round, try things out, watch some demos, get advice and join the fun!

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