• Outstanding new world class facilities are now available including a huge new health club, warm water pool, spa and steam area , change rooms and more.
  • New Allied Health Services including Physiotherapy, Dietetics and Remedial Massage now available, see reception for details.

Pryme Movers Program

Aquarena is now conducting a range of exercise to music classes at selected facilities around Manningham specifically aimed at the needs of older adults and seniors aged 60 years and over.

Currently over 22% of all residents living in the city of Manningham (24,219) are aged over 60 years and data indicates that this segment of the population is only set to increase over the coming years.

To help meet this growing need, Aquarena has selected a range of facilities conveniently located throughout Manningham, where older adults can find it easy to access and participate in exercise classes that are specifically designed to help residents maintain their quality of life and stay vital, independent, healthy and well.

With nearly 20 years experience as the trusted provider of health and fitness programs & services to the people of Manningham, Aquarena's Pryme Movers classes are delivered by fully qualified, knowledgeable and experienced older adult instructors.

Child 141     Child 137     Child 138

As the specialists in older adult fitness, our classes are safe, fun, low impact, easy to learn, and designed so that each participant can begin slowly and progress at their own rate, regardless of their individual fitness level or physical ability.

Our instructors are skilled, experienced older adult specialists who will provide all of the necessary care and hands on support participants need to exercise safely, whilst importantly still getting the most physical and mental benefit out of every workout.

Entertaining music and the friendly support and motivation of a group exercise environment helps makes working out social, engaging and fun, whilst ensuring that in the long term participants enjoy all of the many health benefits that come with being physically fit and active.

Our Pryme Movers classes are specifically designed to help older adults achieve the following benefits:
  • Improve cardiovascular health
  • Lose weight (fat loss)
  • Build strong bones
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Build muscle strength and tone
  • Improve flexibility
  • Improve balance and posture
  • Help maintain physical independence
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease
  • Reduce the risk of stroke
  • Reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Reduce the risk of osteoporosis
  • Reduce the risk of falls and injury 


Pryme Movers class descriptions

All classes under the Pryme Movers banner are for participants aged 60 years and over. The classes are specifically designed in various levels to ensure older adults can achieve and improve their personal fitness goals at their own pace, through low impact cardiovascular exercise, strength and stretching activities.

Child 139     Child 140     Child 136   

Pryme Active (high intensity)

This class is for fit, active participants who wish to work on cardiovascular fitness. It incorporates low impact exercises with floor work and a relaxing cool down. Weights may be used in this class.

Pryme Active Plus (high intensity)

This class is designed to challenge the fit, active participant who likes to concentrate on cardiovascular fitness and strength training.  This freestyle aerobic session combines routines as well as individual exercises to give you the complete body workout.  With the inclusion of hand weights, exercises are targeted to strengthen bones and help prevent osteoporosis. Floor and stretching exercises finish off the class leaving you feeling ready for the day ahead.   Classes are conducted to great music so you can sing along as you workout and the fun element to every session will have you coming back for more. 

Pryme Combo (high intensity)

Variety is the spice! This class is for the participant who wants a surprise each week. Our instructor will choose two or three elements from low impact, step, resistance bands, weights, balls, abdominal exercises and stretching. This session gives an overall body workout in both strength training and aerobic fitness.

Pryme FIT (medium intensity)

Functional interval training is a total body, aerobic, strength and conditioning workout. Each week will bring something exciting and different to keep your mind and body working. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided. This class gets you working at a great pace from start to finish.

Pryme Conditioning (medium intensity)

Circuit classes are a great way to improve strength and muscle tone over  the whole body with specialist resistance equipment and exercises in a fun, social, group environment.  A warm up, followed by a series of exercise stations, including abdominal work and ending with stretching and flexibility exercises and cool down.

Pryme Iron Man (medium intensity)

Iron Man classes are designed specifically for men to work on strength training of the whole body.   The classes are in the form of a circuit workout with weights and a variety of other equipment. Each session finishes up with a stretch and cool down.

Pryme Easy (medium intensity)

A class designed for participants who do not wish to do floor work. Includes low impact exercises, chair based flexibility and stretching work. Combined with weights exercises, this class is a great workout for both cardiovascular and strength training.

Pryme Core (medium intensity)

This class concentrates on biulding core strength with the occasional use of hand weights. Participants will work on building muscle control and stability in a relaxed environment.

Pryme Zumba Gold (Medium intensity) 

This fun class is for participants who enjoy moving to Latin American music. Zumba is designed especially with easy to follow moves where you can relax and let yourself go. The session is for the beginner who wants to do some grooving and for the more adventurous mover. 

Pryme Tap (medium intensity) 

Beginner to Advanced tap classes are for participants who would like to learn a new skill or for those returning after a long period. These classes are fun and filled with laughter while learning the challenges of tap dancing. You will be tapping your feet and singing along after this session. 45 minute classes.

Pryme Strength (moderate intensity)

This class is designed to strengthen the whole body with the use of weights and chairs. Weights work is ideal to assist in the prevention of osteoporosis.

Pryme Circuit (medium intensity)

This 45 minute machinery based circuit class is deisnged to give you a full body workout experience. Exercises will be predominantly using the machines and there will be additional exercises with weights, bands, balls and floor work. A relaxing cooldown will leave you feeling great, ready to take on the challenges of the day. Class held in circuit room.

Pryme Cardio Circuit (medium intensity)

This session is based around workstations which is designed to give you a full body workout experience.  Weights, bands and many pieces of equipment will be used together with some occasional outdoor exercises.  All exercises can be modified if required and you will finish the class with a relaxing stretch and cooldown.

Pryme Cycle (medium intensity)

This is a 45 minute indoor group cycling class held to music. A safe and effective class that is designed for all fitness levels and ages. Towels and drink are compulsory. It is also advised that patrons arrive a few minutes earlier to allow time for setting up of bikes.

Lungs in Action (low intensity)

Lungs in Action is an ongoing maintenance class designed for people with stable chronic lung conditions or stable chronic heart failure, who have completed a rehabilitation program. These classes are a safe way to build on the benefits obtained through rehabilitation in addition to providing participants a fun and supportive social environment.

All Lungs in Action instructors are specially trained by the Lung Foundation Australia. All are welcome to stay for tea and coffee afterwards. BYO your own towel and drink bottle.
NOTE: A doctors referral is required to come along to this class if you have not attended a recent rehabilitaion program.

Bookings can be made from 8:00am on the day of the class by calling Aquarena on 9848 0000. Places limited to 10 per class.

Pryme Mind and Body (low intensity)

Come along for a fun-filled chair- based class specifically designed for those fighting dementia. Physical exercise is essential for maintaining adequate blood flow to the brain and helps to encourage brain cell growth and mental wellbeing to challenge the effects of dementia. The session included resistance bands, weights, machines, brain games and stretching. While participants do their sessions, carers are able to stay in the room or head to the cafe for a catch up with the other carers. All are welcome to stay for tea and coffee afterwards.
BYO your own drink bottle.

Bookings can be made from 8:00am on the day of the class by calling Aquarena on 9848 0000. Places limited to 10 per class.

PRYME AQUA CLASSES

Pryme Aqua

This class is for any level of participant (Beg-Adv) to strengthen and tone your body. With the use of water this session is very beneficial to participants experiencing joint pain and loss of movement. With the buoyancy dumbbells and noodles participants can do deep water activities.

Aqua Zumba Gold (NEW)

This class is for any older adults who are looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to their fitness routine. There is less impact on your joints during a Pryme Aqua Zumba class so you can really let loose. The design of the class introduces easy to follow Zumba Choreography using water resistance that focuses on fitness, range of motion and coordination.

Pryme Movers program venues and location timetables


Aquarena Aquatic & Leisure Centre, 
 139-153 Williamsons Rd, Doncaster
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning





9.00am
PRYME
FIT





9.30am
PRYME
CORE





9.30
PRYME
ACTIVE 





9.30am
PRYME
CORE
7.30am
PRYME
AQUA


9.30am
PRYME
ACTIVE 





9.00am PRYME CIRCUIT
10.00am
PRYME CIRCUIT

10.00am
PRYME
ACTIVE
10.30am
PRYME
CONDITIONING
10.00am
PRYME
CIRCUIT
10.30am
PRYME
EASY
10.00am
PRYME
CIRCUIT
10.00am PRYME CYCLE .
11.00am
PRYME
EASY

11.00am
LUNGS IN
ACTION

11.00am
PRYME MIND
& BODY
 
10.30am
PRYME
COMBO

 .
11.00am
PRYME
STRENGTH 
 .
Afternoon
. 1.30pm 
ZUMBA
GOLD
. . .
1.30pm
PRYME
AQUA
1.30pm
PRYME
AQUA
. 1.30pm
PRYME
AQUA
. . .
2.00pm
PRYME
CONDITIONING
2.00pm
PRYME 
IRONMAN
2.00pm
PRYME
CONDITIONING
2.00pm
PRYME
IRONMAN
2.00pm
PRYME
CONDITIONING
. .
. . . . . . .
7.30pm
PRYME
CIRCUIT
. 7.30pm
PRYME
CARDIO
CIRCUIT
.  .  .  .
.

 

The Heimat Centre - 125 George St, Doncaster East
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
9.30am
PRYME
ACTIVE
PLUS
  9.30am
PRYME
COMBO
9.30am
PRYME
ACTIVE
PLUS
  .  
10:30am
PRYME
FIT
  10.30am
PRYME
EASY
10.30am
PRYME
EASY 
     
    . 11.30am
PRYME
STRENGTH 
     
Afternoon
  1.00pm
PRYME
STRENGTH
.   . . .
             
.

 

Templestowe Leisure Centre - 1-3 Anderson St, Templestowe
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
 . . . 9.00am
PRYME
EASY
. . .
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .
.

 

Domeney Recreation Centre - Knees Rd, Park Orchards
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
9.45am
PRYME
STRENGTH
9.30am
PRYME TAP
(ADV)
9.45am
PRYME
ACTIVE
.   .  
  10.15am
PRYME
TAP
(BEG/INT)
         
Afternoon
. . . . . . .
. .  . .  ,    
.

 

Entry to classes will be via Membership or Multipass only and paid for at Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre. No payments will be accepted at offsite venues.

Pricing options:

Casual class fees are only accepted for classes at Aquarena. For offsite classes, a Pryme Movers Multi pass is the minimum option required. Memberships include access to even more Aquarena programs and facilities including health club, group exercise, heated pools, spa and steam areas.

Casual class fee (Aquarena Only)    Aqua $8.90    Land $9.20
Pryme Movers Multi Pass (10 class pass)    $89.00
Gold Day (Off Peak) Membership   ($119.00 Admin Fee)         $69.00per month
(Includes access to OFF-site Pryme Movers classes and access to Aquarena Mon-Fri 12-5pm and anytime Sat and Sun.)
Gold Membership (Full Access)      ($119.00 Admin Fee)         $84.00per month

See membership details