Our COVID-19 Policy from July 26th

After much deliberation within the co-op, we have decided to start offering indoor strength training sessions again, initially for a trial period throughout August. We recognise that not everyone will be wanting to come to indoor sessions and will continue to offer outdoor and online classes too. For all in-person classes If you are showing… Continue reading Our COVID-19 Policy from July 26th

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Ode To The Strength Circuit

Our brilliant member Leila Gamaz reminisces about her favourite of the regular classes… When you arrive at Bristol Co-operative Gym (BCG), you enter a Grade II listed building and stand in front of a stage. A vast plyboard floor and a series of old sofas and chairs lies between you and it. For the last… Continue reading Ode To The Strength Circuit

Venue Hunt Update – Netham Park Pavilion & Pitches

We are currently collaborating with Bristol Pakistanis Cricket Club (BPCC) and the Easton Cowboys and Cowgirls Sports and Social Club (ECCSSC, or the Cowfolk) to put in an Expression of Interest for the Netham Park Pavilion and pitches that Bristol City Council have included in their Sports Facility Transfer programme. This could be a great… Continue reading Venue Hunt Update – Netham Park Pavilion & Pitches

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Current Classes

All of the classes are held online using Zoom, and can be booked via the TeamUp calendar (or MoveGB) Monday evening – No-Gym Strength Training Guy coaches you through an effective, whole-body workout requiring no equipment. The programming is periodised in month-long blocks so you can maintain or develop your strength at home. Tues/Thurs lunchtimes… Continue reading Current Classes

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How the Tier System and a Possible Lockdown Affect our Timetable

Our aim of prioritising the health of our members feels more important than ever during this coronavirus pandemic. We have already published our risk assessment for in-person sessions in another blog post, and also wanted to outline how our timetable of sessions may change in response to the tiered Alert Level system and potential national lockdown.

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2nd World Sports Club Report: Tiro Con Honda & Ringtennis

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, we convened at the top of Eastville Park. After having a go on Nic’s recumbent, everyone started trying out the shepherd’s slings while Leila and I marked out the last of the Ringtennis courts between a father and son practicing football and a group playing frisbee. As the tennis and… Continue reading 2nd World Sports Club Report: Tiro Con Honda & Ringtennis

Our Response to the All Hallows Hall Planning Application

If you would like to comment on the application, please click here. The deadline is Monday 3rd August. Bristol Co-operative Gym is the first cooperatively-run gym in the country. We aim to provide a supportive, inclusive exercise environment where members of the local community can improve their health and fitness. Since September 2016 we have… Continue reading Our Response to the All Hallows Hall Planning Application

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