St Mellion's Health & Leisure Club embraces a fully-integrated approach to wellbeing.
Our Health & Leisure complex is open from 6.30am to 10pm (Mon-Thu) / 6.30am - 9pm (Friday) 8am-8pm (Weekends) and features a fitness room and Matrix gym, indoor 25m swimming pool, 32oC leisure pool, toddler pool, Jacuzzi and sauna, over 50 weekly fitness classes to choose from and outdoor tennis courts.
The extensive Matrix fitness system available on the main gym floor features more than 30 pieces of cardiovascular equipment including treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, steppers, upright and reclining bikes. All fitness machines are equipped with Virtual Active video-based cardio workout programmes and iPod connection points.
Featuring strength and resistance training equipment by leading brand Life Fitness, our gym offers a good selection of free weights, chest, shoulder and back machines for muscle toning, cardiovascular and resistance training all in the same fitness suite, and under the guidance of our professional trainers.
Our spacious brand new gym’s floor-to-ceiling windows create a bright and airy environment in which to exercise, with inspiring views over the Cornish countryside and the golf course, to be enjoyed whilst working out on St Mellion’s state-of-the-art matrix cardiovascular and resistance machines. Just beside the main gym floor, a functional fitness zone with TRX, Kettlebells and BOSU balance balls is available for extra workout exercises. We are only 10min away from Saltash and 5min from Callington.
Over 50 classes in our fully equipped exercise studio & separate spin bike area, with our range of classes that will inspire you to explore new training styles and techniques, while keeping you motivated with other like-minded members for all ages & abilities. Booking for classes can take place 7 days in advance and is recommended to avoid disappointment. Classes are suitable for 16 years and over and of all levels of fitness and abilities (unless stated). Studio Induction – If you would like more information on any of the classes, please make an appointment at the Health Club Desk.
St Mellion’s Health Club offers members the support of five highly qualified Personal Trainers, who are always present in the gym and the fitness space, out on the tennis courts, or around the pools, and on hand to offer expert advice and guidance to help you achieve your fitness targets.
Meet our highly qualified team:
Andy Craddick As well as being a fully qualified personal trainer and exercise referral specialist Andy graduated university in 2013 with a honours degree in health science. Applying these skills he will be able to formulate a plan to help you achieve your goals! Specialized areas include but not limited to weight loss, muscle building and rehabilitation exercises. Andy prides himself on being approachable, fun, enthusiastic, and is extremely passionate about fitness, health and helping others achieve their goals in the right way. Whether you're just starting your fitness journey or have been doing it for years and have hit that dreaded plateau, Andy will strive to get you where you want to be.
Diane Watson She spent 12 years in the army, serving some of that time as an instructor at a training establishment, but left the army due to a serious back injury. Once she had regained her fitness, she trained as a Lifeguard and from there progressed into the gym as a Level 2 Instructor. After this, qualified in Exercise to Music and once had gained experience in the gym and studio, successfully passed the qualifications required to become a Personal Trainer. Diane is now certified Les Mills instructor in BODYPUMP, BODYBALANCE, CX Worx RPM and Sprint as well as Kettlercise, Indoor Cycling, Circuits, Fitness Kickboxing/Boxing, VIPR and WaterWorks, an aqua based fitness programme. She also have trained in various styles of Yoga and Pilates. 'I love using the knowledge I have gained on various courses and bringing them in to my Personal Training clients programmes. Recently, I have specialised in Adapting Exercise for Independently Active Older People and Pre and Post Natal Exercise. I also have a Body Composition Testing machine, which is far more accurate in weight loss, than weighing alone. I enjoy cycling and open water swimming and have taken part in various different endurance events, including triathlons.'
Steve Platt Steve is an enthusiastic sportsman and is knowledgeable over a wide and vary fitness base such as Kettlebells, running, military style training and competitive running to name but a few. Don't let age be a barrier. 'Being fit has been a way of life for me since I walked with dinosaurs, but science and fitness are an ever evolving thing so some of the old methods blend well with the new. That's where I come in. I want to share my journey with you, to help you reach your goals. Believe and you will succeed! - Heath regards...Steve'
The only Health Club around with 3 Swimming Pools: 25m main swimming pool, leisure pool & baby pool (32 degrees). With only short drive from Callington, Saltash and just 15min from Plymouth, we are a perfect place for your Aqua Fitness Classes. We hold swimming lessons for all ages and abilities, including mum and toddler sessions. A comprehensive swimming timetable detailing activities, aqua aerobics and swimming lessons is updated on a monthly basis and can be viewed online or picked up from the Health Club reception.
Our 25m laned pool is heated to 29ºc, and ideal for the more serious swimmer. Aqua aerobics classes take place for guests and members, and the pool is also used by local schools for swimming lessons during the week. Please check our monthly swimming timetable for availability.
Open to members or residents, you can play for fun or for the more enthusiastic, join the St. Mellion Ladies or Mens section (Associated to the Lawn Tennis Association) and enter the club and local leagues, May to September. To book a game of tennis please contact the Health Club reception.
Patrick Ward is a Level-3 resident sports massage therapist and currently working with a number of athletes across the South West including GB age group triathletes and a para athlete. Having played sport at a high level he understand the stress and effort athletes put on their bodies and how to best understand it.
What Is sports massage?
This type of massage is designed for active individuals and athletes. It aims to prevent and treat injuries, relieve muscle soreness, and ease pain. In the long run, it can help you reach peak athletic performance and keep your body functioning optimally. Despite its name, this massage style isn’t just for athletes. Anyone can reap its benefits. Sports massage has physical, mental, and emotional benefits. It not only supports muscle repair and decreases injury risk but also improves circulation and wards off stress. It’s a great way to relieve mental tension and relax after a hard workout. A good massage can restore mobility to injured muscle tissue and reduce fatigue. This allows you to work out harder and more efficiently.
The purpose of sports massage is to decrease muscle tension and swelling caused by exercise. It plays a key role in post-training recovery and can accelerate healing from musculoskeletal injuries. This form of therapy can be used in rehab, as a tool to enhance physical performance, or as a stress relief aid.