A gym open to all; with the key focus of helping young people to improve their mental and physical health.
OPEN Gym aims to promote positive behaviour patterns and healthy life choices. Sessions are free of charge to young people (under 18), ensuring cost does not become a barrier to their success. There are also opportunities for young people to gain accreditations in sports.
Being open to all, anyone over 18 can become a member of ‘Get Fit and Give Back’. Basically, Membership costs just £10 per month, which goes towards helping a young person from a disadvantaged background access the OPEN Gym – fabulous!
Joining up is easy. If you are over 18 just complete the Membership Forms and Standing Order and return to OPEN Gym, 20 Bank Plain, Norwich, NR2 4SF.
If you are under 18 you need to complete a Code of Conduct & Consent Forms (the latter will need to be signed by either a parent or guardian).
There are also boxing and mixed martial arts sessions, in which young people will learn skills such as self-control, discipline and develop self-esteem.
OPEN Gym are also working with Rob Sears, Sports Therapist from Focus 4 Fitness, who is able offer treatment, rehabilitation and support to anyone who needs help with injury.