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Direct Debit Information

Direct Debit Information

Important Update - Direct Debits

When we were approved to re-open, we instructed Harlands, the company who manage our Direct Debit payments, to reactivate memberships as of Monday 10th August. Unfortunately but understandably, for reasons beyond our control, this was not actioned and therefore payments were not taken in August 2020.

Harlands are due to imminently communicate directly with members to state what payments will be taken and when, including when your normal monthly Direct Debit will commence.

Although we are the service provider, your membership and direct debit contract is with Harlands (as written into the Ts and Cs upon joining) and therefore, we ask you to contact Harlands directly if you have any queries. You can contact them on 01444 449156 (option 1), or by emailing c.service@harlandsgroup.co.uk. Please be aware they are experiencing a very high volume of enquiries at the moment and are operating with covid19 compromises like many. Your patience and understanding is appreciated during this time.

We have been made aware of some members being contacted to explain when their payments would restart even though they have previously requested to keep their membership frozen. If you experience this, please contact Harlands with the freeze reference number that would have been emailed to you at the time of request.

Many thanks

WMAT Trading Management

SPECIAL15 - Membership Offer

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SPECIAL15 - Membership Offer

We are delighted to announce our new membership offer - SPECIAL15!

This membership offer allows you to join today for just £15 per month (usually up to £26) with a £10 joining fee. Becoming a member with us gives you access to the fitness suites and group exercise classes, not only at Wellsway Sports Centre but at SBL Sports Centre too!

Both fitness suites have a wide range of cardiovascular equipment, resistance machines, and free weight areas. We run group exercise classes everyday of the week from Les Mills Body Pump to Pilates - the current class timetable can found here.

Sign up and get going on your fitness journey today!

For any questions, please email scenquiries@wellswaymat.com




24.08.2020 - September Opening Hours

We have made the decision to keep the hours as they are for the month of September. This will mean the gym is open:

  • 4-8pm weekdays (when the pupils are back as of 3rd September). However, your membership does also allow access to SBL Sports Centre, who will be open all day from 9am.
  • 9am-1pm on weekends.

The group exercise class timetable can be found here.

Please note - we will be honouring external sports clubs bookings on our facilities.

24.08.2020 - Bank Holiday Opening Hours

We will be open Monday 31st August 9am-1pm. There will be no group exercise classes, but you can book to use the gym.

14.08.2020 - Frozen Memberships

When we reopened on Monday 10th August, all memberships went 'live' again unless you requested to freeze them with Harland's, the company who manage our membership Direct Debits on our behalf.

If you selected to freeze your membership, you chose to freeze the number of payments you make. For example, if your Direct Debit is normally paid on 28th of the month, and you chose to freeze 2 payments, your next payment would not come out until 28th October. This is also the date you are 'live' again and can make gym and class bookings.

If you do have any questions or concerns, in the first instance please contact Harland's directly, on 01444 449156 and select option 1.

06.08.2020 - Online booking is now LIVE!!

We're really pleased to announce our online booking system is now live. You can watch a 'how to' video by clicking here.

Online booking is for members only, for non members please call 01174565910 or 01179161034.

Please do not email or Facebook message to book classes - these are only periodically checked and you may miss your slot!

05.08.2020 - FAQ's

Click here for a one stop shop of some important information about:

- safety measures

- timetables and bookings

- opening times

and more!

05.08.2020 - August Group Exercise Timetable

Please click here to see our reduced Group Exercise Timetable for both sites from Monday 10th August - Sunday 30th August.

Please email scenquiries@wellswaymat.com to book your space. If you do not book, we cannot guarentee you a space.

19.06.2020 Covid-19 Update on Reopening

Please CLICK HERE for the latest update on reopening.

24.04.2020 - Fitness Programmes

In house fitness expert and qualified personal trainer Brad is now on hand to help you in your fitness goals during lockdown. Get in touch with Brad by emailing scenquiries@wellswaymat.com. Brad can help by advising how best to use your outdoor exercise slot, different home based exercises with no equipment, and devising fitness programmes to help reach your goals.

20.04.2020 - GoFundMe

We are aiming to raise £2,000 to purchase some new equipment for when we reopen, making your experience getting back into the swing of things as positive as possible! As with many businesses, all sources of income have now ceased, however we are still incurring operational costs. Read more about our campaign and why we are calling on the generosity of all of you here.

01.04.2020 - Sport England Funding Support

Sport England have released information on funding support for those financially affected in the sports and physical activity sector.

31.03.2020 - Les Mills Online Classes

Great news for Les Mills fans! We have arranged for members to access a FREE 60 day trial with Les Mills On Demand, their online portal, giving you access to all your favourite classes from home! Simply register and off you go!

T's and C's - You will have to enter your card details, just remember to cancel within the 60 day period to avoid charges being taken. This is a Les Mills initiative, please contact them directly if you experience any issues. WMAT Trading Ltd takes no responsibility for payments taken from Les Mills.

30.03.2020 - General Update

Please see attached update for information on memberships, home based workouts, FREE Les Mills online classes and support from the County Sports Partnership.

23.03.2020 - Message to all members

Please see attached message from our General Manager, Dave Cook, surrounding membership payments.

18.03.2020 - Wellsway Sports Centre closed for trading.

Please see the attached document for the latest information regarding our current situation.

Many thanks all, stay safe

https://www.sportengland.org/news/how-stay-active-... - some tips on how to stay active at home.


Summer Activity Camps with Wellsway Multi Academy Trust

With support of familiar and approved third party providers Wellsway Multi Academy Trust are hosting six weeks of activity at the following three school sites:

  • Wellsway School
  • SBL Sports Centre
  • Cheddar Grove School

To find out more and how to book please click on the attached link below and follow the links to book per site.

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust Summer Activity Programme 2020

GoFundMe - Staying Active!

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GoFundMe - Staying Active!

Wellsway Sports Centre - Staying Active! That's the name of our new fundraising page.

We are aiming to raise a huge £2,000 to purchase some new equipment ready for our users when we are able to open our doors once more to give them something to look forward to!

As with many businesses, we have been hit hard financially with having to close our doors. We are still paying out operational costs, however we currently have no sources of income. This is why we are calling on members, users, and our local community to help try and raise these funds to energise and invigorate our users when we reopen!

You can read more about our fundraising efforts here, and any donation given would be gratefully received.

Many thanks for your continued support

Wellsway Sports Centre Team

Wellsway Awarded Sport England Funding

Wellsway Awarded Sport England Funding

We are very pleased to announce that following a bid to Sport England as part of their Community Asset Fund, we have successfully been awarded £60,000.

The funding will go towards the costs of refurbishing the astro pitch, which will take place in the summer.

The current pitch is approaching 15 years old and currently hosts a wide variety of community sports teams including hockey, football, rugby, and baseball, as well as all the children of Wellsway School. The astro is also used to host primary school festivals throughout the year as part of the School Sport Partnership.

Laura Gaiger, Community and Business Development Manager, said 'We are so pleased with the outcome of the funding bid. The astro is heavily used all day everyday by so many members of the local community; we are really pleased that we will be able to keep on providing a fantastic facility to so many. A huge thank you to Sport England for supporting this project.'

A big thank you also to Keynsham Hockey Club for their support with the funding bid, we look forward to working closely with them for years to come.

Facilities For Hire at Wellsway Sports Centre

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Facilities For Hire at Wellsway Sports Centre

Wellsway Sports Centre has a range of fantastic facilities available for hire to the public and currently 2 of our spaces have times available.

Treatment room - our treatment room with vinyl flooring, sink, lockable storage and treatment bed would be perfect for those looking to practice disciplines such as sports massage or sports therapy. Available every evening and at weekends, this space is ideal for students or those looking to start a new business.

Dance studio - the dance studio is the only studio in Keynsham with a bar and is therefore great for dance or performance groups. The studio has floor length mirrors, air conditioning, and a sound system. We currently have availability after midday on both Saturday's and Sunday's.

Conference rooms - we have 2 conference rooms within the sports centre, one that can seat 20, the other can comfortably seat 12. Both rooms have large display screens with laptop connectivity, white boards, and we can provide additional resources such as a flip chart. Both rooms are great for course delivery.

For more information please contact Lgaiger@wellswaymat.com

Work Out Of The Week

Training Tips & Guides

  • 15 x air squats
  • 15 x press ups
  • 15 x alternate lunges
  • 60 secs front plank
  • 15 x kettlebell shoulder press

Complete as many times through in 20mins and record how many circuits you do!