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Don’t forget your exercise this exam season

Jun 3, 2019 | Rob Sherrell

For many of our younger members, exam season is rapidly approaching and, in many cases, has already started. There’s no denying that this time can be a notoriously stressful period for this reason. Here at Colets however, we recognise the importance of taking some time out to look after your mental and physical health. We

Cycling’s Greatest Climbs

Jun 2, 2019 | Rob Sherrell

With our Summer Series now well underway, we caught up with Stefan who not only came up with this exciting concept but is leading each session too! If you weren’t aware, this new class aims to replicate some of the biggest climbs in professional cycling form the three Grand Tours, the Giro d’Italia, Tour de

Spring Bank Holiday

May 21, 2019 | Nick Andrews

On Monday 27th May 2019 Colets will be operating to our standard Weekend hours. The club will open at 8:30am, the gym will close at 8pm and the pool at 9pm. Please see our class timetable below. Bank Holiday Monday

Read more about our work with Momentum Children’s Charity

May 5, 2019 | Emily Lincoln

Having supported Momentum Children’s Charity since March 2017, today we caught up with Kate Brookes from the charity to find out how our fundraising activities at Colets have helped to make a difference to the families supported by Momentum. One of our most recent fundraising contributions has been inspired by Momentum’s 15th Anniversary. Throughout April

Spring Squash News

Apr 25, 2019 | Rob Sherrell

With the Winter season having now drawn to a close, we caught up with the Director of Squash, David Peck, to find out how the past few months had gone and to look ahead at a busy few weeks for squash at Colets. An incredible 14 teams from Colets have been competing in the Surrey

Colets Triathlon 2019

Apr 24, 2019 | Nick Andrews

On Sunday 9th of June 2019 Colets will be hosting their very first triathlon. From 12pm, up to 60 members will be able to put their fitness and willpower to the test with a 400m Swim, 20km Cycle and 5km Run. We will be timing the triathlon but this is far from a race, whatever

Meet The Team – Chris Dring

Apr 22, 2019 | Emily Lincoln

This month, we catch up with Gym & Studio instructor and Swimming Teacher, Chris Dring. Chris has been working at the Club for 20 years, however Chris first got involved with Colets from the age of 16 when he started playing squash at the Club. In fact, Chris’ father used to be the Treasurer for

Club Tournament Draw

Apr 18, 2019 | Nick Andrews

With the Club Tournament just a few weeks away we now have the full draw available, this year we have 117 entrants over 12 different categories. Starting on Wednesday 8th May we can expect to see some top squash across all draws right up to Finals Night on Friday 24th May. Check out the draw

Meet The Member – Marathon Special

Apr 14, 2019 | Emily Lincoln

With the 2019 London Marathon just two weeks away, we catch up with Member June Hall, to find out what training she has undertaken and what her inspirations are for taking part. In 1984, June completed her first Marathon in Glasgow and then more recently, the London Marathon in 2017. June tells us that she’s

Meet The Team – Marathon Special

Apr 12, 2019 | Emily Lincoln

With just over two weeks to go until his third Marathon in a year, we catch up with James Robertson to find out why he keeps going back for more and what inspires him to take part. James tells us that the real reason he started running and signed up to the London 2018 Ballot

Easter Opening Hours

Apr 10, 2019 | Nick Andrews

We are open throughout the Easter Weekend – check out our opening hours here

Colets Introduce a New Staff Wellness & Pilates Class

Apr 9, 2019 | Emily Lincoln

“Dedicating just 40 minutes a day to our health and wellbeing will enable us to cope so much better with our busy working lives”. This month, our Fitness and Wellness Manager, Caroline Taylor, has introduced a new Wellness & Pilates Class just for Colets staff to help promote wellbeing at work. With April being Stress

Easter Camp

Apr 2, 2019 | Emily Lincoln

This year, our Easter Camp will run from Monday 8th to Thursday 18th April and we have some Egg-cellent activities planned! Get creative with egg decorating, protect an egg for the day in “Save the Egg” and make yourselves an Easter basket for our final Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt. On Friday 12th, Camp will be taking

Stress Awareness Month

Apr 1, 2019 | Emily Lincoln

April is Stress Awareness Month, which reminds us of the importance of exercise when it comes to our mental health and wellbeing. We recently caught up with Gym Manager Rodney, who gave us some exercise related stress prevention tips! 1. Why is exercise important for not just our physical but also our mental health? RK:

Children’s Intensive Swimming Lessons Easter 2019

Mar 26, 2019 | Rob Sherrell

Our Children’s Intensive Swimming Course is a great way to start non-swimmers off and also a great way for children already in lessons to gain some extra practice in the holiday time. Lessons are 30 minutes and run with similar structure to group lessons, usually lasting 4 days to one week. Very quickly in that

Squash Club Tournament 2019

Feb 15, 2019 | Nick Andrews

April 23rd – May 24th The annual squash club tournament returns this April, after a hugely successful event in 2018 we can’t wait to see what 2019 will bring. We’re hoping to see more entrants than ever taking part after last year saw over  170 members get involved. With 12 different categories covering men’s, women’s,

FREE DAILY HEALTHY SHOTS FROM COLETS THIS FEBRUARY

Feb 12, 2019 | Nick Andrews

As we enter the final weeks of Winter, we are offering complimentary healthy shots to our members every day to help keep us all fit and well! General Manager, Giordano Orsini commented ‘After seeing large numbers of members and staff struggling with colds and flu over Christmas and January, we’re offering this small gesture to

Squash Fixtures update

Jan 4, 2019 | Nick Andrews

Having lost only one game from seven played, the men’s 1st team currently sit ahead of Surrey Sports Park at the top of the table thanks to a better points total. The new year sees the second half of the league fixtures begin and first up is a home fixture against David Lloyd Purley. The

Meet The Member – Steve Knowles

Dec 23, 2018 | Rob Sherrell

Recently we caught up with one of our relatively newer members, Steve Knowles who joined us on New Year’s Day 2018. Nearing his 50th birthday, Steve decided that it was time for him to make what was in his eyes, an important change to his lifestyle and begin to get more active. In his university

Meet The Member – Chris Parker

Dec 21, 2018 | Rob Sherrell

Every one of our members are incredibly important to us all at Colets. There are so many reasons why people decide to join us and we have enjoyed so many fantastic success stories over the years as members have achieved some wonderful results. One of our most inspiring members though has to be Chris Parker