Aqua Natal Programme

Water based exercise programme for Pregnant Women
Aqua Natal classes

Our Aqua Natal classes are exercises specifically devised for pregnant women, carried out in a Hydrotherapy Pool.
Classes are conducted by a Chartered Physiotherapist and offer pregnant women an opportunity to exercise safely and to maximum effect from weeks 20 – 40 of pregnancy.

Designed to maintain healthy fitness levels throughout pregnancy. During Aqua-Natal classes expectant mothers will prepare their body for labour and experience the joy and fun of water exercises. The Programme will be run by a Chartered Physiotherapist specialised in Aquatic Physiotherapy.

  • Increases body awareness
  • Improves core stability
  • Reduces back pain,
  • Improves coordination and balance
  • Improves breath awareness and control
  • Increases circulation
  • Reduces fluid retention
  • Promotes healthy weight gain
  • Enhanced well-being & provides social support with other expectant mothers
Upcoming Courses
Course Start Dates Time
Tuesday 18th February 2020 18:00
Wednesday 19th February 2020 12:00
Wednesday 19th February 2020 17:00
Friday 21st February 2020 17:00

Each course will run for 6 weeks 

Course Rates
  • €100 Mardyke Members/UCC Staff/UCC Students
  • €120 Non-Members

Please note:

Participants must be a minimum of 20 weeks pregnant and a GP Medical Declaration has to be filled in by your GP prior to you attending the class – Contact the arena clinic for documentation.

Maximum 4 participants per class. Classes are subject to demand. Courses are bookable by phone or at the arena clinic reception on a first come first served basis. Places cannot be reserved unless full payment has been received. Courses are non refundable and non transferable. Classes fill on a first come first served basis.

Book now by downloading the Mardyke Arena UCC App from the Apple Store or Google Play Store.

Call the arena clinic for more information on 021 490 4760.

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