The Kerry Sports Academy at IT Tralee, which is now open to the public for membership and Pay As You Go visits, will hold an Open Day on Saturday, January 11.

From 12-4pm, members of the public will get to view the Kerry Sports Academy, an 8,400m2 universally accessible sports facility which includes a state of the art gym, 12-metre hydrotherapy pool, aerobics and dance studio and three full size sports halls.

“Kerry Sports Academy opened its doors to students, staff and various groups within the community in September 2019 and we’re delighted to extend that to the general public from January,” Hazel Byrne, Manager at the Kerry Sports Academy said.

“At our Open Day, people will have the opportunity to see and try all of the facilities at the Academy and avail of special open day offers and prizes.”

The gym has more than 30 pieces of Matrix state-of-the-art cardio equipment including upright/recumbent bikes, spin bikes, treadmills, cross trainers, arc trainers, ski ergs, a wide variety of accessible cardio and strength equipment, lifting platforms, Watt bikes, free weights, kettle bells, and slam balls.

There’s something for everyone with 20 fitness classes a week which range from beginner to advanced levels classes in our dance/aerobics studios and exercise laboratory including Zumba, Spinning, Boxercise, Kettlebells, Circuit, HIIT, Fit blast, Sweat & Pump, Spin & Sculpt, and many more. All classes are fully inclusive and accessible for people of all abilities.

The 12 metre x 6 metre hydrotherapy pool is also now open for public swim slots, children’s swim lessons, a variety of aqua exercise classes and personal hydrotherapy programmes. The temperature in the pool is kept at a constant temperature of 32 – 34 degrees, providing benefits in terms of health, fitness, rehabilitation, mobility and pain relief.

The Sport Hall operates as one large sporting arena or separately as three independent multipurpose courts designed for a wide variety of sports and activities. There is also a viewing gallery for approximately one hundred spectators.

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