Entries by Jane Wood

April is the new January !

The Gym has been deep-cleaned, rearranged and is ready to help you with your summer body … book your slot now. Safety screens have been put up to bring more equipment into use and some new weight plates have arrived. The new deadlift platform is now in place and a squat rack is on order. […]

Classes? We’ve got them covered!

The new marquees are up (and they’ll have side panels by next week!) so whatever the weather … Josie is coming out of the box to take Total Tone in person on the deck at 9.15 next Monday 29th! The class will be repeated at 10.15, followed by Studio Cycling at 12.15, then Kettlebell Bootcamp […]

Ready for a pizza? With friends??

From April 12th up to six people from different households can share a meal together outdoors. And Bar Manager Lee Wilde is celebrating that breakthrough with the return of Pizza Fridays. Tickets will be £8 for a pizza + drink (bottle of beer/ 175ml house wine) for adults and £5 for pizza + soft drink […]

March 29th – Save the Date!

Outdoor courts AND outdoor spin back on the 29th … Social tennis starts 30th … Court/ class booking opens 22nd … The Food Bank run is back … Gym opens April 12th … Pizza Fridays launch April 16th – book now!  It’s been a lo-o-o-ong lockdown but – Outdoor tennis and selected outdoor classes will […]

Head Squash Coach position – more time to apply!

The Northern is seeking to recruit a Head of Squash to Build participation in both squash and racketball/ Deliver Junior and Senior coaching programmes/ Develop programmes for Schools and Community Groups/ Offer individual coaching to Club members/ Encourage a multi-sport culture within the Club. NB: DUE TO CONTINUED UNCERTAINTY OVER THE RETURN TO PLAY, THE APPLICATION DATE HAS BEEN […]

The Northern may look closed …

… but behind the scenes it’s all action! * The Gym team are planning some new strength equipment, including a squat rack, for when they can reopen. And meanwhile, the layout is being adjusted to improve safety and bring more equipment into use – up to now, alternate treadmills have had to be taped off […]

Welcome back to the Northern!

Deadline 2.12.20: The Northern reopens today for tennis, squash and fitness! The Lawn Room bar has to remain closed for now, while we are still in Tier 3, but elsewhere: Outdoor tennis is open for singles, doubles and both junior and senior group coaching; Indoor tennis is open for social play by members of the same household/ support […]

Lockdown Fitness Links

… if for no other reason that it’s November now and you need to keep moving to keep warm! The Club is closed until December 2nd in line with the current lockdown requirements but we can still help you to stay fit: We have been able to move most of our studio classes online – […]

Food Bank Thanks

Our Half Term Food Bank Appeal brought a terrific response from members so many, many thanks to everyone who donated so generously. We are supporting the Bideford Community Centre in Wythenshawe – part of the Wythenshawe Foodbank organisation – which operates a food bank, clothing bank, charity shop, community cafe, free computer access and much, […]

Perk up a Pumpkin!

Tier 3 doesn’t have to be dreary – pumpkins are still permitted so it’s time to get creative and help us put on a spooktacular display around the Club for Hallowe’en! Carve it spooky – sweet – or just silly – but bring it into the Club by Thursday 29th and you could win a […]