02 9851 5959

Diabetes Classes

Sydney West Sports Medicine offers a Type 2 Diabetes Group education & exercise program consisting of weekly exercise classes led by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. The program aims to give type 2 diabetics the skills & knowledge to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. The Type 2 Diabetes group education & exercise class is covered under Medicare upon appropriate referral from your GP or can be attended as a private patient for $20 per session.

The group exercise classes are fun and enjoyable and include a combination of both aerobic and resistance training (theraband and dumbbells), which can either be land or pool based. Regular presentations with information on exercise, diet, medications and Type 2 Diabetes pathophysiology will allow for improved self-management and implementation of healthy lifestyle habits.

The exercise sessions are designed to:

  • Assist with weight loss and improved body composition
  • Improve Glycaemic control - Reduction in HBa1c levels reducing risk of diabetes related complications.
  • Increase exercise tolerance, strength and muscular endurance.
  • Reduce systolic blood pressure and increase knowledge and awareness of the condition.

  Class Timetable

Monday
1:00 am - 2:00 pm

“Get Moving”
Hydrotherapy class

Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Land based class
Group exercise or education presentations

Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 am

“Get Moving”
Hydrotherapy class

Sydney Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre
Rooty Hill RSL Club Complex
12 North Parade
Rooty Hill NSW 2766

Ph: 02 9851 5959
Fax: 02 9851 5960

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday - 7 am to 7 pm
Saturdays - 8 am to 1 pm

Reception Hours
Monday to Friday - 8 am - 7 pm
Saturdays - 8 am - 1 pm

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