Fitness Centre


Our spacious and modern Fitness Centre is fitted with the latest Technogym Pure Strength Machines, Skillmills, Wattbikes, a heated 25m swimming pool and a 140m indoor tartan track.

Our Biokineticists provide friendly and professional services. We offer all-inclusive personalised fitness assessments and aid in the prescription of specialised exercise programmes. Our team of health professionals will ensure you maximise your training with an individualised and scientific approach.

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Fitness Solutions

Are you looking to enhance your running, improve your strength, or to exercise in a group for motivation?
Whatever your wellness and fitness goals, we have a variety of solutions for you.


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Personal Fitness Training

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Group Training – Boot Camp

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  • Need some help to figure out what programme would work best for you?

Gym Membership Options

Single Membership

Become part of the SSISA family and enjoy full use of our facilities in the Wellness and Fitness Centre all year round. Who knows – you may find yourself exercising next to national sports heroes and Olympic medalists.

Full Access

6 and 12 month membership options

Individualised assessment and training programme

From R658

Family Membership

There’s no better way than getting fit together and who better than training with your closest loved ones. We offer discounted rates when you join our Wellness and Fitness Centre with one or more of your family members.

Full Access

6 and 12 month
membership options

Individualised assessment and training programme for each family member

From R989

Student Membership

What student doesn’t love a student rate? If you are a UCT student, or a student from another tertiary institution, we have one for you.

Full Access

6 and 12 month
membership options

Individualised assessment and training programme

From R439

Sports Club

If you belong to one of the selected sports clubs in the greater Cape Town area, you may qualify for a discounted rate on a membership to our Wellness and Fitness centre.

Full Access

6 and 12 month
membership options

Individualised assessment and training programme

From R502

Senior Citizen Membership

The health benefits of staying physically active become even more significant as you get older, and at the SSISA Wellness & Fitness Centre, we provide you with a safe, non-threatening environment in which you can achieve your goals.

Full Access

6 and 12 month
membership options

Individualised assessment and training programme

From R530

Group Class Timetables

Even highly motivated professional athletes can tire of their training routine, which is why the Wellness and Fitness Centre offers a variety of group sessions held under the watchful eye of a qualified trainer – at no extra cost.

  • Aerobics

    A fun cardiovascular class that alternates high and low intensity routines.

  • Aqua Classes

    If you enjoy being in the water, then you’ll love being put through these aerobic paces.

  • Boxercise

    Based on the principles of boxing, this is a high energy, high intensity cardiovascular class.

  • Tone & Shape

    Enjoy a full-body workout with a strong focus on calisthenics and stretching exercises.

  • Hydrocise

    A group session in the pool, hydrocise is an ideal class in which you can target your individual needs.

  • Instructor's Choice

    Each class is different, each class exciting. Get a varied cardiovascular and toning workout from top to toe.

  • Keep Fit

    A cardiovascular and strength training class specifically designed to increase fitness levels.

  • Pezzi Ball

    Master the motion and improve core stability and abdominal strength.

  • Pilates

    Follow a series of movements that target the key stabiliser muscles that are essential for strength, core stability and a healthy posture.

  • Step Classes

    Rise to the challenge. This energetic class packs an intense aerobic workout.


    Move to the Latin beat in an exciting dance-based class which gives you a total body workout.


    Join our 4-week programme designed for runners wanting to learn the correct strength training techniques, improve their performance and prevent injury.

  • Tone and Walk

    Enjoy a variety of toning and conditioning exercises combined with cardiovascular exercise.

  • Track Class

    Get ready to sweat. Track class is a fun and demanding workout on the indoor running track. Ideal for the fitter member.


Upon joining the SSISA wellness and fitness centre gym, your sales person will immediately book you in with one our qualified professionals to make sure that you undergo an assessment. This assessment is very thorough and includes a BMI measurement, Body fat percentage measurement, Fitness, Flexiblity and Strength test. This also provides the professional doing your assessment with all the necessary information to provide you with a structured training programme. It is then followed by the testee taking you through your results and programme to make sure the member fully understands and is satisfied with what to do in the gym.

Yes, we have floor supervisors on duty from the time the gym opens to the time it closes. They are also qualified and are capable of making sure that you, the member, enjoy the facility.

There are a few rules that members need to be aware of to provide both yourself and the other members’ with best training experience.

Gym Towels, Training specific sneakers, Replacing of weights are non-negotiables. The rules are implemented for safety and hygiene purposes.

The only classes requiring a booking is the Spinning Class , Yoga and Pilates classes. This is essential as we have limited space in our studios. The booking of these classes can be done through the SSISA interactive App which makes it convenient to do. All the other classes that we offer do not require booking at all.

Yes we do. Our qualified Biokineticists are capable of either assisting you achieve a personal goal or rehabilitate injuries.

Operating Hours

Open 7 days a week, our spacious and inviting gym is equipped with modern training equipment and a sparkling 25m swimming pool. Our 140m indoor tartan track is the pride of our centre and it hosts a variety of awesome group exercise classes available to members.

Operating Hours

  • Mon to Friday 05:30 - 21:00
  • Saturdays 06:30 - 19:00
  • Rugby Saturdays 06:30 - 12:30
  • Sundays 08:00 until 12:30 & 16:00 until 19:00
  • Public Holidays Same as Sundays

Crèche Hours

  • Mon to Thursday 08:00 - 19:30
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:00
  • Saturdays 08:00 - 12:30
  • Public Holidays and Sundays Closed


Boundary Road
Newlands, Cape Town
South Africa

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