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Aqua Max HIIT Squad

Are you looking for a programme that caters to all fitness levels and want to have a variety of options? Then this Fitness Programme is for you! Start the year off by signing up to our one of a kind programme. We have heaps of different session options each week that will surely keep you interested!

Our first 6 week HIIT challenge of 2019 starts 18th February!

Programme options

$100 for the 6 week HIIT Fitness Programme


$130 for the 6 week HIIT Fitness Programme plus a Bio scan at the start.


We will run a 6 week fitness programme with a mix of fitness sessions that incorporate fun and exciting exercises that will benefit you.

should you choose the Bio Scan fee option you will receive a Bio Scan at the start of the programme. A free Bio Scan will be offered to those who fulfill the requirements of attending at least 3 sessions per week, 2 or which must be Cardio Blitz, HIIT Circuit, Swim HIIT Body Tone or Box Fit. 

Additional optional challenges...

- Prize for the person who attends the most classes in the 6 weeks.

- Body change challenge. We know this is not all about weight loss, we believe it is important to look to change habits, motivation, body confidence.) Changes are not always done on the scales by weight loss, we will have the opportunity to offer Bio Scans, a full body composition non invasive test that can tell you more than weight on the scales such as muscle mass, water, fat mass etc. 

- top prize for effort across the whole programme. 


All members receive a pool card that allows you to come in to the pools for swimming free of charge for 8weeks. There are some additional Aqua Classes that you can attend as extras if you prefer to do water only sessions.

Our programme is aimed to cater to all fitness abilities as we schedule approx 3 different skill/fitness levels in our sessions. We don't recommend attending the high impact classes if you have a major injury that will restrict you from completing the movements. I.E if you have a Shoulder injury we do not recommend attending the Body tone session as this class is often done with free weights and bar bells etc.  We do not want to be changing exercises to a complete different part of the body so you need to be either attending the sessions that will ensure your injury will not be provoked. You should also seek medical clearance if your injury is severe. We highly recommend the aqua and water based classes for people who are recovering from injuries as the water is low impact. We are also running a Yoga class mid week to take a break from some of the high impact and high intensity sessions. This will be a chance to renew the body, refresh and stretch out as well as clear the mind. 


How to book on and confirming your booking

Bookings will take place from the 7th of February 2019 . Please either email your questions to Renee at along with the registration waiver and the client fitness questionnaire (if brand new to our programme) or you can pop in to the Napier Aquatic Centre reception and fill in the forms and secure your spot this way. Payment is required upfront to secure your spot. Spaces are not confirmed until payment is made. Once registered, an email will be sent a couple of days before the programme commences once we have our confirmed numbers. You will be asked to join our private Facebook group to keep up to date will all of the information on the programme. 

All inquiries about the boot camp can also be emailed and will be responded to at the earliest possibility. It is First in First served!





Booking on to the programme can be made at the Napier Aquatic Centre reception or emailing your completed forms through to the above email. Payment can only be made at the Napier Aquatic Centre. Payment options are Cash, Cheque or EFTPOS. Full Payment is required before the Programme begins. Your acceptance on to the programme is not confirmed until payment has been made. Please make sure you read the terms and conditions before you hand in your waiver. This is a commitment to our programme and once you have committed to us... we have committed to helping you on your journey. Once your payment has been made we will email you the details on the programme and a confirmation that you are on the programme.


Private group sessions

Yes we can take private sessions for workout groups, Corporate workers and sports teams.  If you are looking for something a bit different for your group, please get in touch for more information and costs.


Fitness sessions on offer

Aqua based

Aqua fitness is great for toning and working the cardiovascular system. We have three types of Aqua based sessions which are working in the deep water, shallow water and a bit of swimming. You don't have to be a competent swimmer to get involved on our programme and we have specialised equipment for the water sessions so you can work to the level you want.


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Aqua Based boot camp pool session  Aqua Based boot camp pool session 

Land based

The land based sessions will involve a mix of circuit training, running, high intensity interval training, gym style workouts and boxing sessions. Most sessions will be held on site at the Napier Aquatic Centre where we have our own private training area and use of a fitness gym. Our Boxing session is based offsite and we might plan a session out in the Napier community every now and then (more in the summer/warmer months). Our trainers will cater to the different fitness levels and will have plenty of options to choose from. During the winter months we use the poolside area for our circuits, cardio and core sessions. We provide foam mats for our clients however you may prefer to bring your own with you to the sessions. 

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Land Based boot camp session  Land Based boot camp session 
Land Based boot camp session  Land Based boot camp session 

Core Conditioning and Body Tone

Core conditioning is all about working on your core strength which will complement all of our other sessions. We will introduce you to Gymstick which is an amazing full body workout in itself. Gymstick is a resistance band type of apparatus that really benefits the whole body. We are the only facility in Hawkes Bay that offers this style of workout.

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Core Conditioning boot camp session Core Conditioning boot camp session 

Fit - nastics

Fit - Nastics is a totally new concept and is exclusive to the Aqua Max Boot Camp. This awesome exercise is about having fun, trying new skills and getting fit. We will be running this session at the Gymnastics centre here at Onekawa Park. There are no expert skills required as you will only be using the equipment at a low entry level. You will be able to experience training on a fully equipped sprung floor with plenty of crash mats at your disposal. One of our Boot Camp trainers is an experienced Elite Gymnast who has plenty of knowledge to offer. Come along and be part of the only Boot Camp in Hawkes Bay that offers Fit - Nastics!

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Fit - Nastics boot camp session Fit - Nastics boot camp session



Meet the trainers

Renee Baarspul

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Position: Aqua Max Programme Coordinator and trainer specialising in Land sessions.

Qualification and experience: I am qualified in Aqua Gymstick and I have a Surf Lifesaving Coaching and a Gymnastics Conditioning background.

Something about me: I am the Marketing and Programmes Coordinator for Napier Aquatic Centre and I am very excited to introduce and deliver this fun fitness programme here at NAC. I have always been interested in fitness and sports and I have made 3 NZ teams in Gymnastics, Trampolining and Surf Lifesaving. I am also a keen rugby player and have played for the HB Tuis.

Hannah Jones

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Position: Aqua Max Trainer specialising in Aquatic Fitness and Swimming.

Qualification and experience: I am qualified in Aqua Gymstick  and have been instructing Aqua Fitness session at the Napier Aquatic Centre for 5 years. I am also a qualified lifeguard and have my First Aid.

Something about me: I am passionate about exercising in the water and enjoy taking my Aqua Fitness Classes. I swam competitively for 10 years and won national age group titles and made the NZ team for various events. I have just recently completed my teaching degree and as well as working at the Napier Aquatic Centre, I am a teacher at a Primary School for new entrants

Luke Ona - Ariki

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Position: Aqua Max Trainer Specialising in Personal Training and Circuit sessions.

Qualification and experience: I am a qualified NZIHF Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor as well as a Qualified Lifeguard and First Aider.

Something about me: I Have always been involved in fitness and have played at representative level for Soccer and Cricket and have made top teams in Rugby and League.  When I am not working I am in the gym training for Body Building where I compete in the Men’s Physique Division. I look forward to helping others on their fitness journey and helping with leading a more active and healthier  Lifestyle.



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