Mary McDonald Centre

Mary McDonald Centre

Community venue in Woolloomooloo

The Juanita Nielsen Community Centre gym has relocated to this facility as the community centre undergoes a refurbishment.

The Mary McDonald Centre will not be available for bookings during this time.

We will keep you updated of the refurbishment works.



82 Bourke Street
Corner Charles Street
Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
02 8374 6323


Fitness classes

All classes are held at the Mary McDonald Centre unless otherwise indicated.

Time/Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10am Free flow yoga
Rex Centre


Fitness for all
Rex Centre 



Pilates Rex Centre 

Functional 30 Yoga and stretch
Rex Centre

Power circuit

5.45pm  Box and burn   Functional zone    

Class descriptions

Box and burn

This intense full-body workout helps improve agility, speed, coordination, endurance and strength. 

Intensity: Medium to high. 


A high intensity cardio workout that pushes you to your limit, using a variety of boxing combinations and calisthenics that will tone, strengthen and build your confidence.

Intensity: Medium to high.

Fitness for all

Suitable for all ages: mature adults, post-natal mothers, those returning from injuries and illness. This class combines light resistance training, floor work and aerobic moves. Focus is on strengthening the core, improving cardiovascular system and increasing functionality to everyday movement.

Intensity: Low to medium

Free flow yoga

A Vinyasa flow yoga that is fluid and faster paced. This class offers energetic flow and creative sequencing designed to inspire both mentally and physically.

Intensity: Low to medium

Functional 30

Not for the faint hearted. There are no rules. No barriers. The only limits are those you place on yourself. If you are fit and not afraid of a challenge, then this is the workout for you.

Intensity: High 

Functional zone

Taking inspiration from yoga, Pilates, mixed martial arts and dance, this class will strip away body fat, strengthen your inner core and increase your agility. 

Intensity: Medium to high. 


A non-cardio floor based workout that focuses on correct body alignment and encourages the deeper trunk muscles to lengthen and strengthen.

Intensity: Low to medium

Power circuit

High intensity class aimed at maximising strength and power while minimising training time. This class will improve both your strength and cardio endurance.  

Intensity: High. 

Yoga and stretch 

A slower paced class designed to strengthen and nurture your body focusing on body alignment and stretching to improve your flexibility, giving you a solid foundation to build your yoga practice.

Intensity: Low 


Last updated: Wednesday, 10 February 2016