Health and Fitness Centre

Health and Fitness @TheGym

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association has been helping people with a disability to maximise their health and fitness since we opened our first gym in Brisbane in 1985.

The benefits of exercise for people with a disability – as for everyone in the community – include increased fitness, better muscle strength, and improved coordination and balance. Exercise can also help prevent injury, decrease stress and improve overall quality of life.

The Association operates a fully accessible, inclusive fitness and rehabilitation facility @TheGym, at our Brisbane headquarters at 60 Edmondstone Road, Bowen Hills.

Our friendly, experienced staff are highly qualified Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs), registered with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) (click here to find out more about Exercise Physiology), and registered providers for private health claims and Medicare Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan referrals.

@TheGym Health and wellbeing centre. 60 Edmondstone Road, Bowen Hills

Opening hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:00am – 6.30pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 12:00pm (noon)
Sunday: CLOSED

Exercise Physiology services by appointment:
Monday-Saturday: from 8am

If you wish to come in for a tour of the Health and Fitness Centre or have any questions you’d prefer to ask in person, please give us a call on (07) 3253 3333 to book an appointment with one of our staff. This way we can give you our undivided attention and  answer your questions properly. 

Our services:

Advanced Therapy

  • Activity Based Therapy and Locomotor Training (NeuroMoves)
  • Functional Health – Exercise Physiology
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Cycle

Individualised Fitness

  • Fitness Builder – Exercise Physiology
  • Fit Together (Group Class) – Exercise Physiology
  • Personal Training – One on One or Group Class

Individual Flexible Participation

  • Gym Admission 
  • Fitness Assessment and Program Design
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Button: Meet the gym team
Button: Other specialist health services

Member benefits

  • Low fees
  • Inclusive, accessible fitness and rehabilitation facility
  • Open to everyone
  • Disability parking 
  • EFTPOS and HICAPS available
  • Close to public transport – Bowen Hills train station and bus stops on Edmondstone Road (306, 322, 393) and Abbotsford Road (301, 315, 320)
  • Member discounts at Di Bella Coffee Bowen Hills (82 Abbotsford Rd) to get you motivated before or relax after your gym session – grab a member card from The Gym reception desk


Terms and conditions of gym patronage

  • Clients are required to become a member of Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association
  • Bookings are required for all services other than general gym admission
  • A 50% cancellation fee is charged if a session cancelled within 24 hours of the appointment
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