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March 2012
Mercy to open new wellness center in March

The Mercy Wellness Center on Arrowhead Lane will open March 1.

 

The new center features a new, spacious fitness center with large locker rooms as well as community gym space for future class offerings and activities. In addition, Mercy’s Home Care department has offices in the building.

 

Plans are being made for a community open house/wellness fair to be held at a later date. The schedule of group class offerings is also being finalized, with classes beginning in April. For more information, find us on Facebook and/or check for details on our website (Servcies: Wellness Center).

 

Fitness Center 

The new fitness center is nearly double in size and offers a variety of cardio and strength equipment as well as a partitioned free weight area. It also features a bank of windows for natural light, wall-mounted televisions and wireless audio capabilities.

 

Strength equipment includes:

Cybex

Functional Trainer

Chest Press

Leg Press

Smith Press

Arm Extension

Arm Curl

Free Weights

 

Cardio equipment includes:

Treadmills

Elliptical Trainers

Steppers

Upright Bikes

Smartstride

Spin Bikes

Total Body Arc Trainer

 

The Mercy Foundation Community Gym

The Mercy Foundation Community Gym is designed for multi-purpose use, appropriate for both classroom or exercise activity. It features a wood athletic floor, wall mirrors, windows and storage space for classroom equipment. Planning is underway for exercise classes for all ages, from children to seniors, and will include Zumba, kettle bells, spinning, classes and more. Group classes will be available to both members and non-members. Classes will begin in April.

 

The Mercy Wellness Center also offers Personal Training sessions and a free Physical Therapy Injury Screening Clinic. Check the website for details.

 

“We are excited about the health benefits Mercy’s new Wellness Center will bring to the community,” said Jason Douglas, Mercy CEO. “An active lifestyle is a key component of good health and this new facility will allow us to expand our wellness offerings, using the expertise of our staff to provide a variety of programs to people of all ages and abilities.”

 

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