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Senior Wellness Program

 

 

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Physical activity and exercise are essential for maintaining health and independence later in life.  Senior Exercise Science and Applied Human & Sport Physiology students, under faculty supervision, will be leading a variety of exercise programs targeted towards individuals age 55 and older.  Any person age 55 and older who wishes to participate must have (or purchase) a WSC Senior Wellness Membership, a WSC Recreation Center Membership, or a Community Activity Center Membership.  Membership cards will be checked daily at each program site. 

 

All programing is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the spring academic semester. 

 

Programs at the WSC Recreation Center:

  • Water Aerobics                                      
    • 7:45 – 8:45 am   (WSC & CAC Members)
  • Open Rec Center Use                         
    • 7:00 – 9:00 am   (WSC Members only)
  • Fitness Equipment Orientation          
    • upon request between 7:00 and 7:45 am
  • Blood Pressure Screening                 
    •   upon request between 7:30 & 9:00 am

Programs at the Community Activity Center:

  • Open Rec Center Use                          
    • 8:00 – 9:30 am   (WSC & CAC Members)
  • Fitness Equipment Orientation           
    • upon request between 8:00 & 9:30 am
  • Blood Pressure Screening                  
    • 8:00 – 9:00 am  (WSC & CAC Members)
  • Instructor Led Resistance Training   
    • 8:30 – 9:00 am   (WSC & CAC Members)
  • Instructor Led Flexibility & Balance Training      
    • 9:00 – 9:20 am   (WSC & CAC Members)

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All participants must complete the required paperwork, including a medical clearance form, participant informed consent, and participant membership information, prior to participating in any part of the WSC Senior Wellness Program.  Forms can be picked up at the CAC and the WSC Recreation Center.

 

For more information, please contact the WSC Health, Human Performance & Sport Department at 402-375-7301.  You can also contact Paul McCawley at pamccaw1@wsc.edu or Kris Hinnerichs at krhinne1@wsc.edu

 

 

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Contact Info

Dr. Tammy Evetovich

Dean, Natural & Social Sciences

(402) 375-7030

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