Most services are included in the basic membership.
Fitness and Group Exercise Offerings
The 11,500 square foot strength, conditioning and cardiovascular fitness room is equipped with Precor state-of-the-art cardiovascular training equipment with integrated TVs including treadmills, upright and recumbent bicycles, ellipticals, steppers, rowers and upper body ergometers. This area also includes LifeFitness Signature and Free Motion strength training equipment and Hammer Strength free weight equipment. An array of group exercise offerings is available, including step, spin, tai chi, yoga, Pilates and water aerobics. We also have four group exercise rooms each designed to accent the holistic approach to wellness. From a multi-exercise bike spinning room to rooms dedicated to mind and body for yoga and Pilates, individuals have access to a broad selection of exercise choices that promote energy and strength. Group fitness schedules are available online or may be picked up at the member services desk at the Institute.
Located within the Institute for Healthy Living, the Aquatic Center features a 25-meter heated four-lane lap pool designed with a zero step entrance ramp, heated lazy river resistance pool, cold water therapeutic immersion pool and four hot tubs, both private and co-ed. The center offers an adult fitness swim program, senior exercise classes, children’s swimming lessons, aquatic exercise, aquatic arthritis classes and prenatal exercise classes. Classes/Events.
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Healthy Living Hideaway
This children’s play center is available for ages 0-12, and provides an environment that will leave parents with peace of mind while they enjoy the facility. The Healthy Living Hideaway is available to members during designated hours.. The Healthy Living Hideaway provides a place where children ages 12 and under have an invigorating, fun, active, nurturing and safe environment to interact. A Healthy Living Hideaway membership includes two hours per day and invitations to special family events.
Healthy Living Hideaway Hours of Operation are:
Monday - Friday 8am-8pm
Sunday - closed
For childcare reservations, please call (903)323-6513.**
**Reservations are required for newborns up to 12 months and for children who cannot walk without assistance.
Children age 11 and under are not allowed upstairs in the fitness area. Children ages 12, 13 and 14 are allowed only with direct parental supervision. Children age 15 and older may use the entire facility without supervision.
The outdoor track is open to all children under the age of 15 with direct supervision. Strollers are allowed.
Special programming is available for children of all ages. See Classes and Events.
Healthy Living Café
The Healthy Living Café offers members and guests an array of healthy breakfast, lunch and snack options. The Café serves Starbucks coffee and is operated by Morrison's, which also operates the Good Shepherd Café and Fresh Express at Good Shepherd Medical Center.
Nutrition Counseling Services
The Institute for Healthy Living is proud to offer personal nutrition counseling services from a licensed, registered dietitian. Our dietitian can guide you along your path to good health and help you achieve your wellness goals.
Technologically-advanced rehabilitation facilities provide professional clinical staff with the tools and resources to aid an individual’s successful recovery and recuperation. As part of your recovery after a hospital visit, your physician may prescribe your path for wellness in one or more of the following areas: Outpatient Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Speech Therapy, and Cardiac Rehabilitation.
Exercise Physiologist and Fitness Trainers will orient you upon joining on appropriate exercise prescription
Fitness Assessments including body fat, flexibility, girth measurements, and submax exercise testing will be performed as part of your rehabilitation
Physical Therapy and Cardiac Rehabilitation, with an integration of Education elements, such as regular appointments with a Registered Dietitian
The Healthy Living Spa, our full-service day spa, offers a variety of treatments designed to promote a healthy, stress-managed life. Our products include a range of specially-designed massages, natural manicures, pedicures and facials. A relaxation room to inspire all of the senses is available before or after a spa treatment. Please visit the Healthy Living Spa for a menu of our therapeutic services.
Additional Member Benefits
Outdoor Walking Trail Around Large Pond in Beautiful Wooded Area
Basketball, volleyball and other court activities
Fully equipped men’s and women’s locker rooms with family changing areas
Free towel service
Member discount for services offered in the full service Healthy Living Spa
Member discount in the Healthy Living Café and Healthy Living Pro Shop
Members Lounge available, as well as invitations to Member Socials
Other Institute for Healthy Living Offerings
Personal Training Services
Sports Performance Training
Health Education Classes and Programs