Services


Most services are included in the basic membership.

The 11,500 square foot strength, conditioning and cardiovascular fitness room is equipped with Pre-Cor and LifeFitness state-of-the-art cardiovascular training equipment with integrated TVs including treadmills, upright and recumbent bicycles, ellipticals, steppers and stairmills, and upper body ergometers. This area also includes LifeFitness Signature and Free Motion Strength Training Equipment with a USB Tracking System to track the training effectiveness of each personal fitness program. Hammer Strength Free Weight Equipment is also available in a designated area. Other services at the Institute include:

Aquatic Center
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.
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Click here to view the Aquatics Center Policies.

Group Exercise
An array of group exercise offerings are available including step, spin, tai chi, yoga, Pilates, and water aerobics to name a few. Four group exercise rooms are 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.  
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Healthy Living Hideaway 
This children’s play center is available to members during designated hours where children age 0 – 12 can be supervised in a playful environment so parents are able to utilize the facility with peace of mind. 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
Saturday 8am-3pm
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.

Children ages 8 and older may use the gymnasium if the parent is in the building.

Special programming is available for children of all ages.  See
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Healthy Living Café 
The Healthy Living Café is operated by Morrison's, which also operates the Good Shepherd Café and Fresh Express at Good Shepherd Medical Center.

Nutrition & Lifestyle Counseling Services

The Institute for Healthy Living is proud to offer personal nutrition and counseling services from a licensed, registered dietitian and a licensed professional counselor. Our dietitian and counselor can guide you along your path to good health and help you achieve your wellness goals.

Rehabilitative Services
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, Occupational Therapy, 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

Spa
The Institute contains a spa, where you can relax and we can massage your worries away. The full-service Spa includes massage therapy, pedicures, manicures, and more.

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


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Longview, TX 75605
(903)323-6500
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