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Cardio Equipment

The Wellness Center has a wide variety of cardio machines—including treadmills, elliptical trainers, recumbent bikes, stairmasters, recumbent stairmasters (NuStep), and Airdyne bikes.

The cardio equipment is available 24 hours, 7 days a week with card access. 





Strength Training

An extensive variety of resistance equipment—including free weights, hand weights and strength machines—will help you meet your goals. In addition, the center has body bars and Resista-balls to enhance your workouts.

Free equipment instruction is available to members by appointment.





To help members stay fit, the Wellness Center holds a variety of group exercise classes in the gymnasium. Equipment is provided for all classes.

Members can also enjoy a game of pick-up basketball as well as open gym time during specified times.

All classes are included in the Wellness Center membership.



The Wellness Center has a racquetball court that is available by reservation or on a walk-in basis if not already reserved.

Some used equipment is available for use but players are encouraged to provide their own racquets and balls.

For your protection, eye guards must be worn. No black-soled shoes, please.



Pool & Whirlpool

The Wellness Center pool is maintained to meet therapeutic needs. The water is chlorine treated and the temperature is held at 92 degrees to help ease medical problems such as arthritis and joint pain. The pool ranges from four to five feet deep.

Different levels of classes are held in the pool, as well as open adult swim time. All classes are included in the Wellness Center membership.

Relax and soothe muscles and your mind following your workouts in our whirlpool. The whirlpool is held at 102 degrees.

Please call for pool and whirlpool hours.






(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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