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UH South Wellness Center Enrollment Information

aka the HO Gym is opening this month.

Located on the 8th floor of UH South, the wellness center will be available to members 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It will feature state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength training equipment, shower and restroom facilities, space for group exercise and relaxation classes, onsite health and well-being programs and services, and more. MHealthy, the university’s health and well-being service, is overseeing construction and will manage day-to-day operations.

Memberships are available to Michigan Medicine active, full-and part-time regular employees for only $10 per month, with the first month free. The monthly fee will help cover the wellness center’s ongoing maintenance and operational expens­es. There are no contract or enrollment fees.

Several open house events are scheduled in September where faculty and staff can tour the facility and sign up for memberships:

·        Thursday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
·        Friday, Sept. 22, 4 – 7 p.m.
·        Saturday, Sept. 23, 6:30 – 9 a.m.
·        Monday, Sept. 25,   11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
·        Tuesday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4 – 7 p.m.
·        Wednesday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
·        Thursday, Sept. 28, 6:30 – 9 a.m.
·        Thursday evening, Sept. 28, 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Contractually, as members of the bargaining unit, you are entitled to a membership if you pay the fee, regardless of the number of memberships being offered. 

For more information click here to go to the HR website.  Questions about the new wellness center should be directed to MHealthy at (734) 647-7888.  Additional communications to all Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are forthcoming in the next few days.