Wellness offerings, fitness classes, employee club and discount information for May

This month, the Wellness Office will sponsor the following free events:

  • Employee Health & Fitness Day from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, in the Main Ring. T-shirts, pedometers, yogurt cones and more will be available for participants. Use this as your kickoff to the 10,000 Steps-a-Day walking program.
  • Qigong, Mindfulness & Tai Chi Easy® for Stress Reduction classes from 7 – 8 a.m. on Wednesdays in Ramsey Auditorium; and from noon – 12:45 p.m. on Fridays in Ramsey Auditorium.

The Fermilab pool opens June 7. More information:

  • Pool memberships are sold in the Wellness Office, WH15W. Memberships for individuals: $90/person, family of four: $210.
  • Swim lessons are available for adults, youth and pre-K, beginning June 13.
  • Water Aerobics will take place on Mondays, starting June 13 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Scuba diving certification lessons: For more information attend the Lunch & Learn about Scuba Diving Q&A session from noon – 1 p.m. in Wilson Hall One North on Thursday, May 12. Get answers to the following questions: Who can scuba dive? What do I need? How do I sign up? What will it cost?
  • Aqua Tots (water acclimation for ages 1-3 years) begins June 13.
  • Learn more about the pool and classes online.

This month, the Wellness Office will sponsor the following fitness classes:

  • Butts & Guts: 12-12:45 p.m. Thursdays, May 12 – June 30 at the Fitness Center Exercise room. Fee is $53/person. Free exercise ball to first 10 registered participants.
  • Kyuki-Do: 5-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays May 23 – June 29 at the Fitness Center exercise room. Fee is $55/person.
  • Muscle Toning: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 12 – July 7 (no class 5/31) at the Fitness Center exercise room. Fee is $77/person.

Athletic leagues:

  • Ultimate Frisbee: Play begins in May on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Village soccer field at 5 p.m. For more information contact Joe Haley.

Employee discounts:

  • Current discounts include Six Flags Great America, GiftTree.com, Jazzercise, movie tickets, Great Wolf Lodge and Rosati’s of Batavia.
  • More information can be found online.