The Health and Wellness Center features more than 40 pieces of accessible exercise equipment.
The Center, located at 5200 Berthold Ave. in St. Louis, is a unique venue with an expert staff of physical and occupational therapists where people with disabilities can exercise, receive assistance continuing their post-rehabilitation training and participate in recreational activities.
Participants can utilize the Center for as long as they want and build a lifetime of health and wellness.
There is no other facility in the St. Louis area like it.
How to Join
The Health and Wellness Center helps participants develop an exercise program that best meets their needs and goals.
Monthly fees for the Center are determined on a sliding scale. Financial aid may also be available to participants who qualify.
Participants typically start with a 12-week introductory program, during which they will also receive a health handbook and nutrition program guidelines.
In addition to the equipment found in most gyms, such as treadmills and free weights, the Health and Wellness Center has adaptive equipment specially designed for people with mobility impairments. Adaptive equipment includes:
- Equalizer weight machines
- SCIFIT steppers and bikes
- Standing frames
The Center also includes a mobility skills course for people to practice navigating mobility challenges (e.g., wheelchair ramps or curb cuts) with their assistive technology device.
Other Amenities and Services
The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University provides clinical services and conducts research through a partnership with the Health and Wellness Center.
Clinical services include assistance evaluating seating and mobility needs, and a program that explores the unique challenges of parenting with a disability.
Our partnership with Logan University provides Paraquad participants with access to the Logan University Chiropractic Clinic at Paraquad. Logan University students provide free chiropractic care to participants while learning how to serve people with disabilities.
SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading fitness program designed for older adults. For more than two decades, SilverSneakers has offered a convenient, innovative and popular fitness program for millions of people who see the tremendous benefits of physical fitness. Paraquad is a certified provider for SilverSneakers,which is provided at no cost by more than 60 health plans nationwide.
Health and Wellness Center hours
Monday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Please get in touch if you’re interested in joining the Health and Wellness Center. You can also join the Center’s Facebook group to stay updated one everything that’s going on.
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