Nature of the Wellness Center
The Wellness Center can be taken for college credit, one-hour credit for the full semester. If taking the Wellness Center as a class, one is required to attend an orientation; a student's personal exercise program will be developed.
Memberships are also available on a one, three, six, or twelve-month basis, Membership sign-up can be taken care of at the Center. Orientations are optional for members.
The goal of the Center is to enhance a person's cardiovascular respiratory endurance, muscle endurance, muscle strength, and flexibility.
FITNESS DOES A BODY GOOD
When you are fit, you have more stamina, less stress, and less sickness. You look good and have more zest for life. A good way to get fit is to enroll in the Wellness Center. Not only will we help your body get fit, we will help your mind get fit on how to take care of yourself.
THE KEYS TO SUCCESS
The Wellness Center can be the key to success for your exercise program. Enthusiasm, Professionalism, and Personalized service. These are key elements in every successful fitness program. Does your program have what it takes?
Cowley offers personalized exercise recommendations. We conduct initial testing to determine each person's current level of fitness.
The instructors at the center know how to establish realistic goals for all populations, including adolescents, seniors or persons with sports injuries. What type of exercise to recommend, how much, how often, and at what intensity level.
Qualified personnel have an excellent understanding of exercise physiology and nutrition. We are well-versed in motivational techniques and creative instruction.
At Cowley College Wellness Center, we will help you put all these things to use.
THE SMALL GROUP ADVANTAGE
The small group format allows the educational experience to be scaled so that it meets each individual's needs. And the peer interaction enables you to share insight and engage in some informal problem solving.
A VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
The Wellness Center offers a variety of programs to enhance your fitness needs. Students and members may select from an assortment of aerobic devices such as:
- Indoor Walking Track
- Stair Stepper
- Recumbent Bicycles
- Selectorized Weight Machines
- Dual-Cable Cross
- Group Exercise Studio
- Free Weights
- Locker Rooms
The Universal Super Circuit training system is also a valuable tool in bringing about whole body activity.
The Center completes its strength program with a complete free weight facility.
Classes in Aerobics and Weight Training are offered year around.