Welcome to the Glacial Ridge Wellness Center! Wellness is creating a healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit that results in an overall feeling of well-being. Find your perfect balance here.
Every individual has their own personal goals.
At Glacial Ridge Wellness Center, our mission is to listen, educate, and create excellence within you. We offer basic memberships, personal and group training, and a variety of classes along with a newly equipped facility and trainers with exercise science based educations. Let us make a difference. Welcome to the new you!
Empowering the Community
We believe that both a healthy mind and body are essential to healthy living. Our fully-integrated wellness center sets the stage for a comprehensive, medically-integrated environment focused on your total well-being, ranging from day-to-day health maintenance to weight loss programs and special medical and clinical programs. It’s our mission to equip our community with all of the health, wellness, and fitness tools needed to live empowered.
Wellness Center Hours
|6:00am – 9:00pm||6:00am – 7:00pm||6:00am – 4:30pm|
The Glacial Ridge Wellness Center encourages a healthy lifestyle by offering programs and equipment for all ages and abilities.
Our complete workout facility offers a variety of cardio and weight training equipment including:
- Free weights
- Weight machines
- Exercise bikes
- Elliptical machines
- Medicine balls, stability balls, bands, etc…
And more! Each machine has adjustable settings for mild to intense workouts.
With a variety of group classes offered, you’re sure to find one or two that are the right fit for you! If you have any questions along the way, our friendly staff is always available to assist you and to answer your wellness questions.
Proper training is important for your health and safety! We offer every new member the opportunity to attend equipment orientation with a knowledgeable member of our Wellness Center Staff.
During your training, our staff will:
- Introduce each piece of equipment
- Describe what areas it targets
- Demonstrate how to achieve the best results
- Explain how to minimize the risk of injury
We highly recommend you go through the orientation!Get More Info! Contact Us Today
- Senior and Senior Family rates are for ages 65+
- Students (Age 14-18; college students must show school ID)
- Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent.
- Contracts are 12 months.
Alternative Membership Fees
- Daily – $7.00
- Weekly – $13.00
Visit Pass Memberships
- 10 visit card – $25.00 (regular) & $21.25 (senior)
- 20 visit card – $50.00 (regular) & $42.50 (senior)
Visit Pass Memberships are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.
Membership fees are nonrefundable and memberships are nontransferable. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards.
Health Insurance Incentives
The Glacial Ridge Wellness Center partners with a variety of insurance companies to give you the most affordable membership possible.
Currently we accept these forms of insurance:
- BlueCross/BlueShield of Minnesota
- Preferred One
- Medica (Age 65+)
- Health Partners
Note: Certain insurance plans within the companies above are not included. If you have insurance questions, please contact us and we would be happy to help.
SilverSneakers Fitness® Program
Age is just a number!
We are honored to be a part of both the SilverSneakers® program and Silver&Fit® program. The fun, energizing programs help older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity through total-body conditioning classes and offering social events. Many leading health plans offer SilverSneakers – including a free basic membership to a wellness center. Not sure if you qualify? Stop in and we’ll help you find out!Get More Info! Contact Us Today
Stay motivated with a little extra encouragement and direction! We offer numerous personal training packages to help you meet your wellness goals as quickly as possible from one-on-one sessions to group training with two or more.
Our certified personal trainers will:
- Keep you motivated
- Encourage you to reach for your full potential
- Educate you on proper exercise techniques
- Demonstrate proper training to achieve your goals
Wondering if this option is right for you? Become a member and receive an initial wellness assessment for free! If you like personal training, there are numerous discount packages available.
Example Package Options
- $25/hour w/ membership
- $32/hour w/out membership
- 4 sessions $85 (save $15)
- 8 sessions $160 (save $40)
- 2 people $15/each
- 3 people $12/each
This includes exercise programming and nutrition counseling. A Health Coach works with you to establish healthy life goals such as nutrition and fitness related goals while focusing on making behavior changes that impact healthy choices. Sessions generally consist of reviewing your eating and physical activity patterns, guidance on how to reach your goals, and personalized suggestions.
Sessions are 20 – 30 minutes long. With an initial consultation as the first session, at least six sessions are recommended. Discounted packages are available as shown for members who are also working with a Personal Trainer.
- $15/session w/ membership
- $10/session w/ membership + Personal Training
- 8 sessions $90 (save $30)
- 12 sessions $120 (save $60)
Members (w/ Personal Training)
- 8 sessions $60 (save $20)
- 12 sessions $90 (save $30)
Athletic Enhancement Program
For students looking to sharpen their athletic skills over the summer, participation in this program will make you faster, stronger, and more explosive by performing strength training and running drills. Sessions will last approximately 75 minutes. Exercises will vary depending on the sport(s) in which the athletes participate. This is open to anyone entering grades 7 or above looking to get better over the summer. Perfect for all levels of sports experience!
Group Support Classes
Strength in numbers! Working out with friends is a great way to stay motivated and keep your wellness journey on track! We’re proud to offer a variety of cardio, strength training classes, Yoga, Pilates and SilverSneakers classes. Read the descriptions below to find classes you’d like and view the printable class schedule. Follow us on Facebook for upcoming class reminders and wellness encouragement!
Basic Self-Defense – These classes will teach you joint manipulation, pressure points, and pain compliance for self defense. The techniques accommodate any physical ability and age group. Techniques taught in this class include but not limited to: simple striking, vital targets, and releases from various holds and grabs. You will also learn ways to prevent violent situations from developing as well as how to avoid them entirely. (Non-members may attend these classes for $7/session or purchase 10 sessions for $25.)
Body Conditioning – This class focuses on muscle control and the push-pull method by combining cardio and strength training. We emphasize proper body technique, posture, and breathing for an all-around workout.
Body Fit – Strong is the new skinny, and here’s where you’ll get it! This class focuses on both movements and weights, using amped up music for cardio and equipment such as free weights, balls, and resistance bands to achieve fun and fitness!
Cardio Jam – This jam-packed cardio session lets you be free to enjoy the sensation of both dance and music. An addictive fusion of the latest dance moves and hottest new sounds puts the emphasis on having fun along with breaking a sweat.
Circuit Training/ Stations – Torch calories and burn fat! This class is perfect for all levels of training and experience because you control how hard you want to push yourself. You’ll work both your muscles and your heart through weight training and movement.
High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.) – A total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout designed to tone your body, improve endurance and clear your mind. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided.
Introduction to Fitness – Not sure how to properly do a weighted squat? Our instructors will guide you through fitness moves and routines using weights and other equipment. Perfect for beginners or if you want a refresher!
Outdoor Bicycling Group (Seasonal: May – September) – Riding around the lake, dodging rolling hills, and taking a step off the beaten-path, this class offers something for everyone. The group also focuses on body weight, core-strengthening, and flexibility exercises when not racking up miles.
Outdoor Running Group – Whether you’re an avid runner or just beginning, this is a great way to get outside to enjoy the scenery and fresh air. All physical fitness levels are welcome! During the run, we
also perform body weight exercises, such as squats, and utilize a stump or a bench for dips, push-ups, step-ups, and planks.
Pilates – This conditioning routine will help you gain the flexibility and core strength to emphasize stronger muscles and endurance. By focusing on deep breathing, you’ll notice how Pilates highlights pelvic and spinal alignment with balance and stabilization.
Piloxing – A high-energy interval workout that uniquely blends the power, speed, and agility of boxing with the targeted sculpting and flexibility of Pilates. These techniques will maximize your cardiovascular health, burn maximum calories, and increase stamina. We also incorporate dance moves to tone muscle, burn fat and empower you both physically and mentally.
Self-Defense – Timing, accuracy and confidence are the three most important things in self-defense. Learn the basics of joint manipulation, pressure points, and pain compliance along with strategies to prevent and avoid violent situations. Techniques are designed to accommodate all physical abilities and the class is for both men and women.
Yoga – Learn how to move with awareness as you ease through transitions and learn the basic principles of alignment. These sessions will improve flexibility, enhance your health, and teach you to release and relax daily stressors.
SilverSneakers® Group Classes
SilverSneakers Classes combine fun with fitness while increasing your strength, improving flexibility and relieving stress. Many leading health plans offer SilverSneakers – including a free basic membership to a wellness center. Stop in and we’ll help you find out if you qualify!
Take part in these SilverSneakers Classes:
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, balance, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Combine fitness with fun to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing, and a ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises.
Move your whole body through a complete series of yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation promote stress reduction and mental clarity.
Physical Therapy Transition
We want patients to continue their wellness journey after completing physical therapy. It’s an important part of long-term success! That’s why we offer patients the opportunity to use the Glacial Ridge Wellness Center free of charge for one month!
During that month patients will:
- Meet with one of our certified trainers
- Build on the progress made in physical therapy
- Design a plan for total body wellness
Stop by the Wellness Center after your next physical therapy appointment and discuss your options with one of our friendly staff members.Get More Info! Contact Us Today