Whether your goal is weight management, strength-training, education, or general conditioning, our programs are designed to provide you with safe and supportive environment.
Membership to FSC’s Wellness Center offers access to our state-of-the-art facility, including
- Full use of the cardiovascular and strength training equipment in our fitness area
- Access to our pool
- Group exercise classes (in our aerobic studio)
- Indoor cycling classes
- Court sports
- Specialized personal training
- Locker rooms with showers
- Health and wellness information sessions
- Free family memberships for faculty and staff
To get Started
Visit the Nina B. Hollis Wellness Center and fill out the Jump Start packet. You will be assigned to a personal trainer as they become available. For more specific questions contact, Abby Elias, FSC Fitness Coordinator.
Jump Start Packet for FSC Employees
To take advantage of the aquatics, fitness, group exercise, intramural sports, and outdoor recreational programs, stop by the Wellness Center, or complete our Faculty/Staff Membership Form
Check out the Group Exercise schedule(begins August 23rd).
Services and Programs
The Department of Wellness and Recreation Programs offers continual programs to help you stay healthy and live well.
These programs include: our weekly group exercise class, our Jump Start Program that includes a full fitness assessment and personalized exercise program, and our nutrition education and training program that provides one-on-one coaching and group workshops.
Health Flex Incentives
This online health assessment helps you evaluate your risk for common health problems and can be shared with your primary care physician. Complete the HQ between Aug. 1 and Sept. 30, 2016 and avoid paying a higher medical plan deductible in 2017. If your spouse also is in a HealthFlex active plan, both you and your spouse must complete the HQ online health risk assessment in August or September to avoid the higher medical plan deductible in 2017.
Sign up for your free pedometer and get walking towards wellness! The more miles you walk, the more cash you can make! Learn more about Healthmiles at www.gbophb.org – click on red Healthmiles icon. Earn up to $150 in HealthCash for reaching quarterly targets. Review complete campus walking map.
Download the Enrollment Guide for Virgin Pulse
Blueprint for Wellness
Earn $100 HealthCash for doing your blood screening right here on campus. Lab includes lipid, cholesterol glucose and hemoglobin A1C testing as well as multiple organ function tests. Share your lab results with your doctor at your next scheduled appointment. You must be enrolled in the Virgin Healthmiles program to receive HealthCash.
WebMD Wellness Points
Earn $150 HealthCash for accumulating at least 150 Wellness Points during the year. Improve your personal health while at the same time earning cash. Check it out at www.webmdhealth.com.
Download 2016 Incentives Guide
Download 2016 FAQ
FSC Wellness Programs
Campus Wide Blood Drives
Come show your support, donate blood and save a life. Blood Drives are located at the Happy Place on Callahan Drive. Donating only takes 15-20 minutes out of your day. Get free incentives and snacks for your participation! Free cholesterol results within three days. The campus wide blood drives will be held on September 6th, September 7th , November 7th, November 8th, January 18th, January 19th, March 28th and March 29th. To register for the blood drive please visit www.oneblooddonor.org and use the sponsor code #19881.
Learn more at the One Blood website
Smoking Cessation Classes
The Department of Wellness and Recreation Programs partners with the Florida AHEC Network to offer their Quit Smoking Now (QSN) tobacco cessation program. This is a six week program to become tobacco free and includes Nicotine Replacement Therapy Patches at no cost to the participant. For more information about attending the program or to register please contact: 1.877.252.6094. Classes are held once a week beginning this fall.
Stress Free Zones
Take a break from the stress and have a cup of tea, enjoy a chair massage, and learn more about how to relax. Come join us on the third floor of the campus library from 10am-1pm on the following dates; October 25, December 7, February 7 and March 29. Contact Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot!
Volunteer Opportunities Section
Join a team, form a team, participate individually or volunteer on race days. There are plenty opportunities to get involved. Click on links below for more information & contact Kelly at email@example.com if you want to participate on an FSC team or volunteer.
InnerAct Alliance 5k and 1/2 Marathon
November 12, 2016
Save-A-Life Saturday Health Fair
Saturday, November 5, 2016
LRH Promise Run
Saturday, March 4, 2017
HeartMath Personal Resilience Classes
Join us for six weekly one hour classes and learn new tools for better managing your stress level.
- Identify depleting stress reactions that affect your health, performance and well-being.
- Neutralize and replace stressful reactions that erode health and mental and emotional composure and resilience.
- Regain vitality by stopping energy drains.
- Increase your ability to think clearly and find more efficient solutions to problems
- Incorporate HeartMath's emWave technology into personal practice(optional).
- Observe and identify personal benefits gained from applying self-regulation skills.
- Increase your ability to sustain coherence and composure in challenging situations.
- Prep before potentially stressful or challenging situations.
- Increase awareness of and sensitivity to relational issues.
- Successfully reset by shifting your physiology and reestablishing coherence and composure after stress triggers or incidents.
You will also receive four one on one coaching sessions(30 minutes) with Kelly if you so desire. To register for our next scheduled class or for additional information, email Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 863.616.6413.
FREE Financial Wellness Presentations
Bring a bag lunch and join us in Rinker Technology for our Fall & Spring Financial Wellness presentations.
Bring your own lunch! Please contact Kelly at email@example.com
to reserve your spot.
October 11th from 11:45am – 1:00pm
The Confident Retirement®
Learn a holistic way to feel comfortable and confident in your financial future. This session will highlight specific investments, such as ROTH IRA’s and weathering job transitions.
April 5th from 11:45am-1:00pm
Topic: To be determined based on feedback and questions from session one.
CPS Investments Advisors Community Outreach Lunch & Learns
The following FREE Community Presentations are provided by CPS here at FSC the first Wednesday of the month in the Hollis Room. Lunch is provided!
To RSVP, email Sherrie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fit at Work
Gayle Olson, Athletic Training Clinical Instructor, FSC
Saving Lives with CPR and AEDs
Michelle Shiver, Executive Director, Citizen CPR, Inc
Diane Longstreet, PhD, MPH, RD, LD/N, Keiser University
Ageless from the Inside Out”
Debbie Zimmerman, MBA,
Wellness Manager, Polk County School Board
Kelly Andrews, M S, Assistant Dean of Wellness, FSC
Employee Food Discounts
Employees enjoy a significant discount on lunchtime dining in Wynee’s Bistro on weekdays from 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm. The cost is only $5 plus tax ($5.35) when using Moc Bucks. This savings is almost half off the regular lunch price for all you care to eat. Wynee’s offers soups, salad bar, foods from around the world, healthy options, freshly made home cooked entrees, sandwiches and wraps, pasta and pizzas, and daily specials, along with a variety of beverages and fresh baked desserts.
FSC Employees may purchase Moc Bucks on their employee ID cards at the business office located in the Realizing Building or through the employee Portal by selecting “Add funds to your FSC ID card” in the Employee Information tab. When using Moc Bucks, employees already receive a 20% discount off the regular price at Wynee’s Bistro for any meal. Normally, lunch is $8.95 plus tax($9.57), but during off-peak hours employees enjoy the special added discount when paying with Moc Bucks.
Community Wellness Opportunities
Area Fitness Center Discounts
Take a look at the different area fitness center discounts that are available to Florida Southern College Faculty and Staff.
Weight Watchers Discounts
Weight Watchers Information
Find the Nearest Weight Watchers Location