Baptist and health
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has a longstanding commitment to the health of our community. That commitment takes many forms, from the hospital itself to a variety of community outreach programs.
One of those ancillary parts of Baptist is the facility on Fairfield Drive known as the Baptist Healthplex. It has been owned by the hospital since 2006, but has just undergone a significant upgrade in equipment.
Baptist has just spent more than $75,000 on renovations to the 33,000-square-foot facility, adding new commercial grade fitness equipment and remodeling the locker rooms. New fitness machines include Spinner bikes, stairclimbers, treadmills, stationary bikes and a water rower.
The renovated Healthplex will be on display at a free community open house from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Healthplex offers a variety of classes including Tai Chi, water aerobics, dance, SPI, Zumba and cardio sculpting. The facility has an indoor pool and offers swimming classes for both children and adults.
Samuel Lynd, the new assistant administrator at the hospital, said the improvements demonstrate Baptist’s continuing commitment to promoting a healthy community.
We agree. We are fortunate to have a quality, responsible, non-profit hospital in a community our size. And we are fortunate to have the Healthplex facility and its pool.
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- Youth production to ‘dazzle’ audience this weekend with selections from Disney markings.
- Martintown bridge complete, road open again
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