Lifeguarding Certification and Review Classes Offered

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training at Franklin Wellness Center 

Three Lifeguard Certification class options are scheduled--approx. 29 hours each, depending on number in class.

Option one (over two weekends) 
Saturday, May 4 -- 8 AM to 5 PM      
Sunday, May 5 -- 10 AM to 4 PM
Saturday, May 11 -- 8 AM to 5 PM    
Sunday, May 12 -- 10 AM to 4 PM (or until finished)

Option two (one long weekend)
Friday, May 17 --  4 to10 PM             
Saturday, May 18 -- 8 AM to 6 PM
Sunday, May 19 -- 8 AM to 4 PM (or until finished)

Option three (one long weekend)
Friday, ...Read More

Does Your Health Insurance Provider Offer a Gym Membership Benefit?

Does Your Health Insurance Provider Offer a Gym Membership Benefit?
by Jim Davies, manager, Franklin Wellness Center

Health insurance providers have a vested interest in you staying healthy.  

The cost of physical inactivity and sedentary behavior is staggering. Some studies indicate that as much as 87.5 percent of all healthcare claims are driven by lifestyle choices. Excess weight and a sedentary lifestyle are even risk factors for one-quarter to one-third of all common cancers in the United States.

Physical activity is a key component to improving and maintaining an individual’s overall well-being. When a person increases physical activity from zero to one time per week to more than three ...Read More

Swimming Lessons

Franklin Wellness Center will be offering youth swimming lessons:  Session one:  March 25 - April 19  and Session two:  April 22 - May 18.
Each session is four weeks.   The cost  is $28 for one day per week, $56 for two days a week for the four week session.
Testing to determine placement of each participant will be held the Monday, March 25 at 4:00 p.m.  If unable to attend the testing time, another time can be arranged.     
Once placement is ...Read More