and SilverSneakers®


Hampton, IA July 6, 2018 — Franklin Wellness Center partners with Tivity Health to offer Prime® Fitness and SilverSneakers®  starting July 1, 2018.


Prime Fitness is a commercial fitness program inspiring participants to take charge of their own health and fitness and stay motivated and active. Prime Fitness is available to individuals ages 18 to 64 who are members of participating health plans and/or employer groups. Medicare health plans and Medicare Supplement carriers or group retirement plans may include SilverSneakers as part of their benefit package.


Prime gives members unlimited access to thousands of fitness locations across the country, now including the Franklin Wellness Center. From weights and machines to group classes, Prime has something for everyone at all levels of ability.


“We are excited to offer Prime Fitness and SilverSneakers to help improve the health and well-being of our members and the community,” said Jim Davies, manager of the Franklin Wellness Center.


Any increase in physical activity levels can improve overall health. According to federal physical activity guidelines, American adults should try to accumulate 2.5 hours per week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity, or 1.25 hours of vigorous activity. Physical activity can also mitigate health-related risks and improve the quality of life for those who already have chronic conditions.


Franklin Wellness Center is located on the Franklin General Hospital healthcare campus, Highway 3 East, Hampton. To learn more about Prime offerings, visit  Find out how to take advantage of SilverSneakers by visiting or calling 1-888-423-4632 (TTY: 711), Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.


About Prime Fitness

Prime Fitness creates a single, simple membership program with flexibility and features designed to overcome excuses. Prime® provides reciprocal membership at more than 10,000 participating facilities nationwide, from gyms and sports facilities to specialty fitness studios and more, enabling members to enjoy standard membership benefits at any, and all, locations with no added fees.


About Franklin Wellness Center

The purpose of the Franklin Wellness Center is to provide people of all ages a future that includes a healthy lifestyle, family fun, and a positive outlook that comes with a successful community effort.  This indoor facility, which opened in 2005, includes a fitness/strength area, walking track, gymnasium, multipurpose room, locker rooms, four lane lap pool and a therapy pool.