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Initiatives and Events

There's always something exciting going on at WellWorks. See what we have to offer you!

  • WED
    04.17 @ 12:00pm


    Meet outside Bird Arena

    Join WellWorks and OUPD for a bicycle ride where Officer Stabler willl teach you how to efficiently use your bicycle's gear shift to more easily navigate the hills of Athens!

    The ride meets outside of Bird Arena and will leave shortly after 12pm. Bring your bike. Don't have a bike? Borrow one from Black Diamond Bicycles or Athens Public Library. Don't have a helmet? No worries! Ohio University Transportation and Parking Services has some helmets to give away.

  • FRI
    04.05 @ 10:00am


    Grover Center E124

    WellWorks is partnering with Shrivers Health and Wellness to help you make sense of your daily routine. On the first Friday of the month from 10am-2pm representatives from Shrivers Health and Wellness will be on-site at WellWorks for private appointments with our members to offer Medication Review and Medication Counseling.

    What to expect from a Medication Review and Medication Counseling:
    Bring in all your prescription and over the counter medications and have them reviewed by Shrivers' trained pharmacy staff. During a Medication Review, the staff will discuss: side effects, drug interactions, contraindications, proper use, and answer questions. Also during your medication review, they will provide medication counseling which includes: medication therapy management; disease state education; adherence support; food-drug interaction review; and safety monitoring.

    To schedule an appointment, call 740-447-9201.

    Can't make it on any of our event dates? You can schedule alternate counseling times at Shrivers Health and Wellness at 310 W Union Street in Athens!

  • MON
    03.18 @ 01:00pm


    Grover Center E124

    The Women on Weights (W.o.W.) program is aimed at teaching women how to properly utilize free weights to help improve balance, posture and strength while addressing participants' unique body mass goals.

    Class Options: 
    - Mondays at 1:00 p.m. (March 18-April 22)

    - Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. (March 19-April23)

    Payment and Program Details:  
    - Each class will run with a minimum of 5 participants 
    - It is suggested that participants complement the class with a minimum of one additional solo strength-training session each week.
    - Sessions will meet weekly for five weeks. Each session will last 60 minutes. 
    - Participants should meet in front of the Group Fitness classroom (E194) at the start of the class. 
    - Participants can only register for a single class time per session.
    - $55 for members $70 for non-members 
    - This program cost includes a t-shirt! You will be given a variety of options to choose from at the conclusion of the program. 

    - Call 740.593.2093 or stop by Grover E124 
    - We accept checks (made to WellWorks) and credit cards. We are a cash-free facility.
    - Payment must be received to confirm registration. 
    - Payment can be made over the phone via credit card.
    - Class sizes are limited. Call or stop in today!

  • MON
    03.18 @ 05:45am


    Grover Center E124



    What : Visit WellWorks 30 times from March 18 th to April 26 th to build your flower and receive a prize.


    Who : Any current WellWorks Member


    When : March 18 th – April 26 th 2019



    • Sign up for the challenge NOW until March 29 th to be eligible. Register by going to WellWorks front desk and ask to sign up for a flower card. (Cards will be stored behind the front desk for the entirety of the challenge)
    • Pick up a flower stem from the front desk and write your name on it. Then place it on the paper along the wall.
    • When you check in at the desk between March 18 th and April 26 th ask the front desk employee to sign off on your flower card for that day’s date.
    • For every 6 visits you make into WellWorks you will receive 1 petal to add to your flower. Add the petals you earn to your flower throughout the challenge.
    • 5 petals makes a completed flower. This is a total of 30 visits.
    • Complete the flower by April 26 th and receive a prize! Please select which prize you would like on the card after you complete the challenge. Turn in your completed card to a WellWorks student employee and they will verify your card and distribute prizes.
    • In addition to your prize; everyone who completes the challenge (creates a full flower) will be entered into a drawing for one person to win 2 FREE 30 minute personal training sessions.
    • Challenge is limited to 1 visit per-day
    • See the front desk or email us with any questions or concerns!