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


MARCH CLASSES AT FWC

MARCH CLASSES AT FRANKLIN WELLNESS CENTER

AQUA BUSTERS WATER AEROBICS 
(Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays) 11:00am to noon 
Instructor Kathy Heeren   
3x/week  $12.50 members, $27.50  non-members
2x/week  $12.00 members, $20.00 non-members 
Drop in $3/member, $5 non-member

SENIOR WATER AEROBICS   
M/W/F   9:00am –10:00am     Instructor:  Jim Davies    
3x/week  $12.50 members, $27.50  non-members
2x/week  $12.00 members, $20.00 non-members  
Drop in $3/member, $5 ...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