Welcome to the Algoma Community Wellness Center
Located at 1715 Division Street, the Algoma Community Wellness Center (non-profit) is part of a mission to help improve the overall health and well-being of our community members.
Check out all the great things going on at the Center!
Call today to get started on your wellness journey! (920) 487-7001 Ext 4000
NOTE: The ACWC will be unstaffed Thursday, November 22 -Saturday, November 24, 2018. All paid-in-full members will be able to access the center with their membership cards during our business hours.
- Hours and Rates
- New Member Orientation
- 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Award Winner
- Connect With Us
Algoma Community Wellness Center Hours and Fees
Monday-Thursday, 4 a.m. -10:30 p.m.
Staffed, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 4 – 7 p.m.
Friday, 4 a.m. -10:30 p.m.
Staffed, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Staffed, 8 – 11 a.m.
Sunday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
To enter the building during non-staffed times:
- Your membership needs to be paid in full
- You need to have your membership card
- You need to scan your card at these three locations:
- o Entrance door to the facility
- o Entrance door to the front desk
- o At the front desk by the computer screen
The center will be open even if the Algoma Schools are closed.
Individual: $20/month, $100/6 months, $200/annual
Family: $45/month, $240/6 months, $460/annual
Senior: $10/month, $50/6 months, $100/annual
Senior Family: $25/month, $135/6 months, $255/annual
Student: FREE/month, FREE/6 months, FREE/annual
Initial Membership Activation Fee (per member): $10
New rates will go into effect on February 1, 2019. Click here to view the new rates.
New Member Orientations | Free for Members
Monday, 10 – 11 a.m. or 3 – 8 p.m.
Instructor: Joshua Savoie, Personal Trainer
New to the center?
Want some more direction? Sign up or a 30-minute small group orientation where we all will guide you through the importance and benefits of cardio training, strength machines, and functional exercise, (i.e., squats, lunges, core work, and flexibility).
The functional training overview uses body weight exercises including the purpose of the exercise, proper form, and the great benefits.
The Algoma Community Wellness Center is located on the Algoma High School campus.
Park at the west end of the Algoma High School parking lot and enter the Center through the west entrance.
Algoma, Wisconsin Honored As 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Winner
Now in its fifth year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize recognizes communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments that will enable everyone, especially those facing the greatest barriers to good health, the opportunity to live well.
A Culture of Health recognizes that health and well-being are greatly influenced by where we live, learn, work, and play; the safety of our surroundings; and the relationships we have in our families and communities. The Prize elevates the compelling stories of local leaders and community members who together are transforming neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and more—so that better health flourishes everywhere.
Under the umbrella of the Live Algoma initiative, Algoma, WI became a 2017 recipient of the Culture of Health prize, being recognized as a community that has come together to set goals and work as teams on health and wellness issues. Anyone can be a “bright spot,” an agent of change who plays a role in improving health!
Read Algoma’s RWJF Culture of Health prize story here.
Pickleball | Free for Members
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays / 7-Noon
Pickle ball is a great way to get into shape and have a blast at the same time! Feel free to stop down and check out what pickle ball is all about.
Pain & Injury Consultations | Free for Members
Thursday, 12 – 2 p.m.
Consultant: Kim Yaeger, Athletic Trainer
Not moving as freely as you want because of achy knees, painful hips. a sore back and/or other joint pains?
Sign up for a 30-minute consultation to evaluate your discomfort, answer your questions and get treatment options based on your current issues. Ask the Wellness Center staff for Kim’s availability and to schedule an appointment.
Individual Health Coach Sessions | Free for Adult Residents of the Algoma School District
Thursday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Algoma Community Wellness Center
Tuesday, 8 – 11 a.m., Bellin Health 831 Parker Ave. Algoma
Call 1-800-528-7883 to schedule your 1:1 coaching session
Provider: Jody Anderson, Registered Nurse
If you are ready to make some lifestyle changes to help yourself lose weight, start exercising more, sleep better smile, more?
As you identify hurdles and set goals, Nurse Jody will help you make sustainable changes to help you reach those goals. She is friendly, compassionate, and empathetic.
Without judgment, Jody focuses on your health, happiness, and quality of life concerns.
Health coaching helps you:
- Improve nutritional choices
- Incorporate movement into your lifestyle
- Learn and use stress reduction techniques
- Eliminate tobacco
- Discover ways to manage chronic diseases (like high blood pressure or diabetes)
- Develop healthy sleep habits
- Lose weight
Joyous Joints (Hip & Knee)
Wednesdays & Fridays | 11:15 am-Noon
Are you considering a joint replacement or have already had a hip replacement? Do you want to improve your joints flexibility and keep your muscles strong?
Join Joyous Joints Hip and Knee Class, and continue doing the activities you love while experiencing less pain. with Door County Medical Center!
Silver Sneakers and Optum Members: FREE
Staying Active, Staying Healthy
Perfect for those considering a joint replacement or those who have had one already. It is also great if you would like to continue to prevent yourself from needing any joint surgery in the future.
Keep your joints flexible and muscles strong.
Continue doing activities that you love while experiences less pain.
Between Door County Medical Center’s therapists and Algoma Community Wellness Centers fitness professionals, you will find success.
Friends & Fiber
Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
A NEW TIME! Meet new people while you work on that craft project you’ve been meaning to get done. Sit together and talk with friends while you knit, color, crochet, bead, etc.
Before you know it you will have all of the DIY’s done! Time flies when it’s fun!
Last call for Wellness Class. Running Monday and Thursday through May 2019, these classes are coming quickly to an end. Have fun exercising and being Well!
Jen Krogh is a great class instructor. Come check it out before it is gone!
$1 for Members $2 for Non-Members FREE for Silver Sneakers and Optum
Chair Yoga, Monday, 9 – 9:45 a.m. | Chair Aerobics, Friday, 9 – 9:45 a.m.
Chair based exercises have been shown to increase strength, power, flexibility, balance, and decreases depression, body fat, and pain. Come join Wellness Monday and Thursday, but you can also do it on your own as well. Don’t restrict yourself, workout every day of the week, get healthy and fit!
Two session options:
- Monday & Wednesday, November 12 – December 19, 2018 (No class on 11/21/18), 6 – 6:30 a.m. Sign up here.
- Tuesday & Thursday, November 13 – December 20, 2018 (No class 11/22/18), 5:45 – 6:15 a.m. Sign up here.
- Reserve your spot by November 7, 2018
Fee: $45 for members, $70 for non-members
Suspension training leverages your own body weight against gravity. You have the ability to make it as intense or as easy as you like!
Fast paced total body workout stressing core and mobility.
Children’s Strength & Conditioning
Saturdays, 9 – 10 a.m. November 10 – December 15, 2018 (No class on 11/24/18)
Open to 5th – 8th graders.
Fee: $25 for 5 classes
Click here to sign up. Pay at the Wellness Center desk by November 7, 2018, to reserve a spot.
This co-ed class is geared towards introducing your children to general strength movements in a fun group environment! Our trainer will begin to teach the basics of carries, sled push/pulls, squats, lunges, jumps, cutting, and other strength and athletic movements.
3rd Annual Freeze The Gain
It ’s time for the 3rd annual Freeze the Gain Challenge!
• Stop in at the Algoma Community Wellness Center to weigh in during the week of November 26 – 30, 2018.
• The goal of the challenge is to have participants maintain or lose weight over the holiday season!
• Get the support you need to succeed by watching for weekly email tips delivered to your in-box, or connect with others on the Freeze the Gain Facebook Page.
• This year we are asking participants to donate a non-perishable food item or toiletry to help support the Kewaunee County Food Pantry.
Donation boxes will be available at the Wellness Center, the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce (1226 Lake St.) and local participating businesses.
• The Challenge weigh-out will take place the week of January 7-11, 2019.
Participants who weigh in/out AND turn in their weight card will be entered into a prize drawing.
• Join the fun! Freeze the Gain! Do something good for your health and good for the community!
News From Nurse Jody
Even with all the advances in our knowledge and understanding about health, all the developments of more effective medicines, and all the new technology we have to detect and treat disease did you know that men, on average, still die nearly five years younger than women?
Hey Guys–Your wife, your sisters, and your children don’t want to have to live without you! Beat the odds by living longer and stronger and using all the tools available to build a better you.
- Schedule an annual physical. It’s important to develop an ongoing relationship with one healthcare provider who gets to know and understand your whole health picture.
- Get your preventive health and cancer screenings. Your risk for certain health issues changes throughout life. Stop in to talk to me about what screenings are recommended based on your age and overall health.
- Take care of business by taking care of yourself. Get at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise or activity at least five times aw eek. Pay attention to what you eat and drink and get enough sleep. Nobody expects perfection, just a little attention. The Algoma Community Wellness Center is a great environment to practice self-care!
- Use the right tools to get the job done. Need help improving your health? Make an appointment with your Community Nurse Activator- Nurse Jody, to get connected to tools and resources to help you succeed! Just visit: https://www.bellin.org/openschedule/algoma-community
You deserve good health, and the ones you love deserve that extra five years with you. A regular tune-up can help you identify areas of your health that might need some work and repair, as well as, provide the regular maintenance that keeps you running in tip-top shape.
Have a happy and healthy November!
MEMBERSHIP RATE CHANGE
Over the last four years we have learned the realities of operating a community wellness center. One of those realities is the rising operational costs. We have realized that we must raise additional revenue to ensure the sustainability of and to continue to provide the best amenities, services and classes. Supporting the well being of our members is paramount in moving forward collectively.
NEW MEMBERSHIP RATES WILL BE EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2019.
Take advantage of the current rates by purchasing a 6 month or 1-year membership before the rate change!
1 month – $30 | 6 Mmonths – $160 | 1 year – $290
Senior (62 years old and up)
1 month – $150 | 6 Mmonths – $80 | 1 year – $150
Family (2 adults, married or unmarried, living together plus any dependent children up to age 25 living at the same address)
1 month – $50 | 6 Mmonths – $270 | 1 year – $500
All students who live in the Algoma School District Community are free
~10% off 6 month memberships
~20% off year memberships