Swim lesson registration is open Winter Session 2 (Feb-Apr)! Classes include Parent & Child (6 months-3 years), Preschool (3-5 years) & Learn to Swim (6-13 years); open to the public. View schedule & registration information – registration closes 2/22!

Jump into a POUND® intro class Thursday 1/26 at noon or 4:15 pm! This exhilarating workout incorporates the motion of drumming into a movement series that yields cardio & strength benefits! POUND will join the GPX line-up in February Thursdays at noon and -beginning 2/9- at 4:30 pm!

Know your numbers! Free blood pressure screening on Friday, January 27, 8:00 am – noon. Open to members and the community!

Honored by the Medical Fitness Association, PWC is one of only two medically integrated fitness centers in Virginia.

Our aquatic arena supports fun and therapy!

Our pool, therapy pockets, walking oval and lap lanes provide refreshing space for aquatic therapy, swim lessons, family swim times and group fitness classes. Aqua Pilates, anyone?

Refuel and replenish post-workout

Swing by the Cafe and choose from snacks, sandwiches and beverages, including delicious natural whole foods smoothies!

Give a Gift of Health!

Your support of the Culpeper Wellness Foundation is an investment in the health of our community. Find out all the ways you can help to improve the lives of children and adults in Culpeper, Madison and Orange counties.

Swim lessons

The following group classes are open to the public and offered in PWC’s indoor warm water pool: Parent & Child (ages 6 months – 3 years), Preschool Aquatics (ages 3-5 years), and Learn to Swim (ages 6 – 13 years). Classes for children support the needs of never-ever swimmers as well as young swimmers progressing in their skills. Our learning environment focuses on learning skills in a fun way while also focusing on water safety – important knowledge for swimmers in order to help themselves or others in an aquatic emergency. Click here for registration information & current schedule.

Questions may be directed to the front desk at 540-445-5406 or aquatics manager Stacey Aucoin at  540-445-5383 or saucoin@culpeperwellness.org


Family swim sessions

Members are welcome to enjoy a family swim session currently available on Tuesday, 5:00-7:00 pm; Friday, 4:00-6:00 pm and Sunday, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. Questions may be directed to the front desk at 540-445-5406 or aquatics manager Stacey Aucoin at  540-445-5383 or saucoin@culpeperwellness.org


News & Events

Exercise and arthritis

May is Arthritis Awareness month and we’ll be sharing a weekly post to provide resources to learn more about the disease and how to manage it.

Arthritis Awareness Month: Keep moving!

Did you know that movement is one of the ways to help mitigate arthritis pain and stiffness? Personal trainer and group fitness instructor Sharon Steele, certified by the Arthritis Foundation, and member Beth Aitcheson, who through exercise has experienced improvement with her arthritis symptoms, share their thoughts.


New class: Cardio Lunchbox

Cardio Lunchbox is a 30 minute non-contact boxing based workout intended to improve cardiovascular fitness, build endurance, and increase coordination and agility. Class movements can be adapted to each individual’s needs – come give it a try!

New class: POUND full body workout

Check out POUND® at Powell Wellness Center! This exhilarating full-body workout with GPX instructor Karen Frazier combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements.

Dance Your Heart Out Zumba February 10

Join group fitness instructors Kelly Rozwadowski and Heather Boggess for Dance Your Heart Out Zumba! This class benefiting cardio health (& more) is free and open to the public!