Get Your Huffin & Puffin In Before The Turkey & Stuffin!

Powell Wellness Center (PWC) has achieved certification by the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), the country’s leading organization dedicated solely to medically integrated fitness facilities.

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 volleyball, anyone?

Refuel and Replenish Post-workout

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

Our pool is splash central in all seasons!

Fall and winter group swim lesson registration is currently underway! Classes are offered for parent & child, preschool, ages 6-13, and ages 14-adult. Sign up now and you’ll be ready for water recreation next summer! Private swim lessons are also available. Aquatics classes offer fun and low impact fitness; for more information, take a look at our class descriptions.  If you have questions, please contact Aquatics Manager Stacey Aucoin at or 540-445-5383.

News & Events

You should be dancin’, yeah!

That title is for all you Bee Gees fans - we know you're out there! Can you dance your way to fitness? Yes! The instructors of the dance-inspired classes offered at Powell Wellness Center and Culpeper Sport & Fitness will tell you – the benefits are impressive. Dance...

How to do a hip hinge correctly

The hip hinge is a common movement pattern used in everyday activities as well as with exercise. For example, the movement can be used when bending to pick up an object, and it is also the main motion involved in performing squats, dead lifts, and various other...

Trainer tips: Training for a 5K race

Going from the couch to a 5K can be a daunting goal, but with some determination and dedication to your goal you can achieve it! Picking a particular race to focus on, such as the Turkey Trot 5K at PWC on Thanksgiving Day, provides a great goal and timeline to keep...


5 Mile Walk Workshop

Program date and time: November 3, 2018, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Powell Wellness Center

Lace up your athletic shoes and join fitness instructor Sharon Steele for a fun 5 Mile Walk workshop. Walking is one of the most simple ways to get fit.

Flu shots & A1C testing

Date and time: October 24, 2018, 8:00 am – 11:00 am / October 25, 2018, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Powell Wellness Center
Free flu shots and A1C testing (fee-based) will be available to the community.

Health Matters: Eating for energy

October’s free Health Matters will focus on eating for energy, presented by PWC’s Integrative Dietitian Nutritionist, Jena Savadsky Griffith.

Classes: Heartsaver® CPR/AED and First Aid

Learn CPR and First Aid in these classes at Powell Wellness Center that are open to the public. Please register at the PWC Front Desk or by calling PWC medical programming leader Whitney Propps at 540-445-5388.        ...

Series class: Focus on the Back

Looking for a program to support a healthy back? "Focus on the Back" incorporates exercises and stretches in a small group aquatic-based program. The class begins October 1 and is held twice weekly through November 7. Please register by calling PWC Fitness Manager...