News & Events
Shallow water lifeguard training March 25-26
Our Aquatics team will host a shallow water training and certification for anyone interested in lifeguarding, ages 16 and older, on March 10, 12 and 13.
Meet instructors Karen Frazier and Eileen Moore
Instructors Karen Frazier and Eileen Moore are bringing even more variety to the fitness class offerings with POUND and Vinyasa Yoga!
PWC director and medical program & fitness manager honored by Medical Fitness Association
PWC’s director Eric Good and medical program and fitness manager Whitney Propps were honored at the Medical Fitness Association’s 2022 annual meeting. Good received the MFA’s Hank Boerner Pioneer Award, presented annually to an individual who has significantly advanced the medical fitness industry. Propps was honored with a Rising Star award recognizing individual achievement and leadership within the medical fitness community.
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.
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!
Aquatic job fair & open house March 11
Learn about aquatics job opportunities! We’ll host an aquatics job fair and open house on Saturday, March 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Job opportunities include lifeguarding, swim lesson instruction, and aquatic group fitness instruction.
A golden anniversary for fitness instructor & personal trainer Sharon Steele!
2022 is quite the anniversary year for fitness instructor and aquatic personal trainer Sharon Steele: 15 years with Powell Wellness Center and 50 years as a fitness professional! Read the Culpeper Star Exponent article about Sharon's career! Prior to the article's...
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.
Kids! Join our water safety art contest!
We’re kicking off May’s Water Safety Month with a safety-themed coloring contest! If you know a young artist, invite them to enter – coloring sheets are at our front desk.