Registration open for group swim lessons!

New sessions for group swim lessons kick off in August & September: available classes include Parent & Child, Preschool and Learn to Swim levels. These lessons are open to the community. Please review information at the link below. Registration for the August-September session closes August 4. We look forward to welcoming our new “swim students” to the pool!

Class information & registration forms to download

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 Boot Camp, 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 classes will be 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.

Registration deadline: June 9 for sessions 1 and 3; July 7 for session 2. Click here for information & registration form

Questions may be directed to the front desk at 540-445-5406 or aquatics manager Stacey Aucoin at  540-445-5383 or


Family swim sessions

Members are welcome to join a family swim session currently available on Thursdays and Fridays at 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30 pm, as well as Sunday at noon and 1:00 pm. There will be a Family Swim session on Tuesday, May 31, 5:00-7:00 pm. Please register for your family’s choice of splash time through the member portal online!

Beginning in June, registration will no longer be necessary. In June, new Family Swim days and times will be 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


News & Events

Rock Steady Boxing at PWC

We are offering a Rock Steady Boxing exercise program for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). This unique program, established in 2006, improves the ability of people with PD to live independent lives.

Parkinson’s awareness month: open house

Community members with Parkinson’s disease, their family members and caregivers are invited to an open house on April 29, 1:00-3:00 pm, for PWC’s Rock Steady Boxing (RSB) program (a non-contact boxing based fitness curriculum designed to improve the quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease) and monthly Parkinson’s support group.


Energy Medicine Yoga program

Energy Medicine Yoga is a special program offered at Powell Wellness Center by certified EMY instructor Annette Hyde. The program is offered quarterly, in alignment with wellness needs that occur with seasonal change. The summer session focuses on calming anxiety and...

Free introductory swim session June 23

On Thursday, June 23, 2022, Powell Wellness Center will be a host site for the World’s Largest Swim Lesson (WLSL) from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm and offer an introductory swim session to adults and children.

Outdoor classes

Enjoy fitness classes with PWC instructors in a variety of outdoor settings from April – September!

Health Matters: Menopause & Hormone Replacement Therapy

Christy Amos and Kelsey Woycik, certified physician assistants with UVA Health Culpeper Medical Center Obstetrics & Gynecology, will discuss menopause and the options, safety and indications related to hormone replacement therapy. A question and answer session will follow.

Walk 10K challenge May 9-15, 2022

Members of Powell Wellness Center members and their friends and family are invited to participate in Walk 10K, an annual worldwide walking challenge that will take place May 9-15.