THANK YOU for voting us Best Gym in the Star Exponent’s annual community survey, Best of Your Hometown!

Kids are invited to participate in our water safety drawing contest for Water Safety Month! Pick up a coloring sheet at the front desk or print one (and read water safety tips!) HERE

Summer swim lessons: Register now for parent & child, preschool and ages 6-13 lesson groups; classes are in June & July. Click here for schedule and registration details

Brain health presentation May 26, noon: Join Sara Amos, director of Culpeper’s Generations Adult Day Center to learn 5 strategies to support brain health. Free & open to the public.

Memorial Day hours: 5:30 am – noon. Link to classes

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 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


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


News & Events

15th anniversary for Larry Horner

We’re delighted to recognize & celebrate Larry Horner’s 15 years of service! Larry joined the PWC team shortly after the center's opening. He had served 30 years with the Postal Service & 8 years with the Army Reserve in Culpeper, but there was to be no quiet...


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.

New: Yoga personal training

If you would like to enjoy the benefits of yoga targeted to your body’s needs, take a look at yoga personal training!

Health Matters: Wellness Assessments

On November 21, the Germanna College nursing students will visit PWC to offer individual wellness assessments that will include vital signs, hearing, vision, height, weight and biometrics. The assessments are free and open to the public.

BioExercise™: Movement for mobility

Class location: Powell Wellness Center

Class date and time: This is a 6-week course beginning August 6, 2018 for PWC members and non-members. There are two classes per week on Monday & Wednesday from 2:00 – 2:45 pm.
BioExercise™ combines activities for both body and mind to improve total body functionality. It is designed for people with cardiovascular disease, Parkinson’s, or multiple sclerosis; with joint replacement, arthritis or chronic pain conditions; and those in stroke recovery.