Wellness

Great Bend RecWellness Programs & Activities

Great Bend Rec promotes active lifestyles by offering health and fitness classes for any fitness level. The Jean Cavanaugh Wellness Center offers PreCore and Life Fitness Equipment to achieve fitness success for the beginner or elite athlete.

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How To Register

Follow the link to learn how to enroll and register today for a wellness program and/or activity.

Wellness Programs & ActivitiesFall 2018 Highlights

Check out highlights for the upcoming fall:

  • Walk Across the USA Program
  • Fit Trail Exercise
  • Zumba
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga
  • Fit for Life – 60 Plus
  • Hike & Bike Trails
  • Music Park

Great Bend RecJean Cavanaugh Wellness Center

Located within The Rec Center, the Jean Cavanaugh Wellness Center was made possible by a donation to the Great Bend Recreation Commission Foundation Fund via the Golden Belt Community Foundation by Jean Cavanaugh. The Jean Cavanaugh Wellness Center provides the opportunity for patrons in Great Bend to enjoy the benefits of becoming active and improving personal health.

Jean Cavanaugh Wellness Center hours

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Summer Hours

(Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day)

  • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
  • Friday: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am -12 noon
  • Sunday: Closed
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Winter/Spring Hours

(Labor Day through Memorial Day Weekend)

  • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
  • Friday: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am -12 noon
  • Sunday: Closed

Amenities

PreCore cardio and Life Fitness strength equipment are available for cardiovascular and core strength training. Treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, recumbent bikes, and 10 strength stations are available. Wi-Fi is available.

Rates

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Daily Drop-In Fees
  • Single (18+ years): $5
  • Family (2-4): $10
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Monthly Membership Rates
  • Single (18+ years): $20
  • Family (2-4): $50
  • Student: $10
  • Senior (60+): $15
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Six Month Membership Rates
  • Single (18+ years): $30
  • Family (2-4): $80
  • Student: $20
  • Senior (60+): $25
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Yearly Membership Rates
  • Single (18+ years): $50
  • Family (2-4): $120
  • Student: $30
  • Senior (60+): $40

Wellness Programs & ActivitiesFrequently Asked Questions

Where are Fitness classes held?

Fitness classes are held at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th Street.

Where do I find programs offered?

Great Bend Rec produces three program guides a year containing all the upcoming activities/classes for that season. Check out the current activity guide and enroll in upcoming classes by calling 793-3755.

Where is the Jean Cavanaugh Wellness Center located?

The Jean Cavanaugh Wellness Center is located at the Carl Soden Recreation Building (The Rec Center), 1214 Stone Street.

Wellness Programs & ActivitiesMeet the Staff

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Garet Fitzpatrick
Enrichment & Activity Center Director
  • image description (620) 793-3755, Ext. 200
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Megan Hammeke
Aquatics, Adaptive, Enrichment Director
  • image description (620) 793-3755, Ext. 210
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Questions About Wellness Programs and Activities?

Contact one of the appropriate staff members or submit an online form through our Contact page.