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Rehabilitation and Wellness


Franciscan Healthcare Wellness Center

Franciscan Healthcare is proud to offer the community an outstandingly clean and safe environment in which to develop healthy habits. A variety of exercise equipment is available for aerobic training, toning, and strengthening. Our fitness center area includes:

  • Air-Dyne Stationary Bikes
  • Crosstrainer Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • FreeMotion Weight Machines
  • Indoor Track
  • NuSteps
  • Stair Steppers
  • Therapy Pool
  • Treadmills
  • Upper Body Ergometers
Age Requirements

Participants must be at least 15 years of age to use any equipment. Young adults 15-18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during exercise and must also have a current membership. Children under the age of 15 are not allowed in the exercise area or on the equipment.

Entrance and Parking

Entrance to the Wellness Center is through the East Decatur Street entrance. Parking is on the south side of the building, in front of the building, or in the parking garage. You can also enter the Wellness Center through the parking garage. Entrance during all hours will require a proximity card and these can be purchased at the front desk.


The Wellness Center is open 24 hours/day, 7 days a week to active members.

The Wellness Center is staffed 7:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Upon purchase of a Wellness Center membership package, each wellness member will receive their own proximity card. Your proximity card is to be used to access the facility during unstaffed hours/weekends and for sign-in at the kiosk upon arrival. It is to be used in a responsible way and only by the individual it is issued to. The proximity cards will be used for billing purposes and to track the utilization of our wellness facility for future equipment updates/needs. Additionally, the proximity cards are an added security feature to the Wellness Center to provide all members with a safe environment in which to exercise.


A wide array of membership packages are available. Packages and prices vary depending on your individual or family needs with discount pricing for students, married couples, and senior citizens.

With the purchase of a membership, all members receive FREE access to Virtuagym, an electronic-based workout and nutrition program. The program gives access to pre-developed daily workouts, allows for participation in challenges, and provides nutritional recommendations specific to the user. The Rehabilitation Department staff members lead one-hour Virtuagym informational training sessions on the last Thursday of every month pending wellness member needs.

Stop by or call the Rehabilitation Department front desk (402.372.2372) for membership package details and additional information. Note: Membership fees are due at the time of membership activation. No refunds or transfers can be made.


Prior to the use of the facility, all individuals MUST receive an orientation by a Rehabilitation Department staff member. Appointments are required for orientation and may be scheduled by calling the Rehabilitation Department front desk at 402.372.2372. During this time, a short tour of the facility will be given, as well as instruction on the proper use of the equipment.

Appointments for any of these services can be made by calling the Rehabilitation Department at 402.372.2372.


If you are just beginning a new exercise program or would like more personalized attention than a general wellness membership offers, we invite you to consider our additional services and programs:

  • Assisted Wellness
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Personal Training
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Weight Management

These programs are offered through the Rehabilitation/Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Departments for a certain fee. Appointments for any of these services can be made by calling the Rehabilitation Department at 402.372.2372.