Wellness Worksite

Worksite Wellness


HWC Memberships

Whether your goal is weight management, strength-training, education, or general conditioning, our programs are designed to provide you with safe and supportive environment.

Membership to FSC’s Wellness Center offers access to our state-of-the-art facility, including:

  • Full use of the cardiovascular and strength training equipment in our fitness area
  • Access to our pool
  • Group exercise classes (in our aerobic studio)
  • Indoor cycling classes
  • Court sports
  • Specialized personal training
  • Locker rooms with showers
  • Health and wellness information sessions
  • Free family memberships for faculty and staff

To get Started

Project: Fit Staff/Faculty Applications 
Please contact Doug Davey at 863.680.3742 with any questions. 

To take advantage of the aquatics, fitness, group exercise, intramural sports, and outdoor recreational programs, stop by the Wellness Center, or complete our Faculty/Staff Membership Form.

Fall Group Exercise Schedule (October 22nd- Dec 7th) 

Services and Programs

The Department of Wellness and Recreation Programs offers continual programs to help you stay healthy and live well.

These programs include: our weekly group exercise class, our ProjectFit program that includes a full fitness assessment and personalized exercise program, and our nutrition education and training program that provides one-on-one coaching and group workshops.


Health Flex Incentives

Health Quotient

This online health assessment helps you evaluate your risk for common health problems and can be shared with your primary care physician. Complete the HQ between Aug. 1 and Sept. 30, 2016 and avoid paying a higher medical plan deductible in 2017. If your spouse also is in a HealthFlex active plan, both you and your spouse must complete the HQ online health risk assessment in August or September to avoid the higher medical plan deductible in 2017. Learn more about the Health Quotient assessment.

Virgin Pulse

Virgin Pulse logo

Sign up for your free pedometer and get walking towards wellness! The more miles you walk, the more cash you can make! Learn more about Healthmiles at www.gbophb.org – click on red Healthmiles icon. Earn up to $150 in HealthCash for reaching quarterly targets. Review complete campus walking map.

Blueprint for Wellness

Earn $100 HealthCash for doing your blood screening right here on campus. Lab includes lipid, cholesterol glucose and hemoglobin A1C testing as well as multiple organ function tests. Share your lab results with your doctor at your next scheduled appointment. You must be enrolled in the Virgin Healthmiles program to receive HealthCash.

WebMD Wellness Points

Earn $150 HealthCash for accumulating at least 150 Wellness Points during the year. Improve your personal health while at the same time earning cash. Check it out at www.webmdhealth.com.

FSC Wellness Programs

Campus Wide Blood Drives

One Blood Bus

Come show your support, donate blood and save a life. Blood Drives are located at the Happy Place on Callahan Drive. Donating only takes 15-20 minutes out of your day. Get free incentives and snacks for your participation! Free cholesterol results within three days. The campus wide blood drives will be held on:  Next blood drive for the semester are on Monday, November 12th and Tuesday, November 13th. 

Smoking Cessation Classes

I quit with AHEC. quit smoking program logoWhatever your reason to quit is, Tobacco Free Florida offers free tools and services to help you get started. Quit by phone group text or at web  http://tobaccofreeflorida.com/quityourway/ for nicotine replacement therapy at no cost. Those interested in attending an in person Tools to Quit class can find a local calendar of classes at   
http://www.ahectobacco.com/calendar-2/. Have a group ready to quit? With 5 or more interested in participating in quit classes AHEC can bring the class to your facility free of charge. Contact Bethany Coz with AHEC for more information on group quit options at Bethany@cfahec.org.


Stress Free Zones

stress free zone

Take a break from the stress and have a cup of tea, enjoy a chair massage, and learn more about how to relax. Come join us on the third floor of the campus library from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on the following dates: Tuesday, October 23rd & December 11th. Contact Abby Elias at aelias@flsouthern.edu to reserve your spot! If you want to set up a stress free zone for your department please contact Abby Elias.

Volunteer Opportunities

volunteer opportunities

Join a team, form a team, participate individually or volunteer on race days. There are plenty opportunities to get involved. For more information contact Abby Elias at aelias@flsouthern.edu if you want to participate on an FSC team or volunteer.

CPS Investments Advisors Community Outreach Lunch & Learns

The following FREE Community Presentations are provided by CPS here at FSC the first Wednesday of the month in the Hollis Room. Lunch is provided! To RSVP, email Sherrie at sherrie@cpalliance.com.

Employee Food Discounts

Employees enjoy a significant discount on lunchtime dining in Wynee’s Bistro on weekdays from 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm. The cost is only $5 plus tax ($5.35) when using Moc Bucks. This savings is almost half off the regular lunch price for all you care to eat. Wynee’s offers soups, salad bar, foods from around the world, healthy options, freshly made home cooked entrees, sandwiches and wraps, pasta and pizzas, and daily specials, along with a variety of beverages and fresh baked desserts.

FSC Employees may purchase Moc Bucks on their employee ID cards at the business office located in the Raulerson Building or through the employee Portal by selecting “Add funds to your FSC ID card” in the Employee Information tab. When using Moc Bucks, employees already receive a 20% discount off the regular price at Wynee’s Bistro for any meal. Normally, lunch is $8.95 plus tax($9.57), but during off-peak hours employees enjoy the special added discount when paying with Moc Bucks.

Community Wellness Opportunities

Area Fitness Center Discounts

Local Fitness Centers Offering FSC Employee Discounts
Check out the Single & New Family Rates for area Fitness Centers. You will need to show your FSC ID when signing up. If you have any questions about these gyms or other gyms that are not listed, please contact Abigail Elias at aelias@flsouthern.edu or 863.680.3894.
Just Move Athletic Club (formerly Gold’s Gym) http://www.justmovenorthlakeland.com/just-move/
Membership plans here: https://signup.myiclubonline.com/iclub/signup/home.htm#plans?clubNumber=7546
Enrollment fee: 10$ plan has a 59$ enrollment and the other 2 have a 1$ enrollment
Contact: Abby Elias, Assistant Director of Wellness – Fitness (temporary contact)
LA Fitness www.lafitness.com
Normal Joining Fee - $99.99; Monthly Fee - $39.99
FSC Joining Fee $49.50 (1/2 off); Monthly Fee - $29.99 (Family Rate $44.00)
Contact: Trenton McCaulley at 863.644.3030
YMCA www.ymcawcf.org
Normal Joining Fee - $50.00
FSC Fee Waived- no fee; $38 per month (Family Rate $50 for 2 adults; $56 with children)
Contact: Beverly More 863.644.3528
TBC24 http://www.tbc24fitness.com/
Normal Joining Fee - $149.00
FSC Joining Fee (South Gym) $69; Monthly Fee $49.00 (Family Rate – 30% off for each family member)
FSC Joining Fee (North Gym) $49; Monthly Fee $40.00 (Family Rate – 30% off for each family member)
Contact: Mark Bodine- 863.602.5100
Orange Theory Fitness
Monthly Membership Regular Rate $159/month; FSC Corporate Rate $149
8 sessions/month Regular Rate $99; FSC Corporate Rate $89
Basic 1 Class/week $59
Heartrate Monitors Regular Rate $70; FSC Corporate Rate $35
Contact: Bailey Barquin 863.226.1303
NEW! L.I.F.T. - Lakeland Ideal Fitness Training CrossFit www.liftlakeland.com
Unlimited Monthly Membership $175/month; FSC Corporate Rate $145/month
Contact: Robert Hull info@liftlakeland.com

Polk Vision News 

News about Polk County's Wellness initiatives

Wright Word 

October Wright Word
November Wright Word 

Weight Watchers Discounts

 Weight Watchers Information

Find the Nearest Weight Watchers Location

Healthy Life The right choiceExercise is Medicine
Blood Drive at Circle Drive

Blood Drive at Circle Drive

Monday, November 12, 1:00 PM


Employee Wellness Committee


  • Michael Crawford, Assistant Dean of Student Development
  • Dr. Mary Crowe, Associate Provost
  • Arden Mitchell, Director of Admissions 
  • Dr. Catherine Eskin, English Professor
  • Dr. Carmen Gauthier, Chemistry Professor
  • Bill Langston, Dean of Student Development
  • Dr. Mick Lynch, Athletic Training Professor
  • Dr. Cara Mackie, Communications Professor
  • Katherine Pawlak, Director of Human Resources
  • Tim Raible, Director of Food Services
  • Dr. Sara Terrell, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, Exercise Science Program Coordinator
  • Renee Vanderslice, Administrative Assistant Religion & Philosophy
  • Abby Elias, Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness 
  • Alicia Rossow, Director of Wellness