Officials with the University/Community Programs (U/CP) Department at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) has joined forces with Tivity Health to provide pool and fitness center services to members of Tivity’s Prime Fitness and Silver Sneakers programs.
The partnership provides Prime® Fitness and SilverSneaker® members access to the West Plains Civic Center pool and fitness center, which is operated by the U/CP Department’s aquatics and wellness program, at no additional cost.
“We are excited to partner with Tivity to open our facilities to its Prime Fitness and SilverSneakers members,” said Keri Elrod, coordinator of U/CP’s aquatics and wellness programs. “Being active is such an important part of our overall health, no matter what age, and the fitness center has many opportunities for area residents to stay healthy through a variety of activities.”
The fitness center at the civic center is open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The pool is open 6 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, as well as noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.
More about Tivity’s programs
Prime Fitness is commercial fitness program available to members of Tivity Health’s participating health plans and employer groups for ages 18 and up, according to a news release from Tivity. It is designed to inspire participants to take charge of their own health and fitness by staying motivated and active. Prime gives members unlimited access to thousands of fitness locations across the country, now including the fitness center at the West Plains Civic Center.
The SilverSneaker program helps older adults ages 65 and up take greater control of their health through a variety of fitness offerings that engage participants in more frequent strength training, aerobic and flexibility exercise by providing access to a variety of venues and programming designed specifically for them, according to a news release from Tivity. There are more than 14.5 million people eligible for the SilverSneakers benefit through the nation’s leading Medicare Advantage health plans, Medicare supplement carriers and group retiree plans.
For more information about the fitness center at the West Plains Civic Center and the U/CP’s aquatics and wellness program, call 417-255-7966 or visit WP.MissouriState.edu/UCP.