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About UNC Wellness

A Premier Fitness Facility, Backed by Medical Expertise

UNC Wellness Centers offer many of the amenities traditionally associated with a high-end fitness facility, but adds a variety of clinical, health education, wellness, disease management and other programs that distinguish the facility and programs from traditional or non-medically based gyms and fitness centers. Integration of clinical programs such as Cardiac Rehab and Physical Therapy, programming for a variety of populations, community outreach programs, financial responsibility, strong membership retention, high customer satisfaction, and a commitment to disease management are all critical components to the mission of UNC Wellness Centers. We integrate these components with our outstanding and professional staff to offer a broad array of programs and services that can only be available through a highly respected academic center.

Your decision to adopt a healthy lifestyle is perhaps the most important choice you will ever make. UNC Wellness Centers provide the resources needed to help you reach your health and wellness goals. Whether your goal is weight loss, strength training, rehabilitation, or general conditioning, our programs and staff are here to provide safe effective workouts in an exceptional environment.

UNC Wellness Centers are built upon a tradition of quality service provided by the UNC Health System. As a medical fitness facility and proud member of the Medical Fitness Association, UNC Wellness Centers offer programs and services for members of all ages and abilities. Whether you are new to fitness or simply would like to continue or enhance your training, we have something for you.

Our Mission

UNC Wellness Centers are premier medical fitness facilities. We are dedicated to helping you achieve optimal health in a safe and supportive environment where you can access professional resources, innovative programming and personalized services.

Our core values and goals are to consistently exceed member expectations, maintain a clean and safe environment, contribute positively to the community, provide a rewarding work environment, operate with financial responsibility, and treat everyone with respect.

Our Values

Consistently exceed member expectations

We strive to surprise and delight our members by going beyond their expectations of a medical fitness facility.

Maintain a clean and safe environment

Facilities that are clean and safe encourage members to visit more often and help them have a productive and rewarding experience when they are here.

Contribute positively to the community

We leverage our expertise and facilities to support events and causes that benefit community wellness.

Provide a rewarding work environment

Our employees and our members benefit when our staff is trained to meet challenges and rewarded for their success.

Operate with financial responsibility

Our fiscal responsibility helps UNC Health Care achieve its financial objectives and allows us to provide excellent resources without undue expense.

Treat everyone with respect

When every employee and member treats one another with respect, we can overcome any challenge.

UNC Health Connection

UNC Wellness Centers are owned and operated by UNC Health. This relationship impacts and guides everything we do, from our mission and goals, to our policies, resources and limitations.

UNC Wellness Centers are built upon the tradition of quality service established by the UNC Health System. A not-for-profit integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill, UNC Health was originally established November 1, 1998, by N.C.G.S. 116-37. It currently comprises UNC Hospitals and its provider network, the clinical programs of the UNC School of Medicine, and fourteen hospitals and eighteen hospital campuses statewide.

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