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Classes and Programs

WMU's Committment

Western Michigan University is committed to health. WMU benefits-eligible employees have access to both of its fitness centers, the Student Recreation Center or West Hills Athletic Club, as a taxable benefit. Western Wellness members may receive discounts on fees associated with some programs. In addition, the university sponsors various wellness events through the year that are open to all WMU employees.

Fitness Centers

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Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Located on Main Campus

Our mission is to provide programs and facilities that prepare the University community for a positive, healthy, active life. The SRC staff is available to provide an orientation to the equipment or facilities, and memberships are available as a taxable benefit for benefits-eligible faculty and staff.

To schedule an orientation, receive a facility tour, or inquire about membership options, please contact us at (269) 387-3115 or visit our memberships page for more information.

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West Hills Athletic Club

2001 South 11th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009-5448

Our mission is to help our members and guests achieve their health, fitness, and tennis goals in a welcoming atmosphere.

Memberships to West Hills Athletic Club are available as a taxable benefit for benefits-eligible faculty and staff. For more information visit our memberships page or call (269) 387-0410.



Wellness Events

December 8, 2021

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Reduce Stress, Build Resiliency

Finding balance between family, work, and the approaching holidays can make life feel stressed and compressed.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 8
Time: 11:30am to 12:15pm

Benefit and Wellness Expo

Nov. 1–19, 2021

The eighth annual WMU Benefits—Wellness Expo will be held from Monday, Nov. 1 through Friday, Nov. 19. This three-week period coincides with the 2022 WMU Benefits Open Enrollment. Look for the following at this year's virtual event. 

  • Overview of services of wellness vendors
  • Participation activities and door prizes
  • Live informational or fitness webinars
  • Pre-recorded informational videos 
  • Pre-recorded informational webinars 
  • Live chat rooms
  • Scheduled appointments with exhibitor representative.
Expo goes live on Monday, Nov. 1

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