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Get Fit with Western’s Wellness Challenge

January 07, 2019

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Get fit for life with Western’s annual Wellness Challenge January 31st through April 27th. Pictured are Julie Dreben, Dale Dreben, and Brady Baldwin

Western invites the community to join in getting “fit for life” in their annual 12 week Wellness Challenge.

Western Wyoming Community College’s Exercise Science Program will host the annual Wellness Challenge from January 31st through April 27th, 2019.

The Wellness Challenge is a twelve week fitness program designed to help community members achieve their fitness goals – hopefully for life. Pre and post testing will be performed to measure participant improvements, and Western’s Exercise Science Students will assist in setting realistic exercise goals – everything is confidential.

The community will have the opportunity to participate in free fitness classes as well as the option of the machine weight room and cardio room, free of charge, from February 5th through April 18th every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30PM.

Pretesting will take place in the Wellness Center Activity Room 1662:

Thursday, January 31st from 5-7PM

Friday, February 1st from 5-7PM

Saturday, February 2nd from 10AM-1PM.

Post testing will take place in the Wellness Center Activity Room 1662:

Thursday, April 25th from 5-7PM

Friday, April 26th from 5-7PM

Saturday, April 27th from 10AM-1PM

There will be fitness classes for kids once a month. Anyone over the age of six can participate in the classes so long as they are with their parent or guardian. Only children ages 14 and up will be allowed to use the equipment within the Wellness Center, and only with parental/guardian supervision. The registration fee is $5 for individuals, and $15 for teams of more than three.

Winners will receive prizes donated by businesses and community members. For those interested in donating please contact the Wellness Challenge at

“The Wellness Challenge is a great way to begin or restart healthy habits toward a healthier lifestyle. The optional workout nights can provide the opportunity to build activity as a consistent part of your week as well as learn fun ways to be active,” said Kristine Clark, Professor of Exercise Science at Western.

Participants are asked to come prepared with a physician’s release for physical activity should they have any cardio, pulmonary, metabolic, or joint issues. Pretesting cannot begin until this is provided.

Those people who have entered the Wellness Challenge before February 2nd will receive an extra ticket to place in the drawing for Western’s Homecoming drawing on February 2nd. For more information on Homecoming, please contact Audrey Harton at For more information or questions, contact the Wellness Challenge at

Persons seeking admission, employment or access to programs of Western Wyoming Community College shall be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political belief, handicap, or veteran status.


For more information, contact Audrey Harton at (307) 382-1661 or
(307) 382-1600 or toll free (800) 226-1181