Fitness + Wellness

Let’s Talk Amazingness.

The fitness program that produces the fastest, most dramatic results is the one you start today. And you’re never going to start if you’re intimidated. That’s why the Channing House fitness program offers fun, dynamic group classes as well as personal training that accommodate all levels of fitness at all levels of care. 

The goal of all our programs is to help you maximize your physical potential so you can live your best life every day.

State-of-the-art Fitness Center

The Channing House Fitness Center is open 24 hours a day and features:

  • A full complement of weight training equipment
  • The latest cardio, strength and balance training technology, including an HUR Smart Balance Trainer and CyberCycle recumbent bike
  • 55-foot indoor heated lap and exercise pool
  • Rooftop walking track

Group Classes That Meet You Where You Are—Including Online

Our very popular in-person group exercise classes, many of which are recorded and available online, include:

  • Strength & Balance
  • Yoga Mat
  • Chair Yoga
  • Line Dancing
  • Strength & Weights
  • Chair Strength & Balance
  • Chair Tai Chi

The following group classes are designed for residents in our Lee Center: 

  • Music and Movement (Assisted Living) 
  • Music and Movement (Skilled Nursing) 
  • Chair Strength & Balance  
  • Chair Yoga 
  • Chair Tai Chi 

Personal Training

Personal training, available for an additional fee, is a great way to find the right exercise program for you, get into a routine and start scoring little victories that lead to big changes in life. Our licensed personal trainers are highly experienced, fun, encouraging and very skilled at making creative accommodations that make it easy for you to get into the groove.  

Personal training, which is available at all levels of care, is an excellent way to bridge the gap between physical therapy and fitness.    

Functional Fitness That Gets You Fit for Life 

Functional fitness focuses on giving you the strength, balance and flexibility you need for day-to-day living activities, like reaching for things on shelves, putting things in low cabinets, getting in and out of the shower safely and minimizing your potential for falling. Here’s what we offer to help you get functionally fit: 

  • Fall Prevention Program–a 12-week multimodal program to help you stay strong and confident on your feet 
  • Balance Program (part of our Fall Prevention Program)–Tai Chi, exercise on our HUR Smart Balance Trainer and assessments of your living space to eliminate potential hazards 
  • Walking Program–group walks in our neighborhood and rooftop walking track to build cardiovascular strength and train you to avoid hazards 
  • Personal Training Program–workouts custom tailored to your ability, needs, likes and goals