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900 Lindsey St
Columbus, IN

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Membership and class schedule

Registration for a Wellness Center Membership, which includes use of the facility and all classes, can be done at the Columbus Parks and Rec registration site or by calling 812-376-2680.

Important Notice

The Wellness Center will re-open its Fitness Center on Monday January 18th. At this time, it will be Fitness Center ONLY with a plan in place to bring classes back at the beginning of February.

We will continue to follow all the protocols set forth by Columbus Regional Health, Bartholomew County Health Department and Indiana Governor Holcomb; just as we have had in place since June. This includes cleaning of equipment after each use, physical distancing of 6 feet, wearing masks in facility at all times except during strenuous exercise activity, and a maximum of 15 participants at any given time.

The status of our services is still subject to change based on the County COVID status that changes daily. We will continue to monitor the daily numbers and County & State metrics as we have been and we will react accordingly. Thank you for your patience and cooperation during these difficult times.

The vaccine is here and showing great promise. At this time anyone 70 and over are eligible to receive the vaccine. If you are interested, please visit the CRH vaccine information page at crh.org/vaccine.

The Wellness Center at Mill Race Center will re-open on Monday June 15 at 6:30am. We will be following all of the guidelines set forth by the CDC and Indiana Governor Holcomb to support your safety in our facility and during our programs.

We will be limiting the number of Fitness Center participants to maintain appropriate physical distancing. We will also begin to offer limited classes with appropriate physical distancing.

If all goes well, we hope to expand services in early July. Below is an outline of what we can do together to ensure your health and safety during your visit.

  • Health Screening at the entrance of Mill Race Center, including temperature check.
  • Hand sanitizer will be made available throughout the building.
  • Weight machines have been placed 6 feet apart and other equipment has been rearranged to maintain safe distance. 
  • Partitions have been placed between appropriate machines.
  • Distancing tape has been placed on the floor in classrooms to assist with proper participant spacing.
  • All staff, patients, and Wellness Members are required to wear a mask at all times (even to and from the parking lot). Masking is optional ONLY for Wellness Members while working out. 
  • Staff will check you in to provide “no contact” attendance tracking.
  • Fans have been removed to limit the possible spread of disease.
  • Staff will be cleaning equipment, high touch areas, and partitions regularly throughout the day.
  • If you have a fever or have had one in the past 72 hours, please stay home. · If you or someone in your home is sick, please stay home.
  • Stop at the MRC entrance for temperature check or health screen. · Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before entering and exiting the facility.
  • Maintain physical distancing (6ft. or more) as much as possible while in our facility
  • All staff, patients, and Wellness Members are required to wear a mask at all times (even to and from the parking lot). Masking is optional ONLY for Wellness Members while working out.
  • Please bring your own mask--if you do not have one, one will be provided. · Limit your workout to an hour or less.
  • Avoid lingering / socializing in the building to allow others their turn due to limited occupancy. · Wipe down equipment before and after each use.
  • Consider bringing a small towel to use to wipe your face to prevent you from touching your face during your work out.
  • Please bring your own water and water bottle. There will be no cups available.
  • Facility Yoga mats have been removed, please bring your own (even Fitness Center clients). · Avoid the locker rooms except for essential restroom needs.
  • Regular workout cards will not be available. If you need yours, ask a staff member to make a copy for you.
  • Required check in with instructor for attendance - (insurance documentation).
  • Advance registration is required by calling your instructor for all classes in order to reserve your spot in class Space is limited.
  • When attending a class, please do not arrive early, allow just enough time to get into the class & get your spot.

Based on CDC guidelines, if you are 65 or older and have pre-existing health issues, you are considered most at-risk and should seriously consider waiting to return to the Wellness Center until further notice.


Bringing Wellness to a whole new level Columbus Regional Health's Wellness Center offers the best in personal service to help you achieve, maintain, and improve your health and well-being. Our goal at CRH is to be your Wellness Partner for Life. Located in the Mill Race Center, this community health facility for active adults is part of the landscape at the award-winning Mill Race Park in Columbus.

Fitness Facility

The Wellness Center includes an innovative Fitness Facility with internationally top rated, age-friendly cardio and strength equipment designed to make your workout more effective, safe, and fun. The floor to ceiling windows look out over the beautiful Mill Race Park. The view of the park, versatile equipment and qualified personnel create the ultimate workout experience.

Certified trainers will work with members to develop personal fitness plans on the easy to use weight training and cardio equipment. The Fitness Facility is open Monday through Thursday 6:30am-7:00pm, Fridays from 6:30am-5:00pm and Saturday 8:00 am-noon. Stop by or call, 812-376-5808, to schedule a tour. Staff trainers are available by appointment for new member equipment orientation and program design.

Classes and Education

Health education seminars, wellness screenings, support group information and personal training are all services offered at the Wellness Center. In addition, a variety of Group Wellness Exercise classes are available. Strength training, Yoga, Pilates, Silver Sneakers, Warm Water Workout and specialty classes focusing on Balance training and exercise for Parkinson’s Disease are all available to Fitness Facility members. Classes are held at the Mill Race Center location as well as Marr Road Rehabilitation Center.

Physical and Occupational Therapy

The Wellness Center at Mill Race Center also houses The Rehabilitation Center which offers full service physical and occupational therapy. The experienced team of therapists is available to treat your injury or illness and assist in recovery. Getting you back on your feet so you can live life to its fullest is our goal. We want to be partners for life.