July 2012 marked the Grand Opening of the new Akron General Health & Wellness Center’s LifeStyles in Green, Ohio, which was modeled after Akron General’s nationally acclaimed and widely popular Health and Wellness Centers in Bath, OH, and Stow, OH. The LifeStyles facility offers medically supervised exercise and membership programs that have won many national awards for fitness center excellence, including recognition from Club Industry magazine as the number-one hospital-owned center in the country. The staff includes degreed athletic trainers, personal trainers and exercise physiologists, nutritionists and wellness experts.
The fitness center includes sports medicine, physical therapy, sports performance programs, cardio and strength areas, four pools and a 4,000 sq. ft. conference center. The facility also features medical facilities that include outpatient services, physician’s offices and a 24-hour emergency department.
The 47,000 sq. ft. wellness center showcases the latest in aquatic wellness design including:
- 1,000 sq. ft. recreational pool with a children’s play feature showcasing three tipping buckets
- 3,500 sq. ft., six lane 25-yard pool for swim lessons and competitive events
- 1,000 sq. ft. warm water therapy pool
- 150 sq. ft. whirlpool spa complete with hydrotherapy jets and stair entry
2013 – ‘Architectural Showcase’ Athletic Business magazine