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Corporate Memberships

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Corporate Fitness & Wellness

Healthy employees mean a healthy bottom line.

Research tells us that workplace health and wellness programs benefit both your employees and your organization. When you incorporate a fitness component into your wellness program, you strengthen both your workforce and your bottom line.

Benefits

  • Reduced absenteeism
  • Lower medical claims and workers’ compensation costs
  • Enhanced employee productivity and performance
  • Improved employee morale and corporate image
  • Better employee recruitment and retention
  • Reduced incidence of preventable injuries and diseases

BOTTOM LINE - $6 TO $1 RETURN ON INVESTMENT (See link below)
https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/benefits/pages/real-roi-wellness.aspx

The Right Partner

We currently help dozens of local companies enhance their benefits program through state-of-the-art facilities, outstanding customer service and innovative fitness programs.  We offer a 14,000 square foot fitness center, 10 tennis courts, full service locker rooms, professionally staffed kids club, and much more.  Strengthen your organization by partnering with us.

Corporate Membership Features

  • Introductory Personal Training (IPT)
  • Introductory Tennis Lesson
  • Guest pass to Small Group Training Class (SMG)
  • Pilates Reformer Demo
  • Access to more than 80 free group fitness classes per week
  • Access to Gabel Natatorium (WMU)

Wellness Services

The rising cost of health care has re-invigorated the corporate interest in making the fiscally responsible decision to invest in the prevention of chronic disease in the workforce.  The risk of Diabetes, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Hypercholesterolemia (High Cholesterol), Obesity, Stroke, and some forms of Cancer can be reduced through exercise.

On-Site Fitness Assessments (any or all)

  • Body Composition/BMR/BMI
  • Muscular Strength
  • Muscular Flexibility
  • Blood Pressure
  • Aerobic Fitness

Exercise Prescription
Custom exercise programs are created and implemented based on the areas of priority for the workforce.  All of the elements included in the assessment can be positively affected with exercise specificity.  The end result is a healthier and more productive staff that will ultimately be less likely to become sick or injured.

Small Group Personal Training (SMG)
Personal training in groups of 4-10 can be conducted on-site or at West Hills.  We offer dozens of different formats to accommodate any age or fitness level with professional trainers.  SMG has become one of the fastest growing fitness programs because of the energetic atmosphere and participant comradery.

Group Exercise Classes
Group fitness classes at are designed to provide your employees with a safe, effective and enjoyable workout while maintaining a professional, positive attitude. Larger group classes can be taught on-site or at West Hills by dynamic instructors that provide extra motivation, socialization and consistency in workouts. West Hills features Les Mills classes. Over 90 free classes per week.

Nutrition Counseling
Our Smart Start nutrition counseling can be conducted on-site or at West Hills by our Fitness Nutrition Specialist Evan Kohler.

Fitness and Wellness Consulting
Companies with corporate memberships will benefit from having a professional fitness and wellness consultant.  Tyler Norman will be available to provide your employees with fitness and wellness coaching, conduct on-site presentations, provide attendance reports if requested, identify areas of need specific to your company, and any other fitness/wellness related service.

Fitness Center Staffing Services
If your company has invested in an on-site fitness facility and would like to arrange staffing, West Hills can schedule professional trainers to conduct a variety of services while they supervise the area. Our trainers are customer-centered to ensure an optimal experience for your employees.

Options

Please contact Tyler Norman (269) 387-0431 or tyler.norman@wmich.edu to learn more about membership for your employees.

Tyler has an extensive background in fitness and wellness:

  • B.S. Exercise Science - WMU 1995
  • M.A. Sport Management/Athletic Administration -  WMU 2005
  • Ph.D.  Interdisciplinary Studies – WMU 2018
  • ACSM Exercise Physiologist since 1995
  • NCFI Corporate Fitness Specialist since 2019
  • West Hills Fitness Director 1996-2017
  • Personal trainer 1995-present

Current corporate accounts:

  • Western Michigan University
  • WMU Medical School
  • 11th St. Commons
  • Basic HR Solutions
  • Collision Employment Group
  • Consumers Credit Union
  • Costco
  • Denooyer Brothers
  • Don Seelye Ford
  • Fresenius
  • Greenleaf Companies
  • Gryphon Place
  • Harold Zeigler
  • Honor Credit Union
  • Chuck Jaqua
  • KEI
  • Latitude 42
  • MPI Research
  • Nulty Agency
  • Orrin B Hayes
  • Pennings and Sons Custom Home Builders
  • PNC
  • Portage Fire Department
  • Progressive Alternatives
  • Smeader Insurance
  • Stafford Smith
  • Thermo Fisher
  • Valley Oak Financial
  • VanDam and Krusinga
  • WMU Business Technology and Research Park
  • WWMT

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