South End Fitness Center
Open House from 9/28 - 10/3
September 21, 2015
Dear Friends and Members,
The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) and the South End Fitness Center (SEFC) are pleased to announce a free week-long open house, scheduled for Monday, September 28 through Saturday, October 3, 2015. Members of the public are invited to visit the facility for a day or more of healthy fun. The attached flyer provides a complete schedule of activities.
Open house offerings will include free day passes, group fitness classes including yoga, Zumba, and more, led by BPHC staff, tours of the facility, body composition analysis, and incentives for new members. The Fitness Center also offers an array of amenities daily, including group fitness classes, a basketball court, personal training, free weights and cardio machines, as well as 25-yard-long pool with six lap lanes, with future aquatics improvements planned thanks to financial support from Mayor Walsh. Additionally, members can enjoy daily-use lockers, validated parking with the first two hours complimentary and, upon joining, a free personal fitness assessment with a body composition analysis.
Please share this information with your networks.
Huy Q. Nguyen, MD
Interim Executive Director
Boston Public Health Commission
South End Fitness Center (SEFC) is a fitness and wellness facility with a uniqueness that sets us apart from other health and fitness centers. We are one of a variety of preventative health services provided by the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), whose mission we have adopted as our own "to protect, preserve, and promote health and well-being of all Boston residents, especially those most vulnerable." We are part of the Chronic Disease Prevention and Control division of the Community Initiatives Bureau. Special partnerships with Boston Medical Center, other non-profit organizations, community groups, and Boston residents makes SEFC a great community resource that reaches out to all individuals regardless of their level of income, education, or experience in fitness and exercise. Our dedication and commitment to a "harassment-free environment" ensures that a diverse group of members can enjoy our wellness facility in complete comfort as they strive to reach their fitness goals.
All memberships to SEFC include use of our basketball court, abundant strength training equipment, cardiovascular equipment, 25-yard swimming pool, exercise studio, group fitness classes (at a nominal fee), locker rooms, and showers. Members receive a free one hour fitness orientation with our own Fitness Specialist at no extra cost to evaluate fitness goals and discuss proper technique and equipment usage on a personalized fitness program. Discounts on yearly memberships may apply to certain individuals. Please remember to check with our front desk for swimming pool and basketball court availability as times may vary.