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Health and Wellness

The Health & Wellness program brings a new era in community health and wellness. In 2014, City of Fort Collins Recreation Department, Columbine Health Systems (Columbine), and University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) combines their resources and talents. From this partnership stemmed the Health & Wellness program, a unique and comprehensive public health and wellness program housed at the Fort Collins Senior Center and offered at City of Fort Collins Recreation facilities.

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Register for Programs Online

To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone.

Aging Mastery Program

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Thursdays, July 14-September 15 (9:30-11 A.M.)
Cost: $50
Location: Senior Center

Expert speakers each week on topics that encourage taking small steps to improve quality of life. Facilitated by: Diane Horak, Health & Wellness program Manager

Magic Power of Sleep

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Tuesdays, July 12-26 (10-11:30 A.M.)
Discover how to improve sleep, disorders that cause lost sleep, and how to get better sleep.
By: UC Health Sleep Labs

Acupuncture

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Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine that involves inserting thin needles into the outer surface of the body. Acupuncture has been known to alleviate stress, hot flashes, pain, ailments and much more. 

We offer acupuncture services on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The cost for a 45-minute appointment is $35. Services are provided by Love Co. Acupuncture. 

For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 970.221.6644. 

Manicure/Pedicure Services

Wednesdays & Thursdays (10 A.M.- 4 P.M.)
Basic Service: $36
Spa Service: $56
Combo Spa: $72

Meet Diane Horak, Health & Wellness Program Manager

Spotlight image: Meet Diane Horak, Health & Wellness Program Manager

Diane has ten years of experience in the Health and Wellness business. Beginning her career as a Personal Trainer at Miramont Lifestyle Fitness, she quickly became certified in nutrition and weight loss counseling. After working as a Wellness Manager and Director at Miramont, Diane began her career with Columbine Health Systems in 2007 as a Wellness Coordinator. While at that position, in addition to corporate and workplace wellness, Diane earned her Fitness Therapy Certification and began to help those (particularly 50+) who required specific wellness strategies to regain or attain their health. 

Have a question for Diane?  Email her at RGlhbmUuSG9yYWtAY29sdW1iaW5laGVhbHRoLmNvbQ==

In The News

Recreation, Columbine Health Systems and UCHealth Form Community Health and Wellness Partnership
The City of Fort Collins Recreation Department has formed a community health and wellness partnership with Columbine Health Systems (Columbine) and University of Colorado Health (UCHealth).  The partnership will enable Recreation to upgrade health and wellness programs while increasing service levels. 

Read the full release here.  Media Release

Senior Center aims to strengthen wellness programming
The Fort Collins Senior Center is preparing to put some muscle into its wellness programs.

The city recreation department has joined with Columbine Health Systems and University of Colorado Health in a new partnership aimed at helping a growing and aging adult population stay healthy.

Click here to read the full article. The Coloradoan