Helping our faculty and professional staff achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. 
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Spring Semester Fitness Classes

The department of Athletics and Recreation would like to announce the Fitness Class Schedule for the Spring semester.


Wellness Rewards Program FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the upcoming Highmark Blue Shield Website Wellness Rewards Program are now available as a Word document download.

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Make the Choice To Be Healthy

Note: Due to the weather forecast, this workshop has been canceled.

Getting and staying healthy isn't a fad, and it doesn't happen magically. You make choices every day that impact your overall health. In this seminar we will look at ten key areas that consistently offer you the opportunity to build a rock solid foundation for healthy living. You'll learn how a healthy lifestyle may help to reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Get tips for making better nutritional choices. Learn how to make exercise a part of your life. Find out which health screenings you need. And get motivated to start today! Presented by Cigna Employee Assistance Program

Tuesday, January, 27th 2015

12 noon – 1 pm

Booth Ferris South, Steinman College Center

YMCA Discount

Franklin & Marshall is pleased to have joined the Lancaster YMCA's Healthy Workplace Program.  Through the Healthy Workplace Program, faculty and professional staff of Franklin & Marshall are eligible to receive discounts on adult and family YMCA memberships, both at the City Y and the Lampeter-Strasburg branch.  Faculty and staff are eligible to receive a 10% discount on an adult or family Y membership, as well as a discounted initial registration fee.

Faculty and staff who wish to join the Lancaster Y may download a membership application from , and should bring the completed application to a Y branch along with their F&M ID card.  Current Lancaster Y members can receive the 10% discount going forward by showing their F&M ID card to a YMCA membership coordinator.

Y members enjoy access to fitness facilities and equipment; indoor and outdoor pools; indoor and outdoor tracks; a steam room, sauna, and whirlpool; a variety of fitness classes and recreation activities for all ages; and an "I-Zone" fitness room and child watch area for kids.  Please visit for more information about the Lancaster Y.

If you have questions about Y membership or the Healthy Workplace Program, please feel free to contact the Y's membership director at (717) 464-4000, ext. 205.

We also want to thank Jane Price, the F & M Wellness Committee members and Human Resources for their work in creating this relationship with one of our neighbors.

Thank you,

Robin Wert
Coordinator of Athletic Equipment Operations and Wellness Committee Chair

Franklin & Marshall College

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2014 American Heart Association Award

Franklin & Marshall College has once again been awarded "Fit Friendly Company" status by the American Heart Association. This year we have moved uo to Platinum status! The status recognizes employers who display progessive leadership and  "who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health."