Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Free Admission, $50 off to the Wellness & Aquatic Center this Saturday

CP&R's Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center is a staple of the community serving nearly 13,000 members annually as well as thousands of guests who flock to the center for it's state of the art fitness offerings, classes, and of course, the fan favorite outdoor waterpark during the summer months. The center will host its biggest day of the year this Saturday, January 2, 2016 on Community Wellness Day. The event will allow for any member of the community to utilize the center free of charge - the perfect opportunity to bring your family to enjoy the indoor pool, diving boards, and other amenities - as well as great time to check-out the state of the art fitness equipment and 60+ top notch fitness classes offered each week ranging from Zumba, Cardio Party, spin class, yoga, target, and many more. In addition to the free admission, the center will be discounting each membership $50 on Saturday only for new enrollees or those wishing to renew their contract for the 2016 year.

The day will also feature a health fair with dozens of vendors from the community helping visitors and members alike develop their 2016 New Year's Resolution to the best of their ability. Whether it is losing weight, toning up your muscles, or simply increasing your overall wellness, participants will be on site giving away free samples and advice to make resolutions become reality for the new year. Vendors include Cullman Regional Medical Center, CP&R's own personal trainers, Alpha Nutrition, Impact Nutrition, GNC, Dick's Sporting Good's, Publix, and several others scattered throughout the building at the Wellness & Aquatic Center from 7am-2pm.

If you are looking for the best bargain of all, look no further than the annual Polar Bear Plunge. This annual event has been held since the first year the center was opened and offers participants a chance to win a free one-year membership for themselves or their family by braving the cold waters of the outdoor pool in the crisp January air. Temperatures in the past have ranged from 27 degrees all the way to 50 degrees in the outdoor pool for the event; however, this year's class of plungers will have an easy swim with some of the warmest waters at any plunge ever held due to the unseasonably warm weather this winter. There is no cost to enter the plunge, and all ages are encouraged to jump in and get their full body (head included) submersed underwater to be entered in the drawing for the free year's membership.

Be sure to share this one time offering with your friends and family, as this is the only time each year the center is opened for free to the public! Come in and let us help you get your New Year's Resolutions started with a discounted membership, free advice and other wellness offerings, and try the center out for yourself - all free of charge on Saturday, January, 2 only. For more information, contact the Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center at 256-775-SWIM. You can also view all of the offerings at the center online at A full listing of fitness classes, hours of operation, and membership rates are all available online. We hope to see you this Saturday!

Waid Harbison
Marketing, Programs, & Events Director
Cullman City Parks & Recreation