East Mississippi Community College Director of Wellness and Intramurals Cathy Castleberry leads an ab class at the Wellness Center on the Scooba campus, which is accepting summer memberships from the public.

April 24, 2019

East Mississippi Community College is accepting applications for summer public membership at the Wellness Center on the Scooba campus.

Applications and membership renewals will be accepted through June 14 for the summer membership, which runs from Wednesday, May 29, to Friday, Aug. 2.

The cost is $60 and includes full access to the Wellness Center, which will be open to members from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday of each week and from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Fridays. The Wellness Center will be closed July 4-5.

The Wellness Center has 19 cardio machines, two of which are handicapped accessible, a full line of strengthening equipment and five treadmills, five elliptical machines and two rowing machines. Wellness Center staff will also offer boot camp, core, and spin classes throughout the summer semester.

Application packets are available in the Wellness Center. Those who apply must be at least 18 years old and will need to be sponsored by an EMCC employee.

EMCC Director of Wellness and Intramurals Cathy Castleberry said the facility was opened to the public as a means to help serve the needs of the community. She encouraged area residents to take advantage of the facility.

“We hope members of our community will join us this summer as we strive to improve our health and wellness,” Castleberry said.

For more information, email Castleberry at ccastleberry@eastms.edu or call her at (662) 476-5035.