Wellness Center

Good Samaritan offers a wide variety of specialty services to treat many medical conditions, however we also feel that preventative medicine is an important part of healthcare.  In our Health and Wellness section you'll find more information about our state-of-the-art Wellness/Fitness Center and links to a variety of resources that will help you bone up on good health! 

Equipment

Our facility features 29 pieces of cardiovascular equipment and 30 pieces of strength training equipment including:

  • True treadmills
  • Precor and Schwinn recumbent and upright bikes
  • Stair-climbers
  • True elliptical trainers
  • Computerized rowing machine
  • Paramount and Cybex VR and VR2
  • Paramount and Ivanko free-weight area

The TurttleTM Pool is one of only ten in the world and provides a soothing workout in its currented lap ring and arthritis relief in the inner heated waters.

Our TurttleTM Pool features two parts - an interior rectangular warm water well (91-94°) and an exterior oval track of cooler (84-88°) water.  A current, up to 4 mph, is constantly being pumped into the oval track facilitating water walking and lap swimming with or against the current.  The slightly deeper interior pool is filled with warmer water and is utilized in therapy and exercise.  Our pool area also features a relaxing spa (104°).   Air horns are located throughout the pool area if you require immediate assistance.

Services

Superior service is emphasized at the Wellness/Fitness Center. Whether you're a new member or a "regular," you'll find the center's services to be just what you need. Please call (308) 865-7458 for more information.

Other extras:

  • Cardiovision TV system which allows members to tune their personal headphone radios into any television station on the facility monitors
  • Workout and shower towel service
  • Locker rooms with dry heat saunas
  • Energy Stop drink bar featuring smoothies and snacks
  • Dedicated stretching and non-weighted exercise areas
  • Whirlpool
  • Guest passes for all W/FC members

Group Exercise

We offer a variety of fun group fitness classes taught by our AFAA certified staff that keeps you coming back for more!

Massage Therapy

Whether you're seeking relaxation, pampering or the healing effects of massage, an appointment with one of our licensed massage therapists will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

The Wellness Center offers the following types of massage: Swedish Massage, a full-body massage great for beginners, Deep Tissue Massage, concentrating on problematic areas and Pregnancy.

Call for appointments and current massage pricing.

Our Massage Therapists

Deb Fox, LMT

Deb graduated from the Universal College of Healing Arts and is a board certified licensed massage therapist in the state of Nebraska. She joined the Wellness Center in January 2007. Along with Swedish massage, she has furthered her education in repetitive use injury/muscle release technique, myofascial release and Shiatsu. Since her employment with Good Samaritan, she has also become certified in medical massage, full-body pregnancy massage, postpartum massage and Guasha. Her most recent training has been for cancer treatments and anterior shoulder, chest and neck massage. She is a firm believer in utilizing massage to keep the body healthy and to help minimize illness and injury.

Karie Worthington, LMT

Karie graduated from the Myotherapy Institute in 2005 and is a board certified licensed massage therapist in the state of Nebraska. She joined the Wellness Center in May 2012. Along with the Swedish and Chair massage techniques she learned in school, she has furthered her education in deep tissue techniques, lymphatic drainage and myofascial release therapy. Since her employment with Good Samaritan, she has also become certified in medical massage, cancer massage, advanced pregnancy massage and postpartum massage. Her most recent training has been for post marathon massage, anterior shoulder, chest and neck massage. She believes massage promotes healthy lifestyle habits and lessens the risk of illness and injury.