What is SilverSneakers?

SilverSneakers is an overall wellness program that helps you improve your health and live the life you want. The UMSL Recreation and Wellness Center will begin accepting SilverSneakers Members on March 1, 2017. 

How does SilverSneakers work?

SilverSneakers is offered to Medicare-eligible and group retiree members of participating health plans. Eligible SilverSneakers members receive a basic membership to the Recreation and Wellness Center at no additional cost. Call the number on your health plan ID to learn more. 

What do I get with SilverSneakers?

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro ready for the next challenge, SilverSneakers offers a variety of options for all fitness levels and abilities. SilverSneakers gives you access to equipment and classes. SilverSneakers members at the UMSL Recreation and Wellness Center are able to attend group fitness classes at no additional charge and they have full use of our 100,000 square foot facility. 

What if I already have a fitness membership?

If you are currently an active dues paying member at the UMSL Recreation and Wellness Center, and you’re eligible for SilverSneakers through your health plan, please contact our Assistant Director of Marketing and Membership, Emily Davidson, at 314-516-2347 or davidsoneb@umsl.edu to update your membership accordingly. 

How do I enroll?

Bring your SilverSneakers card to the Triton Trading Post at the UMSL Recreation and Wellness Center, and one of our Member Services Staff will be able to assist you.

What should I wear?

For working out, wear comfortable clothing and well-fitting athletic shoes. The UMSL Recreation and Wellness Center Policies can be found here

Are you handicap accessible?

The UMSL Recreation and Wellness Center is handicap accessible.