PRINCETON — For nearly 22 years, the Princeton Health & Fitness Center has been providing a place for local residents to meet a variety of fitness needs.

PHFC Membership Services Director Brenda Woodward said, “We have a 44,000 square foot facility which includes two racquetball courts, a group exercise studio, strength training equipment, a cardiovascular fitness area, a quarter-size basketball court, a three-lane walking/running track, a lap pool, a therapy pool, locker rooms with dry saunas and steam rooms. We also have personal training and PEIA weight management program.”

According to the PHFC web site, it also offers Kid’s Korner and Kid’s Gym areas available for children ages 12 weeks to 12 years.

The fitness center offers more than 40 classes each week, designed for each participant’s fitness level. Classes include a variety of activities, high intensity to slow and relaxing, including, among others, step aerobics, aqua therapy, Body-Pump, Pilates, line dancing, athletic conditioning, cycling, Cardio-Lo and Fit-for-All (for 55 years and over).

“Our purpose is to help all community residents live the healthiest lifestyle possible. We feel that we have something for everybody, whatever their choice in exercise might be,” Woodward said.

The center, she added, is part of the Princeton Community Hospital Foundation and is open Monday through Thursday 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fridays from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The web site is http://www.princetonhealthandfitness.com. and the phone number is 304-487-7876.

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