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Grant for Family Wellness Teen’s Mental Health Program

The fitness center received a special community builder grant from the foundation.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Family Wellness is teaming up with West Fargo schools in the Fall for a teen program thanks to the Offutt Family Foundation. The fitness center received a special community builder grant from the foundation. The $6,000 grant will go towards the youth mental health program. Family Wellness trainers will work with middle and high schoolers to…

Area Firefighters Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives on 9/11

Last year about 40 firefighters took part in the event.

FARGO, N.D.- Family Wellness hosted its annual 9/11 firefighter stair climb to honor those who lost their lives during the World Trade Center attacks on September 11th, 2001. Firefighters in the metro come together at the Family Wellness to climb the stair climbing machine in full gear in an attempt to reach 110¬† floors. “110 stairs is what it was…

LIVE: Healthy Kids Cooking Competition

Family Wellness Encouraging Kids To Develop Healthy Habits In The Kitchen

  Kids get a chance to show off their culinary skills and help the rest of us get a few ideas on how to make our diets healthier. Family Wellness is hosting a Healthy Kids Cooking Competition for fourth and fifth graders in Cass and Clay counties. Kids can submit a recipe with a 60 second video through Friday, February…

#RunToRaise hosts its 8th annual event for Breast Cancer

Any member of the club can hop on the pink treadmill and add miles to the cause.

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month and Family Wellness hosted their 8th annual #RunToRaise event to honor those who have been affected by Breast Cancer. For every mile that someone runs on the designated pinked out treadmill, Family Wellness donates 5 dollars to the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation. Those going through breast cancer treatment and survivors of breast cancer are…

Firefighters Commemorate 9/11 at Memorial Stair Climb

Firefighters wear 60 pounds of gear while doing the stair climb

FARGO, N.D. — Eighteen years have passed since 9/11, and local firefighters are keeping the memory alive. Family Wellness hosted its annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb to raise awareness and honor those lost. Firefighters from Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo are doing the stair climb machine in 60 minute intervals in attempt to reach 110 stories. It was 110 stories…

Change Up Your Cooking Routine With Savory and Sweet Grilling

Family Wellness recommends low-sodium seasoning or lime to add healthy flavor

FARGO, N.D.– Make use of what you have in your fridge or freezer and toss it on the grill. From shrimp and veggies kabobs to watermelon, Family Wellness suggests taking advantage of the summer weather by searing up your favorites. The gym recommends low-sodium seasoning or lime to add healthy flavor. Wellness education intern Alexis Allen says you can get…

Get “On the Move” This June, Get Rewarded

pick up a bingo card at courts plus community fitness, Family wellness or and YMCA location

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Being active this June in Fargo will get you a lot more than some health benefits. You could score some rewards. Pick up a bingo card of activities at Courts Plus Community Fitness, Family Wellness or any YMCA location. As part of the Fargo Park District’s second annual “On the Move” initiative, you will win prizes from the…

Family Wellness Gets Active With Kids During Holiday Break

Camp Snow Day is a three day program for kids ages 6 to 11

FARGO– Family Wellness is getting kids active this winter break with Camp Snow Day. It’s a three day program where kids ages 6 to 11 have the chance to participate in gym, pool, craft and outdoor activities and the fun lasts the entire day. This is the third Camp Snow Day at Family Wellness. “They’re never ready to leave, they…

Family Wellness Celebrates Giving Tuesday with Charity Opportunities

All donations will go to the gym's Inspire Wellness Initiative

FARGO, N.D. – You can join in on the charitable spirit of Giving Tuesday through opportunities at Fargo’s Family Wellness. Until 11:00 Tuesday night, Family Wellness is selling fitness cards, baked goodies, and is accepting donations in-person. You can donate online until midnight. All donations will go to the gym’s Inspire Wellness Initiative, a program aimed at supporting healthy lifestyles….