Discounted Fitness/Health Memberships

The Division of Human Resources is pleased to announce that Discounted Monthly Fitness/Health Club Memberships are now available for all Penn faculty and staff and their families through the GlobalFit program. This program is offered by many of Philadelphia's prominent employers; such as CHOP, Thomas Jefferson University, Independence Blue Cross, the City of Philadelphia, and Pennsylvania Hospital.

Choose from among a network of over 75 of Delaware Valley's top rated clubs, including clubs in New Jersey and Delaware, as well as Pennsylvania. This plan offers the flexibility of freezing and transferring your membership, month to month billing, no long-term contract, and additional discounts for family members. Most monthly dues are $19.95. A one-time affiliation fee--two payments ranging from $29.50 to $49--must be paid during the first two months of participation.

To receive a complete fitness/health club directory or a free guest pass to one of the member clubs, please call 1-800-294-1500 and speak with a GlobalFit representative. Or, call Marilyn Kraut, Human Resources' Quality of Worklife Program Coordinator for more information, at 898 -0380.

Disclaimer: While the University of Pennsylvania encourages faculty and staff to become healthier and stay fit, none of the specific clubs or fitness programs offered through the GlobalFit program are endorsed by the University. The University does not warrant or assume any liability for any products or services offered by the GlobalFit Network or Global Affiliates, Inc. All financial obligations arising from membership with the GlobalFit program are solely the responsibility of participating faculty or staff.

Reminder: The University offers the Penn community a fitness club option on campus at the Hutchinson Gym Complex during Complex hours. Instructors are available to assist with the development and implementation of a personal workout plan (by appointment) on any or all of the wide range of equipment, including a Stairmaster, treadmill, Versa-climber, NordicTrack, plus rowing ergs, Lifecycles, and two Nautilus circuits. The faculty/staff fee is $190 annually. Additionally, recreation classes are offered in swimming, aerobics, squash, tennis, self-defense, scuba, jazz, modern, Latin and ballroom dance. Please call 898-6100 for more details.

Marilyn Kraut

Quality of Worklife Program Coordinator


Volume 43 Number 1
July 16, 1996

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