Physical wellness

Fitness Facilities and Discounts

University Fitness Center (UFC)

UFC membership is open to all Penn State Health employees and their spouses/partners and dependent children.

Walk on our indoor walking track, participate in a pick-up activity (such as badminton, basketball, pickleball, or volleyball), or take advantage of our group fitness classes (like Cycle, Kickboxing, POUND, Yoga, and Zumba) which are included free with membership at $24.50 per month.

Need more personalized guidance? We have highly educated and credentialed exercise physiologists and Pilates Instructors offering one-on-one training sessions starting at as little as $25 per session or $240 for packages.

For more information, please visit our website at https://ufc.pennstatehealth.org.

Alliance Fitness Center (AFC)

Penn State Health is considered a corporate partner with AFC in Reading, PA. The following monthly discounts are offered to all Penn State Health employees:

  • $29 Primary Membership= open gym access (normally $39)
  • $49 Performance Membership= open gym access + unlimited group fitness classes (normally $55)

For more information, please visit our website at https://www.alliancefitnesscenter.com.

Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness is excited to offer a special membership discount to all Penn State Health employees, volunteers, and their family members and friends. Planet Fitness is the Home of The Judgement Free Zone. A safe, comfortable, nonintimidating environment where everyone can enjoy their workout free of unwanted distractions. This offer is available to new and current members (details may vary for current members).

    • Black Card membership:
      $24.99 per month, 1st month for free, no annual, enrollment, and commitment fees | $131.99 savings per person
    • Classic membership:
      $10.00 per month, 1st month for free, $39 annual fee, no enrollment and commitment fees | $117.00 savings per person

    Online Sign Up

    1. Select your preferred location (see list of participating Planet Fitness locations)
    2. Select your preferred membership type:
      • For Black Card discount, enter the following promo card: PSHBC
      • For Classic discount, enter the following promo code: PSH10
    3. Confirm details, download the Planet Fitness mobile app and visit the club

    Participating Planet Fitness Locations

    Already a member? Questions

    Please contact John Paul at jpbennett@pfnfp.com and he will assist you.

    Fitness Your Way/Blue 365 Discount through Highmark

    Employees who have Highmark insurance can save on their health journey, which includes saving on new gym memberships. Simply register at blue365deals.com for offers like up to 55% off select Garmin and FitbitTM products through Heart Rate Monitors USA. Or save on a new gym membership, with discounted monthly rates and 24/7 access to live and on-demand classes. Make sure to have your member ID handy when you sign up.

    Abenity – Employee Perks

    Penn State Health provides members with exclusive perks through Abenity. There are many fitness,  and health & wellness perks. Register and Log in.

    Nutrition

    WW (Weight watchers) discount

    Benefit eligible employees (0.5 FTE and higher) and their spouses will receive a 50 percent discount when signing up for WW. The discount is applied for six consecutive months annually, based on a rolling calendar year, and is applied to either the Monthly Pass or the on-line program.

    • Go to www.weightwatchers.com/us/pennstatehealth to sign up
    • Employer ID: 65871
    • Select your Population type: select “employee” or “spouse”
    • Penn State Health Employees will need to enter a Unique ID
      • Your Unique ID is your Employee ID (ex: 12345)
      • Spouses will not need to enter a Unique ID
    • Click the next step button and follow the steps to complete registration

    If you are currently a WW member, or if you experience problems enrolling, call 866-204-2885.

    Access to the Monthly Pass is based on location’s participation in the employer discount program.

    Thumbnail of flyer with information about Weight Watchers for Penn State Health employees, link to open PDF

    Clean Eatz

    How to Order Clean Eatz

    Clean Eatz Lancaster offers a variety of delicious products and services to assist you with your active, healthy lifestyle:

     Penn State Health employees receive a 10% discount on all food and snack items in the café or for meals delivered to the Hershey Medical Center.

    • In-Café Orders (1876 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster)
      • Simply show your employee badge
    • Satellite Weekly Meal Plan Orders (Penn State Hershey Campus Cafeteria Pick Up)

    More Nutrition Resources

    Tobacco Cessation Programs

    Employee Tobacco Intervention Program (ETIP)

    Penn State Health has a dedicated Employee Tobacco Intervention Program (ETIP) that allows any employee to receive free counseling and FDA approved tobacco treatment medications from certified & experienced tobacco treatment staff. The ETIP staff has worked with hundreds of Penn State Health employees since 2012 in their quest to reduce or quit tobacco. All staff are eligible for this program. Also, dependents who are on the Penn State Health medical coverage are eligible for the program. Email shrabovsky@pennstatehealth.psu.edu  for more information.

    Optum Quit for life

    A CLEAR PATH TO QUIT

    Each milestone in the program, based on Quit For Life’s proprietary 5 Keys to Quit Plan methodology, is built to provide participants with the confidence they need to quit and remain nicotine free as they progress through the program.

    ABUNDANT SUPPORT

    Participants have opportunities for engagement and support at every step in their path to quit, whether it’s unlimited 1:1 coaching access, group video sessions, nicotine replacement therapy, or relevant courses through a central digital dashboard.

    A 1:1 EXPERIENCE

    The Quit For Life program caters to the needs of each participant, whether they are thinking about quitting, ready to quit, or need extra support after relapsing. This includes reactivation strategies to enroll program completers into other health programs – of back to Quit For Life, if needed.

    Optum Quit for Life works in collaboration with the American Cancer Society to offer an evidenced-based program that combines physical, psychological and behavioral strategies to help partipants overcome the addiction to tobacco. Participants receive multiple coaching calls, unlimited access to a Quit Coach, unlimited access to an online communication that offers e-learning tools, Text2Quit, and much more. To enroll, call 866-784-8454 or visit myquitforlife.com/pennstatehealth.

    Highmark Blues on Call

    Highmark Blues on Call offers a tobacco cessation program. Call 888-258-3428 to enroll.