Fitness & Nutrition

Regular FITNESS activity and appropriate NUTRITION are core components of the Spring 2020 wellness campaign. Planned activities include:

1. Employee Fitness Classes
Work out with your JCCC colleagues at one
of these employees-only instructor-led
fitness classes. There is no sign up deadline.
Classes start the first week of summer session.

Weight Training and Conditioning
Jan. 22—May 18 | MWF | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | GYM 022 | CRN 30105
Jan. 22—May 18 | MW | 5:10-5:50 p.m. | GYM 007 | CRN 30104
T’ai Chi
Jan. 21—May 12| Tuesdays only | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | GYM 007 | CRN 30107
Jan. 23—May 14 | Thursdays only | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | GYM 007 | CRN 30106

2. Preventative Health Maintenance
PREVENTIVE WELLNESS CHECKS – dental, vision, hearing, medical, chiropractic or any wellness exam – are critical components of good health. Get a BIOMETRIC HEALTH SCREENING on campus either January 16 or 17.

3. Nutrition Workshops
Make plans to attend these Nutrition Workshops presented by
Claudia Martin-Ayoade, Registered Dietitian, Dining Services:
Eat Smart for a Healthy Heart Feb. 5 | W | noon | RC 181
Intermittent Fasting: Fad versus Science on Mar. 10 | T | noon | RC 183

4. Small Group Personal Training
Commit to eight weeks of training with five participants per group. Classes begin Jan 21.
Contact Ruth Dey at and let her know your first and second time choices.

MW | 7:30-8:30 a.m. | GYM 007 (NEW!)
Session 1 Jan. 22 – Mar. 23

MW | 5-6 p.m. | GYM 022
Session 1 Jan. 22 – Mar. 23
Session 2 Mar. 25 – May 18

TTh | 7-8 a.m. | GYM 007
Session 1 Jan. 21 – Mar. 12
Session 2 Mar. 24 – May 14

TTh | 5:15-6:15 p.m. | GYM 022
Session 1 Jan. 21 – Mar. 12
Session 2 Mar. 24 – May 14

WF | 11 a.m. – noon | GYM 022
Session 1 Jan. 22 – Mar. 13
Session 2 Mar. 25 – May 15

To find more information about the above classes, type ‘ZWEL’ as keyword search on the Staff Development Class Search page. You may register through MyJCCC using the CRN(s). Enrollment Instructions

5. Faculty/Staff Lifetime Fitness Center Use

All current JCCC employees, their spouses, and college-age dependents are eligible to use the fitness center in the Gym. Employees may walk in with their JCCC ID card (NO orientation is required). Spouses and college-age dependents will need to contact Wellness Coordinator Ruth Dey at ext. 3217 or email in order to utilize the fitness center.

Indoor Track Use
JCCC employees may utilize the indoor track in the Gym by presenting their JCCC ID card to the check-in desk. Open Monday to Friday based on availability, please call ahead before arriving to make sure it is not closed for an event. Fieldhouse extension is 4635.

JCCC Wellness Facebook Page
To get connected with other JCCC employees interested in their wellbeing and to share your insights, become a member of the JCCC Wellness Facebook page at:


6. Employee Assistance Program

JCCC’s Employee Assistance Program is a benefit available to all employees offered through New Directions Behavioral Health. 
Once on NDBH’s website, click “For Individuals and Families”. In the new window that opens, choose “Employee Assistance Program” from the drop-down menu. The company code/password is “JCCC”, then click “Log In”.

For more information about confidential counseling, online or text message options, legal consultation referrals, financial and credit information/referrals, or health resources, please click HERE.