Wellness Center

NCRC Wellness Center


The Wellness Center is a resource to help promote greater health and wellness at NCRC. This is accomplished by offering fitness and strength training machines, MHealthy Classes and multiple Wellness Programs.

Become an NCRC Wellness Center Member
Location & Hours of Operation
Equipment Instructional Videos
MHealthy Class Schedule
MHealthy Programs

NCRC Weight Watchers Group

Questions & Comments

Become an NCRC Wellness Center Member

Click here to sign-up for your NCRC Wellness Center Membership.

On October 1st, the NCRC Wellness Center began charging a $10 monthly membership fee.

This monthly fee will enable NCRC and MHealthy to continue this amenity, as well as upgrade our facility services to include towels for the showers and a water cooler in the equipment room.

The first 500 people to sign-up will receive an NCRC Wellness Center BPA free water bottle. You may pick up your water bottle at the NCRC Mcard Office.

This will not impact your access to MHealthy classes held at NCRC.

New members will receive a trial period, the first month of your NCRC Wellness Center membership will be free!

If you have already created an account for MHealthy classes, you will use the same user name and password to log-in and purchase your NCRC Wellness Center membership.

Please allow 1 business day for your badge to be activated.

As of October 1st, orientations are now completed online as part of your membership process.

MHealthy classes membership and payments are in no way affiliated with the NCRC Wellness Center membership and payments. You do not have to be a NCRC Wellness Center member to access MHealthy classes held at NCRC. The $10.00 monthly fee is for use of the NCRC Wellness Center only and separate from any payments towards MHealthy classes you may sign-up for.

Eligible Wellness Center Members:

  • UMHS Faculty or Staff
  • University NCRC Occupants
  • NCRC Accelerator Occupants
  • NCRC Lycera Occupants
  • NCRC VA Occupants
  • U-M Traverwood Occupants
  • NCAC Occupants

NCRC Wellness Center Member Information:

  • The membership fee is $10.00 a month.
  • The first month of membership will be free for any new member.
  • A credit/debit card is the only acceptable method of payment.
  • A re-occurring automatic monthly payment of $10.00 will take effect at the start of the second month of membership until membership is canceled.
  • Membership may be canceled at any time. Please note that once the membership is charged at the beginning of the month, the member will remain active through the end of the month. There are no refunds or partial refunds given. The member must cancel at least one business day prior to the end of the month to avoid charges for the subsequent month.
  • There are two methods of canceling a membership: email the NCRC MCard office at ncrcaccess@umich.edu requesting your membership to be canceled, or visit the NCRC MCard office in person and request your membership to be canceled. Note, NCRC Wellness Center memberships can only be canceled at the NCRC MCard office, other MCard offices are not able to process your cancellation.
  • Members are required to renew their ParQ and Liability forms annually, 365 days from initial sign-up.

Location & Hours of Operation

The Wellness Center is located in Building 16, Basement. MHealthy classes are located in the Building 16, Basement, Room B-017N exercise room, along with lockers and showers. Click here for Map.

The Wellness Center is open every day, 5:00AM - 9:00PM.

Wellness Center FAQ'S



Equipment Instructional Videos        
Introduction Concept 2 Rower Matrix e3x Elliptical Matrix C3X Climbmill        
Matrix Cable Crossover Matrix R3X Recumbent Bike Matrix S3X Stepper Matrix T3X Treadmill        
Matrix U3X Upright Bike Paramount Lat Pull Low Row Paramount Extension Leg Curl Paramount Seated Chest Press        
Paramount Seated Leg Press Paramount Shoulder Press Overview Full Video        

MHealthy Class Schedule

Click here for schedule


MHealthy Programs

Need assistance with a weight or cardio machine in the NCRC Wellness Center? Have questions about an MHealthy program, such as personal training or Active U? Look no further! MHealthy Physical Activity Specialists will be on site most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00AM – 1:00PM to help answer any exercise related questions or general MHealthy questions. Specialists can be found in the NCRC Wellness Center or room 16/B-034C.

MHealthy Programs

  • Physical activity
  • Nutrition
  • Weight management
  • Ergonomics awareness
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Mental and emotional health


There are over 1,300 combination assignment lockers located outside of the shower rooms and approximately 60 token operated daily use lockers.

Valuable items left behind in the Wellness Center for example;  watches, wallets and money should be turned into Post 1 (734) 764-9000 if the person can identify what is being retrieved the items will be released to that person. To follow up on valuable items please email lost-and-found@police.umich.edu  to inquire.   Non–valuable items will be held for one week, if not claimed they will be disposed of. MCARD’s should be turned into the MCARD station located in Bldg. 18 room G018 at NCRC.

If interested in a locker please email a request including your name and UMID# to: ncrcfeedback@umich.edu

NCRC Weight Watchers Group

Interested in losing weight and making healthier food choices? Join the NCRC Weight Watchers Group! People who attend Weight Watchers meetings lose 3 times more weight as those who go it alone.1

When you follow the Weight Watchers plan, you get an integrated approach that combines smarter eating, healthy habits, exercise and supportive weekly meetings.

  • Supportive and fun meetings – At your weekly meeting, you'll get in-person inspiration from a Leader who's been in your shoes, and encouragement from members just like you. It's a connection and bonding that you can’t get with any other weight loss plan.
  • NEW! Free eTools subscription – Get the power of Weight Watchers in the palm of your hand. This internet and mobile weight-loss companion is free when you enroll in an AT WORK session.
  • Personal and inspiring – Your weigh-in each week is completely confidential and helps motivate you towards your goals as you track your progress each week. Accountability counts!
  • Fits your life – With Weight Watchers, there are no required foods. You eat real food in the real world, so you can go out to eat and still lose weight.

New sessions begin October 12th!
Regular cost is $144
MHealthy pays half (up to 2 sessions per year) of this making your cost only $72!

Start Date: October 12th
Every Monday at 12:00PM in NCRC Building 16, Room TBD
End Date: After 12 sessions

All participants must register online for the At Work Weight Watchers session by October 5, 2015 and A MINIMUM OF 15 PARTICIPANTS is needed in order for the Week One Session to be held on October 12, 2015 @ 12:00 PM. IF THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF 15 PARTICIPANTS HAS NOT BEEN MET BY 10/5/2015, THE ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE EXTENDED AND WEEK ONE WILL BEGIN ON 10/19/2015.

Register Here: https://registrations.888-3-florine.com/Atwork.asp?csid=17180

1Heshka S et al. Weight loss with self-help compared with a structured commercial program: a randomized trial. JAMA 289(14):1792, 2003.

Questions & Comments

Please contact Maryellen LeBlanc: maleblan@med.umich.edu: (734) 764-0587