Howard Long Wellness Center - Services
Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation: The mission of Cardiac Rehab is to provide "leading-edge" programs of cardiac conditioning and education to those
with coronary artery disease and their families that will equip them to make appropriate lifestyle changes and help them progress toward their personal level
of optimal physical, psychological, vocational and social well-being. The main purpose is work with physician-referred patients to return them to a normal
active life following heart attack, open heart surgery or any other hospitalization for heart problems. For more information call 304-243-3932.
Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The Pulmonary Rehabilitation program offers chronic lung disease patients an opportunity to improve their quality
of life through a comprehensive rehabilitation program. Four of the most common chronic lung diseases treated at Wheeling Hospital's Pulmonary Rehabilitation
programs are: chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and asthma bronchitis. For more information call 304-243-3750.
Holistic Health Services
Massage Therapy: Here is another way to unwind and relax at the Howard Long Wellness Center. The massage therapist specializes in Swedish massage. The
trained staff is available by appointment. For more information stop at the members service desk or call 242-WELL to make an appointment.
Yoga: The Howard Long Wellness is pleased to offer Yoga to it members. Yoga is popular among men and women of all age groups and fitness levels. The
Wellness Center Yoga instructors are certified Kripalu teachers.
Tai Chi: Described as "meditation in motion," Tai Chi promotes stamina, relaxation, balance and lower body strength.
Child Care Services:
The child care center is managed by a trained and experienced staff. There are planned activities for the children every day during the week and everything in
the area is child size and safe. The center is equipped to handle infants as young as 6 months. Provided are cribs, swings, changing tables and many infant toys.
The Wellness Center accepts members' children between the ages of 6 months and 13 years. There is a two-hour per day limit for child care and a fee of $1.50 per
half-hour is assessed.
Please review the full set of child care rules for the Howard Long Wellness Center Child Care Area for further information.
Child Care Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; 4:00-8 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Kids and the Howard Long Wellness Center
Family Days at HLWC: The Howard Long Wellness Center provides free use of the gymnasium and swimming pool to children (under the age of 13) of members.
These activities are designed to be family fun, a chance to play and exercise together. Each Saturday from 9-11 a.m. the gym and racquetball courts are open to
children, while Sundays brings a lot of splashing fun in the pool from 3-5 p.m. Stop by the members' service desk for more information.
Youth Activity Center
Junior Wellness Club
Recently, the Howard Long Wellness Center of Wheeling Hospital opened a new dedicated addition for the exclusive use of members' children ages 7-12. The Junior Wellness Club, designed to improve the health and fitness of children, has an array of fun physical activities, including basketball, floor hockey, indoor soccer, relay races, circuit training, kickball, lacrosse and more.
The Junior Wellness Club is supervised by wellness center staff at all times and is open from 4-8 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 1-5 p.m. Sundays.
A nominal fee of $15 per month for the first child and $10 per month for the second child from the same family will be charged for Junior Wellness Club membership. For more information, call 304-242-9355.
When the Junior Wellness Club is not open, the Youth Activity Center can be rented by baseball or softball players or teams for batting and throwing practice. There is a batting cage, pitcher's screen and pitching machine available for use. Call 304-242-9355 to make arrangements for renting the space.