Wellness Center

About Wellness Center

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Helping individuals in the Alexandria area live and age well is our mission.

The Nelson Wellness Center at Grand Arbor is available to community members 45+, YMCA members 45+, and residents of Knute Nelson communities. 

Our state-of-the-art facility, caring staff and specialty programming enables members to increase their strength, and remain healthy and active in a unique environment. 

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Nelson Wellness Center Details


About the Nelson Wellness Center

The Nelson Wellness Center at Grand Arbor offers many enhanced features, including:

  • Cardiovascular strength room with equipment designed for older adults
  • Classes for all fitness levels
  • Classroom studio with balance bars
  • Whirlpool and warm water pool with ramp entrance.
  • Pool temperature and depths are specifically designed for classes and aquatic therapy.
  • Personal trainers
  • HydroRider® bikes (water bikes)
  • Class Schedules
  • Over 130 weekly group fitness classes for members of the Nelson Wellness Center are available at Grand Arbor and the Alexandria Area YMCA.


Class Schedule

View the class schedule for Aug./Sept. 2021

Wellness Center MEMBERSHIP

The Nelson Wellness Center is free for all Knute Nelson residents and is open to community members 45+ or those with special conditions.

Nelson Wellness Center costs include:

  • Individual: $51/month | Couple: $70/month
  • Enrollment fee: $50
  • No contract

For more information on membership or to schedule a tour, contact us at (320) 759-4613 or visit the Nelson Wellness Center at Grand Arbor at 4403 Pioneer Road SE, Alexandria.

Perk for members: your membership also works at the Alexandria YMCA through the Knute Nelson and YMCA partnership, Partnership +.

Wellness On-Demand

During these unprecedented times, Knute Nelson is now offering Wellness On-Demand class videos for you taught by our very own instructors in which you may participate in the luxury of your own home at a time that is convenient for you! Sign in with the virtual check in below with your member ID number to get access and get started!