Wellness Center

About Wellness Center

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Living and aging well is our mission.

In addition to regular physical activities, all Knute Nelson residents can take advantage of the wellness center at Grand Arbor. ​​​​​​

State-of-the-art facilities and caring staff help residents build from where they are, whether that’s working on balance, adding variety to an active exercise regimen or anything in between.


(320) 759-4613

Grand Arbor

4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, MN 56308

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!

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The Wellness Center includes:

  • 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

Group fitness classes for members of the Nelson Wellness Center are available at Grand Arbor and the Alexandria Area YMCA.

Class Schedules


Membership is open to anyone 45+ or those with special conditions.

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


The Nelson Wellness Center is free for all Knute Nelson residents.

Community members 45+ or those with special conditions:
● 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.