Health Improvement Program (HIP)

Health Improvement Program

Fall 2021: in-person and online 

Duration: Sept. 28 - Dec. 17, 2021 (12 weeks)

In-person classes are held: Tuesday/Thursday at 1 p.m. and Friday at noon (Field House).  First class is scheduled for Sept. 28. 

Online classes: minimum of one live class per week and access to three recordings or additional live classes (note: live classes will also be recorded and the recording will be available to those who cannot make the live online class). Online "live classes" will be either Tuesday or Thursday at 1 p.m. Participants will receive a link to join.

Deadline to apply: employees and retirees can join at anytime; however, we do encourage participants to join early for maximum benefit.

How to apply: email kwall@mun.ca and include the following information: name, department, employee number and The Works membership type you have or plan on getting.

As this program is a partnership with The Works and is using the expertise of personal trainers, membership options A, B and C require a membership with The Works. Benefits eligible employees can avail themselves of the preferred rate program (PRP). If you haven't already, please complete the PRP form and submit it to Ken Forward via email.

Membership Options:

OPTION A
Participants must sign up for the Deluxe Membership at The Works. PRP eligible employees cost is $17.60 bi-weekly HST included.

What you will get:
• Access to three in-person dedicated HIP fitness classes per week (Tuesday and Thursday at 1 p.m. and Friday at noon). Access to three recorded online fitness classes per week (two strength and one yoga).
• Fitness assessment conducted by a personal trainer.
• A free one-hour personal trainer session (can be broken down into two 30-minute sessions) (value of $42 + HST). Must be used during the duration of the program (before December 2021). Not transferrable to another individual.
• Full access to The Works facilities. Questions about membership access can be directed to Ken Forward.
• Support and motivation: email support to respond to individual questions and weekly motivational emails.

OPTION B
Participants must sign up for the Prime Time Basic Membership (PTB) at The Works or the Field House Combo (FHC). PTB cost for PRP eligible employees is $12.43 bi-weekly HST included. FHC cost for PRP eligible employees is $13 bi-weekly HST included.

What you will get:
• Access to three in-person HIP fitness classes per week (Tuesday and Thursday at 1 p.m. and Friday at noon). Access to three recorded online fitness classes per week (two strength and one yoga).
• Fitness assessment criteria provided so participants can do their own initial, mid-way and final assessment.
• PTB membership gives you access to the Aquarena Fitness Centre. FHC membership gives you access to the Field House facilities. Questions about membership access can be directed to Ken Forward.
• Support and motivation: email support to respond to individual questions and weekly motivational emails.

OPTION C (Online only)
Participants must sign up for the online membership at The Works. PRP eligible employees cost is $6.90 bi-weekly HST included.

What you will get:
• Access to four classes per week: minimum of one live class per week and access to three recordings or additional live classes (note: live classes will also be recorded and the recording will be available to those who cannot make the live online class).
• Fitness assessment criteria provided so participants can do their own initial, mid-way and final assessment.
• Support and motivation: email support to respond to individual questions and weekly motivational emails.
Questions about membership access can be directed to Ken Forward.

OPTION D - No membership required

What you will get:
• Fitness assessment criteria provided so participants can do their own initial, mid-way and final assessment.
• Weekly motivational emails.
• Accountability: check-ins from program administrator.

**Personal Trainers
Trainers will keep a physical distance and wear a mask.

Contact

Human Resources

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000