Richard A. Henson Wellness Center

The Wellness Center is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But that doesn't mean you have to lose what fitness progress you have made!

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The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center offers a wide variety of programs and services targeted toward addressing the health concerns and needs of older persons. The center’s goal is to enable and to empower members to be physically active and to maintain and enhance their level of independence. See our activities calendar for current offerings.

Those interested in attending our facility to exercise individually or in one of our group exercise classes must fill out membership forms and bring a release signed by your physician (this form is included in the membership packet) to register. Membership forms are available in the wellness center or for download as a PDF.

Hours of Operation

Mon - Thurs
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



Membership fees are paid monthly – there are no contracts to sign.

Full Access (Gym + Group Classes)

Individual: $45/month
Couples rate: ​$60/month

Limited Access

Gym only: $35/month
Group Classes only: $35/month
Walk-in class fee: $10 per class


Annual membership fee: $468

Benefits of membership in the Henson Wellness Center:

  • Professional fitness instructors
  • Wellness assessments upon your request
  • Individualized orientation for all new members
  • Free health information packets
  • Evidence-based classes
  • Use of the state-of-the-art Alter G anti-gravity treadmill*

The Alter-G allows for reduced impact and pain during rehabilitation, and reduces stress on joints during exercise. It also provides exercise in a fall-proof setting for older patients.

*Note: Use of the Alter-G is included in the Wellness Center membership fee. For more information on the Alter-G see the video below, or visit

The center is open to those age 50 and older, and anyone with a disability.

Health Education & Screening
The Senior Health Program offers health promotion and disease prevention activities designed to promote and maintain the older person’s levels of physical and mental well-being.

Various activities include health fairs, nutrition screening & counseling, blood pressure screening, dance & movement classes.

For more information about MAC's health promotion programs, call 410-742-0505 ext. 130, or e-mail

Evidence-Based Classes
A variety of evidence-based classes also are offered. More information

For more information:
Call 410-742-0505, ext. 130

Woman exercising in MAC's Wellness Center

Wellness Center Video Library:

Instructor Robby Chin will be hosting a live Stretch & Balance class at 9am on Mondays and Wednesdays. Past classes will be archived below, but catch the classes live on his Facebook page by clicking this link.

Stretch & Balance

Full Body Stretch

Past Videos: 04/13/20, 04/15/20, 04/27/20, 04/29/20, 05/04/20

Lower Back Relief (Left) - Shoulders and Upper Back (Right)

Stretch at Home

Stay Strong Stay Home
Walking Workouts

Check out instructor Robby Chin walking through the state of the art Alter G machine below