Scholarships Available

All 5 Healthy Town Wellness Centers (Chelsea, Dexter, Manchester and Stockbridge) have scholarships available for those who may need assistance. To learn more about scholarships opportunities, please visit member services or call the number below.

Opportunities to Move More

All of our communities offer great opportunities for residents and visitors alike to be more active. Walks, runs, bike education, new sidewalks and trails, exercise classes and more are plentiful in 5H. Click below to learn about all these FUN physical activity opportunities.

First Foundation recognized

5 Healthy Towns Foundation was recently awarded the Governors Fitness Council's Promoting Active Communities Award. The honor recognizes 5HF and our partners for the work being done to make the 5H Service Area a better place to be physically active.

Over $95,000 made available

5HF's Board of Directors recently awarded more than $95,000 for the Dexter Wellness Coalition's Comprehensive Wellness Plan. The plan includes a variety of programs for community members of all ages. Highlights include SRSLY, PEAC (pictured), the Summer Fitness Festival and more!

Variety of programming options

5H Wellness Centers are offering a variety of useful exercise and educational classes this Spring and Summer. Highlights include Women's Health, Men's Health and Senior Health and Fitness Day. Exercise options include line dancing, pilates for the golfer, boot camps and more!

Creating a culture of wellness and fostering sustainable improvements in community

As residents of the healthiest communities in the Midwest, we’ll choose to eat better, move more, avoid unhealthy substances and make healthy connections with others.

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Upcoming Events

  • Ongoing - Simple Steps Program, Dexter and Chelsea Wellness Centers
  • Ongoing - Heart and Sole Race Registration Open
  • Ongoing - PEAC Summer Program Registration
  • May 2     - Community Advisory Council Meeting, 6 pm, Chelsea Wellness Center
  • May 5     - Chelsea Wellness Coalition Meeting, noon, Chelsea Wellness Center
  • May 10   - Dexter Wellness Coalition Meeting, 5:30 pm, Dexter Wellness Center
  • May 16   - Grass Lake Wellness Coalition Meeting, 6 pm, Grass Lake Township Hall
  • May 19   - Stockbridge Wellness Coalition Meeting, 6 pm, Stockbridge School Administration Building
  • May 21   - Chelsea Heart and Sole Race,  Bikes 8:15 am, Run 9:30 am, Chelsea High School 
  • View our event calendar 

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Multi-Community Interventions

We are currently involved in several multi-communitiy initiatives, including: Safe Routes to School, SRSLY, Fitness for Life, Big Red Barrel, and Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative.

Next Meeting: May 5

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Chelsea Wellness Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Shawn Personke
spersonke@silvermaples.org

Next Meeting: May 10

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Dexter Wellness Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Brett Pedersen
pedersenb@dexterschools.org

Next Meeting: May 16

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Grass Lake Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Doug Moeckel
doug.moeckel@grasslakeschools.com

Next Meeting: May 24

Manchester Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Ray Berg
manchesterwellnesscoalition@gmail.com

Next Meeting: May 19

Stockbridge Coalition Documents

These files are related to the Wellness Coalition.   You'll find meeting agendas and minutes, the comprehensive wellness plan, articles and more.

Contact:

Jo Mayer
mayerj@panthernet.net