The Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness will celebrate their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Activities include live demonstrations of Sports and Recreation programs including Field Hockey (provided by Bison Club Field Hockey), Next Level Strong Basketball, Futsal, Pickleball, Lacrosse, Baseball/Softball, Soccer and Volleyball.
The Fitness Center staff will be giving tours of the state-of-the-art facility, and will also be showing off some of the 45+ different group fitness classes offered including Beach Body Insanity, Less Mills Body Pump, Booty Barre, Tabata, Zumba, Group Cycling, Piyo and Yoga.
Everyone who visits can enter to win one of many different door prizes such as a Fitbit Charge (4 to give away), a 1-year family membership valued at over $1,400, $25 gift cards to our Cafe and $25 gift cards to the in-hose “GeaR” store. 94KX will be broadcasting live with their free money birthday wheel and visitors will have a chance to win $100 from the station.
MC Financial Credit Union will be handing out water bottles and area agencies will be on hand to promote their services. Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority will be displaying information on their programs and events, including a new after-school program where students can learn to program small robots known as “Ozobots”.
State College based Victory Sports & Fitness will be available to speak with parents of student-athletes who wish to supplement current training with specialized Performance Training services that can be tailored to whatever sport they choose. Victory’s Rob and Jackie Oshinski have trained athletes in the NFL, Major League Baseball, the NBA and other professional organizations, and are now available to train athletes here at The Miller Center under the name “Victory East”.
The Miller Center’s in-house Cafe will be offering free samples of many of their offerings and will introduce some new menu items.
Central PA Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 11:45 AM with remarks from Miller Center board members, founders, partners and friends. At that time, it’s expected that officials from within the facility will “hand off” this 501(c)(3) resource as a gift to the community.
Representatives from Evangelical Community Hospital will share remarks during the ceremony, and will have their facility open for tours. Evangelical rents a portion of the facility and relocated their Physical Therapy department to the west side of The Miller Center. SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical also operates an office at The Miller Center and will have their facility open as well.
About the Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness
The Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness is a 501(c)(3) a community-based resource that fuels a lifelong passion for health and fitness, enhancing community health and wellness through education, empowerment and partnerships. Our facilities include: A 6,000 sq/ft synthetic turf field with drop-down cages for baseball, softball, and golf practice; Four hard courts surfaced with Taraflex laminate flooring; An 18,000 sq/ft fitness center equipped with Technogym and Precor exercise equipment; A specialized performance fitness room, and separate group fitness & multi-use rooms; A 13,000 sq/ft outdoor courtyard; A café featuring whole, fresh and mindfully-sourced foods; and drop-in childcare for kids ages 3 months to 12 years. The Center features hundreds of programs spanning multiple sports and ranging from kids activities to Silver Sneakers. Group fitness classes include LES MILLS™, BEACHBODY®, TRX® Training, Cardio, Mind, Body, Core, and Functional. Established community partnerships are in place with Evangelical Community Hospital, Geisinger, Next Level Strong, NUU Soccer, Victory Sports & Fitness and Bison Club Field Hockey.