Wellness Center

For many Kendal at Lexington residents, the Fitness & Wellness Center offers opportunities to take classes, swim laps and workout on state-of-the-art equipment.

Pathways for Wellness

The Fitness and Wellness Center also aims to have a positive effect on residents’ health and wellness. A primary goal for the department is to provide opportunities for residents to live actively and independently for as long as possible.

To achieve this goal, the department provides well-rounded programs designed around six components:

  • Aerobic fitness
  • Strength training
  • Balance training
  • Flexibility and mobility
  • Mind and body
  • Overall wellness
View of indoor pool with light streaming through windows

Fitness Center and Pool

The Fitness Center has an exercise classroom; a fitness room with exercise machines and an array of equipment; massage studio; and changing rooms, lockers, showers, and restrooms. Large windows allow in natural light and views of the beautiful campus, which enhances the health benefits.

The indoor pool (50-by-25 feet in size) has a depth-sloping ramp to ease entry. Whether to swim laps, exercise in place or simply relax with a float, the heated water restores body and soul.

In addition to top-flight facilities, fitness staff provide the extra push to help residents maintain a fitness routine. Through more than 30 classes a week, personal training and friendly encouragement, Kendal’s fitness professionals share residents’ goals to promote well-being.

Kendal at Lexington group of nurses

On-Site Clinic

Staff in the on-site clinic assist residents with assessment, management and referrals for many acute and chronic issues, including:

  • Wound Care
  • Injections
  • Flu Shots
  • Ear Cleaning
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Assessment of Cognitive Changes

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Programs & Activities

Classes, Committee Work, Creative Spaces—Kendal at Lexington offers residents opportunities to do as much or as little as they want each day.

Lexington Local Attractions

Lexington, Virginia, offers the perfect combination of small-town charm, college-town culture, and beautiful mountain and agrarian views.

Fitness Instructors Kristen and Victoria hold Yoga on the KaLex Sunnyside House Lawn