FAQ

Learn more about Enrichment Opportunities by checking out these answers to frequently asked questions.

What are the hours of operation for the Messiah Lifeways Wellness Program?

 

Because there is such a variety of wellness and fitness programming throughout the day and week, it is best to contact the Wellness Program at 717.591.7222 for more details on the specific program you are interested in participating in.

 
 

How much does it cost to join the Messiah Lifeways Wellness Program?

 

There are a number of different membership options for the aquatic and fitness programs and personal fitness training. For more details and a list of fees, contact the Wellness Program at 717.591.7222, life@messiahlifeways.org, or download the Messiah Lifeways Wellness Fact Sheet.

 
 
Who can join the Messiah Lifeways Wellness Program?
 

Membership is open to anyone age 55 and better living in South Central PA looking to stay fit, healthy, and strong.

 
 

Many gyms or fitness programs require you join for a year or more. What about the Messiah Lifeways Wellness Program?

 

We offer very flexible membership fees, such as monthly memberships and use-as-you-go punch cards.

 
 

I’ve never belonged to a gym or fitness center. How do you get Wellness members acclimated?

 

All new members receive an orientation to the wellness facility, equipment, and programming options. Members are also offered one free training session with a personal trainer to help them set up a personalized wellness program.

 
 

What does it cost to join Mechanicsburg Place?

 

You can choose to pay a supporting membership fee of $25 per year, which provides vital support for the ongoing operation of the center. However, anyone 60+ may participate in center activities without cost, except where fees are specifically noted.

 
 

Do I have to live in Mechanicsburg to join Mechanicsburg Place?

 

No. You do not have to reside in Mechanicsburg, or even Cumberland County, to be a member of Mechanicsburg Place.

 
 

I am unable to drive. Is there transportation available to Mechanicsburg Place?

 

If you are unable to drive or do not wish to, free buses are available to and from Mechanicsburg Place through rabbittransit.

To schedule transportation, contact their office:
1.800.632.9063 | Mechanicsburg Place: 717.697.5947
 
 

I am interested in joining, but would like to learn more about the activities and take a tour of the center. Whom should I contact? 

 

Please contact the Mechanicsburg Place Manager at 717.697.5947 to learn more about this senior center and schedule a tour.

 
 

When will the new Branch Creek Place location on N. Fayette St. open? 

 

We are anticipating Spring 2015 for the new location to open. Please stay tuned for details.

 
 

What does it cost to join Branch Creek Place?

 

You can choose to pay a supporting membership fee of $20 per year, which provides vital support for the ongoing operation of the center. However, anyone 50+ may participate in center activities without cost, except where fees are specifically noted.

 
 

Do I have to live in Shippensburg to join Branch Creek Place?

 

No, you do not have to reside in Shippensburg, or even Cumberland County, to be a member of Branch Creek Place.

 
 

I am unable to drive. Is there transportation available to Branch Creek Place?

 

If you are unable to drive or do not wish to, free buses are available to and from the center through rabbitransit. To schedule transportation, call their office at 1.800.632.9063, or call Branch Creek Place at 717.263.2153. The Franklin County Transportation Department can also provide rides for those who qualify, for a minimum fee.

 
 

I am interested in joining Branch Creek Place, but would like to learn more about the activities and take a tour of the center. Whom should I contact? 

 

Please contact the Branch Creek Place Manager at 717.300.3563 to learn more about the Shippensburg senior center and schedule a tour.

 
 
 
 
 
 


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