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 Locations Calendar:
 through 9/10/2016 (Click to view details)
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016
 3:00 pm  Live DJ Outside by the Pools at Elmwood Harahan
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
 8:00 am  Cholesterol Screenings at Elmwood Fitness Center Harahan
 2:00 pm  Senior Ice Cream Social - Cafe area - Harahan location
 5:30 pm  Wine & Cheese Social for all members - Heritage Plaza
Friday, Sep 2, 2016
 10:00 am  Senior Coffee Social at Harahan - Cafe area
 7:00 pm  Live DJ Outside by the Pools at Elmwood Harahan
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016
 1:00 pm  Live DJ Outside by the Pools at Elmwood Harahan
Monday, Sep 5, 2016
 Labor Day Hours for all Clubs
 1:00 pm  Live DJ Outside by the Pools at Elmwood Harahan
Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016
 9:00 am  Let's Go Banana's Day - 1 FREE banana to all seniors at all locations
Thursday, Sep 8, 2016
 10:00 am  Senior Movie Day at Heritage Plaza
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016
 7:00 am  Harahan location back to normal Saturday / Sunday hours - 7am - 7pm

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Running & Fitness Store
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Sharks Swim Team
Swim Classes
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Catering & Parties
Supplement Store

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 August 2016 
Eat Fit Nutrition Bites
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Group Exercise
Ironman Training Packages
Ochsner Endurance Sports

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Kids Fitness
Gymnastics
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504-739-1600 | More »
Elmwood Gymnastics
504-733-4496 | More »
Elmwood Kidsports
504-733-1200 | More »
Ochsner Fitness Center
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Nutrition Services
Massage
Yoga & Pilates

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THANK YOU EVERYONE!! Elmwood Fitness Awarded One of the Best Health Clubs 2015!
With numerous activities for kids - swim lessons, gymnastics, cheerleading and general fitness - and a variety of classes for seniors, Elmwood Fitness aims to keep the whole family fit.
The club also makes the mind-body connection and offers nutrition services, massage and an array of fitness programs.    Read More »

If you would like more information on how to become a member, click here


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Personal Training
Performance Training
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 Monthly Awareness 
October is Breaast Cancer Awareness Month
   
Eat Fit Dine Out, a fundraising event to support the nonprofit Eat Fit NOLA program, is set for Sept. 7 at participating New Orleans area restaurants. Participating restaurants that feature Eat Fit-approved items on their menus will donate a portion of that night's proceeds to the nonproft program, which is part of the Ochsner Health System. Eat Fit includes a variety of initiatives to encourage healthy eating, including collaborating with New Orleans area restaurants to provide healthful Eat Fit options on their menus. The Eat Fit menu items all are fewer than 600 calories, with no white carbs and are all low in sugar, sodium and saturated fats. Find a list of the participating Dine Out restaurants at EatFitNOLA.com.
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Look for our Eat Fit seal of approval on menus! Find out more at www.EatFitNOLA.com.
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 Finally! The Fit NOLA / Eat Fit NOLA App is here! 
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 11 snacks that you - and your kids - should avoid, with healthy swaps 
I'm not a big fan of absolutes. I try to steer clear of recommending that we "always" or "never" do something. I also try to avoid using finger-wagging directives like saying that you "should" or "shouldn't" do x, y or z. Still, parents concerned about what they should – or shouldn't – feed their kids often ask for a list of don'ts. And, most often, the nutritional culprits are convenience items: Those easy-to-grab fast food items and packaged snacks that are loaded with refined carbs, added sugar and artificial food dyes, not to mention other questionable ingredients and add-ins that are best avoided. Real, whole food is almost always more nutritious – and often cheaper. Lean proteins, vegetables and fruits (fresh or frozen), nuts and nut butters, for example, can be prepped and divvied up in zip-top bags or reusable containers for homemade "snack packs" that are perfect to pack for lunch or snack time. Less money, more nutrition. Not everyone has the time – or makes the time – to take the extra steps for DIY meal and snack prep. So, if you're in the mode of grab-and-go convenience items, here are 11 foods and drinks to stop packing in your kid's (and your own) lunchbox, with a healthier alternative for each one. Yes, some of the healthier items are pricier, but consider streamlining grocery shopping by cutting back on the unnecessary, not-so-good-for-you stuff, and you can likely even things out, price-wise.
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 Membership Pricing (Satellite Clubs) 

Includes Heritage Plaza, Kenner, Downtown and West Bank as well as usage of our Harahan Club from 12:00 p.m. Friday, all day Saturday and all day Sunday.

Includes full use of our Satellite Clubs as well as usage of our Harahan Club from 12:00 p.m. Friday, all day Saturday and all day Sunday.

Month-to-Month

  • $150 initiation fee. Unless initiation fee is waived - This varies month to month
    • Primary Member - $70
    • Second Member - $47

One-Year

  • Zero initiation fee - This may also vary depending on monthly specials
    • Primary Member - $65
    • Second Member - $47

**Don’t forget to ask about our corporate rates.**

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 Summer camps available. 
Weekly summer camps available
May 16 - August 19, 2016.
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"After 3 Biggest Loser sessions, over 100 pounds weight lost and going down 7 pants sizes, I'm living a healthier, more active life style..."

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 Weekly summer camps available May 16 - August 19. 
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 Youth Lessons 
 Adult Lessons 
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 Labor Day Hours 2016 
Check out our Labor Day Hours at all locations
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"I have been in boot camp for over 3 years and I can honestly say that it's the best, most challenging yet fun workout I have ever experienced..."

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 Youth Fitness 
Fitness fun for all ages!
 Private Lessons 
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"My daughter Sierra has been in “I Can Do It “program for 1 ½ years. In that time she has slimmed down a few sizes. More importantly she has benefited greatly from the dietary education she received throughout the program..."

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Game-Day Cocktails! 
Football season is here, which often means more cocktails over the next few months. And while it’s no secret that there’s a big difference in cocktails when it comes to calories and sugar, you may realize just how much. Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on the best & worst bets of Game-Day Cocktails!
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 Get the Skinny in the Kitchen: Eat Fit NOLA Superdome Concessions 
Ochsner’s Eat Fit NOLA has teamed up with SWEGS Kitchen and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome’s Executive Chef Lenny Martinsen to offer Eat Fit-approved menu items at 6 locations throughout the Superdome. The Superdome will be serving up Eat Fit-approved dishes like Southwest Chicken Sliders, BBQ Shrimp & Grits, Seared Tuna Salad, Chicken & Kale Salad, and Buffalo Chicken Wraps.
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To schedule an appointment with one of Ochsner Fitness Center's Registered Dietitians call (504) 733-1600.
To book Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD for a nutrition seminar for your group call (504) 842-9572 or mkimball@ochsner.org.
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