SilverSneakers Fitness Program

The W is now an authorized location for Healthways SilverSneakersĀ®, a health, exercise, and wellness program for older adults.

SilverSneakers is a benefit offered to members of many Medicare plans across the United States. If you are part of a Medicare health plan or if you are a group retiree, you may already qualify for SilverSneakers, which provides you with a basic membership at The W. Local residents with Humana Medicare Advantage and UnitedHealthcare AARP MedicareComplete are eligible for the SilverSneakers benefit. To find out if your health plan qualifies, you can:

  • Visit
  • Call 1-888-423-4632 to speak with a customer service representative. The
    line is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Check with your Medicare insurance provider to see if the company offers
    this benefit or may offer it in the future.
  • Call Jill Eckenrod, office coordinator at The W, 319-352-8716.

Silver&Fit Program

The W is now a Silver&FitĀ® participating fitness facility. Silver&Fit is designed specifically to help older adults achieve better health through regular exercise and health education. Silver&Fit provides eligible members with no-cost or low-cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health plans. Silver&Fit is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated.

If your health plan offers Silver&Fit and you would like more information about The W, please visit the gym or call 319-352-8716. You may also visit Silver&Fit at