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Medical Fitness Center

Altru's Medical Fitness Center welcomes all ages and fitness levels. Our center is part of a comprehensive health system which features an array of medical specialties and services. Our professional staff provides:

  • Group exercise classes
  • Medical fitness programs and classes
  • Medical screenings and assessments
  • Personal training
  • Weight management services

For more information about Altru's Medical Fitness Center or any of the services and programs we offer, please call 701.780.2516.


Altru's Medical Fitness Center offers a wide variety of group fitness classes for all ages and abilities, including:

A & E (Arthritis and Exercise)

Arthritis and Exercise focuses on gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility and range of motion and maintain muscle strength. Exercises can be done while sitting or standing and are easily modified to accommodate various fitness levels and limitations.

  • Monday and Friday     9:30 – 10:15 a.m.


Balance is designed to improve balance and prevent falls through exercises that target strength, coordination, flexibility and balance.  The goal of these exercises is to keep you active and safe at home and in the community.

  • Wednesday     9:30 – 10:15 a.m.

Ball Pilates

Traditional Pilates practice supplemented with the addition of a stability ball. With a strong emphasis on core muscles, this Pilates routine will help take your fitness to a new level.

  • Friday  12:05 - 12:45 p.m.

Cardio Tone-Up

Cardio Tune-Up is a group exercise class combining calisthenics, body weight movements, and core exercises designed to get a good full-body workout while having fun! For moderate to advanced fitness levels.

  • Monday     5:15 – 5:45 p.m.

Circuit Traning (Lunch Time Circuit)

Circuit training is a high intensity class that combines strength training, cardiovascular exercise, and core training. A fast paced class designed to get a full body workout all during your lunch hour. For moderate to advanced fitness levels.                       

  • Tuesday and Thursday     12:10 -12:50 p.m. 


Core combines both exercise and education in a comfortable setting.  This class is designed to develop strength and stability in the body’s core (abdominal and back muscles).  All levels of fitness can benefit from this exercise class.

  • Wednesday     5:15 – 5:45 p.m. 


Pilates strengthens the muscles that support the spine to bring balance into the body. Many body aches and pains are due to muscular imbalance. Pilates helps to decrease tension, increase flexibility, and strengthen the body from the inside out.

  • Monday and Wednesday     7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

Senior Fitness

Senior Fitness is a moderate intensity fitness class that is geared toward improving strength, endurance, and flexibility. From body weight exercises to weightlifting and core training this class will provide you with a great full body workout.

  • Tuesday and Thursday     9:30 – 10:15 a.m.


Water Exercise Together is a low intensity warm water class focusing on exercises to increase joint flexibility and range of motion, improve muscular strength, core development and balance.

  • Monday through Thursday     10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday     5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Membership Rates

  • Altru Employee, Volunteer, Valley Memorial Home- $25/month
    (Spouses and children 11 -20 years old)
  • Altru Employee Family - $33/month
    (At least two immediate family members with children ages 11 to 20 years old)
  • General Public - $35/month
  • General Public Family - $75/month
    (At least three immediate family members with children ages 11 to 20 years old)
  • Senior Citizen - $25/month
    (60 & over)
  • One Day Pass - $5

*No initiation fee.
*No long term contract.
*New members receive a free personalized training session.

Members under 18 years of age must have parental consent and complete an introductory session with the Medical Fitness Center staff.


Monday - Thursday 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Personal Training

Do your workouts need a little variety? Do you need help meeting your exercise goals?  A personal trainer is the perfect tool to help you recharge your workouts. We work one-on-one with you to help you achieve your goals. All fitness levels, from beginner to advanced, can benefit from personal training sssions. 

Therapeutic Pool

Use of the heated therapeutic pool is included in a membership. The pool is an ideal environment to improve flexibility, strength and mobility. It is expecially beneficial for those who have pain from orthopedic conditions, arthritis or fibromyalgia.

Water Exercise Together (WET) Class -  a low intensity warm water class for anyone who wants to improve their flexibility and strength. This half hour class will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

Pool Hours

Monday & Wednesday    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday    7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

*Closed during WET Class, see WET class times above

How to Join

Please complete the membership forms available online or at the Medical Fitness Center and contact us to schedule your introductory training session.  



Our professional staff consists of physical therapists, medical fitness specialists, exercise physiologists, personal trainers and athletic trainers. We look forward to assisting you in meeting your health and fitness goals.

Medical Services

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