39 Rodeo Drive, Suite A
Laguna, NM 87026
Hours of Operation for Fitness Center:
Monday & Wednesday 6:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00am - 10:00am; 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 6:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Main Contact Information:
Susan Lorenzo, Diabetes Coordinator
Jennifer Weeker, Fitness Technician
Mission: To provide a spectrum of primary and secondary prevention, early intervention and wellness focused activities to prevent diabetes, as well as to improve diabetes self management care.
Vision: Preventing the early onset of diabetes and supporting individuals and families through education, creative physical activity and exercise programs. Provide emotional and spiritual support that will ultimately allow them to re-embrace Laguna traditions that promote health and wellness of the mind body and spirit.
The Fitness Center is open to tribal members, and Native Americans age 16 and over, their spouse and anyone employed under the POL tribal government free of charge. Any other individuals are charged $15/3 months or $30/1 year.
Diabetes Support Group meets weekly on Tuesdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the K-Center or Fitness Center. The clinic is supported by ACL Physician- JP Dedham, and the I.H.S. Registered Dietician. Registered Dietician is available on Tuesday to provide group presentations or one on one nutrition counseling/education sessions. Special population activities are coordinated and held at the fitness center and other community sites. Personal Trainer assistance is available upon request.PAK Activity programs implemented in local schools weekly to promote physical activity.
Monthly newsletter "The Belly Bulletin" with health and exercise tips is available via email or copies are available at the fitness center.
All participants are required to fill out enrollment, health history and assessment forms. Vitals required for enrollment are height, weight, blood pressure, blood glucose, oxygen saturation, heart rate. Cholesterol screening and body measurements are available.
Diabetes Wellness Groups meetings: 1pm to 3pm, every Tuesday. Groups are open to people living with Diabetes or newly diagnosed. Clinical support provided by the Physician on site.
Zumba classes held every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, ( some Saturdays) Free to Tribal members, community members, and POL Employees.
For information on the schedule call 379-3708-Tracy