Wellness Center

Hours of Operation


Monday - Thursday           5am-7pm

Friday                          5am- 6pm

Saturday                            8am-12pm


The Wellness Center staff reserves the right to change hours depending on patron usage.

PLEASE NOTE:  If the District schools are closed due to weather, the Wellness Center will be open unless Central Office is closed. 


ISD Central Office
201 N. Forest Ave.
Independence, MO 64050
Wellness Center's main entrance off N. Woodland Ave.


Parking Garage located on N. Woodland Ave. ADA parking located on W. Maple Ave – first garage to your right if coming from Woodland Ave.


Membershp Fees
Free for Wellness Center 
Free for Group Exercise

Contact Us
Email: Levi_Hinson@isdschools.org
​Phone: 816.521.5315

General Information

The Independence School District Wellness Center is a 9,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art fitness facility that tailors to all fitness levels.

Wellness Center Membership Eligibility 

  • Available to the following individuals:
    • Full-time ISD employees
    • Part-time ISD employees (this does not include seasonal, temporary or substitutes)
    • Retirees of the district
    • Eligible Employee or Retiree's spouses
    • Eligible Employee or Retiree's dependent ages 18-26

 Services Offered

  • Free personalized exercise program
  • Free physical assessments (blood pressure, BMI, body fat percentage, cardiovascular testing, muscular endurance/muscular strength testing)
  • Free fitness challenges
  • Locker room and shower facility

Group Exercise Classes

Group Exercise Schedule

Becoming a Member!

Individuals interested in becoming a member of the Wellness Center must complete the following steps before they are an official member.  

  1. Paperwork. Please make an appointment with the Wellness Center to fill out membership forms.
  2. Orientation. This includes the discussion of policies and regulations of the Center, as well as an optional body composition analysis. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be made by contacting the Wellness Department.
  3. Picture Badge.  Picture IDs are used to sign in and out of the Wellness Center. Employees are able to (1) use their staff badges if a barcode is located along the side or (2) type in their employee ID number into thesystem. For all  other members, a picture ID badge will be printed at the Wellness Center on your first visit. 



Cardiovascular Equipment

Free Weights

Weight Circuit

Core, Stretching, and Body Weight Area

Group Exercise Room

Indoor Cycle Bikes


Wellness Center Staff

Levi Hinson
Wellness Coordinator

Taylor Walls
Wellness Center Attendant

David Foose
Wellness Center Attendant

Trey Stout
Wellness Center Attendant

LaKesha Dixon
Group Exercise Instructor

Andrea Docheff
Group Exercise Instructor