Riverside supports you in making healthy choices by offering programs, classes and events. Here is a sampling of activities that support healthy lifestyles. If the offering includes a fee, you may be eligible for discounts because you are a Riverside employee.

Sports Physicals for Students | July 15 & 22 
Primary care exams by providers from Riverside Eastern Shore Physicians & Surgeons. Orthopedic exams by providers from Riverside Orthopedic Specialists. Providers are donating their time so that all fees collected can benefit the athletic booster clubs of the local schools.
Riverside Eastern Shore Physicians & Surgeons
9524 Hospital Ave., Nassawadox, 6 - 8 p.m. 
$25 per student
Parents: Print and complete Athletic Physical Form in advance from the Virginia High School League,

Dietcise | July 22 - Sep. 9
An 8-week program that combines effective fat-burning exercise in a non-intimidating group setting with nutrition education emphasizing balance, variety and moderation. Certified aerobic instructors teach the exercise program and registered dietitians teach the nutrition classes.
Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center, Newport News
Employee cost: $195
Wellness Center member cost: $170
Info: 757-875-7533

The Doctor is In, Focus on Healthy Living | July 30
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram will talk on cardiovascular health.
Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg
Main Conference Room, 6:30 p.m.
Info: 757-875-7880

Free Fitness Friday | Aug. 1
Every first Friday of the month, grab your employee ID and head over to Riverside Wellness & Fitness Center in Newport News or Gloucester to use the facilities on this day for free. Guests are welcome but they must pay a guest fee.
Info: 757-875-7525 or 804-693-8888

Riverside Fun-Walk Run | Nov. 22
An annual Riverside team member event
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Mariners' Museum Park, Newport News

Free Yoga Classes | Mondays
All levels welcomed. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your yoga mat.
Riverside Regional Medical Center
Annex Conference Room D, 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Info: Angie Claud, 757-534-6228

Free Yoga Classes | Wednesdays
All levels welcomed. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your yoga mat.
Riverside Warwick Conference Center / Talent Recruitment Center
12420 Warwick Blvd., Bldg. 6, Newport News, 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Info: Angie Claud, 757-534-6228

Healthy Weigh | Schedule Your Session
Classes can be held on site at your location if you have a group of 10 participants or more.
Employee cost: $170
Info: To register or for more details, contact Holly Hicks at 757-875-7533, Tuesday through Thursday.

Insulindependence Club 
Join Insulindependence Club Captain Sarah Younger on the beautiful Noland Trail which surrounds the grounds of the Mariners' Museum in Newport News. To participate in these free diabetes-related events, meet in the parking lot; look for the orange balloons with IN on them. For information:

  • Share your knowledge: Are you aware of wellness-related events not listed above? Send the information to Daniel Ballin at so we can consider adding it to the calendar.


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