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Fitness center discounts

9Round CoMo
Discounted Rate 

  • University employee rate: $50 month-to-month, $45 with 12 month membership
  • One-time startup fee of $25 with month-to-month (regularly $50)
  • No startup fee with 12 month membership (regularly $50)

 Additional Information

  • Columbia's only kickbox fitness gym
  • 1st workout free

 Location and Contact Information


All Group Fitness
Discounted Rate

  • University employee monthly rate: $29.99 (regularly $39.99)
  • One-year contract required.
  • No enrollment fee.

 Additional Information

  • Membership includes unlimited visits to all classes.
  • Free child care provided.

 Location and Contact Information


Anytime Fitness  
Discounted Rate

  • Enrollment fee waived for university employees (up to a $75 value)
  • One-year contract required

 Additional Information

  • Monthly rates start at $29.95
  • Columbia’s one and only 24/7, 365 fitness center
  • Membership includes access to all cardio and strength equipment
  • Free initial consultation and personal training session

 Location and Contact Information


Body Refinery Gym 
Discounted Rate

  • University employee monthly rate: $29.99 plus tax per month (VIP B) on yearly contract
  • $25 one-time key fob fee

 Additional Information

  • Memberships also available:
    • Short-term
    • No-contract
    • Hot yoga
    • Hybrid team training
  • Sign up for your free three-day trial membership today!

 Location and Contact Information


CrossFit COMO  
Discounted Rate

  • University employee discount is 10% off on the “4 or more visits per week” membership
  • University employee price: $121.50 per month (regularly $135)
  • CrossFit Foundations course is required: One-time fee of $75
  • No contract required, but discount increases if you purchase 3,6, or 12 months at once

 Additional Information

  • Includes all equipment and facilities.
  • Classes and boxing gym are an additional fee

 Location and Contact Information


Discounted Rate

  • University employee rate is $29 a month (regularly $33)
  • Enrollment fee: $30 for former curves member, $49 for new curves member (regularly $129)
  • One year contract required

 Additional Information

  • Includes the use of all exercise equipment

 Location and Contact Information

  • East Columbia Address: 3700 I-70 Drive SE, Ste. 110
  • East Columbia Phone Number: 573-449-4408
  • West Columbia Address: 1729 W Broadway Unit 2
  • West Columbia Phone Number 573-447-0013
  • Website: https://www.curves.com


Fit For Life University facility (UMHS employees only)  
Discounted Rate

 Additional Information

  • Open weekends and holidays
  • Available hours are from 3 pm – 6:30 am

 Location and Contact Information


Gold’s Gym  
Discounted Rate

  • University employee rate: $12.99 bi-weekly (regularly $14.99)
  • Enrollment fee: $55.97 (regularly $59.97)
  • One-year contract required.

 Additional Information

  • Membership includes access to weights, cardio, cardio cinema (movie theatre in the gym), classes

 Location and Contact Information


Limitless Pilates  
Discounted Rate

  • University employee receive a 10% discount on all group pilates classes
  • Duo reformer drop-in class: $31.50 (regularly $35)
  • 5 Pack of duo classes: $135 (regularly $150)
  • 10 pack of duo classes: $225 (regularly $250)

 Additional Information

  • Classes have up to 2 participants and are 50 minutes long.
  • Prior Pilates experience is required
  • Classes are M/W at 11 am, Th at 12 pm, and T/Th evenings at 5 and 6 pm

 Location and Contact Information


Mizzou Rec Center  
Discounted Rate

  • University employee full membership: $36 per month
  • University employee restricted hours membership: $25 per month
  • One-year contract required.

 Additional Information

  • Includes level 1,2, and 2+ programming, an open gym, strength and cardio equipment, weightlifting skills class, and coaching
  • Restricted membership hours are M-F from 5:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and all day on Saturday

 Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 213 Student Recreation Complex
  • Phone number: 573-884-5600
  • Website: www.mizzourec.com


Optimus, The Center for Health  
Discounted Rate

  • University employees receive a 10% discount on the 3, 6, and 12 month packages
  • 3 month contract: $63.17 per month (regularly $70.18)
  • 6 month contract: $58.27 per month (regularly $64.67)
  • 12 month contract: $53.49 per month (regularly $59.39)
  • One year contract required

 Additional Information

  • Membership includes access to the facility and the use of all gym equipment
  • Membership provides 10% discount on all classes and personal trainers

 Location and Contact Information


Pro Fitness  
Discounted Rate

  • University employee rate is $30 per month (regularly $40)
  • One year contract required

 Additional Information

  • Includes all exercise equipment and group fitness classes

 Location and Contact Information


Wilson’s Fitness  
Discounted Rate

  • University employees only pay a $10 entry fee with new membership (regularly $100)
  • University employees can add the Team Training Program to any membership for $59 per month

 Additional Information

  • The passport membership provides access to all 4 clubs, exercise equipment, classes, and additional amenities
  • The Team Training Program gives you access to 20 training sessions per month

 Location and Contact Information

  • Wilson’s on Forum phone number: 573-446-3232
  • Wilson’s on Rangeline phone number: 573-443-4242
  • Wilson’s in the District phone number: 573-777-6700
  • Wilson’s Females in Training phone number: 573-449-2606 (women only)
  • Website: http://www.wilsonsfitness.com/


Fitness retail discounts

Cycle Extreme “The Bicycle Warehouse”  
Discounted Rate

  • 10% off all accessories/parts/clothing with purchase of a bike.

 Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 South 6th St.
  • Phone number: 573-874-7044
  • Website: www.cyclex.com


Ultramax Sports (Formerly: The Starting Block)  
Discounted Rate

  • $30 off for every $250 spent.

 Additional Information

  • Walk/run groups available for free for all abilities (8 a.m. on Saturdays, 5:45 p.m. on Wednesdays) email for details

 Location and Contact Information


The Walking Company  
Discounted Rate

  • University employees receive a 15% discount on everything in-store or online (excluding UGG and gift cards)
  • To receive the discount in store: show your employee ID when checking out.
  • To receive discount online: fax a copy of your employee ID to (805) 962-3920 then call (828) 428-1490 to create the order and apply the discount

 Location and Contact Information


Walking trail maps

Clark Hall 1 Jesse Hall 1 Peace Park
Clark Hall 2 Jesse Hall 2 Quarterdeck
Discovery Ridge 1 Jesse Hall Tree Trail Sanborn Field
Discovery Ridge 2 Locust Bldg. 1 Student Center 1
Ellis Library Locust Bldg. 2 Student Center 2
Engineering Bldg. West Locust Bldg. 3 University Hall 1
Francis Quadrangle Lowry Mall Tree Trail University Hall 2
Hospital/Student Center Memorial Union 1 University Hall 3
Hospital/Recreation Center Memorial Union 2 Veterinary Medicine Bldg.
Hospital/Stankowski Field Memorial Union Tree Trail Women's and Children's Hospital
Heinkel Bldg. 1 Mizzou North 1 Woodrail Bldg. 1
Heinkel Bldg. 2 Mizzou North 2 Woodrail Bldg. 2
Heinkel Bldg. 3 MORENet 1 Woodrail Bldg. 3
Heinkel Bldg. 4 MORENet 2 Others
Heinkel Bldg. 5 MORENet 3  

MU Garden map - Landscape Services’ staff of arborists, designers, and gardeners develop and maintain the Mizzou Botanic Garden, to make the MU campus a pleasant, exciting place to be.

  Eat well

Agriculture and farmers' markets

  • Boone County Farmers Market offers produce, eggs, meats, and baked goods April through October. See website for details.
  • Columbia Farmers Market offers year-round produce, eggs, meats, and baked goods. See website for locations as they change based on the time of year.
  • DanJo Farms produces fresh baked bread, meats, herbs, vegetables, eggs, berries, and fruits. This farm is located in Ashland, MO.
  • Happy Hollow Farm produces certified organic vegetables, herbs, and eggs--and at times, organic meat and canned goods--through summer and winter CSA Memberships (Community Supported Agriculture) and sells at the Columbia Farmer’s Market.
  • The Root Cellar in Columbia, MO, offers three weekly local food subscription programs to make healthy eating convenient and affordable. Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter subscriptions are available to Mid-Missourians. Delivery is available on campus at select locations. Visit the Root Cellar Local Food Box webpage for more details, FAQs, and to enroll at a location convenient for you.
  • Missouri Farmers' Market Directory - Missouri is home to more than 140 farmers' markets located in communities across the state providing a rich variety of homegrown fruits and vegetables as well as locally produced goods such as dairy, eggs, and meats. You can search by county for a market near you.

Healthy eating resources

Healthy eating discounts

Green Bean Delivery  
Discounted Rate

  • University employee’s receive $15 off their first bin using promo code Healthy4Life
  • Free delivery
  • No contract or commitment required

 Additional Information

  • Provides weekly or bi-weekly grocery bin deliveries of locally sourced, fresh produce.
  • Every basket you order can be customized online
  • Locally produced meat, fish, and dairy products, as well as 1000’s of common grocery items can be added to any basket

 Location and Contact Information


Laura Lee's Healthy Plate  
Discounted Rate

  • University employee discount is 10% off of 5 or more healthy plates
  • Minimum of 1 month

 Additional Information

  • Provides healthy meals you pick up weekly. No more packing your lunch, we do it for you!
  • Includes Personal training, protein shakes, cooking demos, kitchen food makeover, grocery store visits, and vitamins and supplements.

 Location and Contact Information


Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD 
Discounted Rate

  • University employee discount is 40% off the $90 initial consultation

 Additional Information

  • Mary is a registered and licensed dietician
  • Uses a state-of-the-art-approach to weight loss and better health involving a mobile-based app and video conferencing sessions. You never have to leave the comfort of your home
  • You will receive daily feedback on your food choices, and you will see results more quickly.

 Location and Contact Information


University of Missouri Health Care Missouri Bariatric Services
Discounted Rate

  • University employees receive a 25% discount off any Ideal Protein product order

Additional information

  • Ideal protein products include shakes/smoothies/drink mixes; sweet and salty snacks; hearty soups; crunchy or chewy bars; pancake, oatmeal. Cereal, and omelet mixes; puddings; pasta; and more!

Location and Contact Information


Nutritional counseling

University of Missouri employees that have medical insurance through the university are eligible to receive outpatient nutrition counseling as a covered health benefit for the following diagnoses: diabetes, coronary artery disease, hyperlipidemia, and/or obesity (Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30). Employees can request a dietitian referral from their physician or for more information contact one of MUHC's registered dietitians.

Plan your meals

The following websites and smartphone apps can help you plan your meals, recipes, and shopping lists so that you can have the ingredients you need, prepare meals that are delicious, eat the things you love at work and at home.  

This is a Web and app-based tool for your smartphones and tablets that help you store recipes and plan meals for the week. It generates a shopping list based on your weekly meal plan so that you have everything you need when you come home from the store.  

Similar to Pepperplate, this is an app-based tool  (but it is not available as a website). It allows you to plan meals and create grocery lists from the meals you have set for the week.  

  Work-life fit

Counseling and family services

Live and Work Well is an affiliate of United Behavioral Health and the administrator of mental health insurance through university medical insurance plans. You can find in-network mental health providers at UHC.com. MU Employee Assistance Program is a confidential, professional service provided to all employees, their families, retirees and organizational work units. The EAP provides a variety of services to help employees influenced by a range of personal concerns, including emotional distress, family concerns, alcohol/substance abuse, legal problems, occupational health, and more. Family Support Division – Boone County at (573) 751-3221 Psychological Services Clinic at (573) 882-4677

Massage therapy discounts

BodyMind Therapeutic Massage: Jeff Rioux, LMT 

Discounted Rate

  • 60-minute massage: $60
  • 90-minute massage: $75

 Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 South 9th Street. Suite 203
  • Phone number: 573-881-4466

Heartland Massage Therapies: Angie Dougherty  

Discounted Rate

  • 30-minute massage: $40 (regularly $45)
  • 60-minute massage: $65 (regularly $70)
  • 90-minute massage: $87 (regularly $95)

 Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1204 Rogers, Suite F
  • Phone number: 573-289-8793

Serenity Therapeutic: Tara Barnett, L.Ac  

Discounted Rate

  • 1st time acupuncture treatment session: $85 (regularly $110)
  • Follow-up acupuncture treatment: $60 (regularly $70)

 Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Colonies at 2600 Forum Blvd., Suite B2 (inside the Woodstock building)
  • Phone number: 573-442-8511
  • Website: www.acu4health.wordpress.com

Transform Yourself: Deirdre Huenneke  
Discounted Rate

  • 30-minute massage: $30 (regularly $35)
  • 60-minute massage: $55 (regularly $65)
  • 90-minute massage: $80 (regularly $90)

 Location and Contact Information

Health assessment and prevention

Ergonomics - The ACT Center offers tips on how to improve your work station and job site to meet your physical needs. Ergonomics covers all aspects of a job, from physical stress placed on joints and muscles to environmental factors that affect hearing, vision, and general comfort and health. Ergonomic assessments are available by appointment.

Tobacco Cessation - Access information about tobacco cessation services at the Universeity Wellness Resource Center.

Sinclair@Home - Sinclair@Home combines registered nurse care coordination and in‐home sensor technology to keep you safe and independent at home. The RN care coordinator develops an independent living plan to help you meet your health and wellness goals and maintain your independence. A 10% discount is available to members of the MU Retiree Association. Find out more at sinclairathome.com.

Staff Health performs health screenings for University of Missouri Health Care employees, as well as TB testing; tetanus vaccinations; Hepatitis B vaccinations for any staff member who deals with blood or blood products; and measles, mumps, and rubella vaccinations. Influenza vaccinations are provided as supply allows. Vaccinations are also offered for hospital staff members who travel internationally. The office provides basic health counseling and counseling for TB-positive patients. Located in 1E41 at the University of Missouri Hospital. Contact: (573) 882-2294 or robertsonde@health.missouri.edu.

Health education

Everday preventive tips:

American Cancer Society American Heart Association Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


National Institutes of Health

Arthritis Foundation

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Tobacco Cessation Services University Wellness Resource Center

Columbia/Boone County Health Department


Workplace flexibility

UM Procurement Services
The UM System Procurement Services Department may be able to provide support in purchasing flexible/ergonomic office equipment at discounted prices through select vendors. Each campus has a representative to contact if you would like to learn about discounts on specific products.  

Workplace Flexibility Toolkit
The U.S. Department of Labor offers a variety of information to employees and employers about establishing workplace flexibility and resources and research that support its implementation.  

Virtual Private Network
A virtual private network (VPN) is a private network that connects remote sites or users together using virtual connections routed through the Internet. VPNs add a layer of security by encoding the data one computer is sending to another into a form that only the other computer will be able to decode. Using this, you will be able to access your work desktop and campus resources from your home computer as long as your work computer is turned on. Make sure that the data that you are accessing from home is not confidential.  

To install the VPN client for Columbia, Hospital, or UMSystem: http://anyconnect.missouri.edu/+CSCOE+/logon.html

Work-Life Fit Blog by Cali Yost
Information and tips about finding the right fit for your work and personal life as well as strategies for implementing solutions. 


  Work healthy

The ACT Center offers tips on how to improve your work station and job site to meet your physical needs. Ergonomics covers all aspects of a job, from physical stress placed on joints and muscles to environmental factors that affect hearing, vision, and general comfort and health. Ergonomic assessments are available by appointment. 

Sit-to-Stand Workstation Information
Learn more about Sit-to-Stand workstations and whether they are the right choice for you. 

Furniture Procurement Contracts
Are you interested in purchasing a new workstation? View the UM System’s procurement contracts for pricing and discount information on office furniture.


Additional resources

For additional discounts, visit any of the following websites:

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Reviewed March 08, 2018.