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Be well at the Redwood City campus
To all Stanford staff and faculty working at the Redwood City campus:
BeWell, Stanford Health Improvement Program (HIP) and Stanford Recreation & Wellness (Rec) are all there for you at the new Stanford Redwood City (SRWC) campus. We’re committed to delivering comparable services and resources to those you’ve enjoyed on the main campus and making wellness accessible and affordable for you.
The BeWell Program
To help you maintain or adopt new healthy lifestyle behaviors, the BeWell Program is offering Screening and Advising appointments at the Stanford Redwood City (SRWC) Recreation and Wellness Center on various weekdays. Screening and Advising comprise the first two parts of the Wellness Profile — a BeWell Program incentive-earning component that is easy and informative. (Remember, before beginning any BeWell Program component, first complete your 2019 Stanford Health and Lifestyle Assessment (SHALA: Learn more).
Sign in to your account and you will be guided to available Screening & Advising appointment dates/times.
- Screening involves free, one-on-one health measurements provided by BeWell’s trained staff; or, have your screening done by your own health care provider and bring it to your Screening/Advising appointment or upload it to BeWell.
- Advising involves an appointment with a BeWell Coach to discuss your screening results and possible wellness goals. Most participants schedule a joint Screening/Advising appointment. If you upload screening results done by your health care provider, you will schedule an Advising appointment separately, either by Zoom video conferencing or phone.
- Lastly, you complete a quick online Plan that helps you identify your wellness strategies for meeting your goals.
Completion of the Wellness Profile earns a financial incentive of $200 per employee and $220 per spouse. The Wellness Profile is also a required program component for those employees seeking BeWell’s highest-earning incentive for completing Engagement ($260). Learn more about the BeWell Program.
Fitness and recreation
Your fitness classes in Redwood City will all be a part of the Cardinal Group Fitness Pass program administered by Stanford Recreation & Wellness. (These classes will continue to qualify for BeWell Berries — the incentive program which earns employees $100 for completion of 6 Berry activities.) BeWell participants may purchase the Cardinal Group Fitness Pass at a discounted rate. Summer quarter classes run June 24 – Sept. 20.
Recreation and Wellness Center:
While the recreation centers on the main campus are still available to you, your new fitness facility in Redwood City is state-of-the-art: see this 3-D Walkthrough. Similar to fitness facilities on the main campus, anyone 18 years of age and older with a valid SUID card or Courtesy Card will be able to use the facility by scanning their ID the same way you do now.
Hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday. The pool will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Fitness Floor Orientations: Learn more about the fitness center at Redwood City and get a walkthrough of the facility and equipment from a certified fitness professional. The October orientations are on 10/8 and 10/10. See times and more details here.
Locker Rooms and Day-Use Lockers: All-gender, women’s and men’s locker rooms are located on both floors. The lockers in each of these spaces are for day-use, on a first-come, first-served basis. At this time, there are no lockers available to rent on an ongoing basis. Once the campus is fully occupied, we will assess the demand for lockers at the busiest time of the day. If a significant number of lockers remain available, a locker rental service will be implemented in addition to offering day use lockers.
HIP classes and workshops
The Stanford Health Improvement Program (HIP) will be there for you in Redwood City.
Healthy Living classes: Drawing from the sciences, these classes (both on-campus and online) provide effective and enjoyable approaches to well-being. Each class is designed to educate and provide the skills to support sustainable, health-enhancing behavior change. Topics are within categories such as contemplative practices, environmental health, health enrichment, nutrition and weight, prevention and medical management, stress and resiliency. Designated Health Living classes qualify for STAP funding and are Berry-eligible. Summer Quarter classes run June 24 – August 30.
Wellness on Wheels: Looking for a class tailored for your team? Check out HIP’s Wellness on Wheels to find a class at your preferred time and location.
Meditation Mondays: The Health Improvement Program’s Contemplation by Design offers free guided meditation for Redwood City employees. Led by experienced instructors, sessions are held in Room 120 of the Recreation and Wellness Center from 12-1 p.m. on the first Monday of each month.
Room 120 of the Recreation and Wellness Center is designated for meditation, contemplation, prayer, yoga and Pilates. The room is available for self-guided practice when classes are not in session. A schedule is posted outside the room to allow you to plan your practice.
Wellness Wednesdays: You will have access to HIP’s free weekly workshops and interactive take-away activities focused on contemplative practices, health enrichment, environmental health, nutrition and weight, and stress and resiliency. Wellness Wednesdays will bring 35 years of evidence-based experience to enrich Stanford Redwood City’s culture of wellness.