Get Healthy At The Eastside Wellness Center

Get Healthy At The Eastside Wellness Center

The Eastside Wellness Center is dedicated to the health and well being of Maine state employees. What a benefit! Basketball is a favorite activity in the Eastside gym, click here to see the    Open court sessions are scheduled Monday through Friday for impromptu pick-up games.  A variety of group exercise classes, including Zumba®, yoga, kick boxing, Nordic walking, and snow shoeing are held at our center.  Click the highlighted area to view the Fitness Class & Basketball Schedules and the Fitness Class Descriptions. 


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The gym has cardio and strength training equipment as well as free weights, exercise balls, kettle bells and more.  Most of our cardio machines have televisions attached, so bring your own ear buds and feel free to use this personalized feature!  



In order to qualify for membership, you must be a full time, or part time State of Maine employee or a retiree who is eligible to receive the State of Maine medical insurance benefits.  Spouses or significant others are eligible if they are covered under the State of Maine medical insurance plan and will be required to show proof of insurance when applying to our facility.


Here’s How to Sign Up!

    • Stop by the Eastside Wellness Center for a membership application or call us at 620-9400 and the staff can fax you an application. Just fill it out, drop it off and we can help you on your path to fitness.
    • Fill out and print our online Membership Application, and print off and sign our Membership Agreement/Waiver and our Wellness Center Code of Conduct forms if that is easier, and bring in these completed forms to the front desk staff.
    • The staff would be happy to orient you to the facility! Come dressed in gym clothes (T-shirt, sweatpants or shorts, sneakers) or bring them with you along with your own lock and ear budsand  use the locker rooms to change.
    • Schedule an appointment to meet with a fitness trainer one-on-one for FREE!  Click Here for list of free services to choose from!


To View the FREE healthy classes offered across the state to state of Maine employees

Healthy Directions Class Calendar


spring_fitnessCome work out before you go to the office, or come later in the day. The Eastside Wellness Center is open:

Monday through Thursday, 6 am – 7 p.m
Friday June through August, 6 am – 2 p.m
Friday September through May, 6 am – 4 p.m
Saturday September through May, 7 am – 2 p.m
Saturday June through August7 am – 12 p.m


The Eastside Wellness Center is located at 6 Elkins Lane on the Eastside (old AMHI) campus near the Riverview facility.  It is easily accessible from Arsenal Street off Hospital Street (south) or Bridge Street (north).  Click here for a detailed map from your location to The Eastside Wellness Center.


Now is the time to prep for your next 5k! Augusta Couch to 5K training locations and details are posted.  

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Join us on an outdoor walk with your co-workers on May 21st during National Employee Health & Fitness Day! Register by April 25th & get a FREE T-SHIRT!

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Wellness Works Education and Training focuses on Fitness, Wellness, Nutrition, and Ergonomics.

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If you are a state employee who works in the Augusta area and finds it hard to come to one of our gym locations, we have a roaming trainer on staff who will meet with you at your worksite!  Click here for details!

EASTSIDE WELLNESS CENTER, - 6 Elkins Lane, SHS #96 Augusta ME 04333 (207) 620-9400 Fax (207) 620-8481

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Check out these outdoor walking routes near our centers!

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As a member of one of our wellness centers, state employees have a list of free fitness services available to choose from by appointment.

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