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The Wellness Center serves the Baltimore community as a totally accessible, multifaceted exercise and rehabilitation facility for individuals of all ages and abilities. All League participants have access to the Fitness Facilities and Therapeutic Pool. Our fitness center is equipped with state-of-the-art machines and dedicated personal trainers, giving you the tools you need to achieve total wellness. The Wellness Center has a variety of memberships, classes, and services. Rehabilitative services are also available and are provided by MedStar Health’s Good Samaritan Hospital Rehabilitation Services. Members receive discounts for rentals, have unlimited use of the facilities, and more!

The Emmert Hobbs Fitness Center is an exercise facility for people of all levels of ability, providing individualized fitness programs, floor aerobics and other classes, as well as accessible, state-of-the-art fitness equipment.

The Malcolm Hecht Therapeutic Pool provides a warm-water environment that facilitates exercise and rehabilitation in a fully accessible pool. Swimming lessons and water aerobics classes are available to members and the local community.

Forms & Flyers

Questions about our forms or flyers? Please call us at 443.961.3079.


Wellness Center membership includes open access to fitness equipment, the therapeutic pool, and hot tub during normal hours of operations. Classes are available at an additional rate. All new memberships are subject to a $50 initiation/enrollment fee.

Electronic Funds Transfer (pulls between the 10th and 15th of each month)

EFT requires a bank account number and a routing number to set up (see VOIDED check); credit cards not accepted. The first month may be paid in cash/check/CC/money order, but EFT must be set up upon registration for the second and all subsequent months

Paid In Full
6 Month / 12 Month memberships are “paid in full”, and can be paid for via cash/check/CC/money order

3-5 individuals who either live at the same address, share the same last name, or are first degree relatives of the primary account holder (parents, spouses, siblings, aunts, uncles & children)


All aqua therapy classes run in 8-week sessions with a make-up week scheduled at the end of the block. A mini-session closes the class offerings for the year and is adjusted for price. Classes will not be made up unless the instructor or The League has to cancel class. Please see the Wellness Center desk to learn more about the classes that are available.

  • There will be NO refunds.
  • Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the class to allow adequate time for scanning in, making any necessary payments, and changing clothes.
  • Please re-register at the beginning of each 8-week session. If you are not registered for a class, your name will not be called on the class roster at the beginning of each class. This means that if there is a cancellation, we have no way in which to notify you.
  • Instructors are subject to change without notice. Please check with the Wellness Center for updates.
  • All classes are 60 minutes unless otherwise indicated.

Adult Gym (16 yrs +) $10.00

Aerobics – Single Class $10.00

Water Aerobics

Who needs coffee when you can participate in a full, active, and energized one-hour aquatic cardio class? Attendees are requested to wear water shoes and will use floats for constant movement. Leave refreshed and ready to start your weekend after your Saturday morning JAM!

Instructor: Gail Williams-Glasser

Days: Saturdays

Time: 7:00AM-8:00AM

Get warmed up for the day with a low- to moderate- intensity water workout that improves flexibility, range of motion, and aids in weight loss.

Instructor: Tamarra “Diva T” Fleming

Days: Mondays and Wednesdays

Times: 11:30AM-12:30AM

Forget the tequila and grab your swimsuit for a healthy happy hour filled with a non-impact intense workout designed to improve cardiovascular endurance of participants. The class is intended for people of all levels of fitness; be sure to inform the instructor of any medical concerns. 


Instructor: Gail Williams-Glasser

Days: Mondays

Times: 7:00PM-8:00PM

Have a blast dancing the exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Fitness and energy levels will soar with this Aqua Zumba class; it's easy, effective, and totally exhilarating, often building a deep-rooted community among returning students.

Instructor: Tamarra "Diva T" Fleming

Days: Wednesdays

Times: 7:00PM-8:00PM

Wind down from the day with a low- to moderate- intensity water workout that improves muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness.

Instructor: Karen Wilson

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 7:00PM-8:00PM

Donnacize Aerobics

Put your dukes up for a cardiovascular aerobic workout that incorporates boxing techniques such as kicks, punches, and squats. This aerobox class will work the upper body (arms, chest, and shoulders) and core muscle groups like the rectus abdominals and love handles.

Instructor: Donna

Days: Wednesdays

Time: 6:00PM-6:30PM

Pilates is a method of exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance the body. It improves flexibility, alignment, and stabilizing & strengthening your core, which helps relieve and prevent back pain. When doing pilates, you gain greater control over your body’s movement through correct spinal alignment and proper breathing. In addition, the greatest benefit of all is that you tone your body, lose weight, and feel great! 

Instructor: Donna

Days: Wednesdays

Times: 6:30PM-7:30PM

Enjoy a non-cardiovascular aerobic workout that incorporates boxing techniques such as kicks, punches, and squats. This aerobox class will work the upper body (arms, chest, and shoulders) and core muscle groups like the rectus abdominals and love handles.

Instructor: Donna

Days: Fridays

Time: 5:30PM-6:45PM

Build strength, tone muscle, shred fat, burn calories, and challenge your major muscle groups with this dumbbell and band resistance workout! The class consists of squats, presses, lifts, and curls as you strengthen tone and define your entire body. You determine the level you will work at by choosing the appropriate dumbbell weight and band resistance.  

Instructor: Donna

Days: Saturdays

Times: 9:30AM-10:30AM

Burn calories, lower your risk of heart disease, and boost your mood, immunity, and stamina with the many benefits of aerobics.  Repetitive movement of the largest muscles in your legs, hips, and arms will lead to healthy weight loss. 

Instructor: Donna

Days: Saturdays

Times: 10:30AM-11:00AM

Line Dancing

6 Week Session Prices

Regular Member- $30

Non-Member- $40

Drop-In- $7

Learn to sailor, weave, grapevine, jazz box, lock step, triple step, salsa, mumbo, and more with neighbors interested in increasing fitness, coordination, movement, energy, flexibility, and fun!

Instructor: Randy Dennis

Days: Tuesdays

Times: 6:00PM-7:00PM (Beginner) and 7:00PM-8:00PM (Intermediate)

Aqua Therapy Provided by MedStar Good Samaritan Rehabilitation

MedStar Health serves patients across 10 hospitals, ambulatory and urgent care locations, as well as through telehealth and home care services, including rehabilitative therapy at The League’s Malcolm Hecht Therapeutic pool. As a healthcare leader in the region, MedStar plays an important and significant role in advancing health and partnering with others to facilitate community health improvement. Community education and partnerships, like the one between MedStar and The League, remain critical to achieving this important goal because many of MedStar’s patients join The League’s Wellness Center to maintain and improve their fitness. The League is thrilled to honor our more than 25 year-long partnership and MedStar’s resounding impact on the health of the greater Baltimore region.

If you are in need of Aqua Therapy, please contact their office directly at 443.444.4600.

Locker Rooms & Amenities

Our locker rooms, dressing areas, and shower facilities are ADA compliant for accessibility. We also have two unisex locker rooms available for individuals with aides or small children. Please bring your own towels, toiletries, and a combination or key lock, and remember to take it with you after each visit. Locks left on lockers over 24 hours will be cut off. Large lost & found items (towels, bathing suits, shoes, etc.) are held by housekeeping, while small items (glasses, keys, earrings, membership cards, locks, etc.) are held by Wellness Center staff.


Monthly (EFT) 6 Month


12 Month


Police/Fire/Active Military $20 $110 $200
Regular Individual $24.99 $140 $260
Regular Two-Person $47.99 $270 $500
Family (3-5 persons) $75 $435 $800
Premier Individual $63 $360 $680
Premier Two-Person $80 $460 $880

Contact Information

Our services are always expanding and changing to meet your needs. If you need something that is not listed here or need more information on any of our current services, please stop by the information desk for assistance or email info@leagueforpeople.org; our friendly and professional staff are eager to help you.

  • The Wellness Center: 443.961.3079
  • Weather Hotline: 410.323.0500 x305