wellness division

wellness center

The Chippewa Cree Wellness Center offers a robust suite of fitness activities and programs, educational programs, athletics, and exercise equipment to enrich the quality of life for our community through physical activity and healthy nutrition — all under one, independent facility. Our Vision is to provide a comprehensive fitness system by which all community members can obtain knowledge to promote healthy lifestyles and positively impact personal health.

 

Chippewa Cree Wellness Center is located at 646 Clinic Road East, Box Elder, Montana 59521, and may be contacted at 406-395-5331.

 

The facility is impressively equipped with the following:

  • Wellness Gym: Walking Track and Basketball Court — HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 6:00am-7:30pm; Friday, 6:00am-4:00pm; Saturday-Sunday, 9:00am-5:00pm

  • Weight Room (free weights, squat racks, cable machine, treadmills, bikes, elliptical, and more) — HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 6:00am-7:30pm; Friday, 6:00am-4:00pm; Saturday-Sunday, 9:00am-5:00pm)

  • Swimming Pool, Hot Tub, Steam Room, Dry Sauna — HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 6:00am-6:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 9:00am-4:00pm

diabetes/diabetes prevention

The primary goal of the Diabetes Prevention Department is to decrease the prevalence of diabetes in the Rocky Boy Community through prevention efforts focusing on education, diet, and exercise.

 

An active part of our community, Services and Programs include:

  • Pre-Diabetes Education classes designed to teach you how to choose healthier foods, the importance of physical activity, and the importance of weight management

  • Consults from our Medical Providers that may include Nutrition Education and Disease Process Education — our department staff provides this education at Rocky Boy Health Center or in the comfort of patients’ homes

  • Community support and participation in public events: Women’s Health Fair, Men’s Health Fair, Child Health Measures Family Fun Night, Tour de Cure, Walk Around the Rez, Bear Wellness, and Summer School youth activities

 

For current announcements about our events and classes, be sure to see the NEWS section and follow the official Rocky Boy Health Center Facebook page or contact our Diabetes Prevention Coordinator, Terrie Stump, by phone: 406.395.1675.

 

Clinic Hours are 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday, except Wednesdays from 8:00am-10:00am. Tuesday evening classes are 4:30pm-5:30pm by appointment.