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Fitness Center

All In One Fitness Club

The Sault Tribal Health Program promotes an active, healthy lifestyle and believes regular exercise is essential to good health.  The All In One Fitness Center is located on the second floor of the Big Bear Arena, between the two ice rinks and includes a 0.1 mile walking track. The indoor track surrounds the fitness center and is available for use during Big Bear hours of operation.

The Fitness Center is a full service facility with multiple exercise options available to meet the needs of all members, from beginners to seasoned veterans.  We have a vast array of fitness equipment, including:

Precor Equipment

  • 8 - Treadmills
  • 4 - Elliptical Machines
  • 2 - Adaptive Motion Trainers
  • 10 - Stationary Bikes (Recumbent & Upright)
  • 2 - Steppers
  • Glute Extension
  • Peck Deck
  • Glide cable column
  • Angled Leg Press
  • Incline Bench Press
  • Smith Machine
  • T-Bar Row
  • Squat Rack
  • Leg Extension
  • Prone Leg Curl
  • Converging Shoulder Press
  • Adjustable Cable Cross w/200# heavy wt. stacks

Plus additionally:

  • 1 - Concept II Rowing Machine
  • 2 - Nu Steps
  • 20+ - Hammer Strength Plate Loaded Weight Machines
  • 2 - Olympic Bench Presses
  • 1 - Squat Cage
  • Olympic Lifting Platform
  • Body Platform
  • Magnum Smith Machine
  • 2 lb to 120 lb Dumbbells
  • Multi-Jungle w/ 2 lat pulldowns, 2 low rows, 2 tricep pushdowns & cable cross high/low
  • Pull up/Dip Assist

Functional Training Equipment

  • Kettlebells 10 - 50 lbs.
  • Plyometric Boxes
  • Power Training Ropes
  • Padded stretching and floor exercise area

The All In One Fitness Center is one of the largest and best equipped gyms in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and provides a number of accessories to enhance your exercise experience.  These include numerous TV's, member picked music, free WIFI access, Air Conditioning, sweat towels, and a host of healthy protein bars & performance drinks.  We also carry supplements.

People wishing to utilize the All In One Fitness Center can simply pay for a day pass or sign up for a membership on a  monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual basis.  Membership prices are some of the lowest in the Sault area.  Sault Tribe members can access the Fitness Center free of charge by presenting their Tribal ID and filling out the required membership application and signing the liability waiver.  The Fitness Center is open to the public seven days a week. 

Hours of operation:

(Fall/Winter Hours)  Monday - Friday: 5 am to 9 pm/ Saturday & Sunday - 9 am to 5 pm

 (Summer Hours) Monday – Friday: 5am to 9pm/ Sat: closed; Sunday 9am-5pm

Membership benefits include access to locker rooms with showers, hair dryers and sauna.  Members can use the indoor walking track and have use of the basketball and volleyball courts during open gym hours.  Monthly locker rentals are available.

The Fitness Center is an official Spinning facility and also hosts a number of fitness classes which are available to members at minimal cost. 

We cater to young adults, adults and eldersPatrons and members must be 14 years of age or older.   Sault Tribe members can access the Fitness Center free of charge by presenting their Tribal ID and filling out the required membership paperwork. 

Service Locations:  Big Bear Fitness Center - All in One Fitness Club, 2 Ice Circle, Sault Ste. Marie, MI  49783.  906-635-4935

All-In-One Fitness Club - Membership Rates

Individuals

1 MONTH

3 MONTHS

6 MONTHS

1 YEAR

REGULAR ADULT

$35

$75

$135

$240

STUDENT (High School & College)

$20

$45

$75

$120

SENIOR (55 yrs. +)

$20

$45

$75

$120

GOV/STATE EMPLOYEE

$25

$65

$115

$200

SAULT TRIBE EMPLOYEE

$25

$65

$115

$200

SAULT TRIBE MEMBER

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE

Household

1 MONTH

3 MONTHS

6 MONTHS

1 YEAR

2-MEMBER

$63

$113

$189

$312

3-MEMBER

$85

$152

$255

$421

4-MEMBER

$107

$191

$321

$530

5-MEMBER

$126

$225

$378

$624

Single Visit Pass - $6
Family Pass Single Visit - $10
6 Visit Pass- $25

*Tribe Members must present current tribal membership card and complete registration.
**Proof of eligibility required for discounted membership rates**

No appointments necessary.  To access Fitness Center activities simply come to the center during normal hours of operation.  All patrons are required to register (sign in) at the Fitness Center desk.  Fitness Center staff includes a Fitness Center Supervisor and Weight Room monitors that are there during operating hours to assist patrons.


Providers who perform this service:

Charlee Brissette, MS
Charlee is an educator and wellness coach with over ten years’ experience in the health and fitness industry. Her approach to holistic well-being uses a thorough understanding of teachings of the Four Directions to help individuals and communities reach their wellness potential. Her undergraduate degree is in Management of Health and Fitness, and Native American Studies. Her graduate degree is in Health Behavior and Health Education, with a concentration on Native and Indigenous Studies. Her Masters’ thesis examined Anishinaabe Adaptations to Historical Loss and Trauma. Being trauma informed, Charlee is able to help individuals identify and overcome barriers to reach their optimal well-being. When she is not working she enjoys reading, creating, watching binge-worthy TV, and being outside in any capacity – hiking, kayaking, skydiving, and riding her motorcycle.

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Heather Hemming, B.S., ACSM-EP-C & CIFT
Heather Hemming is the Health Education Supervisor and the Project Coordinator of the Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country and Tribal Practices and Wellness in Indian Country grants with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Heather holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Kinesiology from Lake Superior State University. She is also an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist and Inclusive Fitness Trainer, a Certified Lifestyle Coach and she is highly skilled in facilitating community coalitions. Heather is currently finishing her Masters in Health Administration from Louisiana State University – Shreveport. Heather, who is a Sault Tribe member and long-time tribal employee, is the PA Referral Program's lead developer. She says the program's intentions are to promote prevention, self-management, and treatment efforts among tribal members diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension, obesity and other chronic diseases. With more culturally appropriate programs like this, Heather would like to see the CHE team continue to work as a cohesive unit to provide the best services to Sault Tribe members. In her spare time, Heather enjoys running, playing sports, hiking, kayaking, and taking her dog Sadie for walks.

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Josh Firack, ACSM EP-C, LMT
Josh Firack is a 1996 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a B.S. degree in Health and Fitness Management. Josh was first certified as a personal trainer in 1997 through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and he maintained that certification until 2014. He is well versed in many facets of the health and fitness industry, as he has experience as a personal trainer, physical therapy aid, massage therapist and exercise physiologist. Josh has also managed outpatient physical therapy clinics as well as commercial fitness centers and has been the owner of a fitness center. He has worked with individuals ranging from 13 to 97 years of age, all with different physical capacities as well as various fitness/wellness goals.

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Lyndee Zeigler, B.S., ACSM-EP-C, EIM2, TTS
Lyndee Zeigler is a Community Health Educator who loves watching how cultivating a culture of wellness, rest, healthy nutrition, and physical activity can transforms lives. Lyndee has been in healthcare and wellness for five years – specializing in exercise testing and prescription, health education and health coaching, cardiac rehabilitation, tobacco cessation, and corporate employee wellness programs. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cornerstone University and Mount Vernon Nazarene University with her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Biology, respectively. While attending Cornerstone University, Lyndee was a four-time national indoor qualifier and two-time national outdoor qualifier in track and field. Lyndee works primarily from the Sault Tribal Health & Human Services Center in Saint Ignace, Michigan. She is part of Nicotine Dependence Program and Physical Activity Referral Program, and helps with community outreach and the local coalition groups. In her free time, Lyndee enjoys antiquing, reading, cooking and baking, traveling, hiking, and spending time with her husband, Jason, and two puppies, Leya

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Maddy Lamma
Maddy is an avid outdoor enthusiast, who brings knowledge of kinesiology and administration to her new role in Health Education. Maddy graduated from Lake Superior State University in December of 2019 with a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology. When asked what drew her to pursue this field she said "I knew I wanted to work with in the health field, and when I started researching what degree to pursue I came across kinesiology, what popped out at me was the more holistic approach to health kinesiology offered. I think it is important to treat the whole person, not just the symptom." She is looking forward to helping people live their healthiest and best lives by working through the Physical Activity Referral Program. She is also hoping to assist with the Nibi (Water) Program, by becoming a certified kayak instructor. Maddy is originally from Sault Ste. Marie and loves taking advantage of all the U.P. has to offer. When she's not working, she can be found on the hiking trails, kayaking or camping. She is proud to have once climbed to the highest point in the Smokey Mountains!

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Physical Activity Program Staff
Back row: Charlee Brissette, Josh Firack, Lyndee Zeigler Front row: Maddy Lamma, Heather Hemming

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