Weight Watchers at Work now offered by Rec Sports

February 14, 2013  

Purdue's Weight Watchers at Work program is now provided through the Division of Recreational Sports, and it provides guidance and support plus eligibility for many for a discount rate.

For those looking either to achieve significant, long-term weight loss or just trying to shed a few pounds, Weight Watchers at Work can help effect a lifestyle change to assist with that goal.

If a participant’s body mass index (BMI) is over 25, Human Resources will pay for half of the $186 class fee if participants attend 14 of 17 weigh-ins. Discount-eligible participants will pay $93. Those who do not complete at least 14 weigh-ins will receive a bill from Purdue's Accounts Receivable for $93. Participants are eligible for only one incentive in their lifetime.

Upcoming Weight Watchers classes:

* Mondays at noon-1 p.m.: March 4-June 24 in Stewart Center, Room 320

* Tuesdays at 11 a.m.-noon: March 5-June 25 in Physical Facilities Service Building, Room 1179

* Tuesdays at noon-1 p.m.: Feb. 26-June 18 in Stewart Center, Room 320

* Thursdays at noon-1 p.m.: March 7-June 27 in Physics Building, Room 298

For questions about the new Weight Watchers offering, contact Tricia Tort at 49-40109 or ttort@purdue.edu. To register for Weight Watchers at Work or other offerings, go to the Rec Sports page at https://wpvappwt01.itap.purdue.edu/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/wbsplash.html?wbp=1, log in as instructed, and click on Special Events, or call Member Services at 49-43110. The class location information online may be wrong due to software limitations. The location information above in this article is correct.

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