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Staying Fit

A key part of overall health is physical fitness.

Schedules, work, and unforeseen events can make it difficult to get out and exercise. However, your Wellness benefits include several free resources to help you exercise at home, outside, or at the gym, making staying fit more manageable.

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How to sign up

  1. Go to, and log in to Blue Access for Members.
  2. Under “Quick Links,” choose “Fitness Program.” You can enroll, search for nearby fitness locations, and learn more about the program.
  3. Click “Enroll Now,” search and select your plan option.
  4. Verify your personal information and method of payment.
  5. Print or download your Fitness Program membership ID card. (You may also request to receive the ID card in the mail.)

If you prefer to sign up by phone or have questions, call 888-762-BLUE (2583), Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m., CT.


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SilverSneakers is a comprehensive well-being program that helps adults take greater control of their health through physical activity, education, and social interaction. The program now also includes Tuition Rewards.

SilverSneakers is available to retirees (including working retirees), spouses of retirees, and surviving spouses who are at least 50 years old and covered under the UT SELECT or UT CARE health plans.


Learn more at the UT System SilverSneakers page or call 888-423-4632 (TTY: 711).

Southwestern Running Club

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Want to get some extra fitness steps? Get Active with the Southwestern Running Club.

Connect with other runners getting in shape, jogging for fun, or training for races with the Southwestern Running Club. UTSW employee, faculty, residents, and students are welcome to participate in the club’s weekly social runs.

Check out their Facebook page.

For questions, Ebin Punchamannil

Disclosure: Volunteering opportunities, community events, and races are not official UT Southwestern events. The Southwestern Running Club and UT Southwestern are not liable for any damages resulting from these events.

Walk with a Doc

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Join UT Southwestern for Walk with a Doc!

This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. The event is FREE, and all are welcome! Walks will be held the second Saturday of every month.

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Questions about employee wellness programs?