Optimal Fitness


Optimal Fitness at Good Shepherd is here to help you live a healthier, more vibrant life. Becoming a member is easy: There are no contracts and no registration fees.

Optimal Fitness is a medical-model fitness center. It is available to Good Shepherd patients and/or those with qualifying medical conditions, as well as Good Shepherd employees and their family members. A physician's written permission is necessary to participate.

Equipment available at Optimal Fitness:

  • Elliptical machines
  • Free weights
  • Recumbent stationary bikes
  • Stair climbers
  • Treadmills
  • Weight machines

The equipment at Optimal Fitness is accessible for everyone, including individuals with physical disabilities.  In fact, Optimal Fitness is the only fitness center in the area with accessible equipment.

Our professional team of fitness experts includes:

  • Exercise physiologists
  • Recreation therapists

A number of fitness programs and classes are also available at Optimal Fitness for an additional fee.

Every new member of Optimal Fitness receives a free assessment/personal training session.  During this session, the staff will customize a workout to help you achieve your goals, taking into account your physical abilities. There is a monthly fee of $35.

Hours of Operation:
Optimal Fitness is open Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon.

Supervised fitness for people with disabilities is available Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., only. All other hours are unsupervised.

Good Shepherd Health & Technology Center
Good Shepherd Plaza
850 South 5th St.
Allentown, PA  18103

Phone: 610-776-3167

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