June 2011


School Sports Physicals - Just $20
Sarasota Memorial is offering $20 school sports physicals at its three urgent care centers through Oct. 31: Heritage Harbour, 1040 River Heritage Blvd., Bradenton (941-917-6440), University Parkway, 2401 University Parkway (941-917-1234) and Stickney Point, 6331 S. Tamiami Trail (941-917-5678). No appointments necessary.

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National Cancer Survivors Day
Sarasota Memorial is proud to co-present National Cancer Survivors Day, 2-4 pm Sunday, June 5, at Michael’s on East, Midtown Plaza,1212 East Ave., Sarasota. This event is part of an annual celebration held in hundreds of communities around the world. The Sarasota event is free and open to all cancer survivors and one guest. Seating is limited. Please register by calling (941) 917-7777.

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Indoor Summer Sports Camp
Sarasota Memorial’s Healthplex Fitness Center will provide indoor sports summer camps for youth (age 7-12) each week through Aug. 8. Camps feature all indoor sports, including swimming, basketball, wiffle ball, dodge ball, soccer, kickball, volleyball and more. Cost is $99/week for members or $129/week for non-members. Early drop off and late pick-up available. Call (941) 917-4623 for information.

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Bone Builders
Join Sarasota Memorial fitness professionals in a supervised exercise program designed to fight bone loss and osteoporosis. Sessions are held twice weekly along with monthly osteo education and support group meetings. A home exercise program also is available. A physician referral is not necessary. Call (941) 917-7000 or register online at: sarasotahealthplex.com 

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Smart Moves
If you are living with Parkinson Disease, Muscular Dystrophy or some other neurological disorder, Sarasota Memorial offers an integrative approach to fitness that keeps your mind, body and spirit up and moving. Sarasota Memorial’s Smart Moves offers medically supervised activities that range from aquatic therapy, acupuncture and therapeutic massage to ballroom dancing, gentle yoga, tai chi and art therapy. Each activity offers scaled down and customized movements that empower people to overcome their physical limitations and help them stay ahead of their disease. Call Healthplex, (941) 917-7000, for information.

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Heart Failure Exercise Program
Sarasota Memorial’s cardiac rehab exercise physiologists lead supervised programs for people living with heart failure every Tuesday, 2:30-3:30 pm, at Healthplex in Sarasota Memorial’s Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota. Cost: $20 for four sessions. Call (941) 917-6139 to register

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Moms in Motion
Sarasota Memorial’s Healthplex Fitness Center offers free programs for pregnant and new moms for three months during pregnancy and three months after delivering at Sarasota Memorial. Information: (941) 917-7000 or sarasotahealthplex.com

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