Membership Information

Become a Member

At Sanford Wellness Center, we are more than just a fitness center, and you are more than just a member. We are committed to helping you stay active and healthy through special events, classes and programs to keep you motivated.

We offer a full aquatics, wellness, athletic and relaxation services. Added benefits include no long-term contract, no joining fees and a wide variety of programs for all ages.

If you have any questions regarding a Sanford Wellness Center membership, please fill out the form below. After you fill out the form a sales representative will be in contact with you via email within one business day after receiving your inquiry to answer any questions you may have.

Oxbow Membership Office Hours:
Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: Closed

Tea Ellis Membership Office Hours:
Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

*Membership office hours are subject to change


Spring Creek Golf

  • Receive 20% discount off the daily regular green fee and cart rates
  • Receive a 30% discount off regular green fee and cart rates

If you tee off prior to noon (Monday-Friday)

Sioux Falls YMCA Camp Leif Ericson

Sanford Wellness Center Members will receive a discount on Camp Leif Ericson summer camp. Ask the front desk for more information.

Great Shots

Sanford Wellness Center members receive 50% bay rental. Discounts only apply to members portion of hourly rate.

Great Bear Ski Valley

2021 - 2022 Winter Season

Sanford Health Staff and Wellness Center Members will receive the following deals this winter at Great Bear Ski Valley upon proof of membership or employment.

  • 15% off a Great Bear season pass for Sanford Health staff & Wellness Center members and family (up to 4). Stop by our OctoBEARfest Sale at Great Bear Oct. 15-17 for the lowest rates of the year.
  • Monday through Thursday, receive buy one, get one lift tickets, tubing tickets and equipment rentals. Excludes holiday hours. Not valid with any other deals or discounts. Limit one per day.
  • 25% off any lodge rental April through October for weddings, meetings, corporate events, etc. Email Great Bear Park for available dates and current rates.

Learn more. 

Washington Pavilion

  • 10% off daily admission to the Kirby Science Discovery Center and Visual Arts Center
  • 20% off an annual membership (single or family)

Why Join?

  • It’s all about you! The Wellness Center represents the largest cross-section of people in the Sioux Falls region. We like people, and it’s evident that people like us.
  • We've held the title of No. 1 Aquatic Program in the Country, as chosen by the United States Water Fitness Association.
  • Our Group Fitness classes offer you a choice of land and aquatic programs. These classes offer a wide variety of times and formats, allowing you to select the classes that are right for you.
  • Our M.A.P. (Member Access Program) will help you reach your goals. We help you identify your personal values, overcome barriers, create personal wellness strategies and formulate a plan.
  • We love kids! You can work out with peace of mind while your children have fun in our nursery or kid’s gym.
  • We have enthusiastic and certified personal/group trainers.
  • Great family atmosphere with programming for all ages, from the expectant mom through seniors. Special programs include Pulmonary, Cancer Survivors and more.
  • Wide cross-section of cardio & strength training equipment, I-cycling classes, Hydrorider classes (cycling in the pool), a basketball court, three swimming pools between our three locations along with indoor running track, racquetball, squash and more.
  • Three Convenient Locations
  • Not only will you look and feel better, you’ll develop confidence and pride in yourself after a good workout!
  • Join today!

Partner Facilities

Your Sanford Wellness Center membership can be used at more Sanford partner facilities in the region. 

Select your location to see hours, amenities and more:


The Sanford Wellness Center provides a utilization report in support of membership dues reimbursement programs, such as the following groups:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Preferred One
  • Sioux Falls School District
  • South country Health Alliance
  • Regency Managed properties
  • Sanford Health Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • Blue link of MN

    Consult with your Human Resources department if you belong to one of these entities and are interested in participating in their membership dues reimbursement program. Some programs require enrollment at your place of employment or online and some process enrollment through our Center.

    If you would like to sign up for a membership, please fill out the membership application.