Baptist celebrated the opening of its newest fitness facility, Downtown Fitness, Powered by Baptist Health Systems, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 19, 2017. The facility is located at 100 East Capitol Street in Suite 107 in Jackson, Mississippi.
Chris Baker serves as the executive director of Downtown Fitness. Baker has more than 20 years of experience in the fitness facility industry and holds numerous fitness certifications. He’s excited to bring a health and wellness program to the downtown Jackson area.
“I’m excited to be a part of this endeavor in the heart of downtown Jackson,” Baker said. “It is important to not ever lose touch with the reason our members are there and what they need from their facility. I believe staying involved with our members’ workouts helps me do that.”
With approximately 17,000 square feet of space, Downtown Fitness, Powered by Baptist Health Systems, boasts the latest in exercise equipment, group exercise classes, and executive-style locker rooms. The center offers a total body toning boot camp, indoor cycling, low-impact/high-output cardio machines complete with integrated TVs, total body training selectorized strength machines, and a comprehensive free-weight training area.
“We are excited to continue our commitment of providing quality health care to the city of Jackson,” said Baptist Executive Director of Mississippi Marketing and Business Development Mike Stevens.