Nimkee Fitness


Current and New members are to fill out new membership and liability forms, along with signing an access expectation sheet.


Employees will receive access through their employee badge and Non-Employee Nimkee Eligible Patients will be given a key fob.


It is prohibited to enter the facility after business hours without filling the 24/7 access paperwork. Those who give access or those who enter without going through the proper procedures of filling out the access paperwork will be subject to suspension or removal.


Fitness staff will be available from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday to assist with the access paperwork.


The Nimkee Fitness Center will be monitored 24/7 by surveillance to help ensure safety and proper use of the Fitness Center.

Elders Aquatics Exercise Class
Published: 9/27/2023 1:08:00 PM - Nimkee Fitness

Every Wednesday 2 p.m. | Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel pool
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Live Webcast - MIFO Opening Ceremony
Published: 7/21/2023 8:23:00 AM - Nimkee Fitness

Live from the Shepherd High School Track on July 21, 2023 at 9am.
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TODAY - Taco Fundraiser & Concert Ticket Raffle
Published: 5/5/2023 9:53:00 AM - Nimkee Fitness

Friday, May 5, 2023 11 a.m. (until sold out) Eagles Nest Tribal Gym
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View a 5 minute video showing what the Nimkee Fitness Center has to offer Tribal members and Tribal employees: For Windows Media files, click here.

Nimkee Fitness Center Providing comprehensive fitness services and activities to all eligible clients, using health promotion and disease prevention initiatives to enhance quality of life and sense of well being of each patron.The Nimkee Fitness Center is located on the east side of the Nimkee Memorial Wellness Center at 2591 South Leaton Road across from the Tribal Fire and Police

Membership is available to all Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Members and all employees free of charge. Fitness Membership includes access to all equipment, instructional classes, fitness evaluations, program set up, incentive programs and locker room facilities.

Fitness Evaluations This includes body composition ( skinfold measurements), body weight, blood pressure, grip strength, muscular strength, blood sugar and cholesterol testing. Also free personalized exercise program set-up and training sessions for any client upon their request.

Strength Training consists of Cybex Resistance machines, Power Rack & Smith Machine, 4 multiple position benches, multiple weighted curl bars, dumbbells weighing from 2 lb. to 100 lbs., medicine balls, resistance bands, weighted body bars, and weight vests.

Cardiovascular Exercise consists of 6 treadmills,5 stationary bikes,3 stair climbers,2 versa climbers, Reebok Body Trec, Stairmaster Step Mill, 2 Concept II Towers, Jacobs Ladder, Nu-Step TRS 4000, heart rate monitors, and a Stairmaster kayak machine.

Classes Instructional classes are free to members including Aquatics for Tribal Seniors, Basic and Advanced Step & Sculpt, and Yoga Fit class.



Mon - Sun: 24/7


Elders Aquatics
Wed | 2p

Wed | 5:30p