ETMC Olympic Center at Lake Palestine

ETMC recognizes that the benefits offered by a regular exercise program play a crucial role in your overall health. The ETMC Olympic Centers were created to help you incorporate exercise and wellness into your lifestyle.

The ETMC Olympic Center at Lake Palestine has more to offer than just your average gym. Our new member fitness assessment and exercise prescription, professional fitness staff, emphasis on customer service, clean and safe environment, and clinical integration set us apart.

Amenities and services

  •  12,500 square foot facility
  • Cardiovascular training equipment including treadmills, upright and recumbent cycles, elliptical cross trainers, NuSteps, and arm cycles, most with integrated television and iPod capability.
  • Selectorized strength training machines
  • Free weights
  • Suspended indoor track overlooking the fitness area
  • Indoor saltwater pool
  • Group fitness studio
  • Floor and aquatic group fitness classes
  • Locker rooms and towel service
  • New member fitness assessment and orientation
  • Personal training
  • Massage therapy


Hours of operation

For your convenience, we are open seven days a week.

Monday – Thursday  5:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday  5:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday  1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The Olympic Center is closed on the following holidays so that our team members may spend time with their families:

  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

Our team

The ETMC Olympic Center at Lake Palestine provides medically supervised fitness programs with degreed and credentialed exercise specialists and other friendly health and fitness professionals. We place a high priority on customer service and take pride in our one-one-one commitment and attention to our members.

Our fitness team regularly circulates on the fitness floor to make sure you are making the most of your exercise program. We are there to spot you, correct your technique, or check your blood pressure. Just let us know how we can assist you!

Team member  Team member 
Marcus PatrickSenior exercise specialistScott FranksExercise specialist
Braden ThompsonExercise specialistMike CostonWater fitness instructor
Melinda StillGroup fitness instructorKristin Fulton-GoodrichMassage therapist
Sandra HarperGroup fitness instructorRenee MajorsFitness tech
Karen NixGroup fitness instructorMichaela GillelandExercise specialist
Lisa SeatonWater fitness instructorLisa MonaGroup fitness instructor