Employee Wellness

The mission of the GFPS Employee Wellness Program is to nurture the health and well-being of our most important asset - the employees of the Great Falls Public Schools. 

Walking 4 Wellness Challenge 2014 

This challenge will have something for ALL fitness levels. 

Begins:  September 15th

Ends:  October 24th

Watch for weekly information and updates from your Building Wellness Champion and in the Wellness Wednesday emails.  Check back here weekly, on the Employee Wellness website, for all printable materials.

Activity Challenge Flyer

Activity Assessment

Challenge Checklist

One Mile Walk Test

What's My Walking Type?

Walking 4 Your Body Workouts and Journal

Inspirational Stories - What's My "Why"?

Greg's Story - Knowing Your Numbers

Katie's Story - Girls In Glacier

Zach's Story - Keeping Up With 2nd Graders



Controlling your food intake.  Leaning on food as a reward, boredom fighter or stress reliever could lead to unwanted weight gain.  This class explores ways to become a more mindful eater when your emotions try to control what, when and how much you eat. 
When:   November 7, 2014
Where:  Paris Gibson Education Center
                2400 Central Ave
Time:     1:30-2:30  and 3:00-4:00
More information about this class click here.
To sign up for this class please contact Danielle at the CARE Office – 268-6773 or email to Danielle_funseth [at] gfps [dot] k12 [dot] mt [dot] us
Valuable Door Prize will be drawn at each class. 


Wellness Wednesday Archive!

Click on the links below for Wellness Wednesday.  All postings by date and title.

Sept 4 - Everybody WALK!!

Sept 17 - Eat Your Water!

Oct 1 - The Buzz on Your Morning Java

Oct 15 - 3 Reasons to Eat Canned Pumpkin





Monday through Thursday:

          5:30 am – 7:00 am

          3:30 pm - 7:00 pm


          8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Get your basketball on!  Are you interested in an early morning adult pick up game?  Paris is the place to be!  Please check in at the Fitness Center.  Basketballs are supplied.   
          5:30 am - 7:00 am        


FREE to all employees!!

Begins Monday, October 27, 2014

Tuesday & Thursday 4:30-5:30

Paris Gibson Education Center - Fitness Center

Instructor - Laurie Roberts



FREE to all employees!

Wednesdays:     4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Thursdays:     5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Classes will be held at 222 6th Street South, Suite B

Instructor – Lisa Moser


ZUMBA CLASSES - No class at Longfellow on Tuesday, Oct 28th!  Instead, join Amber for ZUMBA at the Crosstown Run Around at PGEC at 4:00pm!

FREE to all employees!

Tuesday & Thursday:     4:30 - 5:30 pm     (No class held on holidays)

Classes held at Longfellow in the Gym (1100 6th Ave S)

Instructor - Amber Blodgett


WATER EXERCISE CLASS - Session 1 Begins September 17th.

Tuesday & Thursday:     7:00 - 8:00 pm

Classes are held at the Great Falls High Pool.

Class is FREE to all GFPS faculty and staff and open to the public at a cost of $60 for each session.  Session 1 runs September 17 - December.  Session 2 dates to be determined.

This is a great NO IMPACT, fun exercise class.  No particular swimming skills are required. 

GFPS faculty and staff need to register with Kim Fadrhonc at 268-6051.

If you have questions, contact Bob Stingley at 268-6281 or via email. 



Swimming at the Great Falls High Pool is FREE to all GFPS employees!  To get a pool pass, click here for the electronic application or contact Central Reception at 268-6054.  Attendance fee for a non-employee adult is $3 and a child is $2 per visit.

          Lap Swim:   Monday thru Friday     6:00 am - 7:30 am

          Family Open Swim:     Monday & Wednesday     7:30 pm - 8:45 pm


Important Links -

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Counseling

Building Wellness Champions

Ergonomic Tips for Sitting at the Computer

Guidelines for Healthy Meetings

Personal Health Record

Tobacco Cessation Program

Student Wellness