About the HealthPlex

Opened in 2012,the Johnson C. Smith University HealthPlex opened on campus to promote health and wellness in the community. The 5,700-square-foot facility next to Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium provides a wide range of health and wellness services that promote positive attitudes, healthily lifestyles and responsible self-care through applied research in health, human performance and sport. 

The facility contains a fitness center equipped with Matrix and Free Motion cardio and strength equipment, multi-purpose room and classroom for cooking demonstrations, and group exercise classes, wellness programming, locker rooms (with showers), storage, and offices. 

The HealthPlex serves the community on a medical referral basis (Exercise is MedicineTM). Preventative wellness programming, such as weight management, health coaching, healthy living seminar series, tobacco cessation, and healthy cooking demonstrations are offered free of cost to residents of the Northwest Corridor.