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CMH Senior Health Center

Senior Health Services
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1840 W. Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613
Phone: 417-777-7171
Fax: 417-328-1183
8-11:30 a.m., 12:30-4:30 p.m.
8-11:30 a.m., 12:30-4:30 p.m.
8-11:30 a.m., 12:30-4:30 p.m.
8-11:30 a.m., 12:30-4:30 p.m.
8-11:30 a.m., 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Services Provided

The CMH Senior Health Center is a free workout facility designed for individuals ages 55 and older. It also is a great way to meet new friends and socialize.

Download the Membership Application (PDF)

Exercise Equipment

Our exercise equipment includes:

  • Stationary bikes
  • Recumbent bikes
  • Treadmills
  • NuSteps
  • Rowers
  • Windjammer
  • Seated elliptical
  • Hand weights
  • Multi-gym weight machine

Free Services

Each new member also participates in a short orientation with CMH Senior Health Center staff. Free services provided to members include:

  • Open pool time and hot tub
  • Various chair and floor fitness classes that focus on flexibility, balance and strength
  • Tai Chi
  • Senior-friendly outdoor walking trail just south of the building
  • Vending area
  • Men’s and women’s changing rooms with showers and provided towels
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Exercise log sheets to track progress
  • Library containing leisure and educational books, computers with internet access and free Wi-Fi
  • Health education programs, as needed

Benefits of Physical Activity

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help:

  • Control your weight
  • Reduce your risk for Type 2 diabetes
  • Reduce your risk of some cancers
  • Strengthen your bones and muscles
  • Improve your mental health and mood
  • Improve your ability to do daily activities and prevent falls           
  • Increase your chances to live longer and have a better quality of life

According to the CDC: “Physical activity is essential for healthy aging. As an older adult, physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can curb or even prevent some health problems that come with aging.”


Membership is free and open to individuals in Polk, Greene, Dallas, Dade, Hickory, Cedar and St. Clair counties. To be eligible, you must be 55 years of age or older.

Steps for joining:

  1. Fill out a medical history and sign a waiver of liability found in the enrollment packet.
  2. Submit a medical release signed by your physician if you have medical conditions. We can send the medical release to your doctor for you.
  3. Complete a 30-minute orientation to become familiar with the exercise equipment and safety guidelines.

Printed enrollment packets are at the CMH Senior Health Center. You also can download the packet as a PDF to print and turn in at the center.

Take a Tour

Come in for a tour and to get your enrollment paperwork. Our friendly staff will be happy to show you around and answer any questions.


The CMH Senior Health Center is staffed primarily with volunteers from the CMH Auxiliary. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Jody Pool, Center coordinator, at 417-777-7171.

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