Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Perkins Eastman, teamed together for the design of a world-class wellness center for the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospital System. The UNC Wellness Center is a premier medical fitness facility dedicated to helping people achieve optimal health in a safe and supportive environment by integrating professional resources, innovative programming and personalized service.
The UNC Wellness Center is a 60,000 sq. ft. facility that includes climbing and bouldering walls, a fitness floor with state-of-the-art equipment, fitness clinics and an array of health education programs.
The Center provides the community with a facility which includes a variety of aquatic therapy amenities such as swim lessons, group fitness classes and a physical therapy clinic for patient rehabilitation sessions. Aquatic features include:
4,000 sq. ft. Lap Pool
- Seven 25-yard lap lanes
- Zero entry ramp
530 sq. ft. Therapy Pool
- Underwater bench
- ADA accessible chair lift
125 sq. ft. Whirlpool Spa
- Hydrotherapy bench
- ADA transfer wall allowing persons with disabilities to enter from a wheel chair onto the raised edge of the spa wall