Long Prairie Wellness Center

Project:

Area community members voiced a clear desire to include a wellness center as part of the new CentraCare – Long Prairie medical campus. We listened and the dream is becoming a reality!

Construction of the 12,000 square-foot, Regional Community Well-Being Center; adjacent to the medical campus in Long Prairie, is well underway with opening scheduled for early spring 2019.

See How Our Dream Became Reality! From beginning to end, view the construction of our new medical campus.

Construction of the Regional Well-Being Center is well underway with opening scheduled for early 2019. Todd County area residents are one step closer to having access to a community facility focused on preventative health and wellness. A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on Aug. 28, 2018.

To-date over $4 million has been committed to the Wellness Wins campaign from over 320 generous community members, businesses, civic organizations, foundation and grants. CentraCare Health Foundation has received a match gift designated to the Wellness Wins campaign. All gifts up to $100,000 will be matched.

To-date over $4 million has been committed to the Wellness Wins campaign from over 320 generous community members, businesses, civic organizations, foundation and grants.

We are in the LAST STRETCH to securing the full $4.5 million needed for construction and we are asking you to help reach the goal. Donate Now!

LP Wellness Matching flyerNeed:

increase in community bonding across cultures, decrease in preventable chronic health conditions

only 33% of Todd County citizens have access to exercise opportunities compared to 84% statewide

LP Wellness Chart stats

Solution:

floorplan of new well-being center

Rooms:

  • Multi-purpose/Fitness Studio 1,400 sq. ft.
  • Accessible Locker and Shower Rooms
  • Community Warm-Water Therapy Pool: 20’ x 30’
  • Conference/Meeting Room: 220 sq. ft. (this space opens into the Living Room area for a total 580 sq. ft.)
  • Community Living Room: 360 sq. ft.
  • Rehabilitation Department
  • Community and Therapy Gym: 2,280 sq. ft.

Community Impact:

The center will help meet the wellness needs of over 35,000 residents within a 20-mile radius of Long Prairie.

Timeline:

Construction of the Regional Community Well-Being Center began on August 28, 2018. The facility is expected to be completed by June 2019. Fundraising will continue through construction to secure the remaining funds ensuring all the Center’s amenities can be incorporated to best meet the community’s needs.

Read more: Two large donations kickstart plans for Well-Being Center in rural Central Minnesota.

Partners:

This collaborative project includes partners that serve a number of populations including older adults, persons of color, low-income and those with disabilities and/or chronic conditions.

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Central Lakes College
  • Central Minnesota Council on Aging (CMCOA)
  • City of Long Prairie
  • Initiative Foundation
  • Latino Economic Development Center
  • Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce
  • Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Schools
  • Rainbow Rider
  • Region Five Development Commission
  • Small Business Development Center
  • Todd County Council on Aging
  • Todd County Development Corporation
  • University of Minnesota Extension Office

Comprehensive Regional Economic Development Strategy (CREDS) Vital Project Designation:

This Community Well-Being building project has been selected by the Region Five Development Commission CREDS Strategy Committee. This project was recognized as an initiative that has regional significance and possesses multi-jurisdictional, multi-agency benefits.

map of regional of minnesota served by new hospital: Wadena, Cass, Todd, Crow Wing, Morrison

Contact the Foundation
Feel free to email foundation@centracare.com, or call 800-835-6652, ext. 52810

Mailing address:
CentraCare Foundation
1406 Sixth Ave N.
St. Cloud, MN 56303-1901

Office address:
3001 Clearwater Road
St. Cloud, MN 56301