Employee Wellness

Spartanburg County is committed to providing a work environment that supports health and wellness. The Employee Wellness Program provides employees with information and resources that promote healthy living. 

Exercise

Fitness Centers

Employees will have access to the fitness centers located at the Administrative Building and Community Services Building at no cost to the employee. Employees must sign a waiver and submit it to Human Resources before using the facilities. The fitness centers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to county employees.

Fitness Center Waiver 

Administration Building is located at 366 N Church Street Photos

Community Services Building is located at 9036 Fairforest Road Photos


Fitness Centers Reopening

Based on the guidelines set forth by the Governor’s office, the County fitness centers will open on Tuesday, May 26th with the following protocols in place:

  • Prior to use of the fitness center,all users must complete a COVID-19 questionnaire. Click here for the online questionnaire. Click here for the paper questionnaire. Paper questionnaires must be submitted to Ali Ellison in Human Resources.
  • No more than 6 people will be allowed in the fitness center at one time.
  • Users must clean fitness equipment before and after each use. Spray the Oxivir Tb cleaner and wait one minute before wiping the surface with a paper towel.
  • Users are encouraged to practice social distancing. Group exercise and other equipment sharing is prohibited.

Fitness Classes

Weekly fitness classes will be offered at little or no cost to the employee. Employees must sign a waiver and submit it to Human Resources before attending a fitness class.

Fitness Class Waiver  

Fitness Class Schedule  


   Adult Sports 

   Through the Spartanburg County Parks Department, Spartanburg County employees can participate in adult sports leagues.

   *2020 Spring and Summer Season have been canceled.


  Physical Activity Policy

On September 1, 2018 Spartanburg County approved a physical activity policy.  The policy encourages Spartanburg County employees to incorporate physical activity into the workday, as workload permits.  Examples of physical activity include using the county fitness centers, participating in onsite fitness classes, and using indoor and outdoor walking tracks.

Physical Activity Policy

One Page Summary

Frequently Asked Questions

  Healthy Vending Policy

On October 15, 2018 Spartanburg County adopted at healthy vending policy to increase public access to healthy food options. 

Healthy Vending Policy

  2020 County Events

Health Talks 

Health Talks is a wellness seminar series for Spartanburg County employees.  Every month employees will be able to learn about a new health topic from an expert in the field. Click here to register.

   Biggest Loser

The Biggest Loser Challenge is a 6 week weight loss challenge for Spartanburg County employees.  The competition will began on January 6th and continued until February 17th.  Challenge participants lost a combined total of 271.8 pounds.

Winner- Ericca Greenwald

Winning Team- Purple

Top Ten

Challenge Participants

Cooking Classes

An 8-week cooking class will be offered onsite at the Communications Department and Sheriff’s Office. Learn how to make simple and delicious meals that you will enjoy eating. Class size will be limited. Employees can cook along at home by clicking on the recipe for each week.

WEEK 1: Smitten Kitchen Carrot and White Bean Burgers

WEEK 2: Feasting at Home Chipotle Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa

WEEK 3: Feasting at Home Summer Pasta  Salad with Grilled Zucchini, Corn and Cilantro Pesto

WEEK 4: Minimalist Baker Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Burritos  

WEEK 5: Feasting at Home Rosemary Chicken with Roasted Grapes and Shallots

WEEK 6: Feasting at Home Crispy Jackfruit Carnitas

WEEK 7: Grilled Chicken Shawarma with Isreali Salad

WEEK 8: Feasting at Home Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa, Chickpeas and Zhoug Yogurt

Cooking Challenge 

Teams of two will work together to create a healthy dish.  Entrees must include at least one healthy substitution (example: wild rice instead of white rice) and limited amounts of saturated fat, sodium, and added sugar.  Judges will score each dish on a scale from 1-10.  The team with the highest score wins the challenge and will receive a prize.

WINNERS: Brittany Hamm and Kim Crocker  Winning Recipe

Virtual Meal Prep Class

A 30 minute biweekly class that includes step-by-step instructions for healthy meal prep. Participants will receive a copy of each recipe and samples will be available.

Wall Sit Challenge

Challenge results

Jump Rope Challenge

Challenge results

  Employee Health Clinic

The Employee Health Clinic offers low-cost lab tests for Spartanburg County employees.

     Lab Test Savings

     Healthcare Providers: 

 Employee Discounts

Monarch Café - 10% discount (exclusion: take-out buffet) 

 YMCA - No Join Fee ($100 savings) and 10% discount off monthly rate

 Burn Boot Camp- Free Saturday Class 9:00am- 9:45am   Drayton Mills Marketplace 1800 Drayton Road

 Community Centers - 50% discount for county employees at Timken and Chesnee Community Center.

Timken: https://spartanburgparks.org/parks/timken-community-center/

Chesnee: https://spartanburgparks.org/parks/chesnee-community-center/

 Community RESOURCES

FoodShare Box- FoodShare Spartanburg is a bi-weekly box of produce that contains 9 to 12 varieties of seasonal and mostly regionally grown fruits and vegetables.  Unique recipes are also included.  Boxes can be purchased with CASH or SNAP/EBT.  The cost of a box is $15.  If you are a SNAP recipient and use your EBT SNAP card, you receive an instant $10 Healthy Bucks credit reducing your cost to only $5 for the box.

VegEdge- Join hosts Lori Boyd and Kerri Stewart of the Joe R. Utley Heart Resouce Center for different topic revolving around Whole Food Plant Based Nutrition (WFPBN).  This is an open group intended to support, encourage, and education.  Recipes shared will adhere to the WFPBN guidelines meaning oil-free, minimal added sugar, and minimal salt.

     Diabetes Education- Services include comprehensive diabetes education classes, programs, and support groups offered through Spartanburg Regional.