By sharing best practices, the club industry as a whole would become healthier, clubs would see immediate results and long-term the economy would improve as people make healthier lifestyle changes.
According to Wikipedia, “A best practice is a method or technique that has consistently shown results superior to those achieved with other means, and that is used as a benchmark. In addition, a "best" practice can evolve to become better as improvements are discovered. Best practice is considered by some as a business buzzword to describe the process of developing and following a standard way of doing things that multiple organizations can use.”
Prevo Health Solution's mission is to share best practices learned from our experience outside the industry and from within the private club industry.
Workplace wellness programs have been thriving for many years in corporations large and small and studies show a positive return on investment when done right. In most cases, the human resource or wellness managers are responsible for creating programs that incentivize, engage and motivate employees to change behavior in an effort to reduce health care costs, improve productivity and reduce absenteeism. Likewise, retaining your health conscious staff longer will reduce turnover and retraining costs.
Let Prevo Health Solutions help. We have been gathering case studies and best practices for years with an end goal to share these best practices with our clients that need help with defining a wellness strategy, creating challenges and incentive campaigns, deciding on what types of classes and activities to offer or trying to figure out how to make the health care providers' wellness tools work.
Does your club have a dedicated wellness or human resource person on staff? Do you have a workplace wellness strategy? Does your health care provider offer tools to help you reduce your health care costs?
Most clubs don’t think about wellness as a recruitment and retention strategy, and very few workplace wellness solutions providers understand the club industry. This is what makes Prevo Health Solutions unique in the industry.
Prevo has both the club knowledge and workplace wellness experience to provide your club with a total wellness solution that covers both the staff and the members, leverages your existing infrastructure and helps to grow your membership and revenues.
Simply offering pilates and yoga on its own does not constitute a wellness program. Wellness strategies go much deeper and touches all facets of the club from HR to F&B, from fitness to the chef and any staff member that interacts with a member.
Wellness programs take time to evolve as the staff is constantly learning what works and most importantly what does not work. The measurement of success is participation, which in turn generates incremental revenue which in turn leads to loyalty and retention. Happy members are also the best referral and offer very powerful testimonials.
Senior members rehabbing an injury or involved in a weight-loss program have completely different needs than a health conscious 40-something physically fit cyclist. Programs should be created to meet the needs and wants that are based on the demographics of the members, their interests, their family’s needs and should include a wide variety of programs and services including cooking classes, lunch n learns, weekend immersions, challenges, nutritional coaching and a variety of meal plans.
Keeping your members active will improve retention, increase revenues and improve recruitment efforts.