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Annual Employee Health & Wellness Day Information

Wellness HeartEmployee Wellness Day is an opportunity for JSD employees to prioritize their personal wellness by being:

  • Curious: using the work day to try something new or learn a new strategy that could enhance your personal and professional wellness
  • Intentional: proactively planning to meet your unique wellness needs
  • United: spending time building relationships and strengthening work connections

Wellness Day Challenge

2024 Wellness Day Challenge Sheet

Wellness is not a one-day project or event. In Jordan District, we want to support our employee’s everyday wellness! We invite you to complete this challenge to integrate wellness into your everyday life.

As a reminder, all activities are optional! This day is intended to give you autonomy and flexibility to meet your unique wellness needs through a variety of opportunities. 

Our community cares about YOU and has donated hundreds of prizes that will be awarded to participants enter a drawing after the survey closes on Feb. 16. Prizes include activewear, gift baskets, event tickets, and even a $5,000 vacation from Get Away Today!!

Get Away TodayParticipants who submit their challenge sheet below will be entered into the drawing. Bonus points will be awarded to those who participate in any of the activities with a colleague. 

Health & Wellness Day Challenge Worksheet

Use this Link for a Schedule of Wellness Day Opportunities!

Employee Health Fair
Wellness Fair Heart12 - 3 p.m. | Auxiliary Services Building Auditorium
Come meet with our benefit carriers PEHP, Dental Select, Opticare Vision Services, Blomquist Hale, and Aflac. There will be a licensed pharmacist available for you to ask those tough questions. We will also have other great organizations attending such as Encircle, Utah Poison Control, My529, Senior Benefits, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and others. Take advantage of fun activities such as a Health & Nutrition demonstration by Mountain Star, building your own snackle box, testing your skills with Utah Highway Patrol impaired driving test or take a self defense class hosted by our own Matt Alvernaz. Check out the Where's Aldo food truck. They will be onsite if you want to purchase some amazing food and come eat with your colleagues. There will also be a drawing for an iPad, Beats Noise Cancelling Headphones, and many other amazing prizes!

Health Screening
Start the new year by learning how you can improve your health! Participate in a Healthy Utah testing session. All employees and spouses covered on the Jordan School District PEHP medical plan are eligible to participate in the health incentive program. Healthy Utah offers a free appointment with a professional staff member. After you receive your results, take the Health Assessment and you can earn $50!!
PEHP Testing Session Registration Instructions

Wellness Day Experiences & Community Offers

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DIY Wellness Activity
Schools & offices throughout the District
* When you come up with something fun, share a picture with us here!
We encourage schools and employees to create intentional opportunities to meet their unique needs and accommodate their interests. Creating your own wellness activities and sharing those experiences with colleagues is a great way to spend Wellness Day! Here are some ideas: play board games, go on a group walk, share a meal, offer a screening of a PEHP webinar with a group of employees, create a gratitude poster for your school, have a movie watch party, host a "book club" discussion of a podcast or article, or spend time getting to know the people you work with.

Substitutes may obtain an honorary ID badge for Health & Wellness Day offers from a District Receptionist at the District Office (7387 S. Campus View Drive, West Jordan) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. through Feb. 9. 

SwigSwig, South Jordan & West Jordan
Oquirrh Mountain - 11528 S. 4000 West #101, South Jordan
Trail Crossing - 5462 W. Daybreak Parkway., Suite H1, South Jordan
South Jordan - 1573 W. 11400 South, South Jordan
West Jordan - 7859 S. 3200 West, West Jordan
Hours of operation for all four locations:

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m - 9:30 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m. - 10:30 p.m, Sunday - Closed
Between Feb. 9 - 15, all employees can receive one free menu item at SWIG when you show your Employee ID badge!

Holiday OilHoliday Oil, Herriman, Riverton, South Jordan & West Jordan
5041 W. Rosecrest Rd., Herriman | 6382 W. 13400 S., Herriman
5625 W. 13100 S., Herriman | 15027 S. Academy Pkwy, Herriman
5487 W. 11800 S., Herriman | 3978 W. Innovation Dr., Riverton
1327 W. 12600 S., Riverton | 4185 W. 12600 S., Riverton
1033 W. South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan | 11415 S. Redwood Rd., South Jordan
10419 S. 4000 W., South Jordan |
4464 W. Copper Hills Pkwy, West Jordan
1316 W. 9000 S., West Jordan | 4783 W. 6200 S., West Jordan
3191 W. 7800 S., West Jordan | 6995 S. 1300 W., West Jordan
1317 W. 7800 S., West Jordan 8166 S. Highway 111, West Jordan
2730 W. 7800 S., West Jordan
On Feb. 9 only, all employees can get a free 32 oz. soft drink (coffee excluded) when you show your Employee ID badge.

A Great Escape at Gardner VillageFREE Escape Room @ A Great Escape – Gardner Village
1100 West 7800 South - West Jordan

All Jordan School District employees can access a 20 minute or 1 hour escape room activity when you show your Employee ID badge on Feb. 9. Rooms will be available from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on a first come, first served; no advanced registration required.

Delton BowlingFREE Bowling @ Delton Lanes
3693 West Meadow Spring Lane - Riverton
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Free bowling with shoe rental included! Laser Tag is also available for Free!
No sign-up is required! Just show your employee ID badge on Feb. 9.

Club Pickleball USAPickleball @ Club Pickleball USA
203 West 9000 South - Sandy
Open Play 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.***Bring your paddle and balls*** 
No sign-up is required! All skill levels welcome

Interested in competing? Sign up for our 2nd Annual Wellness Warriors Pickleball Tournament

Get ready for a dynamic Doubles Tournament that doesn't care about gender - mixed or same, all are welcome! The tournament format hinges on the number of daring duos that enter. Players of all skill levels can join in the fun, just make sure you're familiar with the rules.
Gather the troops because the more, the merrier! Team up with a co-worker or, if that's a no-go, invite your favorite pickleball-obsessed family member or friend. Embrace wellness through a thrilling game in the fastest-growing sport: Pickleball!
Flying solo but still want in on the action? No sweat! Just shoot an email to and we’ll put you on the partner wait list. Can't wait to see you on the court! 

Sign up here to join the Pickleball tournament

Pickleball @ The Pickler
6856 South Redwood Road - West Jordan
Open Play 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. ***Paddles and balls included***
No sign-up is required! All skill levels welcome

Two introductory courses are also available, you do not have to attend a clinic to show up and play!

Sign up for the 9 - 9:50 a.m. session Sign up for the 10-10:50 a.m. session - Introduction to Pickleball
Embark on an engaging journey into the world of Pickleball! Designed for newcomers, this 'Learn How to Play' clinic is perfect for those who have never played or have only dipped their toes into the game once or twice. You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the rules and basic strategies, setting a solid foundation for your pickleball journey. Once class concludes, you're welcome to stay and play.

Sign up for the 10 - 10:50 a.m. session - Level Up Your Pickleball Game
Ready to take your game to the next level? Our 'Level Up Your Game' clinic is tailored for beginner players who are familiar with the rules and have played a few times, but now seek to enhance their skills. Learn effective drills and valuable tips on transitioning from a beginner to an intermediate player. Let's elevate your pickleball prowess to new heights! Once class concludes, you're welcome to stay and play.

Painting with Al Rounds
JATC South Campus, 12723 South Park Avenue - Riverton
Come paint with legendary local painter Al Rounds! For $8 each participant will get a painting lesson and a set of watercolors and brushes to take home! There will be prints and paintings from Al Round's collection for sale, 8X10's for $10. Two sessions are available, use the links below to reserve your spot:

Sign up for the 10 - 11:30 a.m. session Sign up for the 1:30 - 3 p.m. session

Pure Spirit Healing LLC Meditation Sound BathMeditation Sound Bath
Mountain Creek Middle School, 5385 W. Bingham Rim Road - South Jordan; 801-871-9355

A sound bath is a meditative experience where those in attendance are "bathed" in sound waves, an ancient practice for deep relaxation. Participants should bring a blanket or yoga mat and/or pillow. Two sessions are available, use the links below to reserve your spot:

Sign up for the 10 - 11 a.m. sessionSign up for the 1 - 2 p.m. session

Pasta MakingHomemade Pasta Making
West Jordan High, 8136 South 2700 West - West Jordan
Come make gluten-free and/or regular pasta with a homemade pasta sauce with a dietician and ProStart teacher. Two sessions are available, use the links below to reserve your spot:

Sign up for the 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. classSign up for the 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. class

Matt AlvernazSelf-Defense Class with Matt Alvernaz
Auxiliary Services Building, 7905 Redwood Road - West Jordan
You can never be too safe. Come hang out with former Army Ranger, police officer and current School Safety Coordinator Matt Alvernaz at the Auxiliary Services Building. Learn some basic self-defense tactics and techniques. Three sessions are available, use the links below to reserve your spot:

Sign up for the 12 - 12:30 p.m. session Sign up for the 1 - 1:30 p.m. session Sign up for the 2 - 2:30 p.m. session

Blomquist Hale20-minute meditation sessions hosted by Blomquist Hale
Auxiliary Services Building, 7905 Redwood Road -  West Jordan
Take a few minutes for yourself on this important day and do a 20-minute meditation course. Blomquist Hale will be doing classes at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. There is never a bad time for us all to focus on reducing stress and getting a sense of calm and peace.

No sign-up is required! 

Beehive MealsBeehive Meals Meal Planning and Preparation Class
Auxiliary Services Building, 7905 Redwood Road - West Jordan
Learn about meal planning and freezer meals as a way to relieve stress. You don't want to miss this one! Two sessions are available, use the links below to reserve your spot:

Sign up for the 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. classSign up for the 12:30 - 1 p.m. class

ScheelsOpen Play Cornhole & Scheels-Sponsored Tournament
Mountain Ridge High, 14100 S. Sentinel Ridge Blvd. - Herriman
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Join our Scheels-Sponsored Cornhole Tournament for a chance to win a $500 Scheels gift card ($250 per team member)!Sign up for you AND your partner (one ticket per team) using the link below.
12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Open Play Cornhole! 

Sign up for the Cornhole tournament

Writing for Wellness with Jolene Perry
Online via Zoom
9 a.m.- 10 a.m. Join author and editor Jolene Perry for a personal writing workshop focused on personal growth. Take some time to express yourself and expand your creativity through writing!
No sign-up is required!
Join the Zoom Workshop
Sign up here to get the Zoom link emailed to you

Sourdough for Beginners
Bingham High, 2160 South Jordan Parkway - South Jordan
The hottest cooking trend of the year! Come learn the basics of sourdough baking and sample a variety of breads with Khorasan Mills in room H102. Two sessions available, use the links below to reserve your spot:

Sign up for the 9:30 -11 a.m. class Sign up for the 11:30 - 1 p.m. class

Yoga Classes

Power Yoga Class
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. @ Yoga room at Copper Hills High, 5445 Copper Hills Pkwy - West Jordan
Improve muscle strength and cardiovascular endurance in this mind-body exercise class. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Extra mats will be available. No advanced registration required. Sign up for reminders for this and other yoga offerings by clicking here.

Restorative Yoga Classes
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. @ Dance portable at South Jordan Middle, 10245 South 2700 West - South Jordan
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. @ Dance portable at South Hills Middle, 13508 South 4000 West - Riverton
Immerse yourself in the calming and empowering rewards of restorative yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Extra mats will be available. No advanced registration required. Sign up for reminders for this and other yoga offerings by clicking here.

Ahhhsome Relaxation Spa
7057 S Plaza Center Drive - West Jordan
All Jordan District employees who go to Ahhhsome Relaxation in Jordan Landing on Wellness Day Feb. 9 between 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. will be able to take a free 10 minute tour of their facility. After the tour you will be able to schedule a FREE 2 hour session to experience Ahhhsome Relaxation for yourself. Tours will be every 15 minutes beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the last tour at 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to relax, de-stress and improve your health.

Check Out the Ahhhsome Relaxation Spa Offer

Orangetheory FitnessOrangetheory Fitness, South Jordan
11516 District Drive, Suite 600 - South Jordan
Employees can attend any class for free on Feb. 9. Please call Orange Theory South Jordan at 801-758-0500 and tell them you are with Jordan School District booking your free Wellness Day class.

Call to book A Free Orangetheory Wellness Day Class

JazzerciseJazzercise Premier Center, Riverton
2602 West 12600 South - Riverton

Jazzercize has 44 classes per week for all fitness levels including: strength training, cardio dance, HiIT, kickboxing, fusion, stretching, low impact and more. Their low-impact classes are great for those struggling with injuries or building endurance. All formats are listed on the website. Childcare is available M-Th at the 9:30 class for $2. Text at least 2 hours ahead of time to RSVP - 801-828-8694 JSD Employees may attend multiple times and must show your badge. Offer lasts between Feb. 5 through 11.

Jazzercise Class Reservation

The HitFit GymThe HITFIT Gym, Riverton
2478 West 12600 South - Riverton
(385) 238-1855


The HITFIT Gym is offering a FREE 2 WEEKS to help you get 2023 started off with a BANG.  They have an amazing 35 minute circuit with 700 workouts so it's a brand new circuit every day. NO CLASS TIMES! The HITFIT trainers on the circuit are great at helping you modify workouts for exercisers of all levels.  With the free 2 weeks, HITFIT is also offering the use of their FIT3D fitness assessment machine, which helps people achieve amazing results, unlimited access to their strength and cardio circuit and unlimited access to the kids area. For questions or to schedule a time to check us out and get setup with your free 2 weeks call 385-238-1855 or come by at 2478 West 12600 South Suite 2 in Riverton. Claim your free 2 weeks by clicking below:

Claim Your Free 2 Weeks at the The HITFIT Gym

Kayfabe Cards
12652 S 2700 W Suite D in Riverton
Any District employee that comes in between noon and 3 PM and shows their badge, can get a free pack of Paradox Rift or Murder at Karlov Manner cards.  Paradox Rift is the most recent set for the Pokemon trading card game and Murder at Karlov Manner is the most recent set of Magic: The Gathering trading card game.  This includes an open invite to the Kayfabe Cards play area for any employees that would like to come in and play games from 12 - 3 p.m.  The space seats 70 people comfortably.

Utah Medical ClinicUtah Medical Clinic
5911 Fashion Blvd, Suite 200 - Murray
Utah Medical Clinic would like to let local teachers know that they appreciate your work and the time you put in on the front lines, which is why they have created special promos to assist teacher health and wellness. Whether it's a hydration fix, vitamin boost, or hormone imbalance concern, they are ready to help!

Utah Medical Clinic Information Flyer

Burn Boot CampBurn Boot Camp
10467 South Redwood Road - South Jordan
Burn Boot Camp is offering a promotional event where employees can receive 3 days free and a personalized focus meeting with their certified personal trainers.

Call to register for the Burn Boot Camp Promotion

F45 TrainingF45 South Valley
3796 W 12600 South - Riverton; 385-337-1677

F45 South Valley can take in up to 10 JSD Employees at 7 am, 8 am, and 9 am. They will open a couple of class times for JSD Employees at 10 am, 11 am, and noon up to 20 spots per class.

Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Text to RSVP at (385) 337-1677

Call to Register for the F45 Promotion

Sköl CrossfitSköl Crossfit, Riverton
3305 W. 12600 S., Riverton
FREE intro to Crossfit for JSD employees at 10:00 a.m.
15 spots available

Sköl Crossfit Class Registration

Ongoing Resources for Everyday Wellness

Virtual Activities Heart

Because wellness is not a one-day project or event, Jordan District wants to support our employee’s everyday wellness! Every person has a unique set of circumstances, challenges, and interests when it comes to managing their everyday wellness, and the resources available here are meant to support you beyond Wellness Day. 

Planning your everyday wellness - Use a planning tool to create a plan to meet your unique wellness needs, here are some examples

Everyday wellness conversations - Our District team has left a copy of this guide with each of our schools. Talking about wellness with friends and colleagues is a great way to start thinking of ways to incorporate more wellness into your day. 

PEHP Wellness On-Demand - Offers ongoing challenges, webinars, and resources to support your wellness. Use this link for more information.

Blomquist Hale Webinars and Resources - All JSD employees have access to online education through Blomquist Hale, our Employee Assistance Program. Visit Blomquist Hale's YouTube channel where you can find videos that address Managing Anxiety, Parenting, Communication 101, Financial Fitness, and many more.

Wellness To-Go Menu - Follow this link here for a list of wellness resources compiled by the District’s wellness team. You’ll find links to Smartphone apps, podcasts, and websites available to you for FREE.

ComPsych - All JSD employees have access to a variety of wellness training and articles through ComPsych. To access, visit (Web ID: NYLGBS) and create a username and password. You also have access to ComPsych's in-person or virtual counseling sessions. ComPsych allows up to three free in-person or virtual counseling sessions, per issue, per year.  

Headspace for FREE - Headspace offers free access to K-12 (primary-secondary) teachers and supporting staff in the US. Whether you’re feeling inspired to connect more with your students or you’re looking for a new way to bring calm to your classroom, Headspace can help students build healthy habits that last a lifetime. Better focus, less stress, and happier thoughts are just a few minutes away.

Ongoing Wellness Opportunities in JSD - Every Wednesday the District offers FREE yoga classes at South Hills Middle School at 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. Bring a yoga mat or blanket. No registration required. Use this link for FREE Yoga Class info.