At the Charles R. Drew Wellness Center your health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal. The vision of our Wellness Programs is to assist City of Columbia residents, their families and its neighbors in better understanding and managing their health by creating an environment that supports positive health practices and offers opportunities for individuals to optimize their health.
***All guests (non-members) are required to complete a Guest Info & Waiver form on first visit and provide a picture ID to verify residency and age to utilize the facility.*** Guest Info & Waiver Form-PDF


January Group Exercise Schedule - (PDF)

Basketball Court/Open Gym Schedule - (PDF)

January Water Aerobics & Lap/Fitness/Rec Schedule - (PDF)



Drew Wellness Center is now on Twitter! Give us a follow at @DrewWellnessCOC for updates and more.





The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will start a Pickleball program beginning Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Pickleball is played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes (wiffle ball). It can be played both indoors and outdoors, and on a badminton-sized court.
Players of all ages and skill levels are invited to play on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 p.m. The program is free for Drew Wellness Center members and only $5 for non-members or $15 for a 6-visit Pickleball Pass.
For more information, call the wellness center at 803-545-3200.


***The City of Columbia’s Charles R. Drew Wellness Center has partnered with Healthways SilverSneakers in offering senior citizens a fitness club membership at Drew Wellness Center through approved Medicare programs.***

 Official Press Release (PDF). Please visit for eligibility requirements.