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Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies

What is Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies?

The Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies® program for wounded, ill or injured military personnel was created to provide a way of transitioning back into the community as a civilian, through fitness. The program offers: two, FREE one-year memberships to the Health & Fitness Center; one for the veteran and one for a workout partner of their choice. Also includes up to 15 FREE personal training sessions, networking opportunities, monthly socials and support. Call the Health &  Fitness Center for details or to take a tour, 847.388.5430.

Heathy Minds Healthy Bodies Veterans must meet the following qualifications which must be verified:

  • Honorable/medical discharge on DD214
  • 10% disability rating or higher assigned by the VA
  • Disability rating applied for, in medical review, or under appeal
  • Non-service connected injury, note from your civilian doctor, or a general endorsement from a VA counselor, VOC/PVA representative

For more information, contact Christine Lopez at clopez@mundeleinparks.org

Due to concerns regarding the transmission of COVID-19, upcoming events may be canceled. We will carefully monitor the recommendations for public facilities and assess the situation each week. As soon as it is possible to do so, we look forward to returning to regular business operation.[/col]

Healthy Minds/Healthy Bodies Upcoming Events

for a Zoom link to attend these virtual events please contact Christine Lopez at clopez@mundeleinparks.org

Suicide Prevention Training (virtual): September 21, 2021, from 6-7:30 pm

Free Golf Clinic: PGA HOPE Program and PGA Illinois Section Foundation are offering a no-cost five-week golf clinic to our veteran community.
Sept 9-Oct 7, from 6-6:30 pm at Pine Meadow Golf Club (1 Pine Meadow Lane, Mundelein). Register at: https://forms.gle/YB6tK6k5xHmhEEgv6



Need Help? Contact the Veteran’s Crisis Hotline


PGA Hope Event, September 17-October 15, 2020

The Illinois PGA Foundation teamed up with the Mundelein Park & Recreation District, RevelationGolf, AllenForce, and Pine Meadow Golf Club to bring the PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) golf training program to area veterans at Pine Meadow Golf Club in Mundelein. Twenty veterans were enrolled in the program that met once a week for five weeks on the range at Pine Meadow Golf Club. It was taught by PGA Professionals trained in adaptive golf and military cultural competency. The program introduced the game to these veterans with disabilities to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being.

PGA HOPE is the flagship military program of PGA REACH, the charitable foundation of the PGA of America and is administered locally by the Illinois PGA Foundation with Illinois PGA Professionals serving as instructors. The program is free to veterans.


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