St. Joe’s opens MercyElite sports activities heart at Schoolcraft School
WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI – The St. Joseph Mercy Health System has opened a sports center on the Schoolcraft College campus.
The MercyElite Sports Center will specialize in athletic development and services for sports medicine, physical therapy and athletic performance training, according to a press release. The 7,600 square meter training facility with an additional 75,227 square meters for indoor volleyball and soccer will be available to students, teachers and the community.
The facility is located at 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, across from St. Joe’s Sports Dome.
“The relationship between St. Joe’s and Schoolcraft College has grown significantly in recent years, which has improved campus access to quality health and sports medicine services,” said Dave Spivey, president of St. Mary Mercy Livonia, in the press release. “MercyElite Sports Performance does a remarkable job of working with athletes, especially young people, to make them healthy and get them back on the field.”
The facility is also home to the Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy, a “fitness lab,” classrooms, and faculty offices for Schoolcraft’s “Movement Science” program. The fitness laboratory is used to train students in performance tests and applied movement physiology.
“We anticipate this state-of-the-art, convenience complex quickly becoming an active hub for our campus community, community members, and sports teams from across the region and beyond,” said Glenn Cerny, president of Schoolcraft College of the release .
The MercyElite Center also offers a 1/7 mile walking trail for members of the Schoolcraft College Fitness Center, as well as pickleball courts that can be reserved for a small fee. The center also has a self-service market and a smoothie bar.
Please visit MercyElite.org for more information.
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