About Us

Voted the #1 “Best Health Club” in Charleston 7 years in a row!

"Best Fitness Club in Charleston" award by Health Links Magazine "Best in Health 2020"  

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Dusty Jackson has been selected as the new Director of the MUSC Wellness Center.

Dusty is very excited to be part of MUSC and work with our community of employees, students, and members. He comes to us from the Wounded Warrior Project in Atlanta. He also has experience with students as noted in his positions at Kennesaw State and University of Georgia. In addition to earning a Master of Science in Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Science in Education, with an emphasis in exercise and sport science – both from the University of Georgia, Dusty has multiple professional certifications, including TRX, YogoFit, American Red Cross, Cancer Exercise Training Institute, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Dusty takes leadership very seriously and believes that true success of a leader is reflected by the success of the team. Dusty joined us on December 1, 2021.

About the Wellness Center

The MUSC Wellness Center is a facility dedicated to good health. The center fosters the development of healthy lifestyles through the promotion of wellness attitudes and practices. More than a health club, the MUSC Wellness Center focuses on the development of total well-being, with the belief that wellness is a balance of social, emotional, spiritual and physical health. The Wellness Center is open to the entire community, for adults over 18 years of age. 

Regular Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 5:30am to 9:00pm

Friday: 5:30am to 7:00pm

Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Pool closes 15 minutes prior to the facility.

Wellness Center Amenities

  • A 25-meter swimming pool
  • Two weight rooms
  • Large cardio room
  • Full court gymnasium
  • Boxing studio
  • Racquetball and squash courts
  • Indoor and outdoor pickleball courts
  • Group cycle studio
  • Group exercise rooms
  • Yoga and Pilates studios
  • Outdoor running track
  • Rooftop functional training zone
  • Tennis and basketball courts 
  • Locker Rooms, Showers, Steam Rooms

Group Exercise Classes

Visit group exercise page for more information.

Specialty Programs

The programs are designed and staffed by a team of health professionals who believe wellness is the balance of social, emotional, spiritual and physical health. Visit programs page for more information. Visit Pilates page for more information.

Personal Training

The Wellness Center has an expert team of exercise physiologists, fitness trainers, health coaches, a registered dietitian, Pilate’s trainers, and post-rehab/disease management professionals to ensure healthy aging and the development of healthy lifestyle behaviors. Visit personal training page for more information.

Additional Services

Wellness Center offers nutrition and lifestyle behavior change consultations, post rehabilitation training, fitness testing (InBody, Microfit), 


MUSC Wellness Center

45 Courtenay Drive

Charleston, South Carolina 29425


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