The Connection

Welcome to Wellness.  The Connection is the cornerstone of the wellness initiative at Twin Lakes.  It is the benchmark facility for seniors adults in the greater Cincinnati Area.  The state-of-the-art facility emphasizes while-person health and wellness by encouraging participants to develop and balance the six dimensions of wellness: emotional, intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, and vocational.  

Our Team of health and fitness experts are fully trained and available to assist you through your holistic wellness journey.  The Connection will give you access to everything you need to live a healthier life.  

Membership is available to adults age 50 and older.  A Physician Recommendation Form completed by your doctor must be returned prior to scheduling a functional fitness assessment with a trained staff member. Details will be provided when you consult one of our Wellness Specialist.  

For more information please call the Connection at (513) 247-1330.

Connection Hours - Fitness Room & Aquatic Center

Monday - Friday

7:30AM - 4:00PM


8:00am - 12:30pm

Our Experienced Staff 

Jackie Welling - Fitness Specialist

Educational Background: 

Land / Aquatics AEA Fitness Certification

Silver Sneakers Certification - Classic

Aquatic AFFA Group Fitness Instructor

Jordan Helfst - Fitness Specialist

 Educational Background:

Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science at Northern Kentucky University
Currently Enrolled at NKU to obtain a Bachelors in Nursing

Maleena Lewis

Certified - Boot Camp Instructor

Certified - Zumba Instructor

Currently Enrolled at NKU - Exercise Science

Ashley DePeel - IL Events & Programs Coordinator - 247-1352

 Educational Background:

Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science at University of Toledo
Concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy
First Aid / CPR / AED

Pam Owen-Woods - AL Events & Programs Coordinator - 247-1302

 Educational Background:

William Henry Harrison High School 1971 – 1975 / Business
Diamond Oaks Vocational School 1974 and 1975 / Business Communications
Tri – State Nursing School / 2010/ State Tested Nursing Assistant