Blackstone FitWell Center

Students working out at the Fitwell center

The FitWell Center is a gym at the Blackstone Community Center funded and staffed by Boston University. It serves as a focal point for collaborative work among Sargent College, BU School of Social Work and BU School of Public Health. Students have the opportunity to complete practica, contribute to the functioning of the FitWell Center, and interact with and learn about the community.

To learn more, contact Kerry Dunnell: kdunnell@bu.edu

Blackstone Committee

Representatives from the Blackstone, BU School of Public Health, BU School of Social Work, and BU Sargent College meet quarterly to oversee collaborative projects housed at this center, located in Boston’s South End.

Members of the Blackstone Committee:

  • Valeda Britton, BU Government & Community Affairs
  • Keith Houston, Blackstone Community Center
  • Ray Levy, BU Fitness & Recreation Center
  • Dan Merrigan, BU SPH Community Health Sciences
  • Ken Ryan, BU Government & Community Affairs
  • Marco Torres, Blackstone Community Center
  • Lindsey Wallis, BU FitWell Center
  • Geoff Wilkinson, BU School of Social Work
  • Stacey Zawacki, BU Sargent College
  • BU SPH Activist Lab
    • Joanna Brown
    • Harold Cox
    • Kerry Dunnell
    • Anne Fidler
    • Kathleen Macvarish
    • Eugenia Smith