SJC Wellness

Wellness News

SJC WELLNESS Initiative Program

   •  County Admin Gym is now open!

   •  St. Johns Golf Club Employee Golf Program

   •  Session 2 of the 2023 Healthy Living Reimbursement Program!

      Program details below!

FY 2023 Employee Golf Program
The St. Johns Golf Club once again offers BOCC and SOE employees an economical way to play golf and enjoy increased physical fitness. Full and part-time county employees, and their eligible dependents, qualify to participate in this discount program through September 30, 2023. To register employees must complete a Golf Program Form and either present when checking in at the Golf Course for the first time or email to

2023 Healthy Living Reimbursement Program
Session 2 (July1 – December 31) is open for benefits-eligible employees! This program provides reimbursement of up to $100.00, two times per year ($200 annually and subject to tax assessment) for approved activities to continue supporting our employees to lead healthy and happy lives at and outside of work. Healthy Living Reimbursement Program FAQs & Video

To receive reimbursement, the activity must be purchased and submitted using the Reimbursement Request Form during the program dates listed below. Reimbursements will be made via payroll within 1-2 pay periods following each session.

  • Session 1:  January 1 – June 30
  • Session 2:  July 1 – December 31

Activities purchased or submitted outside of these dates will be denied. Requests require proof of purchase, including vendor name, activity type or description, date of purchase, and total cost. This program is offered on a first-come, first-served basis as funding allows.

Covered Activities

  • NEW!  Gardening Supplies
  • NEW!  Florida State Park Pass
  • NEW!  Fitness Equipment
  • NEW!  Well-Being Magazine Subscription
  • Running / Walking / Biking or Similar Race Event
  • Gym Memberships
  • Exercise / Fitness Classes
  • Weight Management with Coaching
  • Active Sport Lessons
  • Exercise, Nutrition, Mental Wellness Mobile App Subscription
  • Personal Training Memberships
  • Sessions with a Registered Dietitian or Health Coach

St. Johns County reserves the right to decline incomplete submissions, requests outside of the session dates, verifications without the required information, or submissions that have been falsified. This initiative may be discontinued at any time.

Questions? Please email for assistance.

Wellness Discounts

Healthways Fitness Your Way™
A new way to get healthy and feel good on your own terms. This one-of-a-kind program, offered through Florida Blue, offers you the flexibility to work out at any network fitness location, on your time and on a budget that you can live with. It’s one of the most flexible, affordable and accessible ways to adopt a healthy lifestyle and remain committed to it. Healthways Enrollment

Health & Fitness

Next Steps Health Coaching Program
Florida Blue is launching individualized health coaching with a Registered Nurse Certified Health Coach for enrolled members who are 18 and older. Focus areas include:

  • Adopt healthy eating habits
  • Lose weight
  • Find ways to add more activity into your day
  • Learn ways to manage stress
  • Manage high cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar
  • Quit using nicotine

Information and registration instructions >> Next Steps Health Coaching Program

FREE Workout Apps
Looking for a way to get started on your fitness journey? Check out this compilation of free Apple/Android apps to help you to meet your personal goals for daily physical activity! Free Workout Apps for Your Fitness Goals

SJC Employee Fitness Centers
The BCC and Constitutional Offices provide two onsite fitness centers for St. Johns County employees to promote healthy living.  The fitness centers are located at the County Admin building and the Courthouse. How to Access Each Location. The County Admin location is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. The Courthouse location is open Monday through Friday from 4 AM to 8 PM. To obtain badge access to use either fitness center, BCC employees should first complete the Fitness Waiver located in NEOGOV and review the Gym Rules. Employees who have any issue with their badge access will need to email Andrew Lamkin

About SJC Wellness

Mission Statement
To improve the health, well-being and quality of life for all St. Johns County employees and their families by empowering people to promote and model positive attitudes and behaviors through a lifelong commitment to wellness.

Wellness Goals

  • Support and encourage employees and their families in making healthy choices with their work and home lives
  • Identify ways to respond to high stress times in the workplace
  • Identify areas where positive changes can happen and implement strategies to encourage those changes
  • Inform employees about existing health related resources through education and promotion
  • Inspire and motivate individuals to take responsibility for their own health
  • Support a sense of community among employees between different departments

SJC Employee
Fitness Centers

St Johns County offers two onsite fitness centers for SJC employees.
Fitness Center Locations

SJC Employee Fitness Centers

Wellness Resources

Wellness Program Contact

Mikki Sampo