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Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center

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The Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center is a comprehensive, multipurpose facility dedicated to physical health, fitness and rehabilitation; nutrition; and aquatics. Opened in January 1991, the 320,000-square-foot complex is home to numerous fitness specialists and physicians on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health.


Programs & services

Our programs and services are designed with you in mind so managing your healthcare needs is as simple as possible.

  • Medical Fitness Programs
  • Moms on the Move: Pre and Post Natal Fitness Program
  • Motion Performance Center
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Center
  • Pediatric Weight Management Program
  • Physical Therapy Services

Medical Fitness Programs

Supervised Cardiac Exercise Program is a cardiac exercise program that will help you establish a heart-healthy exercise routine to fit your lifestyle. Once you have completed a cardiac rehabilitation program and received a recommendation from your physician, come see one of our degreed fitness specialist to find an exercise program that is right for you.

SHED Program is a three-month exercise program regimen designed especially for pre-surgical bariatric patients who are just beginning their wellness journey, as well as post-surgical bariatric patients who have been approved by their physician to exercise.

Congestive Heart Failure Medical Fitness Program is a three month exercise regiment designed specifically for individuals being treated with a heart failure diagnosis and have been approved by their physicians to exercise or have completed any outpatient rehabilitation.

For more information please contact Shanette Cole, 214.820.2367 or to enroll in one of the programs, please complete and submit documents to Our department will contact you and get you started.

Moms on the Move: Pre and Post Natal Fitness Program


  • Maintain recommended weight gain
  • Improve overall emotional health
  • Improve and maintain functional mobility and strength.
  • Minimize water retention
  • Relieve back pain
  • Create pelvic floor strength through awareness and muscular education.

Participating in an exercise program helps expectant mothers make the most of the bodies' ability to work, rest, play and recover from pregnancy. 

This program is designed to manage common occurrences associated with pregnancy and assist expectant mothers in preparing for childbirth. 

Classes at the Baylor Tom Landry Health and Wellness Center

  • Baby & Me Yoga- Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
  • H20 Yoga- Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. and Thursdays 5:30 p.m.
  • Prenatal Yoga-  Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.

Classes at the Carter Center

  • Prenatal Yoga- Saturdays, 1:45 p.m.

Non Member Fees:  

  • 12 classes $200
  • 6 classes $150
  • 4 classes $100
  • $30 Drop in

Classes are FREE to Baylor Tom Landry Health and Wellness Center and Carter Center members.

Note: Unused classes are non refundable and classes expire after 6 months 

Contact Vennie Jones at 214.820.8177 for more information or to register for the program.

As with all exercise programs we recommend you consult with a physician before beginning a program. For clients with active symptoms such as pelvic instability or chronic pain, Baylor Rehabilitation Systems at the Tom Landry Center provides women's health physical therapy services.

Motion Performance Center

Part of the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Department of Orthopaedics, the Baylor Motion & Sports Performance Center is one of only a handful of laboratories in the country designed for both clinical investigation and sports performance assessment. The center specializes in the analysis and interpretation of human movement using the advanced technology of high speed digital motion capture cameras. The movement of athletes or patients can be recorded and analyzed to maximize athletic performance or to research various medical conditions. The center is currently involved in clinical research studies and has been named as a high performance testing center for U.S. Track & Field.

For more information, call 214.820.6300.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Center

Affiliated with the Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital, the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center focuses on preventive cardiology and the latest therapy and cardiac rehabilitation research. The center is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, nutritionists, social workers and exercise physiologists. It features advanced testing equipment to examine cardiac capabilities and measure stress, a specially designed cardiac telemetry monitoring system that allows patients to perform advanced forms of exercise such as racquetball and swimming, while being EKG-monitored by cardiac technicians.Both cardiac patients and their families receive education and behavior modification techniques.

For more information, contact the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at 214.820.2109.

Pediatric Weight Management Program

A.H.E.A.D. Achieving Healthy Eating and Activity in Dallas

The A.H.E.A.D. Program is designed to address the issue of childhood obesity through education of the child and the parent on proper nutrition and the importance of regular physical activity. In a positive and encouraging environment, our coaches help children and their parents adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors!

The A.H.E.A.D. Program is an individualized, scientifically– based, 12 week weight management program for youth ages 5-16.

The program includes:

  • (1) 1-hour family nutrition counseling session with a registered dietitian
  • (3) 30 minute follow-up nutrition counseling sessions with a registered dietitian
  • (19) 30 minute exercise sessions with a fitness coach
  • Parent access to the Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center for the 12-week program, so the parent can exercise when the child is with the fitness coach
  • Family nutrition and physical activity tracking booklet, including healthy, kid-friendly recipes; ideas for fun physical activity; and other helpful tips on how to incorporate healthy family behaviors

Please contact Matthew Ward at 214.820.7996 for more information and to sign up.

Physical Therapy Services

The Baylor Rehabilitation System Outpatient Therapy Clinic provides specialized physical therapy for all individuals, including those with sports-related injuries who need to return to a more physically demanding level of recovery and activity. The center is staffed by sports-trained physical therapists and athletic trainers.

For more information on outpatient physical therapy services, call 214.820.2521.

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