Muckleshoot Wellness Center

Caryn Avila Wellness Manager
Health & Wellness Center
17500 SE 392nd ST.
Auburn, WA 98092-9705
Phone: 253 876-6962

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Wellness Center direct line 253 333-3255, 253 989-3311

Hours of Operation:
Monday      6:00AM to 9:00PM
Tuesday     6:00AM to 9:00PM
Wednesday 6:00AM to 9:00PM
Thursday    6:00AM to 9:00PM
Friday        6:00AM to 9:00PM
Saturday    8:00AM to 5:00PM
Sunday      Closed








Wellness Staff Members:

Manager, Caryn Avila - MIT


Lead Lifeguard, William Nelson - Alaska Native

Swim Instructor, Amelia Merrill

Life Guard Eddie Tapia - MIT

Wellness Coordinator, Tifanee Leeper - Native desendant

Wellness Coordinator, Joseph James - MIT

Wellness Coordinator, Nina Heddrick - MIT

Wellness Coordinator, Allie Hernandez - MIT

Wellness Coordinator, Gloria Simmons - MIT

Wellness Coordinator, Jackson Ross - MIT

MIT Wellness Coordinator, Tayla LaClair
MIT Wellness Coordinator, Leesa Lozier
MIT Lead Trainer, Michael Baker
Personal Trainer, Ashley Taylor
MIT Personal Trainer, Tony Jansen

Wellness Coordinator, Andrake West - MIT

Lead Trainer, Shane WhiteEagle - MIT

Personal Trainer, Clayton Menzal

Personal Trainer, Alighah Elkins - MIT

Personal Trainer, Tony Jansen - MIT 

Support Services,  Joseph (JoJo) Allen - MIT

Support Services, Arlissa Elkins - MIT

The Wellness Center Facility Includes The Following Areas:

  • Café
  • Gymnasium
  • Childcare
  • Weight Room
  • Racquetball Court
  • Group Exercise Room 
  • Cardio Room
  • Male Locker Room
  • Female Locker Room
  • Family Locker Room
  • Salt Water 6 Lane 25 Yard Lap Pool
  • Salt Water Wading Pool
  • Salt Water Spa
  • Wet and Dry Saunas
  • Salt Water Therapy pool

Who is eligible to use the Wellness Center?

The Wellness Center has two categories of membership eligibility as detailed below:


  • Muckleshoot Tribal Members and their significant other.
  • Muckleshoot Tribal Member’s immediate family under the age of 18.
  • Guardian of a Muckleshoot Tribal Member who is under the age of 18.
  • CHS-eligible Native Americans with social ties (residing in a Muckleshoot household or on the Muckleshoot reservation), and their significant other and dependents under age 18.

    *Other rules and regulations may apply to membership eligibility


  • Up to 4 extended family members of a Muckleshoot Tribal member.
  • Regular permanent employees of Muckleshoot Tribal Government along with their significant others and household dependants under age 18.
  • CHS eligible Native Americans that work full time for Muckleshoot Casino, Bingo or Smoke Shop.

      *Other rules and regulations may apply to membership eligibility


The Wellness Center offers the following services and activities:

Fitness Assessments:

We provide an initial fitness assessment for new members, including body composition.

Equipment Orientations: 

Complimentary fitness equipment orientations are provided by Fitness Trainers. They will take you through step by step how to operate and safely use all of our wonderful state of the art equipment.

Personal Training Appointments:

Fitness Trainers are available to assist members with individualized programs to help achieve their health and fitness goals.


Childcare services are available to Members Children ages 6 weeks to 7 years of age.

Special Fitness and Aquatics Programs & Events:

These include Fitness and Swim Challenges, Fitness and Swim Recreation, Community Events, and Fitness Swim Competitions.

Aerobics Classes:

Indoor cycling, Water Aerobics are a sample of classes that are offered daily.


Open gym basketball, basketball leagues, volleyball, pIckleball, badminton, a traversing rock climbing wall, and various sporting equipment are available for checkout.


The café offers Sandwiches, Smoothies, Salads, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, along with various snack items and cold beverages.

Swim Lessons:

Parent and Tot Classes are offered for ages 6 months to 3 years of age, and Lessons are offered for ages 3+ for non swimmers on up to swimmers.

Lap Pool and Therapy Pool:

Lap swim, recreational swim, family swim, and pool therapy.

Pool Equipment and Toys:

Water volleyball, water basketball, water dodge ball, water polo, floating recreational equipment, water fitness equipment, and an inflatable water slide.


MIT Fees for Services: 

Please contact the Front desk staff. 

Wellness Center direct line 253 333-3255, 253 989-3311

Paying Members

  • There are several regular services offered for a fee to our paying members, such as (but not limited to) personal training, swim lessons and childcare.
  • Other special programs, classes and events will have varying fees that will be determined individually and included in related advertisements.

Non-Paying Members

  • No fees for any regularly scheduled services will be charged to non-paying members (excludes items for sale in the café).
  • Discounted rates may be offered to non-paying members for special events with fees.