October Classes And Events at GMC

Want to… understand your mammogram results? Get stronger with circuit training? De-stress with a yoga class? Prepare for the birth of your child?

All these classes and more will be offered in October at Gwinnett Medical Center. If a registration number is not listed, please call 678-312-5000 to register, or register online at gwinnettmedicalcenter.org/classes.

Scroll to the bottom of the list to see ongoing support groups. A full list of support groups is available here.

Cancer Survivor Program
Cancer Transitions is a free 2 ½ hour, six-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care.
Oct. 18 – Nov. 12 (Wed.), 3-5:30 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Gwinnett Physician Center, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
FREE. Registration required 678-312-3100


You and Your Mammogram
A certified breast patient nurse navigator will explain what your mammogram results mean and how to stay on track for early detection of breast cancer. A light lunch will also be served.
Oct. 22 (Wed), noon – 1 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Gwinnett Physician Center, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
FREE. Registration required 678-312-3100


Gwinnett Takes on Diabetes
Four experts will speak on various diabetes-related topics. Exhibitors will feature the latest diabetes products.
Nov. 1 (Sat.), 8:30 a.m.
GMC Resource Center
665 Duluth Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
FREE. Registration required 678-312-5000

Circuit Training
Thursdays, Oct. 9 – Dec. 18, 6 - 7 p.m. (no class Nov. 27)
Glancy Campus, Peach Room
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30096
Fee: $125 for each 10-week series
Free Parking


Yoga
Tuesdays, Oct. 7 – Dec. 9 (Dec. 23), 6 - 7 p.m.
Glancy Campus, Peach Room
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30096
Fee: $125 for 10 weeks, $150 for 12 weeks
Free Parking


Endurance Boot Camp (for all fitness levels)
Mondays, Oct. 6 – Dec. 8, 6-7 p.m.
Glancy Campus, Peach Room
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30096
Fee: $125 for each 10-week series
Free Parking


Big Brothers/Big Sisters to Be
Children ages 3 to 10 will tour the Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion, discuss what to expect, practice holding and swaddling, and make a birthday card. Parents also receive materials on sibling preparation.
Oct. 28 (Tue.) 6:30 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA  30046
Fee: $20 per child, $10 for each additional child

Healthy Childbirth Weekend
Please join us for our condensed weekend class series that is taken during your third trimester. You will learn signs of labor, breathing & relaxation techniques, medical interventions, and more. A tour of Gwinnett Women's Pavilion is included.
Oct. 24 (Fri.) 6 – 9 p.m. and Oct. 25 (Sat.) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $95 per couple


Babysitters Training Course
American Red Cross class that teaches babysitters ages 11 – 15 general safety, basic care, first aid and critical emergency action skills. Successful participants receive a program certificate.
Nov. 1 (Sat.), 9 a.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA  30046
Fee: $75


Ongoing Support Groups


Women’s Cancer Support Group
Second Tuesday each month, 6:30 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Professional Dr., Suite 220
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
For more information call 678-312-4010
FREE. No registration required


Stroke Support Group
For survivors and caregivers.
Third Wednesday each month, 1:30 p.m.
Kiwi Room.
Glancy Rehabilitation Center
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, Ga. 30096
For more information call 678-312-6167
FREE. No registration required

Caregiver Support Group
Designed to make it possible for families and loved ones to understand their feelings about the impact cancer has had on their daily lives.
First Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., or
Third Tuesday each month, 11 a.m. – noon
Cancer Support Center
631 Gwinnett Physician Center
631 Professional Drive, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
FREE. No registration required

Men to Men Cancer Support Group (Starts Oct. 28, 2014)
Men with any type of cancer are welcome
Fourth Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cancer Support Center
631 Gwinnett Physician Center
631 Professional Drive, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
FREE. No registration required


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