Upcoming Community Classes And Events

All these classes and more will be offered by 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 some of our support groups. A full list of support groups is available here.

New!
Monthly Pre-Diabetes Classes

If you’ve been told you have pre-diabetes, or are at high risk of developing diabetes, take charge of your health! Learn effective lifestyle strategies that can dramatically improve your overall health and reduce your chances of developing Type 2 diabetes. Topics include healthy eating, reading food labels, importance of exercise, and weight management. Presented by a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, this class is for ages 18 years and older. All classes will be held 5 – 7:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

For more information or to register, please call 678-312-6048.
Lawrenceville classes:
  • January 12 
  • March 8
  • April 12
  • June 14
  • July 12
  • September 13
  • October 11

Diabetes Education classroom, Suite 212 
100 Medical Center Boulevard
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Duluth classes:
  • February 9
  • May 10
  • August 9
  • November 8
Glancy Education Classroom 
Kiwi Room 

Glancy Campus
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30096 



New Series!
PrimeTime Health Fitness Class Series


These discounted fitness classes are part of GMC’s PrimeTime Health program. PrimeTime Health offers a comprehensive network of valuable services exclusively designed for adults age 50 and over. PrimeTime Health member ship is free. The fitness classes are each 10-week series, are held in the Peach room on our Glancy Campus in Duluth, and are priced as below:
1, 10-week series $80
2, 10-week series, $130
3, 10-week series, $170
4, 10-week series, $200

  • Tai Chi, begins Jan. 4, 2 p.m.
  • Yoga, begins Jan. 4, 12:30 p.m.
  • Strength Building, begins Jan. 6, 3 p.m.
  • Tai Chi (Friday), begins Jan. 8, 3 p.m.

Learn more or register at gwinnettmedicalcenter.org/classes



Breastfeeding Basics
This single-session class will help parents get started with breastfeeding, including discussion about how your body makes milk, how to position and latch the baby, how to tell if the baby is getting enough breast milk and how to avoid problems.
Jan. 4 (Mon.), 7 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $25

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.
Jan. 29 (Fri.), 6 - 9 p.m. and Jan. 30 (Sat.), 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $95 per couple

Newborn Care
This single session class helps expectant parents prepare to care for a newborn.
Jan. 5 (Tue.), 7 p.m., or
Jan. 16 (Sat.), 9 a.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $40 per couple

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.
Jan. 26 (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

AARP Driver Safety Course
Please join our two-day classroom refresher and defensive driving course for motorists over age 50. Participants must be PrimeTime Health members and attend both sessions to receive certificate
Jan. 26, (Tue.), 9 a.m.
GMC Resource Center
Birch Room
665 Duluth Highway 120
Lawrenceville, Ga 30045
Fee: $20 for non AARP members, $15 for AARP members

Save the Date: Car Seat Class
Learn what to consider when choosing a car seat, how to install it and the techniques to secure your child in the seat. You can also have your car seat checked by a certified car seat safety technician to determine if your car seat has been properly installed.
Feb. 11 (Thur.), 6:30 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA  30046
Fee: $20 per person/couple




Jack Jacobs Aphasia Conversation Group
Every Thursday, 1 p.m.
Mango Room
Glancy Rehabilitation Center
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, Ga. 30096
For more information call 678-312-6167
FREE. No registration required

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

The Margaret Andrews Parkinson’s Support Group
For patients and caregivers.
Second Friday each month, 1:30 p.m.
Glancy Campus – Kiwi Room
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, Ga. 30096
For more information call 678-312-6167
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
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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