Wellness at Bates

11178359_10152753225862190_7399115060600326943_nThe B-Well program was created in 2007 and strives to provide encouragement, motivation and education for the Bates community. Wellness is the process of being aware of and actively working towards better physical, mental, and emotional health. Bates strongly values healthy community members! B Well offers free fitness classes such as yoga, fitness boot camps, aquatic classes and more. The program also facilitates campus wide activity challenges,  free health coaching, diabetes prevention programming and tobacco cessation opportunities. To learn more about these and much more, contact Mike Milliken, Wellness program manager, at 207-753-6936 or mmillike@bates.edu

Click here for Fall 2018 Programs

Earn your 2018 Salad Bar Sticker by Joining Wellable:

This year, B-Well has partnered with “Wellable” to help us stay active and healthy as a college.  Wellable is an online wellness platform which B Well uses to facilitate optional wellness programs ranging from team activity challenges using smart trackers, to gratitude journaling to training for a 5K.  For signing up, B Well will reward you with our trademark incentive: the B Well Salad Bar Discount Sticker.  This sticker will earn you discounted rates on salad in The Den thru 2018. To earn your sticker, join the platform. Here are the steps:

  1. Create a Wellable Account
  2. Pair a wellness tracking device of your choice (once logged on, click on the “Connections” tab)

Once you’ve completed these steps, we will add you to the list of salad bar sticker recipients and you can get your sticker with the cashier at the den.

The 2018 B Well 5K Results are in:  Click here to view.

Onsite fitness classes are free to all staff, faculty, spouses / partners (just need Bates ID): view the 2018 Summer B-Well Schedule.


Eat Well

  1. Sign up at order.nutrisavings.com 
  2. Register your supermarket rewards card (“My Mix” at Shaws or “Hannaford Rewards,” etc.)
  3. Go shopping and scan your card at the check out to start earning rewards!

Move Well

Use the following resources for B-Well Personal Training opportunities and additional information on exercise opportunities and prescriptions:

Personal Training & Exercise Information

B Well Training Book

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Have any questions?

Mike Milliken
Wellness Program Manager