MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Dakota Wesleyan University has selected GreatLife Malaska Golf and Fitness Club to manage its new wellness facility set to open next year.

The school in Mitchell says the fitness company will be responsible for the 4,000-square-foot community health and fitness center. It will handle all staffing needs and personal training services, as well as marketing and membership sales.

The new Donna and Paul Christen Community Health and Fitness Center is scheduled to open in February. It is located within the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex.

The school says GreatLife will lease the wellness space from the university. Community members will get to buy different memberships. GreatLife members have access to its fitness centers and golf courses, based on membership level, and 12 of these locations are in eastern South Dakota.

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