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The Healthpark holds numerous education classes and seminars to help you understand any health issues you or a loved one face. These sessions often have a member discount, and are open and available to the community.

To find a session, chose a topic below and explore the opportunities.


Healthpark offers multiple Diabetes education opportunities to help you control and maintain your Diabetes and live a normal, healthy life.

Programs include:

Sweet Beginnings 

This Gestational Diabetes Program uses small group classes and individual instruction to promote a successful pregnancy. The class covers Medical Nutrition Therapy, Blood Glucose Monitoring and instruction and risk reduction counseling for prevention of Type 2 Diabetes.

Individualized instruction, including follow-up, is scheduled based on participant needs. Insulin instruction by a registered nurse is available as needed. Participants are contacted by phone approximately one month after delivery to track outcomes and assess the need for additional services.

Class Information

Held weekly at the Healthpark and are approximately two hours long.

InBalance Diabetes Education Program

This comprehensive program is designed to provide patients with the knowledge and skills to successfully manage Diabetes. Each patient’s Diabetes learning needs and interests are assessed during their first visit. A Blood Glucose Monitor and user instructions are provided as needed.

Services include:

  • Individualized meal planning
  • Blood glucose monitor instruction
  • Gestational Diabetes education
  • Pre-Diabetes education
  • Certified insulin pump training
  • Training on injectable Diabetes medications
  • Self-care education including increasing physical activity, maintaining Blood Glucose, preventing long-term complications, changing behavior and managing stress

For more information or to schedule an appointment call 270-688-4804.

Additional Info

The Diabetes Health Resource Center staff is dedicated to providing quality diabetes education and services. Call 270-688-4804 for more information or to schedule an appointment.


Recognized by the American Diabetes Association, the DHRC provides services such as individual counseling and group classes in pre-diabetes, diabetes self-management, training in insulin pump therapy and classes in gestational diabetes.

Becki Barr, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator

Inpatient Counseling

Outpatient Counseling

MultiCare Ohio County


Bernice Galloway, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator

Inpatient Counseling

Outpatient Counseling


Gayla Whitehouse, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator

Inpatient Counseling

Outpatient Counseling




Melissa Gaither, RD, LD, CDE
Diabetes Educator

Outpatient Counseling







Weight Management

The Healthpark offers weight management programs to help you take the first steps towards managing your weight and health. Every participant MUST attend one FREE information session to participate. Sessions are held in the Healthpark classroom.


A comprehensive weight management program that stresses the importance of diet, physical activity and behavior modification techniques for weight loss.

Healthy You

Healthy You is a medically supervised, safe and rapid weight loss program. This program emphasizes skill building to help you successfully maintain a healthy weight. Find or a more complete description of Healthy You.

Stop by the front desk or call the Healthpark for more information or to register at 270-688-LIFE (5433).

Infants & Children

Nurturing Touch Infant Massage

Our certified infant massage therapist partners with parents and caregivers to teach basic message technique that enhance the bonding and nurturing process with infants, ages birth to 1 year.

This class is offered on a private basis. Call 270-688-LIFE (5433).

Health Screenings & Seminars


Each quarter, the Healthpark offers a series of screenings for members. Screenings include diabetes screenings, falls risk assessments, hearing screenings, lipid tests, nutrition screenings and more. View a complete list, with dates, times and fees, in our Spring Calendar.

Health Seminars

Health seminars are regularly scheduled throughout the year and include expert speakers on topics such as stroke, women’s health and arthritis.

For information on upcoming health seminars call 270-688-LIFE (5433).

Contact Us

For more information about Healthpark services and programs  e-mail or call 270-688-LIFE (5433).

Get A Free Day Pass

Request a personal tour of Healthpark and get a free one-day pass to use our facility and extensive amenities. Contact us by phone at 270-688-LIFE (5433) or by email to schedule a time.

Healthpark Mobile App

Stay on top of Healthpark news and events by downloading our free mobile app, "Owensboro Health Healthpark," on your iPhone, iPad or Android phone.

Use the app to:

  • See class schedules
  • Learn about specialty programs
  • Get facility status updates
  • Access hours of operation

Use member check in with smart need to bring your card!*
*Member card required for daily locker usage

For help using the app, e-mail Stephanie Hardesty or Thomas Troutman