Skip navigation

Benefits & Wellness Classes

Class Offerings

Managing Your Health

Theresa Grove of OHR Benefits explains your city benefits and answer your questions. This is a great opportunity for new hires to receive an overview of the City and County of Denver’s benefits and ask questions. The focus will be primarily for new hires but all employees are welcome. Reservations are not required.

Mondays 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Webb Building, Room 1.F.4.

Every other Wednesday 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
DEN, rotates between AOB and AIM 

Every other Wednesday 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
1200 Federal Blvd, OHR Offices 

Every other Wednesday 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wastewater Management, 5th Floor Conference Room

 

What's hot right now in nutrition? This class will address the popular diets of the time as well as touch on myths and questions you might have about nutrition. If the diet is trending now, this class will cover it!

Register now.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.5 

Hormones dictate every process in the human body, including whether or not we gain or shed weight. You will learn about the key players involved in your ability to lose weight and what you can do to maximize the positive effects.

Register now.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4

Time flies, but it's never too late (or early) to get a handle on your health and wellness. This class will go over what health and life issues you should be aware of from your 30s to your 60s, including which screenings to stay on top of.

Register now.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.5

Relax and unwind with some stretching and breathing exercises! Kate or Sam will guide you as you unwind in this free yoga session. Don’t worry if you can’t touch those toes! The class will focus more on what you CAN do! Yoga builds heat in the body, stretches and releases the muscles and helps calm the chatter in our busy minds. Build focus and cultivate balance inside and out.

Every Wednesday
Castro Building, third floor conference room


Three sessions available:

  • 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Lunch Yoga with Kate
  • 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Lunch Yoga with kate
  • 4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m. After Work Yoga with Sam
Updating Goals during Job Change

 
Managing Your Finances

Take a deep dive into setting pratical financial goals to increase your savings. Lunch will be provided.

Register now.

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4

Learn more about your money personality as you set up a basic budget and learn how to reach your financial goals. Lunch will be provided.

Register now.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4

With the prevalence of the internet, it can feel like you have no control over where your data is and how to protect it. Learn what you can do to protect your identity and minimize your risk for fraud. Lunch will be provided.

Register now.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.5

Learn the ins and outs of credit, including what makes up a credit score and how to establish, maintain and improve your credit. Lunch will be provided.

Register now.

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.5

Are you interested in improving your financial well-being this year? Check out upcoming classes with Denver Community Credit Union (DCCU). All classes are free to attend.

Learn more and register on DCCU's Classes and Events webpage

Wills and Trusts
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
1041 Acoma St.

Home Buying Workshop
Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
1041 Acoma St.

Create Great Credit
Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
1041 Acoma St. 

If you are curious about your retirement benefits or thinking about retiring, consider attending one of the Retirement Information Meetings presented by the Denver Employees Retirement Plan to have your questions answered by the Retirement Plan staff. 

RSVP’s are not required. However, if you RSVP, DERP staff will prepare an estimate of your retirement benefits and present that to you at the meeting. RSVP to mbrsvs@derp.org or 303.839-5419.

The next retirement information meeting for members hired on or after July 1, 2011 is scheduled for:

Thursday, February 14, 2019
12:30 p.m-1:30 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.2


The next retirement information meeting for members hired prior to July 1, 2011 is scheduled for:

Thursday, February 14, 2019
11:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.2

Retirement is an important phase of life – one that requires significant financial planning. To assist City and County of Denver employees in retirement planning, Denver Employees Retirement Plan (DERP) produced a video series to provide an overview of planning for financial security in your retirement years.  The series focuses on the three main sources of income in retirement:

You can view the series in its entirety (54 minutes) or each section individually (12 - 13 minutes each).

 
 

Denver D with Benefits & Wellness Denver Office of Human Resources

Manage Your Health and Your Finances

See your primary care physician whenever possible. Your physician has easy access to your records, knows the bigger picture of your health, and may even offer same-day appointments. When seeing your physician is not possible, it’s important to know your quick care options to find the place that’s right for you and help avoid financial surprises. Keep these resources handy, so that you are prepared:

Contact us

Denver Wellness questions?

Call: 720.913.5690
Email: wellness@denvergov.org
Visit: Webb Building, 4th Floor (next to Benefits)

Stay tuned for more information about our new wellness champion network.