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Our FREE educational sessions and group exercise programs at MWC can help you stay in shape and make fitness an essential part of your life! Our programs are open to the community.

NEW! Bariatric Program

Through our new Surgical and Non-Surgical weight loss options we provide every patient with all of the necessary resources for successful weight loss and long-term weight maintenance.

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Membership includes full options for beginner’s level classes, use of a wide range of large exercise equipment, indoor track with a staff with exercise degrees and specialty certifications.

Welcome to Minges Wellness Center

Our medically-based community fitness facility has 75 pieces of exercise equipment with 25 group exercise classes weekly.
Minges Wellness Center also offers programs and outreach activities designed to improve public health.
Join our Facebook community for updates, events, health advice, exercise tips and more and find us on Fitbit
for challenges, contests, and more!

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DEWD from the Down East Wood Ducks gets healthier at Minges Wellness Center!

Learn how you can lose and maintain weight through our new Bariatric Program offering both surgical and non-surgical weightloss options!

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Our fitness programs ensures that your workouts are effective, allowing you to achieve results more quickly and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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This program is for individuals with type 2 diabetes looking for success through behavioral changes.

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This certified exercise program is designed to help patients with heart disease recover faster.

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This program is designed to assist the corporate community with maintaining a healthy work force.

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Our center offers programs and outreach activities designed to improve public health.

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We practice what we preach when it comes to health and we offer great health programs for our staff.

Lenoir Minges Diabetes Wellness Session

Diabetes Self Management Classes are
FREE to those who qualify.

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Start your membership for only $20 a month
and enjoy these great benefits and much more.

  • Full options for beginner’s level yoga, tai-chi, aerobic and strength training classes, unlimited use of  gym and exercise equipment, indoor track.
  • Receive advice and encouragement from our caring and competent staff with exercise degrees and specialty certifications.
  • A variety of classes that individuals may choose from.
  • The Minges Mile Walk Club is offered at no extra cost to members.
  • Receive our newsletter with center updates, event calendar and more.
  • Enjoy special low rates for personal coaching sessions.
  • Youth memberships are for ages 10 and older. Youth under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent member at all times.

For more information or to sign up for a membership
call 252.522.7207

Membership Rates

Guests passes are $10 for a three-day pass. The Minges Wellness Center requires a $10 one time fee for members who are not in our tracking system. Rates are monthly and can be paid on a monthly basis. All fees are non-refundable. This fee is being waved for new members during the month of January.

Individuals                     $20

1st Family Member*         $20

2nd Family Member*        $15

3rd (+) Family Member*   $15


*Family members must reside in the household with the initial individual membership to qualify for discount.

Minges Wellness Center strives to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle through exercise, healthy eating, resources, support and much more. Our facility offers many great amenities to help encourage, inspire and make getting healthy fun and helps teach you great ways to maintain your health.

Walking Track

The Minges Mile Walk Club is offered at no extra cost to members. This walk club features incremental mileage goals with prizes and recognition at intervals up to 3000 miles. It is a fun way to increase walking and our members take pride in achieving mileage goals. Our goal is to help our members become chronic exercisers.

Exercise & Fitness

The Minges membership offers great benefits including a free towel service, locker rooms, dedicated parking, showers along with over 75 exercise equipment, on hand staff, an indoor walking track and more.

Support Groups

Sometimes we all need a helping hand – together, we partner for your health. We provide many great support groups to help you in all steps of life.

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Healthy Lifestyles

Minges Wellness Center offers many programs and special events. As a member you will be the first to know and reserve your spot for many of our special announcements, programs and more. Stop by and check out our “Information Station” for the latest events and announcements.

The Silver&Fit and SilverSneakers Fitness are both excellent leading exercise programs for active older adults to help you stay fit with and connect with others through great programs. Minges Wellness Center is a proud fitness facility of Silver&Fit and SilverSneakers Fitness.

Lenoir County Farmers Market Kinston NC

Minges Wellness Center supports the Kinston – Lenoir County Farmers Market as an excellent location for fresh, local fruits and vegetables.

View recipes provided by Lighten Up Lenoir >

Come enjoy our beautiful Community Track, located on the hospital campus
and available from dawn to dusk. There is plenty of public parking, a water fountain,
fenced-in playground and picnic tables.


  • The key to maintaining a healthy weight is to make healthy lifestyle changes. Here are some basic, but beneficial changes you could make to your lifestyle that will inevitably lead to successful weight loss.

  • The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends eating more fruits and vegetables than any other food group. See the benefits you gain by eating fruits and veggies every day!

  • UNC Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Lenoir has a new orthopedic surgeon….Welcome Lowell Gill, MD

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