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Minges Wellness Center and Facility

The Minges Wellness Center boasts 9,926 square feet of exciting exercise opportunities with over 25 different strength training machines and a 236 foot walking track used daily by members not only to improve their strength but also to improve balance, bone mass, and overall physical health.
Our certified fitness professionals are on duty at all hours, and regular group exercise programs are held in studio A.

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Personal Exercise Training, Kinston NC

Personal Exercise

This program ensures that your workouts are effective through personalized training, allowing you to achieve results more quickly.

Group Exercise

As a Minges Member you have access to various monthly group exercise programs led by certified fitness professionals.

Move Around the World

The goal will be for exercisers to equate their time spent exercising into miles and eventually make it to the 24,859 miles around the world.

Medical-Fitness-Association-logoWe embrace the philosophy behind the growing hospital wellness and fitness center industry that promotes the “medical fitness difference” – identifying and reducing health risks one person at a time through a combination of programs and services available to the community.membership options.

Start your Minges 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 monthly newsletter with center updates, event calendar and more.
  • Enjoy special low rates for personal coaching sessions and personal wellness profiles (full lipid panel).
  • 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

Cassie Thornton

Cassie acquired her Masters of Exercise Science degree from California University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer. Cassie loves to travel, hike, and spend time outdoors.

Cassie Thornton

Exercise Specialist
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Julia is a graduate of ECU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology. She is also a certified Exercise Physiologist. One of her passions is coaching and competing in Olympic weightlifting.

Julia Daniel

Exercise Specialist
Brittany Howard Square

Brittney received her B.S. degree in Exercise Physiology and is an ACSM certified Health Fitness Specialist. Brittney works with cardiac rehab patients and members to enhance their overall health.

Brittney Howard

Exercise Specialist
Connie Smith – Lenoir Minges Wellness Center

Connie has been employed at Lenoir Memorial for 25 years, has obtained her IFTA group fitness instructor certification, maintains the LinkLine Specialist position and assists with the Diabetes program.

Connie Smith

Group Fitness Instructor
Deb Williams Square

Deb Williams assists with the event marketing, classes, and more. Her job also includes scheduling all the support groups and handling the Medicaid billing for the CAP-DA program.

Deb Williams


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.

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

There are many quality-of-life benefits that goes with maintaining a healthy weight.

  • Fewer joint and muscle pains
  • More energy and greater ability to participate in activities
  • Better regulation of blood pressure
  • Better sleep patterns
  • Reductions in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes
  • Reduced risk for heart disease

If you calculate that your BMI is underweight or overweight learn more about our Bariatric Weight Loss and Weight Management Programs.

If your BMI is underweight or overweight contact our bariatric staff at 252-522-7168 to learn more about our weight loss and weight management programs.

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