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A healthy future starts with a solid foundation of adopting a healthy lifestyle.

The Wellness Campus is committed to investing in or future by creating a fun, nurturing, interactive environment; providing education, interactive classes and resources that enable children and parents to develop healthy lifestyles. Childhood obesity has become a major health concern.

FACTS

  • Childhood T2DM (Type 2 Diabetes) is on the rise.

  • Childhood T2DM is a more aggressive disease than adult onset T2DM.

  • There is a higher incidence of Diabetes complications (vascular disease, kidney disease, stroke, heart disease, eye disease) and at an earlier age than adult onset T2DM

  • 30% of children with pre diabetes will develop T2DM within 5 years without intervention

  • Statistics project that children born in 2000; 30% of boys and 40% of girls will develop T2DM.

  • Obesity and a sedentary lifestyle are large contributing factors to developing pre diabetes.

  • 1 out of 3 children in the US are overweight (BMI>85%tile).

  • Intensive lifestyle intervention can reduce the risk of developing T2DM by 58%.

The Wellness Campus has accepted the challenge to change these statistics.  Healthy eating and moderate to vigorous exercise are vital components to maintaining a healthy weight and decreasing the risk of developing pre diabetes.

We offer exercise programs that are fun, utilizing both pool and gym to expose children to the benefits of an active life.  Nutrition and cooking classes are available for both pool and gym to expose children to the benefits of an active life. 

Nutrition and cooking classes are available for both children and parents to explore the journey of healthy eating!

The Wellness Campus has accepted the challenge to change these statistics.

Healthy eating and moderate to vigorous exercise are vital components to maintaining a healthy weight and decreasing the odds of pre diabetes.  We offer exercise programs that are fun, utilizing both pool and gym to expose benefits of an active life.

The Wellness Campus is located at The Aquaventure Winterville Aquatics Campus on Beacon Drive.

A healthy lifestyle begins with proper nutrition.  The Wellness Campus will hold nutrition classes throughout the year with some of the areas top Chefs.

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The Wellness Campus

214 C Beacon Drive

Winterville, North Carolina 28590

252.375.3231