Health and Wellness in Oriental/Pamlico County, NC

The notion of health and wellness in Oriental, NC is one of just that, focused more on eating locally and naturally than on gym memberships and hours spent in the weigh room. Many residents remain active by jogging around the village or long walks at sunset, but overall the concept is one that marries body and spirit. In addition to a number of practicing medical professionals, Oriental also has Eastern remedies like acupuncture, yoga, massage, homeopathic and nutriceutical choices are available. 

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2911 Brunswick Ave.
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 633-2221

Courts Plus is a fully equipped fitness center with Broadcast Vision cardio exercise equipment, expanded free-weight facilities and state-of-the-art weight-training. Staff personal trainers remain on site. Indoor and outdoor pools facilitate lap swimming and organized water aerobics while four racquetball courts and organized basketball round out the choices. Child care and...more about Courts Plus

406 Craven St.
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 636-6606

The Craven County Recreation & Parks Department operates a total of five parks in Craven County. Creekside Park is a 111-acre park on Old Airport Road that features soccer, baseball and softball fields, walking areas, picnic shelters, restroom facilities and access to Brices Creek. West Craven Park is a 90-acre park...more about Craven County Parks and Recreation Department

3340 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 634-9499

Gold/s Gym, at the corner of McCarthy Boulevard and Dr. M. L. King Jr. Boulevard, offers more than 300 pieces of user-friendly exercise equipment. Cross-training and bike machines, Life Fitness and Hammer Strength machines, Cybex and free weights are ready to help clients get and stay fit. New members start with...more about Gold's Gym

1620 National Avenue
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 639-2900

The New Bern Parks and Recreation Department operates most of its programs from three centers: Stanley White Recreation Center at 901 Chapman Street, (252) 639-2919; West New Bern Recreation Center, 1225 Pine Tree Drive,  (252) 639-2912; and the Community Resource Center, 908 Bloomfield Street, (252) 636-4127. For details about seasonal programs, call...more about New Bern Parks and Recreation Department

100 YMCA Ln.
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 638-8799

Families affiliated with or belonging to Twin Rivers YMCA find programs appropriate to all ages from preschool swim lessons and youth progressive swim lessons through lifeguard classes, adult swim lessons, competitive swimming, aqua aerobics and arthritis aquatics. The YMCA provides youth sports programs for flag football, basketball and soccer and directs an...more about Twin Rivers YMCA

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