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Meet the Staff

Come meet the friendly and helpful staff of Statesville Fitness & Activity Center!

Beau Blackwelder
Assistant Facility Manager

Beau graduated from South Iredell High School in 2005.  From there he went to Western Carolina University and graduated in 2009 with a BS in Parks and Recreation Management.  Beau has been working at the Statesville Fitness and Activity Center since the summer of 2009 as a Recreation Supervisor.  He just recently received the Assistant Facility Manager position.  He is happy with his first fulltime job and looking forward to a new career. Beau's hobbies include keeping physically fit, restoring classic cars and trucks, and hanging out with friends and family.
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Megan Childers
Facility Manager

Megan has been a lifelong resident of the Statesville area.  She is a graduate from North Iredell High School in 2005, and just recently graduated from Appalachian State University in May 2010 where she received her BA in Recreation Management.  She has worked for the City of Statesville for the past two summers as a summer camp counselor and she did her college internship in 2009.  She is excited about her first job right out of college and is ready to learn and get more experience under her belt.  Megan enjoys traveling, hanging out with family and friends, concerts, music and anything outdoors.  She also loves playing or watching any kind of sports!
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Mark Wilkinson
Fitness Director

Mark is a lifelong resident of Statesville.  After graduating from Appalachian State University in 1996 he returned to Statesville to follow his degree in Health Promotions.  He worked at the YMCA of Iredell County for 13 years as a fitness instructor and Assistant Fitness Director.  Mark has also worked with the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Iredell Memorial Hospital as a fitness instructor and Exercise Specialist for nearly 10 years.  He knows how important it is to be proactive with your health by leading a healthy lifestyle and exercising regularly.  Mark is married to Sarah Wilkinson, and they have one daughter, Clara.  In his spare time, Mark enjoys running and weight training, refinishing furniture, picture framing, and gardening.
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Megan Childers
Facility Manager
704.878.3944 x 211
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 Beau Blackwelder
Assistant Facility Manager
704.878.3944 x210
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Mark Wilkinson
Fitness Director
704.878.3944 x208
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Fitness Center Hours

Monday-Thursday
5:30am - 9:00pm

Friday
5:30am - 7:00pm

Saturday
7:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday
1:00pm - 5:00pm

General Information

704.878.3944 main
704.872.2025 fax

1875 Simonton Road
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MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 1111, Statesville, NC 28687-1111  |  PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 301 S. Center Street
704.878.3583 PHONE  |  704.878.3514 FAX
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