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Invest in Your Fitness

Sports Village has been supporting the health of Lebanon residents since opening in 1987

Over the past 37 years we have continually evolved as to the needs of the new generations, according to the trends across the globe.  We like to stay fresh and ahead of the newest things whether it be new exercise classes, new equipment or new areas within the club itself.

Sports Village Fitness is a family owned and operated business, run by my husband Jan and I, our son Jeff McMillen and daughter Laura Trantum, located at 1735 West Main St, Lebanon.

I began her journey in 1977 by offering the very first aerobic dance classes in Wilson County and was amazed to see the effect that dancing with a group could be so much fun, and the effect this had on their appearance and attitudes. The many ladies who participated began to have renewed energy and happiness. It was apparent this was definitely as important for our mental attitude as it was for our waistline. 

Exercise was not a popular thing back in those days, as a matter of fact, you barely ever heard anyone mention exercise until this fun activity happened. I realized in a very short time that this is needed for the entire family and this idea was the beginning of Sports Village. I envisioned a happy, healthy place where the whole family could be doing a variety of activities and meeting new friends. The vision was to become Lebanon's happy healthy place.  

And that is exactly the same philosophy today. We are not and never have been just a gym.

We always strive every three years to do some pretty major upgrades and continually add new things, new classes, new programs.  We take pride in having a facility that is updated with new decorating, fresh and clean.  We stay abreast as to new happenings so we can be the 1st to offer. 

In 2023, we did a major remodel.  We moved the mind body, yoga, pilates and Barre into its own space upstairs with a lounge for gathering for anyone who wants to sit and relax, and created a new private space for Pilates Reformer classes. and added four pickleball courts. 

We will soon open an outdoor workout space with weights, ropes, sleds, etc, conveniently located outside the new weight area, adding the newest Hammer Strength equipment, as well as our beautiful resort pool being prepared for opening in May.

The upstairs HIIT room has expanded with more space for the air runners, rowers, bikes, and we added a new Stretch & Strength area with natural wood walls and engineered exercise flooring. And don't miss the Village Camp that supports healthy active children.  

Exercise can be boring, but being around others who are being active encourages us all, you are sure to fit in as we have something for everyone. 

Our goal is to be a happy, safe, beautiful Escape for all members, providing a staycation vibe.

We feel that we are helping Lebanon and Wilson County to be a better place to live by helping our community to be happier and healthier.  We spread love and joy if we feel good and are healthy people. The endorphins and energy can be contagious for all our neighbors.  Positive energy attracts energy and makes life better for all. 

That is our prayer and hope for our Legacy in our small town of Lebanon.  

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