SYLACAUGA — On Wednesday, the Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Level Up Sports Training and Wellness in Sylacauga.
Level Up Sports Training and Wellness is a fitness center that offers individual, family and corporate memberships for personal training, wellness plans, speed, agility and strength training for kids and adults, as well as private baseball and softball instruction. The facility is located at 616 West Fourth Street in Sylacauga.
Kennon McArthur and Whitney Wheeler are the owners of Level Up Sports. McArthur is a former Philadelphia Phillies professional catcher and owner of the Central Alabama Baseball Academy. CABA opened in 2008 and Sylacauga is its third location.
“CABA USA is a place where serious ballplayers can train, play and learn,” McArthur said. “Our team of over 50 former college and professional players provide year-round services at our two locations in Birmingham and now in Sylacauga. Whether you are looking for competitive travel teams, private lessons, camps and clinics or elite level events, we’ve got you covered.
Whitney Wheeler has been teaching women fitness for over 10 years. She is certified AAFA Group X, CPR, and is an ISSA Personal Transformation Specialist and ISSA. Wheeler’s group fitness classes include Dance Mania, Pound, Step Classes, Barre, Boot Camp, and more.
“They call me ‘The Sergeant’ and for good reason. I know when you can push a little deeper, dig a little deeper and give me everything you’ve got,” Wheeler said of his “army of women “.
Laura Strickland, Director of the Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce, added, “This business is such a great partnership. Both Kennon and Whitney are from Sylacauga and grew up here, and they saw a need for fitness and training for children and adults alike. With so many great classes and opportunities here, you really have no excuse not to get fit and have fun at Sylacauga.