Cameron & Sanford, NC

Under the Shady Pines

Where We SLAM

Barbeque Creek Park

10891 NC-17, Lillington, NC

Monday – Friday | 9:15 AM

Barbecue Creek Park is centrally located between Sanford, Cameron, and Lillington. The park offers a lot of open space to run and S.L.A.M. There are small paved area, some paths and hills to add fun dynamics to our classes. After class there are fun playground equipment for bigs and littles to scramble over.

Parking & Meeting Location

The parking lot is directly in front of a baseball field and next to the playground. We will meet and start at the cul-de-sac directly next to the parking area.

Questions? Contact Jen Mains.

Barbeque Creek Park

SLAM Boss

Sarah Smalley |sarah@strollerstrongmoms.com

Sarah Smalley is an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor, a Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Coach, and is certified in CPR/AED through the American Red Cross. Sarah also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She spent her pre-SLAM days teaching first grade right here in Sanford where she also found her passion for fitness. Sarah found Stroller Strong moms in 2017 when her husband was stationed at Fort Leavenworth and she was pregnant with her first child. She doesn’t know motherhood without SLAM and for that she’s forever grateful! In the Fall of 2018, She moved back to the Cameron-Sanford area with her husband, Chris, and her son,Thomas. Here at Cameron-Sanford, she became an instructor while pregnant with her daughter, Anna Kate. She was thrilled to have the opportunity to take ownership of the Cameron-Sanford location in the Summer of 2020 and continues to cultivate her tribe of mamas! Sarah’s favorite ways to “Sweat Like a Mother” are chatty runs with her SLAM Sisters, heavy SLAM days, and chipper workouts!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Cameron/Sanford Team

Sarah Smalley | Instructor & Owner | sarah@strollerstrongmoms.com

Sarah Smalley is an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor, a Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Coach, and is certified in CPR/AED through the American Red Cross. Sarah also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She spent her pre-SLAM days teaching first grade right here in Sanford where she also found her passion for fitness. Sarah found Stroller Strong moms in 2017 when her husband was stationed at Fort Leavenworth and she was pregnant with her first child. She doesn’t know motherhood without SLAM and for that she’s forever grateful! In the Fall of 2018, She moved back to the Cameron-Sanford area with her husband, Chris, and her son,Thomas. Here at Cameron-Sanford, she became an instructor while pregnant with her daughter, Anna Kate. She was thrilled to have the opportunity to take ownership of the Cameron-Sanford location in the Summer of 2020 and continues to cultivate her tribe of mamas! Sarah’s favorite ways to “Sweat Like a Mother” are chatty runs with her SLAM Sisters, heavy SLAM days, and chipper workouts!

Whitney Pride | Instructor

Whitney Pride is a 200 hour registered yoga teacher focusing on vinyasa yoga. She completed her training in the summer of 2019 in Durham, NC but has been practicing yoga for 12 years. Whitney also holds a Master’s degree in school psychology and worked in the Laurinburg and Fayetteville school systems for 6 years. She grew up in SC but found her way to Fayetteville in 2009 to be with her now husband who was stationed at Fort Bragg. Whitney found SLAM in 2017 in Monterey, CA after having her first daughter earlier that year and has been hooked ever since! After receiving orders for Fort Bragg again and moving to Sanford in 2018 she knew she had to join SLAM Cameron/Sanford. Since doing so, she had her second daughter and loves being a yoga teacher for this wonderful group. Watching her oldest daughter grow up as a SLAM kid has been so fun to watch as she develops friendships and learns the importance of an active lifestyle. Whitney’s favorite ways to “Sweat Like A Mother” are yoga and any SLAM day! The workouts are always different and sweating alongside fellow moms is something that can’t be beat. SLAM is the positive mom community she didn’t know she needed!

Kendel Gratz | Instructor

Kendel Gratz is a UESCA certified running coach. She is also CPR/AED/first aid certified through the
American Red Cross. Her background includes a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in
Chemistry. Running track and cross country starting in the 7 th grade, running was her first introduction to sports. In college running was no longer competitive but her way to deal with the stress of classes and homework. Kendel found SLAM in 2016 while stationed at Fort Leavenworth and was pregnant with her second child. The pregnancy friendly workouts immediately drew her in and the “come as you are” attitude helped the west coast transplant feel at home. After moving to Fort Bragg and participating in the newly opened Cameron-Sanford SLAM she was asked to become certified as a running coach and began teaching running classes in 2018. Motivating and encouraging all levels of Mother Runners is her passion and her favorite ways to “Sweat Like a Mother” are of course running, heavy SLAM days and yoga!

Alexa Smith | Instructor

Alexa holds a Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Certificate and has a master’s degree in Health and Physical Education. She been an ACE certified group fitness instructor since 2011. She is CPR/AED certified through AHA and holds a Sports Conditioning Specialty Certification. Alexa created Stroller Strong Moms in Columbus, GA in 2011 and it has since grown to so many new cities. She founded Columbus, Savannah and Monterey, but currently resides in Sanford, NC with her husband, Tony, and three children, Destry, Velzy and Zoya. She is so excited to help lead Cameron/Sanford workouts! Her favorite ways to SLAM are to swim, play soccer, run, snow/water sports, and sweat alongside all her fellow #SLAMsisters at class of course!