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Two Service Disabled African American Veterans Open Multi-Sport Facility in Cumberland County, NC

Thurston and Charlotte Robinson, both of whom are African American veterans disabled during their years of military service have opened The TJ Robinson Life Center in Hope Mills, North Carolina. The TJ Robinson Life Center is a multi-sport and fitness complex. The 57,000 sq foot sports and fitness facility is now reputed to be the largest multi-sports and fitness establishment in the Cumberland county area. This large multi-sports and fitness center is generously equipped with state-of-the art facilities, like their modern fitness gym, sports gyms and conference rooms for educational purposes. The TJ Robinson Life Center also has ample outdoor space for outdoor sports and fitness purposes. 

The TJ Robinson Life Center serves the Hope Mills/Fayetteville and surrounding communities not just in areas of sports and fitness but also provide society-driven services like the juvenile diversion program,  to help keep the young ones off the streets and provide them with positive influence and direction, then also, the program for veterans which provides assistance and guidance to veterans who have made the transition from military service to civilian life. This program helps veterans with employment opportunities, social networking, financial planning, housing & transportation assistance and many other vital areas where the veterans need help. The TJ Robinson Center also caters for senior members of the community by keeping them active and healthy with social activities and exercise. 

Thurston Robinson, fondly known as Coach Rob brings his wealth of experience in helping the youth, feeding the poor, housing and clothing the homeless and working with The Department of Social Services to The TJ Robinson Life Center. He believes that by introducing kids and youth to sports, he can use that to also bring them into contact with real life skills and lessons. The TJ Robinson Life Center now combines real life lessons and assistance with sports and fitness to provide all residents in the Cumberland county area with life changing experiences. The TJ Robinson Life Center works with the Juvenile Court System and student-teachers from all of the surrounding colleges and universities to keep the young ones fully engaged in educational activities and other positive and life changing endeavors.

The TJ Robinson Center also hosts sports and fitness events like the Amateur Athletes Sports Association tournament for boys and girls an also, the kids summer camp that features mentorship, field trips and many other fun recreational activities for kids. 

Thurston and Charlotte Robinson are excited to serve the people of Cumberland County and surrounding areas through the TJ Robinson Life Center. They hope that sports and fitness establishment will make real and positive change beyond the sphere of physical fitness in the lives of all those who’ll use the facility.