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Personal Training

Group of people doing a pushup with "trainer" on their backOur certified personal trainers will lead customized training experiences designed to provide safe and effective results that elevate fitness routines and motivate you toward lasting lifestyle changes.

They will assess your individual needs, plan appropriate workouts and progressions, and monitor improvements each session, guiding you safely toward your personal health and fitness goals. 

Cost

Personal training is $55 per 60-minute private session. X Pass members receive 10% off. 

Discounted packages are available. You must pay the full amount of the package up front to receive the package price. 

  • First-time personal training special (3 sessions): $99

  • 4 personal training sessions: $200

  • 8 personal training sessions: $360

  • 12 personal training sessions: $480

Purchase a Personal Training Package

Personal Training appointments require 24 hours advanced booking. Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to scheduled training sessions. To cancel, please call 913.477.7529.


Forms

Please print off and fill out the following forms before your first personal training session: 



Personal trainers

Headshot of manAndrew J.

Book a session with Andrew

Andrew is a certified personal trainer through the American Council for Exercise. He believes every workout should be enjoyable, challenging, and motivating. His goal with each client involves teaching them how their fitness journey will help them enjoy their dreams for an inspiring, purposeful, everyday life.
 
Andrew began training at an early age with the “cool” high-school neighbors, and his passion for all things exercise only grew over time. From yoga to bodybuilding, he has dipped his toes in it all, embracing new fitness challenges and development as a passionate teacher. An avid basketball player and obstacle course racer, Andrew is also currently training for the Kansas City Marathon.


Headshot of manGeorge S.

Book a session with George

George is a certified personal trainer through the American Council for Exercise. He has a master's degree in health and physical education and spent 35 years as a high school teacher, coach and athletic director. George is an avid golfer. He understands the specific exercises and stretches needed to improve a person’s golf game.

George says he tries to create a training environment that not only motivates but also empowers individuals to challenge themselves. His favorite quote about training is, "I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy; I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.


Headshot of manJosh G. 

Book a session with Josh

Josh is an International Sports Sciences Association certified personal trainer and is also holds a Fitness Nutrition Specialist Certification through the American Council on Exercise. He continues to grow his passion for training and a healthy lifestyle by furthering his education. With this, he is able to provide the most flexible program for you. He understands there is not a “one size fits all” and each person is unique, and with this approach can provide a customized program for you. 

Outside of the gym, Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys. Keeping up with kids, Josh understands the hectic schedules that we all lead and can teach you how to make your time training as efficient as possible, whether you have 30 minutes or two hours to devote to being active. 

This is one thing Josh strongly believes: he can help improve mobility and flexibility through corrective exercise, functional training, proper form and resistance training. No matter the level of experience, he can help you improve your performance in and outside of the gym.


Headshot of womanMariana A.

Book a session with Mariana

Mariana is an International Sports Sciences Association certified personal trainer and Precision Nutrition PNI Coach. Mariana’s professional background is in education, and it was her interest health, fitness and helping people that prompted her to switch careers. People have naturally turned to Mariana her entire life for health and fitness advice. As a fitness professional, she is able to share her years of experience helping friends and acquaintances through customized exercises programs, personalized nutrition plans, and education with the Lenexa Rec Center.

Mariana is passionate about habit-based coaching strategies and paying special attention to individual needs and goals. She was born in Argentina from Italian ancestors. Mariana is bilingual, loves to travel and experience different cultures, and in her spare time, enjoys painting, reading and — of course — working out (which she calls "playing").


Nathan M.

Book a session with Nathan

Nathan graduated from Kansas State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. He is certified through the American Council for Exercise as a personal trainer and has been a fitness professional for almost three years. While attending college, he was able to grow his passion for health and improving an individual’s quality of life.

He enjoys training with functional movements to support daily activities. When Nathan is not at the gym, he enjoys fishing, country swing and anything outdoors.


Headshot of womanRick L.

Book a session with Rick

Rick has been involved with physical fitness most of his life. He enjoys running, biking, hiking and weight training and believes a multifaceted approach to physical fitness reduces the chance for injury and helps make physical fitness become part of a lifestyle. He believes physical fitness is essential to achieving a higher quality of life at any age. Rick’s focus is to help clients define and reach their goals. He especially enjoys helping clients that are new to fitness feel comfortable and confident in the gym. 
 
In his free time, Rick likes spending time with family, playing the violin, camping, and being outdoors whenever possible. Rick currently holds certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is a Senior Fitness Specialist.


Headshot of womanRonna B.

Book a session with Ronna

Ronna is National Exercise Trainers Association certified personal trainer and an American Council for Exercise group exercise instructor. She has more than 12 years of experience as a health and wellness professional and currently teaches TRX, Barre, Cycling, Boxing, WERQ, HIIT and Core classes. She has an excellent track record of motivating and inspiring people by making working out fun. For her, fitness is a lifestyle. If she's not consciously working on her fitness, then she's engaging in active hobbies that keep her moving.


Headshot of womanRyan V.

Book a session with Ryan

Ryan is a certified personal trainer through the American Council for Exercise, CETI Cancer Exercise Specialist, EBFA Barefoot Training Specialist, Functional Aging Specialist and Lagree Fitness Instructor. Ryan earned her bachelor of science in exercise science from the University of Kansas and has over 10 years of experience as a fitness professional. 
 
Ryan has always enjoyed an active lifestyle participating in dance, gymnastics, swimming, running, cycling, yoga, pilates, weight training to name a few. She is passionate about healthy living and loves to encourage others to live their best lives. She believes that movement is the best medicine. She loves to learn and continues to invest in her education through a variety of continuing education courses.
 
Outside of training, Ryan stays busy running her children to their various activities. When there is free time, she loves spending it with her family. Traveling, playing at the lake, hiking in the mountains, trying new restaurants, outdoor festivals and concerts are some of her favorite activities, but usually she can be found trying new recipes in her kitchen or squeezing in a workout of her own.


Frequently asked questions

How do I book a personal training session?

Online

  1. Go to Lenexa.com/GetActive

  2. Select the date you’re interested in

  3. Press ‘Search’

  4. Select the trainer you're interested in and time

  5. Click ‘Add to Cart’ and then ‘Check Out’

By phone

Call us at 913.477.7529 to request a personal training session.

In person

Stop by the Rec Center welcome desk or fitness desk and talk to one of our attendants to schedule a time that works for you.

Can I schedule a tandem or small group training session?

No. As of now, we only offer private, 60-minute personal training sessions.

Can I schedule a private training session for anything less or more than 60 minutes?

No. As of now, we only offer 60-minute personal training sessions.

Why can’t I book a training session for today or tomorrow?

Sessions must be booked at least 24 hours in advance and no more than 60 days in advance.

What if I need to reschedule or cancel a personal training session?

If you need to reschedule or cancel your personal training session, please call 913.477.7529. Please leave a message with your full name and phone numbers. if we are not immediately available.

  • Rescheduling or cancellations received more the 24 hours prior to the scheduled session can be rescheduled at no additional cost.

  • Cancellations received less than 24 hours in advanced will be charged a $10 rescheduling fee

  • We do not offer refunds for personal training services.

Is there any paperwork I need to complete before my first personal training session?

Yes, please complete the Personal Training Application and Medical Release form and bring it with you to your first appointment.

The forms are also attached to your receipt when registering online or will be provided to you when registering in person or on the phone.

Where do I show up for my personal training session?

After checking in at the welcome desk at the Lenexa Rec Center, please go to the third floor and check in at the fitness desk.

How do I choose a personal trainer?

We recommend that you review the information on the personal training page, select the trainer you think would best fit your needs, and then schedule your wellness assessment with them. 

If you're uncertain which trainer would be best for you, contact Fitness Supervisor Erika Geering at egeering@lenexa.com.

What if I want to switch personal trainers?

If you haven’t booked your next session, simply book with the new trainer next time. If you’ve already scheduled and want to switch trainers, please contact the Fitness Supervisor at 913.477.7529, TheRec@lenexa.com.

What if I can't find a time that works for me?

Not seeing a personal training appointment that works well for your schedule? Email TheRec@lenexa.com with specific schedule requests and we will work with our trainers to find a convenient time.