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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 manGeorge S.

Book a session with George

George is a certified personal trainer through the American Council for Exercise (ACE). 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 womanHope M.

Book a session with Hope

Hope is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and she will soon to be certified in POUND. Exercise and fitness has always been a part of her life. Hope started running at age four and ran and played sports all through high school. She ran cross country and track and field at Pittsburg State University.

She has experience in body-weight training (calisthenics), cross fit, strength training and aerobic training. Hope has worked several summers teaching a variety of circuit classes and activities. Her passion was to always be a personal trainer and she is excited to add Lenexa Rec Center in her pursuit of helping people reach their individual goals in overall health and fitness. She believes it’s more about finding joy in the journey rather than losing focus worrying about the destination. In her free time, Hope enjoys going to coffee shops, catching up with friends and spending time with her family. 


Headshot of manJosh G. 

Book a session with Josh

Josh is an International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) certified personal trainer. He is married and has boys, so he understands families’ hectic schedules. His dedication to health and fitness is what drove him to become a personal trainer. He wants to teach everyone the importance of creating a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition and exercise.

Josh is passionate about fitness and strength/resistance training. He is a United States Powerlifting Association record holder in Kansas for squatting and deadlifting. He wants to show people that they can be strong - not only in the gym but in their life - through dedication and determination.


Headshot of womanMariana A.

Book a session with Mariana

Mariana is an International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) 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").


Headshot of womanRonna B.

Book a session with Ronna

Ronna is National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) certified personal trainer and an American Council for Exercise (ACE) 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 manTristan R.

Book a session with Tristan

Tristan is an American Council for Exercise (ACE) certified personal trainer and an ACE group training, enhanced fitness instructor. His focus is on weight loss, mobility, pain reduction, corrective exercise and strength training. He is looking to help clients improve their quality of life. Tristan completely changed his own lifestyle after being very unhealthy. He achieved great success using his own research and decided to make personal training his career. Tristan’s mantra is, “work hard in the gym to make everything else easier!”


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 first schedule a Wellness Assessment. The Wellness Assessment practitioner can assist in recommending a personal trainer based on your assessment results and unique fitness goals.

You can also read about each personal trainer above to determine who may best help you achieve your goals.

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.