Rec Center Personal Training

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Looking to elevate your fitness routine, but don't know where to begin? Having trouble staying motivated to make lasting lifestyle changes? Get customized, one-on-one guidance from a certified personal trainer at the Lenexa Rec Center. 

Our professional staff design programs that provide safe and effective results. A trainer will assess your individual needs, plan appropriate workouts and progressions, and monitor improvements each session.

We can help you reach your personal health and fitness goals.

Pricing options

By the session

Personal training costs $60.50 per 60-minute private session. X Pass members receive 10% off and pay $55.


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

Household 4 Sessions 8 Sessions 12 Sessions
X Pass Member $200 $360 $480
Core Pass Member or Nonmember $220 $396 $528

Meet our personal trainers

Review the bios of our certified personal trainers below to see who might be a good fit.

Abby M.

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Abby is a certified personal trainer through the International Sports Sciences Association. She has a bachelor's degree in Recreation Services, Sport, and Hospitality Management with a minor in Exercise Science from Pittsburg State Univeristy. She hopes to use her knowledge to teach people the importance of health and wellness. Fitness has always been a part of her life, from playing sports during school or training in the off season to get better and push herself. While attending Pitt State, Abby was part of the track team and competed as a javelin thrower for four years.

In her free time, she enjoys working out, traveling, baking and being outdoors. Abby’s focus is to motivate her clients to reach their fitness goals to achieve a higher quality of life. She truly believes that fitness can impact both physical and mental health and looks forward to helping others.

Book a session with Abby 

Cassie B.

Cassie has a passion for God, serving others through fitness. She is a St. Louis native, mother of four with two grandchildren. She has been in the fitness industry for 24 years, owning her own fitness studio for 13 years. Her background includes personal training, group exercise instruction, and wellness coaching. She enjoys running and has completed several 5Ks, 10Ks, 15Ks, half marathons and one full marathon.

She holds a NASM Personal Trainer Certification, AFFA Group Exercise Certification, Les Mills Certifications, PiYo, Sprint 8 and EnhanceFitness Senior Fitness Certification. 

Cassie has encouraged, motivated and assisted hundreds of clients in fitness and weight loss, varying from children to older adults. She enjoys individual and partner training as well as small and large group training with the emphasis on the whole person — spirit, mind and body.

Book a session with Cassie

Contessa D.

Contessa is a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach through NASM. She has always had a passion for helping people succeed in their fitness and life goals. She believes exercise can do amazing things for people, both mentally and physically. Taking care of yourself is something we all deserve and should prioritize. She’s here to help you make that time for you. Contessa feels exercise can help in all seasons of life. There are so many ways to exercise and move your body. Finding what’s best for you is an important and exciting journey. Goals vary for everyone, and they are all important. She loves seeing the transformations of her clients and being there to help every step of the way. 

Contessa loves to be outside practicing any sport with her son, going to musicals with her daughter, and working out with friends.

Book a session with Contessa

Diana C.

Diana is a certified personal trainer through the National Council on Strength and Fitness. She has a PhD in Sport and Exercise Psychology and uses her education to research and implement science-based training principles, particularly in endurance training. Since beginning running in 2009, fitness has played a major role in Diana's life. In the past 10 years, she has completed 12 marathons, two ultramarathons and an Ironman triathlon.

Her passion in teaching and research transfers to supporting others in their fitness journey. She has trained individuals age 18 to 80 and is excited to help others find their passion for fitness.

Book a session with Diana

Jen R.

Jen is a certified personal trainer through the American Council for Exercise. While not very athletic growing up, fitness became a major factor in Jen's life as an adult. She understands what it's like to step into fitness later in life. Jen loves making fitness accessible for everyone, no matter where they are in their fitness journey, or their age. It's never too late to start moving!

Jen has also been an avid runner, completing 10 marathons and a three-time Boston Marathon finisher. She also understands the performance side of fitness and loves helping others achieve their goals!

In her spare time, Jen loves heading to the mountains for hiking with her husband, trying new restaurants, listening to music, reading and anything outdoors.

Book a session with Jen 

Mariana A.

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").

Book a session with Mariana

Ronna B.

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.

Book a session with Ronna

Ryan H.

Ryan’s goal is to remove the inessentials and focus on the key exercises of physical fitness that build strength. The proper technique, tempo, rep range, volume and consistency of even a select few moves can be the difference of obtaining the results for the muscles you’re training or not. Whether you are building that initial foundation of strength, trying to grow certain muscle groups, or take your max rep numbers to the next level, you need a specific plan to maximize your progress. 

Outside of fitness, Ryan is an avid gamer who enjoys dog parks and electric long-boarding.

Book a session with Ryan

How to book a session

Personal training appointments require 24 hours advanced booking. Complete these forms and bring them to your first appointment.

Personal Training Program Application(PDF, 64KB)

Personal Training Medical Clearance Form(PDF, 58KB) 

Book online

  1. Go to
  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."

Book by phone

Call us at 913.477.7529 to request a personal training session.

Book 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.

Frequently asked questions

How do I choose a personal trainer?

We recommend that you review the information on this 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 Josh Geary at

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.

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.

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 with specific schedule requests, and we will work with our trainers to find a convenient time.

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.

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 or