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Personal Training

Group of people doing a pushup with "trainer" on their backOur certified personal trainers 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 to your personal health and fitness goals. 

We offer one-on-one training sessions in person or virtually. 

Pricing options

In-person sessions and packages

Personal training costs $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. 

  • 3-session special for first-time clients: $99
  • 4 personal training sessions: $200
  • 8 personal training sessions: $360
  • 12 personal training sessions: $480

To book an in-person session, review the trainer bios below and click on a green button.

Virtual sessions and packages

Virtual personal training costs $40 per 50-minute private session. X Pass members receive 10% off. 

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

  • 3-session special for first-time virtual clients: $99 

  • 4 sessions: $175

Purchase a Virtual Personal Training session or 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.


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

Personal trainers

Headshot of womanAshlyn M. 

Book an in-person session with Ashlyn

Ashlyn is a certified personal trainer through the American Council for Exercise. She studied athletic training at Wichita State University and is currently pursuing a bachelor of science in public health at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. Ashlyn hopes to use her degree to advocate for those that do not have equal access to health care in the Kansas City area while also being a personal trainer.  

Ashlyn enjoys running, hiking, kayaking, dance and trying new food when she is not studying. She loves to educate people about the physical and mental benefits of exercise. Ashlyn encourages others to create healthy and sustainable lifestyle habits to stay dedicated and motivated daily. She is inspired by her clients' progress and loves celebrating every accomplishment, no matter how big or small.

Headshot of man Brennan O. 

Book an in-person session with Brennan

Brennan believes healthy movement inspires your best life. So he can help his clients go beyond linear fitness to explore the whole landscape of what’s possible with strength, mobility and skill. Drawing from his experience as a competitive hockey player, a certification in yoga, and continuing education through Functional Anatomy Systems and the National Academy of Sports Medicine, he takes an integrated, cross-discipline approach to develop both body and mind. 

When he is not learning more about his passion for anatomy, practicing handstands, or strength training, Brennan loves eating sushi, watching anime, and spending time with his beloved partner and dog. 

Book a session with Brennan if you want to learn more about prioritizing the health and function of your joints, building natural strength and mobility, or improving athletic performance. He’ll leverage the latest movement science, an approach based on mindfulness, and a whole lot of fun to put your health as the top priority.

Headshot of womanJen R. 

Book an in-person session with Jen

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.

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Mariana A.

Book an in-person 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").

Headshot of womanRick L.

Not currently accepting new clients.

Book an in-person 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 an in-person 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.

Not currently accepting new clients.

Book an in-person 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.

Headshot of manTravis M.

Book an in-person session with Travis

Travis is a certified personal trainer through the International Sports Science Association of America. He played basketball, baseball and ran track while growing up. After high school, Travis joined the military and was on active duty for eight years, wherein he completed Air Assault School.

He is continuing his education at Park University to obtain a bachelor of science in sports and exercise science and expanding his certifications to provide the best service for his clients. Travis believes that to have a successful training program, finding exercises that you enjoy are essential.

In his spare time, he loves to go hiking, play basketball, discover new music and travel with his 7-year-old son.

In-person training FAQs

How do I book a personal training session?


  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.

Virtual personal training FAQs

How will my trainer contact me?

Your chosen personal trainer will follow up via email or phone to establish a time and best platform for your virtual training.

What virtual training platforms are available?

FaceTime, Facebook Video Chat, Google Hangouts, Google Duo, Zoom. The trainer will help you determine the best platform based on your phone type and technology capabilities.

Will the personal trainer create a customized workout for me?

Yes, your trainer will provide guidance in both visual and verbal cues while they guide you through a workout that is specific to your needs. You will gain some of the same payoffs you’d get from in-person training.

Will my trainer provide nutritional coaching?

Your personal trainer will provide nutritional coaching based on their scope of practice and education background.

What if I don’t have any equipment at home?

Your personal trainer will guide you based on the tools you have at home. 

Can I do virtual training if I don’t have a lot of space in my home?

Yes, after your first question-and-answer session, the trainer will assess the space you plan to use, as well as any special considerations you may have.

How do I know if virtual personal training is right for me?

If you have additional questions about the virtual personal training process, contact Fitness Supervisor Erika Geering at egeering@lenexa.com to learn more.