Personal Training

Group of people doing a pushup with "trainer" on their backOur certified personal trainers lead customized, one-on-one 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. 

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. 

X Pass Member $200 $360 $480
Core Pass Member or Nonmember $220 $396 $528

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

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 a 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 womanJen R. 

Book a 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.

Headshot of manJerry R. 

Book a session with Jerry

Jerry is a certified personal trainer through NASM, and has also served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years. He believes that providing proper coaching and motivation to meet the individual needs is a perfect combination to ensure results. Jerry values injury prevention and wants to make sure his clients have the proper understanding of movement patterns, and how to select the small behavior changes that will lead to the outcomes they are looking for on their fitness journey.  

Outside of fitness, Jerry likes to spend time visiting museums, finding small restaurants and traveling with his family.

Headshot of woman   Mariana 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").

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Rick 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.

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Ronna 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 womanTim B.

Book a session with Tim

Tim is a certified personal trainer through NASM, and has a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from MidAmerica Nazarene University. Tim's passion for fitness and health started as a child. He enjoyed being active through rock climbing, running and lifting. While attending college, Tim was a part of the track team and competed in sprints and long jumping. He used his fitness background to help keep himself and his teammates ready to perform at their best. 

When Tim is not training, he works with children with special needs, and he enjoys finding new places around the city. Tim believes that no matter the age or background, we are all capable of amazing things, and fitness allows us to see what we are capable of. Tim also believes exercise, no matter what form, will always improve your life's quality. Health is wealth, and the best time to start is now.

Frequently asked questions

How do I book a personal training session?


  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’

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 Josh Geary at  [email protected].

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, [email protected].

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 [email protected] with specific schedule requests and we will work with our trainers to find a convenient time.