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RecSports Personal Training is an independent journey determined by your goals and commitment. Our certified personal trainers provide you with an exercise program and individualized support. We work with everyone from the fitness enthusiast wanting to be pain-free to an athlete training for a specific sport or event. We continually develop our trainers through cutting-edge education, equipment specific training, and hands-on learning.

Get Started today!

To sign up for personal training sessions please visit the Training Center of the Southwest Recreation Center, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For questions regarding the signup process, contact the Training Center at (352) 273-2450. All Personal Training clients must complete paperwork that takes approximately 15 minutes.

Health History and  Fitness Assessment

The paperwork includes a Health History Questionnaire – please bring any relevant information regarding medications, injuries or other health-related issues. If you have had any serious injuries or medical conditions you will need to have your doctor approve your participation in a prescribed fitness program – please bring your doctor’s contact information with you. Payment in full is required at the time your paperwork is completed. Cash, check, credit and debit cards are accepted. All Personal Training packages require that you complete an assessment at the Fitness Assessment Center. The assessment will provide the Personal Trainer with baseline fitness and musculo-skeletal information used to individualize your training program. The assessment is included with all Personal Training packages. 

about our personal trainers

Our certified Personal Trainers are here to assist you with your lifestyle and fitness goals. The Personal Trainers will assess your current fitness level and then create a personalized exercise program to meet your fitness needs. Review the Personal Trainer bios to find a trainer that will be a good match for you and your fitness goals.

Sunday, May 28

Prev Day Today Next Day
LocationHours
Southwest Recreation Center10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Fitness Training Center @ SWRCClosed

*These hours are subject to change. Click here for the weekly hours table.

Get Started today!

To sign up for personal training sessions please visit the Training Center of the Southwest Recreation Center, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

For questions regarding the signup process, contact the Training Center at (352) 273-2450.

All Personal Training clients must complete paperwork that takes approximately 15 minutes.

Current Packages and Pricing for Students and Members

Packagepackage priceprice per session
3 Sessions$108$36
6 Sessions$192$32
12 Sessions$336$28
18 Sessions$468$26

24 Sessions 

$576

$24

3 Personal Training Sessions and 1-Hour Massage Therapy Package$149

Personal Training Academy (PTA) Global Course Details

Info Sessions:

Event Date: June 13th
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location: SW Rec Arena Conference Room.

Event Date: July 12th
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Southwest Recreation Center Activity Room 3.

Dates: 

  • Every Tuesday & Thursday 3:30-5:00pm
  • Begins Tuesday, August 22 and ends Thursday, November 30, honoring all UF holidays.

Location:

  •  Southwest Recreation Center
  •  Specific information and changes will be announced​

Course Materials:

  •  PTA Global Website: Online video lectures and printable notes
  •  PTA Global Program Design Model: a compilation of 840 premade workouts
  •  In-Person Presentations: Sent via email following each class 

Application Process:

Apply via e-mail to Hannah Hutchinson (HannahHu@recsports.ufl.edu) by Friday, July 14. Participants will receive a decision by Friday, July 21st 

1. In your email, include the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Year in school (1st, 2nd)  
  • Major
  • UFID
  • Phone number
  • Number of academic course credits being taken Fall 2017 
  • Confirm availability for ALL class days
  • Expected Graduation Date 

2. Attach a resume and single page letter of interest 

  • Keep your application materials unique and distinct!

Course Price:

  • PTA Global Certification Course: $499 paid directly to PTA Global via PTAGlobal.com (Due: September 12th)
  • Course operating costs: $100 paid directly to Recreational Sports via RSConnect.recsports.ufl.edu (Due: Friday, July 28th)
  • Failure to register by July 28th will result in forfeit of roster reservation to other students on the waitlist. 

This 14 week personal training certification preparation course will prepare participants for the internationally accredited (NCCA) PTA Global Certification Preparation Course. This class will consist of educational presentations and hands on activities related to core fitness areas including: exercise programming, functional anatomy, program design, posture and assessment, liability and risk, nutrition, and behavior and communication. Although this course is not for academic credit, it does require a substantial time commitment both inside and outside of class. No prior experience is required.

PTA Global goes beyond providing only the core science and fitness knowledge, including education on behavior and communication and understanding personality types so trainers are successful with a variety of clientele. Through their systems, sciences, and tools, PTA Global equips trainers with the means necessary to become successful in the fitness industry. 

Do you have further questions? If so, please contact:

Personal Training Graduate Assistant, Hannah Hutchinson at HannahHu@recsports.ufl.edu

  352-273-2450

Meet Our Personal Trainers

Austin

Brooke

Dijon

Emily

Hank

Hannah

Jonathan

Julia

Justin

Katelynn

Kelsey

Kevin

Noah

Ryan

Shirun

Sierra

Sudip

Sung

Valentina

Valentina

Valerie