Personal Training

RecSports Personal Training offers individualized programs tailored to your health and fitness goals. Our certified personal trainers possess the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to design safe and effective fitness programs that will assist you in your fitness journey. We work with everyone and design programs for all aspects of physical fitness including weight loss, flexibility, sport performance, and strength to name a few. We continually develop our trainers through cutting-edge education, equipment specific training, and hands-on learning in order to provide you with an optimal experience.

Buddy Personal Training

Buddy Personal Training allows individuals to reap all of the benefits of one-on-one personal training while being able to enjoy the company of another individual. See ‘Get Started Today!’ for directions on how to register.

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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.

LOCATION HOURS
Southwest Recreation Center 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Fitness Training Center @ SWRC 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

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

Current Packages and Pricing for Students and Members

PACKAGE PERSONAL TRAINING
PACKAGE PRICE
BUDDY PERSONAL TRAINING
PACKAGE PRICE / INDIVIDUAL PRICE
4 Sessions $155 $232.50 / $116.25
8 Sessions $300 $450.00 / $225.00
12 Sessions $437 $655.50 / $327.75
16 Sessions $564 $846.00 / $423.00
20 Sessions $681 $1021.50 / $510.75

* NOTE: The above prices will start on August 15, 2017. All personal training packages purchased prior to August 15th will be grandfathered in until the completion of said package.

PACKAGE PERSONAL TRAINING
UPGRADE PRICING
BUDDY PERSONAL TRAINING
TOTAL UPGRADE PRICE / INDIVIDUAL PRICE
4 to 8 Sessions $145.00 $217.50 / $108.75
4 to 12 Sessions $282.00 $423.00 / $211.50
4 to 16 Sessions $409.00 $613.50 / $306.75
4 to 20 Sessions $526.00 $789.00 / $394.50
8 to 12 Sessions $137.00 $205.50 / $102.75
8 to 16 Sessions $264.00 $396.00 / $198.00
8 to 20 Sessions $381.00 $571.50 / $285.75
12 to 16 Sessions $127.00 $190.50 / $95.25
12 to 20 Sessions $244.00 $366.00 / $183.00
16 to 20 Sessions $117.00 $175.50 / $87.75

* NOTE: One upgrade is permitted per package. After completion of these upgraded sessions you will need to purchase a new package. Purchases can only be made through the Training Center at Southwest Recreation by walk in or calling us at (352) 273-2421.

FALL 2020 PERSONAL TRAINER PREPARATION COURSE

This 10 week personal training certification preparation course will prepare participants for the nationally accredited (NCCA) National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certification Exam. This class consists of educational presentations and hands-on activities related to core fitness areas including: exercise program design, human movement science, assessment of posture and function, 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.

INFO SESSIONS:

Join us for any of our informational sessions to get all of the answers to your questions.

Dates: February 3rd, March 10th, April 7th, May 19th, June 9th, July 7th
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location: SW Rec Arena Conference Room

FALL 2020 COURSE INFORMATION:

Dates: Every Tuesday 3:30-5:30pm from August 25th – October 27th
Location: Southwest Recreation Center
Materials provided:

  • NASM online video lectures and digital textbook chapters
  • NASM Certification Exam study materials (practice exams, flashcards, practice activities, templates)
  • NASM digital library of exercise technique demonstration
  • Live presentations from experienced professionals and opportunities for practical application of content

Price:

  • Course operating costs: $100 paid directly to Recreational Sports via RSConnect.recsports.ufl.edu (due July 24th)
  • Failure to register with RecSports by July 24th will result in forfeit of roster reservation to other students on the waitlist
  • NASM Certification Course and Exam: $519 paid directly to NASM via https://www.nasm.org(due by August 21st)

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applications open Monday, April 6th.

Apply via e-mail to Cory Bennett (cbennett@ufsa.ufl.edu) by Friday, July 10th. Applicants will receive a decision by Friday, July 17th.

1. In your application email, include the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Year in school (1st, 2nd, etc.)
  • Major
  • UFID
  • Phone number
  • Number of academic course credits being taken during Fall 2020
  • 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!
  • The letter of interest should explain both why you are interested in the course and why you believe you are a qualified applicant

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

Cory Bennett at cbennett@ufsa.ufl.edu or 352-273-4056