Personal Training

​​Personal training is a specific program designed to meet each individual’s needs and includes personal coaching and one-on-one instruction throughout the workout. Our nationally certified personal trainers will design an individualized fitness program that will help you achieve your personal goals.​
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 Personal Training Sessions

​​Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation offers personal training at many of our recreation centers. Sessions are 30 or 60 minutes in length and are scheduled at the convenience of the member(s) and trainer.

1 to 2 People | 30 or 60 Minute Sessions

60 Minute Sessions (price per person)​​

Individual
    • ​​1 Session | $50
    • 4 Sessions | $175
    • 8 Sessions | $335
With Partner
    • ​​1 Session | $35
    • 4 Sessions | $128
    • 8 Sessions | $240

30 Minute Express Sessions (price per person)​​

Individual
    • ​​1 Session | N/A
    • 4 Sessions | $120
    • 8 Sessions | $240
With Partner
    • ​​1 Session | N/A
    • 4 Sessions | N/A
    • 8 Sessions | $160
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We also offer Personal Training in the Pool at most centers.  Sessions will follow the same prices listed above.

Note: Personal training session refunds will only be given within six months of the date issued. Cancellations must be received at least 24 hours in advance.​

 Team Training Sessions

We​ also offer personal training with a partner or group as an economical alternative to individual training.

Small Group | 3 to 5 People | 60 Minute Sessions

Offers a small group environment where you can excel and take your training to the next level at a fraction of the cost of personal training. Benefit from certified, professional trainers to meet your personal needs with ongoing accountability from your trainer and fellow group members.

$150/person
​​ for 8 sessions

Large Group | 6 to 10 People | 60 Minute Sessions

Our trainers will design a special program to meet the needs of your group. Get as intense of a workout as you and your group desire with the guidance of our certified, professional trainers!

​$120/person for 8 sessions

​Note: Team training session refunds will only be given within six months of the date issued. Cancellations must be received at least 24 hours in advance.​

 Nutritional Counseling

​Meet with one of our Fitness Nutrition specialists to analyze your diet and help you get to where you want to be! The 4 and 8 session package will include a food journal. Get healthy from the inside out! Available at Bow Creek, Princess Anne, Williams Farm and Great Neck Recreation Centers.

On
e-on-One Counseling

    • 1 Session | $50
    • 4 Sessions | $175
    • 8 Sessions | $335​

 Meet the Team

Diane BennerDiane Benner - Fitness Unit Supervisor

DBenner@vbgov.com | (757) 385-0406
AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor & Personal Trainer, AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional, Les Mills' Certified Instructor, TRX Level 1
 
Diane has spent 30 years in the fitness industry designing, developing and implementing fitness and wellness programs. She has worked for several not-for-profit organizations, private sector gyms and within the medical community as a rehabilitative exercise specialist. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies, with an emphasis in corporate wellness from Shepherd University and completed graduate                                                                   level coursework in Exercise Science and Wellness at Old Dominion University. Diane loves to be outdoors whether she is gardening,                                                                   ​  biking or camping. After playing disc golf since the early 1990’s, she has finally received a PDGA (Professional Disc Golf Association) number.

Diane's Personal Fitness Philosophy: “I am a lifelong learner and ever-evolving wellness professional. My goal is to inspire others, and provide opportunities and tools to help them find their own state of well-being.”

Ray WongRay Wong - Bayside​ Personal Training Supervisor

RWong@vbgov.com | (757) 385-5959
NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Pilates Academy International, TRX

Ray is an avid seeker of learning how to move better and presenting this in an effective way. A graduate of the University of Maryland with degrees in Neurobiology/Physiology and Art, his training techniques have been focused on rehabilitation and Injury prevention. During free time Ray likes to keep up with his own fitness routine and keep up with his Graphic Design skills. Ray is also a foodie who enjoys cooking and eating of new                                                     types of food.

Ray’s Personal Fitness Philosophy:
 “Take care of your health not just for now but also for the future”

Kelly KefauverKelly Kefauver - Bow Creek Personal Training Supervisor

KKefauve@vbgov.com​​ | (757) 385-5960
NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Performance Enhancement Specialist, Precision Nutrition Certified Level 1 Nutrition Coach​

Kelly attended California University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management with a minor in Biology before going on to complete her Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion.  While at Cal U, she was an All-American setter for the Vulcan Volleyball team, where she and her teammates made a total of 2 NCAA DII Elite-8 and 5 sweet-sixteen appearances and captured 3                                                                       conference championship titles from 2008-2012. 

Her passion lies in improving the lives of others through physical fitness, healthy eating and positive lifestyle changes. One of her favorite feelings is knowing the work she does helps to better the lives of those she works with, and that clients are able to do things they once couldn’t and start to see their hard work pay off. 

Kelly’s Personal Fitness Philosophy:
 “Do the things today others won't, so that tomorrow you can do the things others can't!”​​

Rodney TuckerDaNee White - Great Neck Personal Training Supervisor

DaWhite@vbgov.com​​ | (757) 385-5940
NASM Certified Personal Trainer 

DaNee has been in the fitness industry for 10 years. She is a sponsored athlete and a Nationally Qualified NPC Bikini Competitor. She believes in a lifestyle transformation that begins with health and fitness. DaNee guides all of her clients to become the best version of themselves through her use of motivation, encouragement, teaching, and coaching.​​

Paula CoutoJudy Mingin - Kempsville Personal Training Supervisor

JMingin@vbgov.com | (757) 385-5970 | (757) 385-6295
NASM Certified Personal Trainer 

Judy has been working in Virginia Beach Recreation Center weight rooms since 2009. She's certified through the NASM & is currently studying to be a NSCA Tactical Strength & Conditioning Facilitator. She has a passion for helping people reach their fullest potential- feeling strong, accomplished, healthier and more confident than when they first came in. Her training expertise includes assisting service professionals prepare                                                 for duty, functional fitness and women's fitness & weight loss.​

Judy's Training Philosophy: "Step Out of Your Comfort Zone-Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable."​

Rodney TuckerJoshua Waltz - Princess Anne Personal Training Supervisor 

JWaltz@vbgov.com​​ | (757) 385-6194
NASM CPT, NASM PES, NASM CES, NASM GPT, NASM FNS, CrossFit Lv 2

Joshua Waltz has a degree in exercise sports and health education from Radford University.  He is a certified personal trainer through the national academy of sports medicine. With over a decades worth of experience Josh looks to improve the well being and performance of his clients.​


Rodney TuckerIsis Arrowsmith - Williams Farm Personal Training Supervisor 

ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, TRX Functional Training Specialist

Always competitive from my youth as a softball player, NCA cheerleader and coach to playing roller derby as an adult. After becoming enlightened by the Advocare lifestyle change, I began to embrace all things health and fitness which pushed me to become a certified fitness trainer and a TRX functional training specialist. I specialize in a very diverse population to include injuries, weight loss/gain, strength, sports performance and heart                                               rate zone training. I love health and fitness and I feel like my calling in life is to help people. 

Isis's Quote: “It never gets easier, you just get stronger”