Personal Training

Read this before you register COVID-19 FAQS

Unlock your potential with a personalized program

Busy with school or work, and struggling to find time to be active? Do you want to lose fat, gain muscle, or just become more fit? Suffering from musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, or chronic disease?

You can get all the benefits of active living regardless of any physical, health or time limitations.

UCalgary training programs involve individualized, continuing instruction and motivation to increase your well-being and workout results.

Our team consists of expert Personal Trainers, Exercise Physiologists, and Strength and Conditioning Specialists, who are nationally certified. We will provide you with appropriate tests, exercises, and education in order to achieve your fitness and lifestyle goals.

Woman in personal training weight session at UCalgary Fitness Centre

Why choose Personal Training at UCalgary?

Highly certified

Our staff are certified by the Candian Society for Exercise Physiology, considered the gold standard in exercise science and personal training. This means that every CSEP Exercise Physiologist® and CSEP Certified Personal Trainer®  has a diploma or degree recognized by a provincial Ministry of Education.

Scientific approach

CSEP is the only agency in Canada whose certified professionals are directly affiliated with the scientists/researchers who are experts in this field. Plus, CSEP members are required to maintain their skills and proficiency through continuing education.

Work benefits

Our excellent standard of certification means our personal training services are often covered by extended health plans. Check with your health plan provider to see if you can benefit from our services while shouldering less of the cost.

Get 25% off

Current UCalgary students and Active Living membership holders receive up to 25% off regular personal training prices. 

UCalgary personal training clients doing a workout

How to register

To book an appointment for one of our services or for more information, please call 403-220-4374 or email ptrain@ucalgary.ca

You will be asked to complete a brief questionnaire, some health forms (PAR-q) and a waiver. These forms can be found at the link below.


One-on-One Personal Training

Our highly qualified Personal Trainers will provide expert guidance to help you achieve the results you want! Whether your goal is to improve your fitness, rehab from an injury, manage a chronic condition, or train for your specific sport, we're here to help!


Prices for UCalgary Students and Active Living Members

One on One Express | $72 per person

5 Hour Package | $335.75 per person

10 Hour Package | $629 per person

20 Hour Package | $1,156 per person

Non-member Prices

One on One Express | $85 per person

5 Hour Package | $395 per person

10 Hour Package | $740 per person

20 Hour Package | $1,360 per person

 

Purchase Training Packages Here


Small Group Training

Get motivated and get results with the help of a personal trainer and a small group with similar goals. Experience the variety, constant supervision and support associated with Personal Training along with the added benefit of social interaction.


Staff Only - Noon Group

For University of Calgary staff only.
Learn, lift, sweat, repeat. In this staff-only class you will learn the ins-and-outs of weightlifting including: technique, progressions/ modifications, and injury prevention, all alongside your fellow staff members! If you love group classes and you want to try something new in a safe, supervised session, then this option is for you.

Each session is 50 minutes in length and includes direction from one of our certified personal trainers. 

View Offerings for Staff Only Small Group Training

Private Group Training

Register for Private Group Training

Learn-to-Lift

Learn lifting technique, proper form, injury prevention, and more over three weeks in a small-group workshop! With a limited number of people in class, our certified personal trainer will guide you through the basics of lifting by focusing on technique, form and safety. Expect instruction on the core lifts, including: squats, deadlifts, lunges, bench press, overhead press and rows while using barbells, dumbbells, and other equipment.

Beginner Workshop:

This workshop is for beginner lifters looking to learn technique, increase confidence and improve form!

Intermediate Workshop:

This workshop is for intermediate lifters looking to perfect their technique and try new progressions in a safe, trainer lead environment. 

View Learn-To-Lift Offerings


Buddy Training

Work out with a friend! This cost-friendly option allows you and a partner to exercise together with one trainer. You will hold each other accountable while working hard, having fun, and achieving your fitness goals.

To book, call 403.220.4374 or email ptrain@ucalgary.ca


Prices for UCalgary students and Active Living members

5 sessions | $191.25 per person

10 sessions | $361.25 per person

20 sessions | $680.00 per person

Non-member prices

5 sessions | $225 per person

10 sessions | $425 per person

20 sessions | $800 per person

Purchase a buddy training package


Youth Fitness Training

Looking for personalized training for youth 11-18 years? We offer programs for beginners, with no previous gym experience, and for developing the young athlete through sport-specific testing and fundamental movement skills.


One-on-One Youth Fitness Training

5 hours | $300 per person

10 hours | $580 per person

20 hours | $1,120 per person

Buddy Youth Fitness Training

5 hours | $180 per person

10 hours | $340 per person

20 hours | $640 per person

Purchase a youth fitness training package


Occupational Fitness Test Training

To book, call 403-220-4374 or email ptrain@ucalgary.ca
*Availability Limited, please allow at least 5 days in advance to book*


Occupational Fitness Test Training

These one-on-one training sessions are specifically designed to prepare you for APREP and PARE tests. All 3 session packages include one-month membership to the Fitness Centre.

Non-members
1 session | $75
3 sessions | $225

Students/Members
1 session | $60
3 sessions | $180

Purchase an Occupational Fitness Test Training package


Fitness Assessment

A Fitness Assessment is the foundation to any successful fitness journey.
It’s also a useful and essential tool for monitoring and tracking your goals and progress.
Assessments can include an analysis of body composition, musculo-skeletal and functional movement, flexibility and cardiovascular components of fitness.