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Personal trainers at Marpole-Oakridge Fitness Centre

Our personal trainers are certified professionals who bring their own specialties, areas of interest, and philosophies to fitness.

Contact us about personal training

Larry Turko

larry.turko@vancouver.ca

Browse the alphabetic list to find a personal trainer whose expertise matches your fitness goals.

 Not all Park Board trainers are listed here. If they are not available, the Park Board will try to match you with another trainer who meets your needs. If you want to work with a personal trainer at a facility that does not have trainers listed, contact the facility directly. 

Andrei

Locations: Marpole-Oakridge, Kitsilano, Dunbar

Specialty areas

  • Strength training
  • Youth sport and fitness training
  • Injury rehabilitation

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology (UBC)
  • Human Kinetics Diploma (Langara College)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (BCRPA)
  • Qualified TRX Suspension Training Instructor
  • Standard first aid and CPR-C/AED (Lifesaving Society)

Philosophy

With proper guidance, everyone can be successful in their fitness goals.


Angela

Angela is a personal trainer at Hillcrest and Trout Lake fitness centres

Locations: Creekside,  Hillcrest, Marpole-OakridgeTrout Lake

Specialty areas

  • Women’s weight training and weight loss programs
  • Introductory and novice fitness programs
  • Third Age (45 years +) fitness and flexibility programs
  • Seniors' strength training and stretch programs
  • Nutritional advice and counseling

Education and qualifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Leader - Weight Training Instructor
  • Third Age Instructor
  • Urban Pole Walking Instructor
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 /CPR/AED

Interests

Angela is passionate about fitness and enjoys participating in a wide variety of activities, including ringette, beach volleyball, tennis, skiing, cycling, swimming, and walking her dog Marley.

Philosophy

When a person is in great physical shape they feel great, and can effectively achieve the most out of their life. I believe a good trainer is a good listener, role model and motivator, with the ability to inspire others in living a healthy, active lifestyle.


Aref

Locations: Hillcrest, Champlain Heights, Marpole-OakridgeDunbar, Trout Lake, Kitsilano, West End

Specialty areas 

  • General fitness for all ages
  • Strength and weight training
  • Sport-specific training
  • Fat loss and weight management
  • Nutritional advice and counselling

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in kinesiology (UBCO)
  • Certified personal trainer (CSEP-CPT)
  • Standard first aid with CPR-C-AED
  • NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS)
  • BC SportsAid

Philosophy

"Going in one more round when you don't think you can – that's what makes all the difference in your life." - Rocky