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Personal trainers at Trout Lake Fitness Centre

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

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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.

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.


Anna

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

Locations: Dunbar, Kitsilano,  HillcrestTrout Lake

Education and qualifications

  • A.C.E. American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer Certificate 
  • B.C.R.P.A. Fitness Leader – Personal Trainer, Weight Trainer Certificate 
  • 80+ additional fitness certifications including: core training, functional training, corrective exercise, posture, movement, balance, injury prevention, strength training, flexibility training, and nutrition
  • Personal training for over 20 years with over 25,000 hours of direct client training
  • Featured in magazines and newspapers including; Oxygen, The Vancouver Sun, Best Health and BC Business Magazine, as well as the covers of The Georgia Straight and Westender

Philosophy

Anna’s style of training incorporates all facets of fitness and includes movements and techniques to increase function and mobility, placing emphasis also on stretching, postural alignment, and tension release. Her work has helped tone and shape bodies, empower minds, and increase stamina and vitality to enjoy life in and outside the gym.


Antun

Location: Dunbar, Kitsilano, Hillcrest, Trout Lake, West End, Mount Pleasant, Creekside, Strathcona  

Specialty areas

  • General fitness
  • Lifestyle change
  • Strength training

Education and certification

  • Bachelor's degree in kinesiology (UBCO)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT)
  • Standard aid CPR-C AED

Interests

Rugby, skiing, hiking, biking, and swimming


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


Ivan

Ivan is a personal trainer at Trout Lake

Locations: Kensington, Renfrew, Trout Lake

Specialty areas

  • Boot camp and sport-specific training
  • Nutritional counselling
  • Olympic and power lifting
  • Assisted strength therapeutic training 
  • Abdominal development 
  • Experience with pre- and post-natal clients.

Education and qualifications

  • Sports Science and Sports Management
  • BCRPA Registered Personal Trainer and Weight Room Attendant
  • Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist

Julie I.

Julie is a personal trainer at Champlain Heights and Trout Lake fitness centres

Locations: Creekside,  Champlain Heights, Mount PleasantTrout Lake

Specialty areas

  • Women 40+
  • Beginners
  • People with health and motivational challenges

Education and qualifications

  • Health and Fitness Certificate, SFU
  • BCRPA Certified Weight Trainer, Personal Trainer, and Third Age Instructor 
  • Sun Run InTraining Clinic Coordinator 
  • Learn to Run Instructor
  • Kinesis One Small Group Instructor

Interests

Running, hiking, rock climbing, strength training, mountain biking, cooking, and travelling.

Philosophy

Julie believes that enjoying life is important, and focuses on helping her clients find optimal wellness through a balance of healthy nutrition and physical activity.


Lucy

Location: Kensington, Renfrew, Trout Lake

Specialty areas

  • Women's circuit training
  • Strength training
  • Total body conditioning group fitness class
  • Beginners of all ages

Education and qualifications

  • BCRPA Strength Trainer
  • BCRPA Personal Trainer
  • BCRPA Third Age Instructor
  • BCRPA Group Fitness Instructor

Interests

I am passionate about health and wellness. When not in a fitness class, I enjoy running with my dog Chloe, cycling and hiking with friends, and trying out new recipes at home.

Philosophy

My goal is to help improve my clients quality of life through physical fitness achieved in a manner that is safe, effective, efficient and above all, enjoyable.


Sead

Sead is a personal trainer at Creekside, Kitsilano, Mount Pleasant, and Vancouver Aquatic Centre

Locations: Creekside, Kitsilano, Mount PleasantTrout Lake, Vancouver Aquatic Centre, West End

Sead started training in Europe in 1998, and has been training in Canada since 2003.

Specialty areas

  • Strength conditioning
  • Power training
  • Weight loss
  • Rehabilitation

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor of Physical Education (University of Sarajevo)
  • BCRPA Weight Training Instructor
  • BCRPA Personal Trainer
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR

Interests

Martial arts (Brazilian Ju Jitsu), soccer, volleyball.

Philosophy

Eat well. Live a healthy and balanced lifestyle with the outcome of feeling great.