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Fax: 202-885-1007

Danielle Gray
Fitness Coordinator, Personal Training & Assessments

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Recreational Sports & Fitness 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016 United States

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Personal Training is back!

Personal Training has returned! Our certified Personal Trainers can help you craft a perfect workout program tailored to your fitness goals, no matter what space or equipment you have! To sign-up now OR reserve your space with a trainer for the Fall semester, please complete this interest form

For questions about the training program, please contact Danielle Gray at

Meet the trainers

Marisa is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2017 with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. Marisa’s personal workout routine includes running combined with a variety of strength training exercises. She likes to incorporate TRX Suspension Training into her workouts and is currently training for half-marathon! Marisa’s favorite post-workout food is an apple and peanut butter

Jesse is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He received his Bachelor's in Health and Exercise Science from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. He has specialties in group personal training and sports performance training. He is a Native Washingtonian who has coached Football and Track & Field on many levels. He enjoys playing basketball and flag football. His favorite band to workout to is Rage Against the Machine.

Sam is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. He is currently studying Health Promotion with the intent to become a Physical Therapist. Sam's workout routine is a combination of strength exercises, running and rec sports. His favorite musician/rapper to workout to is Childish Gambino.

Rod is certified personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise. He decided to pursue personal training to help others achieve their goals and find their perfect relationship with themselves through fitness. His workout routine includes endurance and strength training all while jamming to everything from Dua Lipa to Vince Staples. He uses combination of Tabata, circuit training, and free weights to assist his clients in reaching their goals. Currently, Rod is studying fitness nutrition to become a specialist in nutrition and enhancing his clients’ overall experience.

Bob received a Bachelor's in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and a Master's in Health and Fitness from the University of Pittsburgh. Bob is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a certified strength and conditioning Specialist. He is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist through American Council of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

Personal Training Packages

There are a variety of services and packages to meet your needs. New clients begin by purchasing a Fitness Assessment. After the assessment, our standard sessions are 60 minutes. 30-minute sessions are available if you are pressed for time or have a busy schedule. If you want to work out with a friend or a group of friends, our Buddy or Small Group Training packages are a great way to save money and add accountability for one another. Buddy Training sessions are for 2 people and our Small Group Training package is for a group of 3-6 people.

Additional Fitness Services

Fitness Assessment: $35.00
Series of measurements to help determine various components of physical fitness. Includes heart rate, body composition, blood pressure, flexibility, and cardio & muscular endurance testings.

Body Composition Test: $12.00
We use the skinfold technique to determine the percentage of lean mass and fat mass that comprise your body.

Standard sessions run 60 minutes. 

Fitness Assessment: $35.00
Single Session: $80.00
Three Sessions: $225.00
Five Sessions: $350.00
Ten Sessions: $650.00
Fifteen Sessions: $885.00

Are you pressed for time? 30-minute sessions are great for anyone with a busy schedule or for folks who want less day-to-day instruction.

Three Sessions: $120.00
Five Sessions: $185.00
Ten Sessions: $335.00

Working out with a friend or co-worker is a great way to save money and add accountability. Sessions are for 2 people.

Three Sessions: $255.00
Five Sessions: $400.00
Ten Sessions: $750.00
Fifteen Sessions: $1,035.00

Grab your friends and join us for small group training. If you have a group of 3-6 individuals who would like to work out with a personal trainer, small group training is for you!

Five Sessions: $450.00

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Rec Fit Personal Training offers Club Sports, Performance Enhancement Training to all active and interested Club Sports.