Personal Training

Personal Training provides an individualized fitness experience to current Ramsey Student Center members. The goal of the Personal Training Program is to assist clients in achieving physical fitness benefits effectively. Personal Trainers are available to all students, faculty, staff and alumni! Participants must have access to the Ramsey Student Center by paying student fees or the Ramsey Center membership.

Why hire a Personal Trainer?

  • Work harder and more efficiently than you would on your own
  • Receive proper instruction to gain and maximize fitness results/goals
  • Keep your workouts fresh and try new training methods
  • Get motivated to achieve your fitness goals
  • Maintain a consistent fitness regimen

A Personal Trainer will work with you to:

  • Set clear and realistic physical fitness goals using the guidelines set by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Determine how fitness goals will be achieved and the amount of work needed to reach your goals
  • Personal Trainers also recommend and instruct proper exercise techniques while teaching safe and effective use of fitness equipment

Personal trainers specialize in:

  • Weight Loss/Gain/Maintenance
  • Muscular Growth
  • Sport-Specific Training
  • Individualized training to help you meet your fitness goals

Fitness Assessment

Body Composition Testing

$5 Body Composition (by appointment)- Get your body composition tested by a nationally certified Personal Trainer. Sign up at the Membership Services Desk for a time that works with your schedule!

$1 Body Composition (drop in, must have a valid $1 Body Comp pass)- A nationally certified Personal Trainer will determine your body composition using a BIA (Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis) scale.
5-7PM in the Personal Training Office (located in Strength & Conditioning Room 2) on the following dates for Spring 2018:

  • January 18
  • February 15
  • March 22
  • April 19

Purchase a $1 Body Comp pass online at the Rec Sports Shop or from the pro shop at the Ramsey admissions desk. Must produce a valid $1 Body Comp pass to recieve service.

Polar BodyAge Fitness Assessment

Test your muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, cardiorespiratory health, and body composition. Use the results to identify your body age and consult with a Personal Trainer on ways to lower that age. Required for all first-time clients. Appointments last approximately 90 minutes.

 $35  $45  $55

Rec Sports & UHC Partnership Discount

Receive a 25% discount on individual personal training packages ONLY to individuals presenting a valid proof of purchase (receipt) for any UHC Individual Nutrition Consultation, Physical Therapy and Medical Massage (must have a written Medical Referral for Physical Therapy or Massage Therapy) and Massage Therapy clients (must provide a valid receipt from purchase of a Massage Therapy package).

Meet the Personal Trainers

Personal Training Services and Pricing

Personal Training Policies

Personal Training Packet

This form must be complete and submitted to the main Rec Sports office with payment.

Males over 45 years of age or older, females 55 years of age or older or those who have one or more risk factors identified on this form are required to complete the Physician Referral Form.

Physician Referral Form

Become a Personal Trainer

UGA Student Personal Trainers Wanted!

All candidates must hold a NCCA accredited personal training certification from one of the following: ACE, ACSM, NASM or NSCA.

Submit a Rec Sports Student Employment Application, attach your resume, and provide any relevant certifications to be considered for an interview and practial evaluation.

Staff Contact

Fitness and Wellness

Lisa Williamson
Assistant Director for Fitness & Wellness

Dusty Jackson
Coordinator for Fitness & Wellness 

Melanie Andrews
Graduate Assistant for Fitness & Wellness