The outdoor waterpark opens Sunday, May 28! On Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day), we will be hosting a dj and photo booth from 11:00am-2:00pm, will have MJCC swag for your family as you enter, and will be giving away free frozen treats! Please note that we will be observing holiday hours (8:00am-5:45pm) on Memorial Day.

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Personal Trainers

Arin Levy

Aerobics and Fitness Association of America


Eric Seligstein

Certifications: ACSM Personal Trainer

Fitness Expertise: All Ages and Fitness Levels

Fitness Interests: All sports, General Fitness, Staying Active

Availability: Early Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings

Personal Philosophy: “ Your desire to change must be greater than your desire to stay the same.” - Unknown

Wayne Gutch

National Trainer and Sport Exercise Association

Wayne enjoys helping people set realistic goals & helping them through every step of their fitness journey. Wayne uses exercise to help his clients improve both their mental and physical well-being. Let Wayne show you how exercise can be fun!

Cindy Barrack

Certifications: AFAA personal trainer, TRX suspension trainer, FITour indoor cycling, FITour pilates, yogafit

Fitness Expertise: 2 years of fitness experience working with seniors, adults and teens of all fitness levels

Fitness Interests: Anything that gets my heart rate up and my muscles working. Kickboxing, spinning, strength training, tennis, yoga, running with my daughters and daily walks with my dog

Personal Philosophy: "It’s not where you place, it’s how hard you worked to get there." ― Author Unknown

Colleen Ellis

Certifications: AFAA Personal Fitness Trainer, AFAA Group Exercise Instructor, FITour Indoor Cycling Instructor, TRX Suspension Training, and FITour Pilates Instructor

Fitness Expertise: 5 years of fitness experience working with people of all ages and fitness levels

Fitness Interests: Running and weight training

Personal Philosophy: "Fitness is a lifestyle for a lifetime." ― Author Unknown

Natalie Woods

Certifications: AFAA personal trainer, Arthritis Foundation exercise instructor, Balanced Body Reformer Pilates level I & level II, FITour Indoor cycling

Fitness Expertise: I have 12 years in the fitness industry. I work with people of all ages and fitness levels. I design fitness programs from sports training to weight loss and injury prevention.

Fitness Interests: Cardio circuit, functional training, and flexibility training.

Personal Philosophy: There are no quick fixes! I am dedicated to helping you make healthy lifestyle changes.

Julie Passman

Certifications: B.S. Exercise & Sport Science, AFAA Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, TRX

Fitness Interests: Pilates, Athletic Training, Obstacle Course Races, and Trail Running

Personal Philosophy: Physical Fitness and nutrition are a lifestyle. It is never too late to start and there is always a way to improve. Everyone has the potential. It is my goal to help you realize it!

Kate Basar

Certifications: Athletic Trainer NATA since 1997, Personal Trainer CSCS since 2000, Pilates Instructional TRX, Spinning

Fitness expertise: Prevention and rehabilitation specialist including personal training since 1997; all ages and fitness levels, and chronic pain management. M.A. Health Education Michigan State. Pain Clinic University of Chicago Pain Clinic

Fitness Interests: road biking, deep water running, pilates, weight training, cardiovascular training

Personal Philosophy: I firmly believe health is all about preventing and slowing the aging process.

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Kate Richards

Certifications: AFAA certified personal fitness trainer, FITour certified boot camp and indoor cycle instructor. YMCA certified Group-X group fitness instructor. B.S. in Zoology UNC-Chapel Hill.

Fitness Expertise: Over 8 years of experience including martial arts and fitness training individuals and groups.

Fitness Interests: Natural bodybuilding, nutrition, cycling, trail running and martial arts.

Personal Philosophy: Strength, balance, endurance and flexibility are key components of Kate’s training philosophy. Fitness training is a way of life that allows you to live life to the fullest each day.

Lauren Gardner

Certifications: AFAA personal trainer, TRX certified

Fitness Expertise: 1.5 years of fitness experience working with people of all ages and fitness levels

Fitness Interests: All Sports, TRX, and weight loss

Personal Philosophy: "Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live." ― Jim Rohn

Lindsay Boggan

Certifications: ACSM Personal Trainer, Fitour Spin Instructor, Mad Dog Spin Instructor for 10 years, Balanced Bodies Reformer Pilates, Freemotion Certified Instructor.

Fitness Expertise: 10 years of experience working with ages 5-85 on both an individual and group level. Taught Bootcamp, Youth and High School Fitness, Youth and Adult Cycle.

Fitness Interests: loves group fitness classes, running 5k- Marathons, Bikram yoga, and outdoor activities with her boys.

Personal Philosophy: "If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you!" ― Fred DeVito

Mandy Kelley, MJCC Fitness Center Director

Certifications: AFAA Personal Trainer, AFAA Group Exercise Instructor

Fitness Expertise: Exercise and Sport Science Major from the University of Memphis

Fitness Interests: Body weight training, weight loss, and overall wellness

Availability: Mornings and evenings

Personal Philosophy: "If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you!" ― Fred DeVito

Vallerie McElwee

Certifications: AFAA Personal Trainer.

Fitness Interests, hobbies: HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training); Cardio Circuit, Weight Loss; Weight Training: Functional Training that improves flexibility, injury prevention and core.

Availability: mornings, afternoons, and evenings

Personal Philosophy: Turn your pain into PASSION. When the "I can't do one more rep" mental chatter starts to eat at you, return to your "why." Channel everything into that goal and you'll get a second wind.

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Fitness Classes

May 26, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 6:50 am
May 26, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 6:30 am
May 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
May 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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