Personal Training

YMCA personal trainers provide support for ALL fitness levels.

We define your unique needs and build a personal fitness plan specifically for you. This personal attention will help you reach your goals and make healthy living a part of your lifestyle. Our personal trainers are here to help and truly care about your total health and well-being. Because our personal training is done in the Y environment, it’s comfortable, approachable, and not intimidating. Scheduling is very flexible! A personal trainer is available at both locations, every day from open to close.

About YMCA Personal Training
Whether you want to lose weight, improve your health, or train for an event or sport, YMCA Personal Trainers can help you achieve your goals while seeing and feeling results. With decades of training experience combined, 
our personal trainers can address many needs, including: weight loss, toning, nutrition, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, circuit training, motivation, accountability, overall wellness, and more! Our personal training is truly “personal,” tailored to your individual needs, abilities, and goals.

Partner Training
Working out is more fun when you do it with friends – and personal training is, too! Get all the advantages of YMCA Personal Training in a fun partner setting. With Partner Training, you and your friend can tackle your health and wellness goals together with the support of one of our experienced personal trainers. 

How to Purchase
Personal Training sessions must be purchased in-person at either Member Services Desk. At time of purchase, participants will receive a ‘card’ for each session purchased which needs to be turned in upon redemption.

How to Schedule
Personal Training sessions may be scheduled at either Member Services Desk, Fitness Desk or over the phone at 701.293.9622. Sessions must be paid for in full before they are scheduled with a trainer. Personal Training sessions cannot be scheduled online.

How to Redeem
Purchased ‘cards’ must be turned into your scheduled personal trainer at the start of each session.

Our Personal Trainers
With decades of combined training experience, our trainers define your unique needs and build a personal fitness plan specifically for you. This personal attention will help you reach your goals and make healthy living a part of your lifestyle. Our personal trainers are here to help and truly care about your total health and well-being. Feel free to contact any of our Personal Trainers to learn more about their availability, certifications, and more!

•  Jeff Duerr: 701.239.9556  |
•  Becca Murphy: 701.361.4628  |
•  Jason Fuller: 701.371.9818  |
•  Keith Shaughnessy: 218.368.4096  | 
•  Ben Wheeler: 218.329.2804  |

Personal Training Options & Pricing:
Sessions Time Member Non-Member
One-on-One Training 60 min. $60 $75
One-on-One Training 45 min. $50 $65
Partner Training (2 people) 60 min. $40/person Not available to non-members
Partner Training (2 people) 45 min. $35/person Not available to non-members
Package (12 One-on-One Sessions) 60 min. $645 Not available to non-members

All sessions must be paid for before the session begins, and used within one year of purchase. 

More Personal Training Options

Not looking for one-on-one training? Need a bit more accountability? Check out our other Personal Training Options below – designed to help you reach your health and wellness goals, whatever they may be!

Small Group Training – NEW

Stay accountable and find new workout partners with Small Group Personal Training – NEW at the YMCA! Sign up for the day/time you would like, and you will be placed in a group with up to 5 other participants. Sign up with friends, or meet new people! Open to YMCA members only.

Fercho: Mon, Wed, Fri  |  8am Schlossman: Tues, Thurs  |  8am $25/person Ages 15+
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Personal Training Plus – Health Coaching Program

This 6-week health coaching program will provide support, motivation, and education through healthy lifestyle change! We will help you discover where and why you struggle, and help you navigate a plan for achievable goals. This program goes “beyond” the gym, giving you a platform to reach physical, mental, and emotional wellness! The program will kick off with an initial group meeting on Monday, January 21 from 6:00 – 8:30pm in the Youth Center at the Fercho YMCA.

Program Includes:

• Personalized exercise programs and nutrition plans to guide you in making healthy choices.
Weekly Skype chats or small group training drop-ins to keep you focused and accountable.
Unlimited texts and/or emails to answer any questions, or troubleshoot roadblocks.
Closed Facebook group to hold you accountable and find support and community among other participants.
Continued check-ins throughout the two months after the program.
• and more!


Ages 15+ Members: $249 Non-Members: $289 Available at Fercho & Schlossman


January 21 – March 1 March 4 – April 12 April 15 – May 24
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Smart Start Fitness Center Orientation

Don’t forget to take advantage of your FREE Smart Start Fitness Center Orientation to get you on the right track to achieve your wellness goals. Whether you’re a life-long athlete or just joined a gym for the first time, we want you to feel comfortable in our facility!

Here’s what to expect from the orientation:

Get to know the YMCA Fitness Center: There’s always something new to learn when you join a new facility! We’ll walk you through our Fitness Center guidelines, show you how to use our cardio and weight equipment, review basic fitness etiquette, and answer any questions you may have!

Health and Fitness at the YMCA: The YMCA offers health and wellness programming for ALL levels of fitness! During your session, we’ll also talk you through some of our other classes and programs, our Foundations courses, group fitness classes, wellness challenges, and more!

Next Steps: Whatever your health and wellness goals are, the YMCA is here to help! During your session, you’ll get take-home wellness info, goal-setting worksheets, and more! We can also help you get signed up for a second FREE session – like Lap Swim Foundations, Yoga Foundations, or a 60 min. Personal Training Session – that will get you plugged into our community and on your way to reaching your goals! Learn more about your next steps in the section below!

If you haven’t already registered for your Smart Start Fitness Center Orientation, feel free to sign up anytime at either Member Services Desk or call 701.293.9622.

For more information on Personal Training, please contact Chans Brown at 701.356.1453 or