personal trainer

Personal Training


Program Philosophy

Our goal is to educate our clients how to exercise safely and effectively for life. Our trainers will work with you to develop an exercise/activity program based on your fitness goals and will closely supervise your progress. Along the way we strive to provide you with enough knowledge, advice and resources that will help you become comfortable and confident in any fitness/weight room environment.

Personal Training Policies

Client Eligibility

  • Clients must be current Campus Recreation members.
  • All clients will be required to complete informational documents prior to exercise.
  • We reserve the right to deny services to those participants who may not be able to exercise safely within the parameters of our program.

Conduct of Training Sessions

  • All sessions will be conducted on the University of Houston grounds.
  • Individual training sessions will be a maximum of 60 minutes in length.
  • A session “no show” counts as a session serviced and will be charged to the client.
  • All cancellations must be made a minimum of 24 hours prior to the scheduled starting time of each individual session as agreed upon in the “Training Agreement.”
  • Individual training sessions will be conducted as one-on-one training sessions only, unless buddy sessions are purchased.
  • Personal training will only be conducted by current Department of Campus Recreation personal training staff.
  • Clients are required to have their Cougar One card to enter the facility. Receiving personal training does not exempt you from this rule.

Session Fee

Fitness Assessment Only: $15

Sessions Cost Cost (Buddy Session)
3 session $25 per session $35 per session
6 sessions $22 per session $32 per session
10 sessions $20 per session $30 per session
  • All personal training sessions will be purchased at the Campus Recreation and Wellness – Welcome Desk Member Services.
  • All sessions must be purchased in advance of the conduct of any individual training appointments.
  • These rates are NON-Negotiable

Personal training sessions are nontransferable and nonrefundable.


All Campus Recreation Trainers are certified through a nationally recognized fitness organization including, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American Council on Exercise (ACE), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA),  or International Sports and Science Association (ISSA)

Personal Training request

Please complete the online form below: