North Campus

Training and Nutrition

To register for all Fitness and Nutrition Services visit the Customer Service Centre in the Van Vliet Complex 1-213 or call 780-492-2231

University of Alberta Staff and Graduate Students benefits include Personal Training and Nutrition Counseling. Call 1-800-663-1142 to find out more information and activate your Personal Benefit hours.

At the Hanson Fitness and Lifestyle Centre we offer the following specialized services:

Fitness Program Packages

Learn to Lift
This packaged program will teach you the basics of resistance training and why it’s an important aspect for fitness and health.

  • Build a foundation of knowledge and learn proper techniques of strength training with one of our Certified Personal Trainer.
  • 1 hour fitness assessment and 3X1 hour individualized sessions with exercise program design.

 Cost: U of A Student $184 / U of A Staff $212 / VVC Member $229 / Public $239

Lift for Life
Stay fit and healthy or make gains for life! Get a comprehensive fitness program to support you in integrating the healthy habit of exercise in your daily life.

  • Learn a variety of exercise techniques and new skills to keep you interested and challenged yourself with the help of our Certified Personal Trainer.
  • 1 hour pre and post fitness assessment and 8X1 hour individualized sessions with exercise program design.

Cost: U of A Student $405 / U of A Staff $472 / VVC Member $510 / Public $525

Lift to Train
Take your training to the next level and increase your knowledge and strength with this assessment and program design package.

  • Our Certified Personal Trainer will show you what it takes to get the results you are looking for in this intermediate level program package
  • 1 hour strength assessment and 9X1 hour individualized sessions with exercise program design.

Cost: U of A Student $405 / U of A Staff $472 / VVC Member $510 / Public $525

Lift to Compete
Whether you are training for a performance based event or looking to up your gains, this is the package for you!

  • Our Certified Personal Trainer will help you build off your fitness foundations and take you to the next level
  • 1 hour strength assessment and 9X1 hour individualized sessions with exercise program design.

Cost: U of A Student $405 / U of A Staff $472 / VVC Member $510 / Public $525

Personal Training

Personal Training Packages (One-on-One)
For the person looking for the full-service benefits of personal training. Personalized program and exercise changes, increased motivation and adherence leading to more success at attaining goals. Prices starting at $35 per hour for students and $45 per hour for the public. Call the Customer Service Centre for details.

Personal Training Packages (Two-Person Training)
Designed for all fitness levels and for those who prefer to share the cost of a Personal Trainer. Prices starting at $19 per hour for students and $25 per hour for the public. Call the Customer Service Centre for details.

Group Personal Training (3-5 people)
Group personal training is designed for a group of friends with similar goals and the same schedule who prefer to share the cost of a Personal Trainer. Prices starting at $10.50 per hour for students and $13.65 per hour for the public. Call the Customer Service Centre for details.

Diet and Nutrition

Meal and Menu Customization
Meal prep can be easy if you know what to do! Meet with our Registered Dietitian to customize a nutrition plan to help you meet your Fitness & health goals.

  • In this package you will meet with our dietitian for a 1 hour assessment & two 30 minute follow-ups
  • The Dietitian will provide a food journal assessment, nutrition recommendations based on your individual needs and preference and help you develop a structured meal plan.

Cost U of A Student $159 / U of A Staff $170 / VVC Member $178 / Public $184

Master your Lifestyle
Find out what works for you! A dietitian will help you create healthy and sustainable changes in your lifestyle and diet habits.

  • This package includes a body composition assessment, a 1 hour initial consult and guided nutrition session with our dietician, a 1 hour meal planning session and a 30 min follow up for program compliance
  • Nutrition recommendations and menu planning based on individual's dietary needs and preferences

Cost U of A Student $227 / U of A Staff $242 / VVC Member $256 / Public $263

Nutrition Follow-Up (3x30 minutes)
After your first consult and meal planning program, keep yourself on track with regular check-ins.

  • Staying accountable will reinforce your new eating habits and allow you to fine tune your program to find lasting nutritional satisfaction.
  • Follow-ups can be used to learn new skills and other helpful tips for a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Cost U of A Student $120 / U of A Staff $138 / VVC Member $148 / Public $153