Welcome to Fitness Excellence
Our family-oriented atmosphere welcomes people of all ages, fitness levels and abilities. We encourage our members in their fitness goals, and there is always someone available to answer questions.
We offer weight training and cardio equipment to work out every part of your body! We offer a wide range of equipment, including cardio–treadmills, spin, exercise and recumbent bikes, rowing and elliptical machines–as well as free weights, cable systems, Bosu balls, etc. We keep our equipment clean and well-maintained, and we are committed to offering the best in fitness technology to our members.
We keep our gym and equipment clean. Anyone who spends time here will notice FitEx staff wiping down equipment, doorknobs, banisters and mats. Everyone is expected to help prevent the spread of colds & flu by wiping down equipment after use.
We offer a spacious main floor area with cardio equipment, free weights, cable and machines. More bikes, treadmills and rowing machine are on the mezzanine overlooking the main area.. The spin area upstairs is home to our ever-popular spin classes. Two smaller rooms are used for stretching, abs and mat work, as well as personal training. The Leg Room offers an all-around lower body workout. The classroom upstairs is home to FitExtreme Bootcamp/HIIT classes.
Men’s and Women’s changerooms include lockers, showers, hair dryers, etc.
If you forgot yours, buy a bottle of water or fuel up with our BCAA blend. After your workout, be sure to rehydrate and refuel with one of our specialty protein shakes , made to order on the spot for maximum freshness and nutrition.
We are committed in our pursuit of Excellence by providing our members with an educational, motivational and safe workout environment where they can improve their fitness, health and well-being.
CELINE LEICHNER – OWNER
Celine is the owner of Fitness Excellence as well as a certified Fitness & Nutrition Expert, Canfitpro Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor Specialist; Innerfit Indoor Cycling Instructor; ISSA Exercise Rehabilitation Specialist, BOSU University graduate and all out fitness enthustiast!
She is a committed trainer for both the experienced gym buffs and those wanting to start.
Her fun and high energy group fitness classes, and personal training sessions provide options for all levels and ages. She’s ready to help inspire and guide you on to building a fitter you, while being there for you every step of the way with her positivity and power!
CHRIS SOMMERFIELD – MANAGER
Chris was born and grew up in the Comox Valley. He has a passion for fitness, food and helping people. You can see him in the gym always assisting people and continually on the move! He is motivated and an exceptionally hard worker. As a former restaurant owner of 18 years, he developed exceptional multi-tasking and organization skills which he puts to good use here at Fitness Excellence. Chris also spent a lot of time working in the construction industry and his hard work ethic reflects this. He is meticulous and always finishes what he starts. He loves the outdoors, fishing and dogs (especially Roscoe!) Chris is excited to be part of the Fitness Excellence team and he is pumoed to lend his skills to the team, and to continue to further his health and fitness journey.