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.

Tony Senerchia - Owner/personal trainer/group fitness instructor

TONY SENERCHIA is the co-owner of Fitness Excellence.

Tony’s goal is to create a healthy, social and caring gym atmosphere for the whole family. Everyone is friendly here and we look out for one another.

Tony has 5 years’ experience in the fitness industry and has had Level 1 Certification in the Cross Fit Program!

He has also received ISSA Certification and was licensed to teach in over 85 countries around the world.

Tony’s special interests are strength training and sports specific training.

When he’s not teaching, organizing, working out or running the business, Tony’s favorite sport is soccer.

Come on in and see how we can help you meet your health and fitness goals!

Celine Leichner - Owner/personal trainer/group fitness instructor

Celine Leichner is the co-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 Rehbilitation 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!


Savana is a proud mom of her son Ashton and daughter Jenna. She attends Karate weekly with her kiddos and enjoys a wide range of sports and activates to stay active and full of life.

She has been a part of the FitEx Family for a year now and has found a home within this supportive and fun-loving environment designed to support her fitness journey as well as her passion; Supporting others along their fitness journeys, whatever that looks like for them. This passion has been a driving force in Savana’s life over the last 6 years of her career in the fitness world.

Helping others strive for progress not perfection and celebrating all levels of milestones with them brings happiness and satisfaction to her life. With the many hurdles life puts in the way it’s important to remember that when life gets hard, train harder…hit the gym because you don’t find will power, you create it.

Savana looks forward to advancing her knowledge and ability to aid others on their journey by becoming fully certified as a group fitness instructor and a personal trainer. Until that time she enjoys the support roll of keeping the gym running clean and smoothly while cheering on the members with an upbeat attitude and motivating outlook.



Ben has a bachelors degree in Physical Education specializing in sport performance, rehabilitation and health education.

A personal trainer since 2004 (15+ years) he has over 10,000 hours of direct experience. He has taught classes, groups, teams and individuals from all walks of life.

He has worked within multiple multidisciplinary medical teams, is also son to a physiotherapist, and learned basic massage and stretching techniques when he was a child. He also has his own injury recovery stories if you want to hear them.

Ben has also trained: firefighter, military, military police, police, RCMP and paramedic and his clients have ranged from 13 to almost 90 years old.

Ben is a practicing yogi, teaches meditation and martial arts and is a big believer in balance. He is trained in Zone® nutrition, and worked alongside naturopaths and Holistic nutritionists and has developed his own systems to accelerate fat loss, increase energy, enhance muscular growth and reduce pain.

To top it all off; Ben is genuine, caring, compassionate, and a good laugh.  Need something? Ben has you covered.


Jonathon Woodhall Fitness Excellence Courtenay BCJONATHON  WOODHALL

Jonathan has worked at Fitness Excellence for 4 years and began his journey when he was certified as a Personal Trainer in March 2015. No longer training as much, you can find Jonathan around the gym with a paintbrush in his hand as he gives the gym its new colors or helps Tony with whatever addition or improvement he may have. When not in the gym you can find Jonathan wrestling under his ring name Fire Wasp in PWA Wrestling! 



Mon- Fri   7am-8pm

Sat 8am – 4 pm

Sun 10am – 4 pm


OPEN 8am-4pm

Closed Dec. 25 and Easter Sunday.  

Jan. 1 (fob access only) 

24hr access Fobs will be required for entry outside of staffed hours above.

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Ph: 250-897-3552

2637 Moray Place,

Courtenay, BC

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