About Us

our mission

The team at The Climb Fitness Center is dedicated to providing our community with a quality recreational fitness facility and exceptional service. We are wellness professionals committed to creating an enjoyable, fun, safe, and friendly environment that enables our members, guests, and employees to achieve their optimum wellness and good health.

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meet the team

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Kim Irish

Kim is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor as well as an ACE Certified youth fitness trainer.

Lifeguard, front desk, personal trainer, land and aqua fitness instructor; Kim has done just about everything there is to do in a fitness facility. Residing in Springfield with her children, she coaches and is still active in athletics playing softball, volleyball, flag football and...

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Wellness Coordinator

Born and raised in Windsor and grew up skiing the slopes of Mt Ascutney as a member of a large and active family. Currently living in Cavendish with his wife Lisa and children Rylee and Keegan. Steve enjoys many outdoor activities that are abundant in the lakes, rivers, and mountains that the great state of Vermont has to offer.

Favorites include CT river floats with family and friends, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, and...

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Yoga Instructor

Always open to a new adventure, Amanda started practicing yoga in college as an addition to participating on the field hockey and track teams. Drawing upon her strength as an athlete, Amanda found yoga challenged her to slow, stretch, and release. Finding the relationship between strength and flexibility has continued to call Amanda back to her mat, and to dig deeper into her own yoga practice. Moved by interest in adding more ways to...

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Michael Johnson grew up in Plattsburgh, New York,but he now resides in Windsor, Vermont. Michael graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2008 with a B.A. in Graphic Design and a B.A. in Theatre Tech. Michael enjoys cosplaying, attending cosplaying events, and watching musical theatre and plays. In his spare time Michael likes playing with his pet chinchilla and pet tortoise. He also really enjoys cooking and doing outdoor activities like hiking...

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Group Fitness Instructor

Certification and Education: Carol maintains her Personal Trainer certification through NASM, under which she holds specialty certifications in Step Aerobics and Kickboxing, as well as Group Fitness and Senior Fitness. She is also a certified instructor in Yoga, Mat Pilates and is WFR certified. In addition, Carol has just completed her Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology and Recreational Therapy.

Experience: Carol has been an...



Laura started what she thought was a journey into fitness and wellness but has now taken over and become her lifestyle. She began group fitness in 1994 in Toronto with the Ontario Fitness Council and with Pilates at Body Harmonics. In 1996 Laura expanded her fitness career into the Aquatics field with CALA. Laura then became happily married and was imported to the United State. Here she started her re-certification process where she added...


Fitness Coordinator

Ammarit is originally from Bangkok, Thailand the Land of Smile. He moved to New York in 2012 for a couple years. While he was in New York, he traveled to Vermont and fell in love with the people and landscape and decided to move here, and now lives in Brownsville with his partner. He is very kind, friendly, and easy going person, you will always see him with a big smile on his face!

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Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Ruthie is a Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Fitness Nutrition Specialist who believes that exercise is the gateway to overall health, happiness, and confidence! She is devoted to helping others fall in love with fitness and achieve results in their physical fitness journey. Ruthie loves to lift weights, run, and dabble in yoga and Pilates. When she's not working out, she enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with friends...


JP Flanigin

JP, growing up in Alaska gave JP an appreciation for the outdoors, and provided him with the opportunity to test his limits. These days, he like to spend his time with his wife and little boy when he is not at work as a registered nurse. Though, he still gets out to test his mettle- whether it's on his bike, running trails, or skiing. Being active truly is a way of life for JP. He looking forward to sharing his passion for fitness and...


Massage Therapist

A New York native, Deb, fell in love with Vermont while at UVM. She moved to Brownsville in 1997 and earned her massage certification in 2006. Community service vitally important to Deb, and she has actively served on the Vermont 50 and Vermont 100 Race Committees since 2001. In addition, Deb is Co-Race Director of the West Windsor Five & Dime. In her free time, Deb is a trail runner, mountain biker, skier and tele-wanna-be. She...


Zumba Instructor

Alysia is originally from Bronx, New York and she now lives in Vermont. She is a licensed Zumba instructor who believes that dance fitness is a fun and effective way to get in shape and soothe your soul.

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Fitness Coordinator

Blake grew up in Vermont and has no intentions of leaving. She attended Castleton University where she studied Health Science along with Health and Fitness. She enjoys coaching field hockey and lacrosse in her free time.

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Gymnatics Instructor

Kaitlyn is a graduate of Plymouth State University and has been studying gymnastics for over twenty years. As an instructor member of USA gymnastics she is committed to helping her students reach their personal best.

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Yoga Instructor

Linda is a certified Hatha Yoga Teacher. She began her yoga study as an alternative method to peace for such conditions as anxiety, depression, panic attacks and a desire to maintain a healthy mind and body while aging.