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.

contact us

p: (802) 484-3511

team@theclimbfitness.com

meet the team

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Pool Attendant

Chris recently moved to Brownsville from the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, where she was a high school history teacher and director of her school’s outdoor education program. She is an avid mountain biker, skier, and hiker and is passionate about introducing people to outdoor adventures. Chris is thrilled to be in Vermont and is looking forward to putting down roots in a wonderful community!

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Custodian

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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Fitness Coordinator

Rowan Kelly was born in Vermont and has spent most of her life here. She lived in Santa Cruz CA and Prescott Valley AZ for awhile growing up. Rowan loves kayaking, animals and just enjoying everything Vermont has to offer!

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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...

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Instructor

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...

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Yoga Instructor

Charlotte was first introduced to yoga in 2008. Though it was not love at first asana, Charlotte soon fell in love with the meditation and self-love that yoga is all about. Charlotte completed her first 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2014 at the Arhanta Yoga Ashram in India. Following her first training, Charlotte has also completed another 200-hour yoga teacher training at the Kripalu School of Yoga along with a Yin Yoga teacher training...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Manager

Erin is a coach with a true passion for helping others to move, feel, and perform better through feel-good movement and functional strength and mobility training! Erin is an American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Physiologist and completed her Master's work in Exercise Physiology with a specialization in Strength and Conditioning in 2013, where she researched the sociological effects of group fitness amongst collegiate females. In her...

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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/Activities Coordinator

Amy moved to the area 10 years ago and can’t picture herself anywhere else. When Amy is not in the gym she enjoys being outside hiking the trails and snow shoeing with her five dogs and friends.

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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.

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