Personal Trainer

Capital Racquet & Fitness Center and the BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center offer a variety of personal and group training options. Our trainers are District employees certified through an accredited organization. Programs consist of cardiovascular exercise and weight training individualized for each person. Personal Training is available to members and non-members.

Why hire a Personal Trainer?

Think about all of the time you might otherwise waste utilizing a program that doesn’t work for your body type, your genetics, and your exercise history. As experts in the field of fitness, our personal trainers can help you safely and efficiently accomplish your goals, whatever they may be, by working with you one on one. You will learn how to correctly lift weights and optimally perform cardiovascular exercise. From being your motivator to being your teacher, our personal trainers will be there for you.

What You Can Expect:

Receive one-on-one assistance in designing and implementing an optimal exercise program tailored to meet fitness goals of the individual. These sessions are designed to motivate, maximize exercise benefits, prevent potential overuse injuries, and to promote lifelong healthy behavior changes.

  • Certified, knowledgeable, and professional assistance
  • Complete confidentiality of all records and workouts

Other Programs Offered


Sessions CRFC or BSC AWC Member Non-Member
1 – 30 min. $25 $31
1 – 1 hr. $35 $41
8 – 30 min. $158 $206
8 – 45 min. $198 $246
8 – 1 hr. $233 $281
12 – 30 min. $227 $299
12 – 1 hr. $337 $409
Semi Private
(2-3 people)
12 – 1-hour sessions
per person
per person
Small Group
(4-6 people)
12 – 1-hour sessions
per person
per person

How do I get started?

The first step is to contact BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center at 701-751-4266 and schedule your FREE goal consultation.

  Risa Bergquist wanted to get back into fitness after having four children. She hired a personal trainer to get started, and found herself, at age 35, running her first 10k race. She has since run a number of half marathons and enjoys trying different activities. She is looking forward to additional fitness education opportunities and sharing that knowledge with you.


  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • NETA Certified Group Fitness Instructor
  • Certified Les Mills BodyPump Instructor
  • AED/CPR and First Aid Certified


Risa and her family are very active and enjoy the outdoors, whether it’s on the river, hunting or golfing. She loves trying new activities and spending time with family and friends. She understands the importance of staying active at every age and every level of fitness.

Maggie Bjelanovic has a Master’s degree in  Physical Therapy and is currently employed with Sanford Health


  • Master’s degree in Physical Therapy
  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • dotFIT Certification
  • Rollga Level 1 & 2 Certified
  • AED/CPR Certified


Maggie enjoys endurance running and has competed in marathons.  She has a great passion for health and fitness, and works hard to go above and beyond expectations every day for her clients. She is devoted to her clients and enjoys putting together training programs that offer great results. Her client’s success is her greatest reward.

Sarah Eberle loves the spectrum of fitness. Whether you’re more comfortable in a group setting, or prefer some one-on-one training, Sarah knows the choice and the options all lead to fitness and health. Sarah started out teaching group fitness classes and loves the experience of people working out together, motivating each other to work hard and finish strong. She became certified as a personal trainer because it’s a great way to either assist others who are just starting their fitness journey, or help others build confidence and reach new fitness levels. Sarah knows working out makes her feel confident, healthy and happy, and she wants others to feel that way, too.


  • ACE Personal Trainer
  • Group Fitness Instructor
  • AED/CPR certified
  • Soon to be Certified Les Mills Body Pump Instructor


When Sarah isn’t working out or teaching classes, you’ll find her enjoying the outdoors, doing yoga and hanging out with her family.

Kyle Kuether is a Bismarck native and has a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from North Dakota State University. Kyle has always had a passion for fitness and helping others reach their goals. After graduation, Kyle attained his personal training certification from ISSA and also is TRX certified. Kyle has been doing group fitness classes for 10+ years focusing mostly on functional fitness, mobility, and overall fitness. Kyle is currently the Women’s Head Volleyball Coach at Bismarck State College.


  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • TRX Certified Trainer
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Certified


Kyle loves staying active whether it’s playing with his kids, at the gym working out, on the court playing volleyball or outside during the summers playing softball or running. Kyle is married to his wife Kelli and they have three kids Harper, Lincoln and Niklynn.


Ben Porter is a Bismarck native and has a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Mary. While in college, Ben had the opportunity to train a wide variety of people, from everyday folks to high school, college, and professional athletes. Ben is currently attending the University of Mary for a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and is hoping to pursue a career in sports rehabilitation with a professional sports team after graduating. Ben wants to apply the tools he has learned to help his clients in every aspect of their health journey. Get ready to work hard and get stronger if you train with Ben.


  • USA Weightlifting
  • EXOS Performance Specialist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • CPR/First Aid


Ben is an avid outdoorsman and he likes to travel. He enjoys kayaking, camping, hiking, biking, snowboarding, golfing and everything in between. Ben is also from a very musical family. He sings and plays the violin, trumpet and piano.