Paul Thorne - Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor

Paul has been with Blue Valley Rec since April of 2017. You can frequently catch him on either the Olympic Racks or the Rowing Machines. Any question you have he will be happy to answer, so please flag him down!

Classes Taught: Body Bootcamp, Strength and Stretch 

Certifications Held: ACSM Certified Personal Trainer

Class Expectations: EPOC Excess Post Exercise Oxygen Consumption. You will work harder than you thought possible; but you will achieve faster results than you knew were achievable.

Favorite Workout: Deadlift and Goblet Squat

Go-to Protein/Snack: Isopure mango 

Relaxation Time: I like to play with my Border Collie, Murphy. We camp, backpack, rock climb, snow shoe, hunt and survive together. We have been to 7 of 58 national parks together and plan on seeing all of them before he’s too old. My dog is my world.

Favorite Color: Blue because it’s peaceful but also passionate

Favorite Quote: “Life is what happens while you’re making other plans” -John Lennon 

Ideal Day Friend: Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Did I mention how much I love my dog?

Hours of Operation

Activity Center (AC)
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday - Friday: 6:00A-9:00P
Saturday: 7:00A-7:00P
Sunday: 12:00P-7:00P

Rec Center at Hilltop (RC)
7720 W. 143rd Street
Monday-Friday: 5:30A-10:00P
Saturday: 7:00A-8:00P
Sunday: 8:00A-8:00P

Sports Complex Office (SC)
9701 W. 137th Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P

Administrative Offices
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P

Vision Statement:

"Enriching Lives, Strengthening a Spirit of Community"

Mission Statement:

"We will champion community and personal growth through dynamic lifelong recreation experiences."