By the end of summer, Elizabeth residents will welcome a new community health club and fitness center. But before then, residents can meet the owners …
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By the end of summer, Elizabeth residents will welcome a new
community health club and fitness center.
But before then, residents can meet the owners and trainers of
Stayin Fit and Lovin It! with Jenny Lewis at a free launch party
from 4-7 p.m. April 26 at Gymnastics Etc., 34987 County Road
Lewis is the passion behind the new gym that will be next to
Gymnastics Etc. She is a certified personal trainer and a retired
She also competes nationally in figure and fitness competitions.
Fitness had always been a passion of hers and she works hard to not
only reach her clients’ goals, but to push them to the next
“My goal is transform lives and teach people that what they want
to do is attainable and maintainable,” she said. “It’s not just
about the outside appearance, it’s about being healthy.”
Her fitness center will not only provide state-of-the-art
exercise equipment and 24-hour access, but also personal training
sessions, group training sessions and group classes including
kickboxing, yoga, sculpt and tone, and Pilates.
Paul Devy is working with Lewis in developing the center. He has
worked in the fitness industry for 14 years. He has lived in
Elizabeth for nine years and says there is something unique about
Lewis, and that she has a way about her that is encouraging to
clients rather than intimidating.
“Jenny knows how to make people feel comfortable and help people
reach their goals,” he said. “That is why it is called ‘Stayin Fit
and Lovin It!’ because we want people to maintain their goals and
Not only will the launch party allow people to meet Lewis and
the other trainers, but one lucky person will have a chance for six
months free. Lewis said she will offer a raffle for a free six
months in her program and the first 250 people to sign up for a
membership will pay no enrollment fees when the fitness center
opens at the end of August.
Lewis and Davy agree two of their main goals for the center is
making it family and community oriented and affordable. Davy said
he hopes all members of families can enjoy the center at the same
“Kids can practice gymnastics at Gymnastics Etc. while the
parents work out,” he said.
Once the gym opens the price will be $19 a month and members
will have a month-to-month contract.
Lewis said she hopes with her professional trainers working at
her gym will be set apart from the two other 24 Hour Fitness
“I think my niche is my staff of great trainers and the focus of
maintaining a healthy lifestyle,” she said. “I don’t just want to
get people in and take their money. I want to change their
For more information on the launch party, call Davy at
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