Featuring Cybex, Hammer Strength and Life Fitness equipment…we have several options to meet your lifting needs. Squat and heavy lifting racks, pull up bars, leg and chest presses, benches, adjustable pulley systems and much more.

Our weight rooms are divided into two spacious sections with lower body on one side and upper body equipment and free weights on the other. Our dumbbells go all the way up to 90 pounds. During peak after work hours, you can usually find someone to spot you. Come get your lift on at AFNS.

Looking for motivation or working out with a specific goal in mind? Members may purchase one on one sessions for personal training with one of our certified trainers.

Our trainers can help you ditch a sedentary lifestyle, build muscle and strength, lose weight, become more agile and flexible or recover from an injury. You can view trainer bios in the club.

Call or stop in and submit a trainer request form at our front desk, and a trainer will get back to you to discuss your options.
Rates: 1 session $90, 10 sessions $850, 20 sessions $1600

Before purchasing PT sessions, please stop by our front desk and grab a trainer request form. Complete and return this form at the front desk and one of our trainers will call you to discuss your options. Members may purchase sessions in person at the club or online by using their membership # as both username and password via

Meet Our Personal Trainers


While not a gifted athlete at a young age, that didn’t stop Don’s desire to be the best he could be and participate in as many sports as he could. Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track and Field were all part of his early childhood experience.  Swimming became the main focus from High School to College. Don competed locally for Hayward High and his freshman year at Chabot Jr. College. He transferred to CSU Chico where his competitive swimming career came to an end. Through his high school and college years Don taught swim lessons to all age groups.  He was the head coach for a summer swim team in San Leandro and an assistant coach for a local USA swim team.


Don has maintained his fitness routines over the years and after ending a career in the insurance business, he is now available to guide you with your fitness goals. Don holds a degree in Kinesiology from Cal State University Hayward/East Bay. Customizing a fitness program that fits your needs is what Don can do best for you. Whether you need a basic fitness routine or you want to train for a triathlon, 5k, 10k, ½ or full marathon, Don can provide you with the training techniques for you to meet your goals. He believes that to achieve the best fitness results all you have to do is have fun, be consistent, adapt to body changes, and focus on the journey-not the destination.


Sharon found CrossFit after years of running had taken its toll on her knees. Her doctor recommended easing the damage by lifting weights instead of something so high impact. A friend suggested CrossFit and it was love at first power clean. Mother of two, CrossFitting since 2012 and a CF L-1 trainer since 2016, Sharon offers a variety of workouts, using weight training to help you break through plateaus and achieve your personal best. She possesses the right combination of patience, knowledge, and motivation that you’d expect from a good trainer.
Sharon works with people of all skill levels, but is especially motivating for those who are looking to kick it up a notch. Sharon believes you can do anything you set your mind to and will prove that philosophy one session at a time. If you are looking to get stronger, leaner and to have more energy and stamina, Sharon is the trainer for you. 


Stefanie has been a personal trainer since 2002, and a Pilates teacher starting in 2004 with Matwork and continuing in 2009 for apparatus, mainly Reformer. Stefanie currently teaches our Pilates Apparatus classes and offers Private lessons as well. Stefanie is ACE (American Council of Exercise) certified for fitness and both PhysicalMind Institute and Balanced Body for Pilates.

Stefanie favors a rounded, multidisciplinary approach to training focusing on posture and alignment, good form and technique, and a strong active core. Her goal is to educate and guide, helping clients to achieve their fitness goals.She brings an educated eye and an understanding of the process we all go through as we reach for a healthier lifestyle. Stefanie has been described as “gentle, but tough”. Two severe injuries in her youth put Stefanie on the path to fitness and she has never strayed far from it. Stefanie started with martial arts and yoga, then became a dancer for most of her life, and continues on with strength training, Tai Chi and Pilates.

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