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Vernon Dozier, Sr. Fitness Instructor

Passionate about personal fitness, Vernon guides his clients in improving functional strength (both in the gym and out) while stressing the importance of proper diet. A personal trainer for more than 15 years in both Tidewater and Richmond, he attended Virginia Tech on a football (linebacker) scholarship. Certified by American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA) and Project Walk out of California, Vernon leads fitness classes for groups, oversees the fitness staff and designs personal training programs for individuals upon request.

You can call Vernon at (804) 740-GAME (4263) or email him at


We don’t believe in waiting around to use equipment, or feeling like hundreds of people are watching your form. Because, we’re not a box gym. Instead, we provide an intimate—yet robust—fitness center where members can come in, work out, and get back to what matters most.


Free Weights

Dumbbells, benches, plates–you name it–we’re home to all the equipment you need to conquer your next 3 day split with ease and determination.

Cardio Equipment

Our fitness center here at Courtside features all the cardio equipment you know and love to keep your heart rate pumping and calories burning.

Personal Training

Our team of personal trainers don’t just help you build muscle, they help you build the knowledge, and the gumption, to take your fitness to the next level.

Fitness Classes

Group classes combine expert instruction with a friendly atmosphere to create a perfect balance of fitness and fun. Bonus: every class is free!