thank you for your votes!

The results of this year’s Daily Progress Readers’ Choice Awards are in!

In these annual awards, our community votes for their favorite local businesses. Thank you for your votes! acac is honored to have been recognized by you in several categories.

Gym/Fitness Center: First Place!
opened in 1984 as a small gym on the corner of route 29 and Hydraulic Road (where the Shops at Stonefield now sit.) It later relocated to Four Seasons Drive. Today there are four acac sites in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area: Albemarle Square, Downtown, Crozet in Old Trail Village, and Adventure Central on Four Seasons Drive. Our goal as a company is to help our members live their best! When you visit the club, we want you to have fun, feel good about yourself, and look forward to your next visit. We are thrilled that the community has voted to recognize us in this category.

Mary & team & members

Team acac is at your service!


Our team is our greatest asset at acac. The talent, dedication and energy they bring to work each day is what sets us apart from other clubs. We are proud to share recognition of some of our superstars!

Personal Trainer: Honorable Mention Teresa Harris
Teresa has been a Personal Trainer at acac since 2007 and Group Exercise Instructor since 1999. She is known for her dynamic instruction and friendly smile. Hard work doesn’t seem so tough when you’ve got Teresa coaching you and cheering you on! Her training specialties include strength training, balance, weight loss management, and arthritis management. Teresa offers many small group training options such as Core Circuit, Functional Training with Kettlebells & TRX, GRIT (high-intensity interval training workout), and more.
View Teresa’s bio here, or email Teresa to schedule a session.

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Teresa Harris


Massage Therapist: Honorable Mention Bob DeGregory
Bob shares his time with Heppner Family Chiropractic & Wellness, and the Spa at acac. He has been a certified massage therapist for 22 years working independently and with both gyms and chiropractors. He has worked at acac for a total of 10 years starting in 2003. Bob taught myofacial release and sports massage at Va. School of massage from 2001-2005. While myofascial release and sports massage are his specialties, he is trained in many other massage techniques as well. You may be aware that Bob is also a talented musician! Outside of acac, Bob pursues his other passion–writing and recording music with his son.


Bob for web

Bob DeGregory


Physical Therapist: Honorable Mention
The entire team at Physical Therapy at acac is included in this recognition! When you work with one of our therapists, you know you are in good hands. Their mission is “to exceed the expectations of our patients, providers and community by providing the highest level of quality physical and occupational therapy through professionalism and dedication to the total wellbeing of each patient in a positive environment.” These trained and licensed experts bring a depth of over 250 years of experience! Visit the Physical Therapy at acac website to learn more about their incredible team and the services they offer.

 Physical Therapy at acac


Thank you, Charlottesville, for another wonderful year!