B3 Scholarship Program

B3 Scholarship Program

Mission Statement

With the primary goal of helping members continue their fitness journey, the mission of the B3 Scholarship Fund is to support and maintain a positive gym community by supporting members in financial need.


B3 Gym believes that everyone deserves an opportunity to succeed at every level of their lives. As part of its mission to serve the gym community, and in keeping with the B3 core values (list below), B3 is now offering a scholarship program. This program allows for members that find themselves in a financial hardship to have their membership fees waived for a short period of time.

Core Values

1. People First.
2. Better Than Yesterday.
3. Do the Right Thing.

Community is everything to B3 Gym

We feel that it is important for all of our members to be able to continue on their fitness journey and we want them to be able to stay connected to our community at whatever the cost. If you find yourself in the need of temporary assistance with your membership fees please consider our program. Take a minute to read the criteria below and fill out the B3 Scholarship Program Application. A program committee member will contact you for follow-up and consideration. Here’s to being a better version of you.


Criteria For Scholarship Candidate

*Fill out the B3 Scholarship Program Application in its entirety, providing specific details of your need

*Sign and adhere to the B3 Scholarship Program Confidentiality Agreement (found at the end of the Application)

*Must have been a member of B3 Gym for a total of 6 consecutive months at the time of application

*Member must be in good-standing at B3 Gym, holding to the core values of B3 as well as the B3 Gym Member Responsibilities

*Selection will be determined by the committee and if necessary, tenure, seniority, or other factors (determinant at the time of application) may be used in the final selection process

*Each candidate would have access to the B3 Scholarship Program benefits for a total of 3 consecutive months (if needed) within a 12 month calendar year

*Upon selection, the recipient must maintain a minimum of 2-3 sessions of attendance per week in order to keep the scholarship in full effect

*Candidate must follow-up with a committee member of their choice by the predetermined date set by the committee at the selection time. This follow-up will serve to evaluate the candidate’s continued need for the scholarship program

For any questions, please feel free to email: scholarship@b3gym.com

Committee Members

Kristina Chance
Kristina calls Gainesville home after growing up living all over. Kristina has her master’s degree in mental health counseling from the University of Florida and owns a private practice serving children and their families in Gainesville. She joined B3 in September of 2013 and has been a loyal 7am member ever since. Combining her passion for helping people with fitness and health, Kristina enjoys seeing gym members reach their full potential physically and mentally.

Tyler Peters
Tyler is a Miami native and journeyed to Gainesville in 2009 to pursue his Bachelor's degree at the University of Florida. Upon graduation, Tyler entered the housing business and is currently a licensed Florida real estate agent specializing in residential property near the UF campus. Tyler is passionate about fitness and the gym community. A member since September 2017, he enjoys building relationships with other gym members.

Jean Hutton
Jean joined the B3 gym in March of 2016 after spending countless hours sitting in a chair working on her doctorate coursework. After finally graduating with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree she decided that she needed to focus more on her own health in order to be a better role model for the nursing students that she teaches at Santa Fe College. Jean enjoys the camaraderie among the members of the gym and wants to make a positive contribution to the gym’s “fit family”.

Ron Sanz
Ron arrived at B3 in May of 2016 and has been going strong ever since. A native New Yorker, he is all about the B3 community and what we can do as group to strengthen and empower one another to be Better Than Yesterday. A UF Health Shands employee for 22 years, Ron is passionate about serving the community of Gainesville thru his expertise in Clinical Laboratory Medicine.

Robbie Wilkes
Robbie moved to Gainesville, FL in 2008 from his hometown, Sebring, FL. Since then, he has earned his A.A. in Mathematics, B.A. in Elementary Education, and M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering. He has served on outreach and curriculum committees alike. His passions include developing both physical and mental strength through disciplined daily habits. Robbie joined the gym in mid-2017 and seeks to be a positive contributor to the strong B3 community.