Fitness Certification

Become a Fitness Leader the YMCA Way

YMCA Certified Fitness Instructors are in demand!

YMCA Fitness Instructors are recognized across Canada. Employers and fitness leaders look for the YMCA Seal of Approval. The YMCA offers you the opportunity to obtain a certification in Group Fitness and Personal Training.

*Course costs are subject to HST.

Please note:  Each course requires a weekly apprenticeship class.  All courses require 100% attendance.

Personal Trainer 

Participants will learn to to deliver safe and effective programs to clients one on one. Exercise experience in the weight room is required. 

Please note:  There is a 6-10 hour requirement of self-study and practice per week.  This course will be in classroom and on-line.

A.R. Kaufman YMCA

Date: Wednesdays 6-9pm & Every other Saturdays 9-4:30pm

April 24- June 12, 2019 (Saturdays are April 27, May 11 & 25, June 8)

Staff Fee: $436.80

Member Fee: $530.40

Non-Member Fee: $624.00

 

Aquatic Fitness

Participants will learn how to deliver safe and effective aquafit classes.  50 hours of aquafit fitness participation within the last year is required.

Please note:  There is a 6-10 hour requirement of self-study and practice per week.  This course will be in classroom, in pool and on-line.

Date: Wednesdays, May 1-June 5, 2019 5:30-9:30pm 

Member Fee: $297.50

Non-Member Fee: $350.00

Location: Chaplin Family YMCA 

*Please note our 2018 course is full. Next course will be offered Fall 2019. 

Cycle Instructor

Participants will learn how to deliver safe and effective group cycling classes.  50 hours of Cycle participation within the last year is required.

Please note:  There is a 6-10 hour requirement of self-study and practice per week.  This course will be in classroom and on-line.

TBD

Member Fee:            $300.00
Non-Member Fee:     $425.00