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.  50 hours of exercise 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.

A.R. Kaufman YMCA

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

January 23- March 13, 2019 (Saturdays are January 26, February 9 & 23, March 9)

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:  TBD

Member Fee: $276.25

Non-Member Fee: $325.00

Yoga Instructor

Participants will learn how to deliver safe and effective Yoga classes.  This course will take place at the A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA.  50 hours of Yoga participation within the last year is required.

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

*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.

A.R. Kaufman YMCA

Date:  Tuesdays
October 9 - November 20, 2018

6:00pm-9:30pm

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