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.  100% attendance is required.

 

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 Saturday 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: Oct. 14, 28, Nov. 4 9-5pm

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, apprenticeship and practice per week.  This course will be in classroom and on-line.

A new program will begin Winter 2018

Member Fee: $300.00
Non-Member Fee:  $375.00

 

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