Turn your passion for fitness into an exciting career by becoming an aquatic fitness instructor. Help people reach their health and fitness goals and make healthy life choices to build stronger and healthier communities.
The objective of this course is to teach fitness instructors how to lead safe, effective and dynamic aquatic fitness classes. Participants will learn about the following topics:
Participants must complete a 5-hour internship before taking the practical exam.
Participants must hold a valid Heartsaver® CPR AED with Child Module or with Child & Infant Modules in order to obtain their Aquatic Fitness Certification.
We highly recommend participants complete the CPR certification prior to taking the practical exam.
Participants must pass a practical exam (by appointment with a YMCA FIT Trainer).
The objective of this course is to teach fitness instructors how to lead safe, effective and dynamic group classes for aging adults within their area of expertise.
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This information applies to the 2024 session.
1 YMCA Members: 15% discount on regular price.
2 Basic Theory course is not required for Aquatic Fitness course.