Turn your passion for fitness into an exciting career by becoming a Functional Training Instructor for Aging Adults.
To take the Functional Training for Aging Adults course, you must have completed a Basic Theory course and hold a YMCA Personal Trainer certification, Group Fitness certification or Aquafitness Fitness certification.
The purpose of this course is to teach fitness instructors how to lead safe, effective and dynamic group classes for older adults in their area of expertise.
Theory (10 hours of virtual classes):
Practical (14 hours of virtual classes):
Students must complete an online final theory exam at the end of the course.
Participants must hold a valid Heartsaver® CPR AED with Child Module or with Child & Infant Modules certification in order to obtain their Functional Training for Aging Adults Certification.
This information applies to the 2021 session.
1YMCA Members: 15% discount on regular price.