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As of February 16th, 2021 - The University of Guelph, Department of Athletics is ready to safely welcome you back into our facilities as the region of Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin moves to the strengthened measures of Red - Control.  For the protection of public health, please continue your attention towards our guidelines and amenity restrictions within our facilities and programs.  Thank you for your continued patience and understanding. 
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Winter 2021 Registration will open February 16th, 2021 @ 7am

Cycle Instructor Certification

Learn principles of conditioning, set-up, class format & applied anatomy and kinesiology. Includes a written exam & a practical assessment. 

Cycle Instructor Certification

Learn principles of conditioning, set-up, class format & applied anatomy and kinesiology. Includes a written exam & a practical assessment. 

Fitness Instructor Certificati...

Become a group fitness instructor!

Personal Trainer Certification

Designed to give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to work with clients in a one-on-one or small group setting. We are affiliated with the canfitpro national certification program.

Cycle Instructor Certification
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Personal Trainer Certification

Additional fees are applicable and registration is required for the following Certifications.  Athletics Base Membership is NOT required to register for Certification courses.

 

Personal Trainer Certification

This applied comprehensive 36-hour course is designed to give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to work with clients in a one-on-one or small group setting. We are affiliated with the canfitpro national certification program. Course content includes physiology, anatomy, applied kinesiology, energy metabolism, principles of conditioning, postural assessment and correction, health screening, goal setting and programming. Competency is assessed in 2 stages: a written exam and a practical assessment which will be booked for a later date. This is a 4-day course over 2 weekends. *Registration ends after 1st class.

Activity Details

24964 - May 29, 2021 to June 6, 2021

Fitness Instructor Certification Mentorship

You've taken the course. Now what? This program will allow you to receive guidance and feedback as you prepare for the 'in class' practical evaluation. This program allows you to practice-teach with our instructors. In addition, there will be 6, one-hour, weekly sessions with our certification course instructor. Each week focus will be placed on the different components of designing a class.
 
Dates: TBD | Wednesdays | 1:30pm to 2:30pm | $136
 

Personal Trainer Certification Mentorship

We will provide you with hands-on practical experience and help you acquire the practice hours required to prepare for your practical and complete the process of becoming a personal trainer. This program grants you 20 hours of time in our Fitness Centre to practice train and/or shadow our trainers on the job. This membership is valid for 4 months from the time of purchase. All hours must be used within that period.

Member Fee - $60 | Non-Member Fee - $100
 
Approval is required to join this program, please contact Lynne Skilton-Hayes at 519-824-4120 ext. 52670 for approval.

Cycle Instructor Certification Mentorship

You’ve taken the course but now need to hone your skills through some supervised ‘hands-on’ teaching before you attempt your practical? Let us help you. This membership will give you access to all our cycle classes (providing space is available) and an opportunity to apprentice and team-teach with our instructors. Weekly feedback will be provided in order to assist you in preparation for the practical. This membership is valid for 4 months from the time of purchase.

Member Fee - $55 | Non-Member Fee - $85
 
Approval is required to join this program, please contact Lynne Skilton-Hayes at 519-824-4120 ext. 52670 for approval.

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