The YMCA offers nationally accredited fitness leadership courses.
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The YMCA offers a wide variety of courses designed to provide you with the knowledge necessary to teach fitness and aquatics classes, or offer your services as a personal trainer. Following the completion of our courses, you’ll be qualified to teach at the YMCA and many other organizations that recognize our well-established credentials. In addition to learning foundational skills and proficiencies, you’ll also benefit from the guidance of YMCA Trainers, who support you as you work through your courses, allowing you to get the most out of this educational opportunity.
For a list of currently available courses, please call the YMCA Contact Centre or inquire at a Health & Fitness centre near you.
Register for Fitness Certification programs by calling 1-800-223-8024 or visiting your local YMCA.
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