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BCRPA JCC Fitness Leadership Training
One-stop training grounds for the fitness industry

So you want to become a fitness leader? Whether you want to work in a weight room, teach fitness classes or become a personal trainer, the J's Fitness Leadership Training offers everything under one roof!

Featuring:
-Full recreation facilities (Aquaitc centre, fitness studios and modern fitness centre)
-Award winning course instructors
-Classrooms for a quality learning experience
-Cutting edge continuing education events featuring international presenters.
-One-of-a kind mentorship programs for personal training and group fitness instructors just starting out!
-Year-round learning opportunities (+ earn CEC's)


Fitness leadership Courses (BCRPA Approved)

I.C.E. Evaluations
Onsite instructor competency evaluations to complete your registration process.
-Group Fitness I.C.E.
-Weight Training I.C.E.

Continuing education events
Year round learning and networking opportunities for fitness leaders to stay cutting edge and network with other fitness pros as well as earn CEC's

Mentorship Program
A unique opportunity for new fitness leaders to work with experienced leaders, to practice delivering classes and sessions with real participants and clients.
-Personal Training mentorship
-Group Fitness mentorship


BCRPA APPROVED AQUAFIT MODULE

Required Text:
The Complete Aquatic Fitness Guide by Sandra Starrett (2008)
(Note: text is not included in course cost; order from BCRPA www.bcrpa.bc.ca)

Course includes:
* 20 hours of interactive learning
* Pool time to practice skills
* Preparation for BCRPA instructor competency evaluation

Course Content:
* Theory review & introduction to water principles
* Incorporating fitness components into water based exercise
* Class design for shallow & deep water and special classes
* Music, equipment use, teaching strategies and safety
* Professionalism and instructor support

Pre-requisite: Registration with BCRPA

About the Instructor: Melanie Galloway is a BCRPA Personal Trainer and Trainer of Fitness Leaders. Her course is based on the best, currently available scientific research in Fitness and many years of experience. Melanie is also the recipient of the 2011 BCRPA Educator of the Year. 

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SPRING 2016
March 29 – April 26
Tuesdays 6:00-10:00pm
Cost: $210 +GST * | 8273
* Early bird discount = 10% if registered by February 29, 2016. Contact the Fitness Director after registering to request a refund.
Registration deadline March 23, 2016

Fall Registration opens August 2016

FALL 2016
September 29 – October 27
Thursdays 6:00-10:00pm
Cost: $210 +GST * | 8271
* Early bird discount = 10% if registered by August 25. Contact the Fitness Director after registering to request a refund.
Registration deadline October 29

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BASICS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR SENIORS - ONLINE COURSE   

This course was developed specifically as one of the pre-requisites for Activity Coordinators who wish to facilitate safe physical activity programs in Assisted Living facilities, Residential Care facilities and Adult Day Centres. It is not intended for those who wish to register with British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association fitness instructor training program.

 Course Includes:
* Course material (disk or email pdf file will be sent)
* Ongoing support
* Quizzes after each section
* Self-paced learning
* End of course exam

 Course Content:
* Introduction to Health, Wellness, Fitness and Exercise
* Bones and Muscles: Physiology and Planes of Motion
* Bones and Muscles: Anatomy and Actions
* The Transportation of Oxygen and Energy
* How to Lead Physical Activity Sessions Safely

Instructor: Melanie Galloway, 2011 BCRPA Educator of the Year

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ONLINE COURSE – registration ongoing
Cost: $100 +GST | 8293

Contact instructor after submitting registration: melanie@jccgv.bc.ca

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BCRPA FITNESS THEORY - ONLINE COURSE  

In order to become a BCRPA Registered instructor you need this knowledge AND pass the BCRPA Exam. However this is also a worthwhile course for those who wish to understand fitness principles and get more out of their own work outs.

Course Includes:
* Course Material (disk or email pdf file will be sent)
* Ongoing instructor support
* Quizzes and practice exams
* Self-paced learning

Course Content:
* Introduction and developing a workout
* Energy systems & Cardiovascular system
* Skeletal anatomy
* Muscular anatomy
* Exercise risks, Sports injuries & treatments and Stress Management
* Nutrition, Diet & Exercise
* Strength and Flexibility

Pre-requisite: Must be 16 years or older
Instructor: Melanie Galloway, 2011 BCRPA Educator of the Year

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ONLINE COURSE – registration ongoing
Cost: $250 +GST | 8294

Contact instructor after submitting registration: melanie@jccgv.bc.ca

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BCRPA APPROVED FITNESS THEORY REVIEW 
An opportunity to review the contents of the Fitness Theory Course in preparation for writing the BCRPA theory exam. If you have done the course previously, or need to re-write the exam, this one day session will be useful in directing your studying. Bring whatever theory course book you used and any questions that you have. Be prepared for an interactive learning session.

Course Content:
* Strength and Flexibility
* Skeletal & Muscular anatomy
* Energy systems & Cardiovascular system
* Exercise risks, Sports injuries & Nutrition

Pre-requisite: Must be 16years or older
Instructor: Melanie Galloway, 2011 BCRPA Educator of the Year

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BCRPA APPROVED WEIGHT TRAINING COURSE 
Required Text:
• CFES Weight Training Instructor Level 1 Course Student Manual, 8th Edition
(Note: text is not included in course cost; text can be ordered from BCRPA www.bcrpa.bc.ca)

Course includes:
* 18 Interactive learning hours
* Practical component
* Course Content:
* Overview of the weight training industry
* Exercise ideas for program design planning
* Review of anatomy and physiology; health screening and fitness testing
* Communication skills practice
* Application of scientific training principles; nutrition, supplements,
* Professional ethics and career direction.

Pre-requisite: Registration with BCRPA

About the Instructor: Melanie Galloway is a BCRPA Personal Trainer and Trainer of Fitness Leaders. Her course is based on the best, currently available scientific research in Fitness and many years of experience. Melanie is also the recipient of the 2011 BCRPA Educator of the Year.

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WINTER 2016
February 15 – February 24
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm (plus Sunday Feb 21, 9:15am-5:15pm)
Cost: $210 +GST * | 8271
* Early bird discount = 10% if registered by January 15. Contact the Fitness Director after registering to request a refund.
Registration deadline February 10.

SPRING 2016
May 30 – June 8
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm (plus Sunday June 5, 9:15am-5:15pm)
Cost: $210 +GST * | 8275
* Early bird discount = 10% if registered by April 30. Contact the Fitness Director after registering to request a refund.
Registration deadline May 25.

Fall Registration opens August 2016

FALL 2016
November 2- November 14
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm (plus Sunday November 6, 9:15am-5:15pm)
Cost: $210 +GST * | 8272
* Early bird discount = 10% if registered by October 2. Contact the Fitness Director after registering to request a refund.
Registration deadline October 27.

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BCRPA APPROVED OLDER ADULT COURSE (formerly Third Age) 
This course is an overview of aging and physical activity for individuals who want to expand their fitness knowledge of working with the older adult. BCRPA Approved Credits: 16

Pre-requisite: Anyone may take this course for interest. For BCRPA recognition as an Older Adult Instructor, registration in a BCRPA module (Group Fitness/Weight Training/Aquafit/Yogafit/Pilates Fitness) is a pre-requisite. There is also an exam and ICE for BCRPA instructors.

Course includes:
* Course reading materials
* Involvement in a seniors’ fitness class (during course)
* Interactive learning
* Practical exercises and activities to enhance and stimulate learning
* Preparation for the new BCRPA exam and ICE

Course covers:
* Overview of Aging and Physical Activity
* Psychological, Sociological and Physiological Aspects of Physical Activity in Older Adults
* Screening, Assessment and Goal Setting
* Program Design and Management for Older Adults With Stable Medical Conditions
* Teaching and Leadership Skills
* Communication and Marketing Guidelines
* Client Safety and First Aid
* Ethics and Professional Conduct

About the Instructor: Melanie Galloway is a BCRPA Personal Trainer and Trainer of Fitness Leaders and recipient of the 2011 BCRPA Educator of the Year. Her course is based on the best, currently available scientific research dealing with the older adult. She was a member of the National committee to review the NFLA Older Adult Performance Standards in 2014.

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SPRING 2016
May 1 & 8
Sundays 9:15-6:15pm
Cost: $250 +GST * | 8273
* Early bird discount = 10% if registered by April 1. Contact the Fitness Director after registering to request a refund.
Registration deadline April 26.

Fall Registration opens August 2016

FALL 2016
September 18 & 25
Sundays 9:15-6:15pm
Cost: $250 +GST * | 8270
* Early bird discount = 10% if registered by October 18. Contact the Fitness Director after registering to request a refund.
Registration deadline September 14.

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BCRPA APPROVED OSTEOFIT INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
The Osteofit manual, instructor training curriculum, and program of exercises are based on the latest research and have been developed in consultation with osteoporosis clinical specialists from BC Women’s Osteoporosis Program.

The BC Women’s Osteofit Instructor Training Course is presented over a 2 day period. After completing day 1, the instructor will have learned about osteoporosis, various therapies and challenges facing the person with this serious condition, and how to adapt their classes/weight training sessions so that they are safe yet effective. On day 2, the instructor will gain theoretical and practical knowledge to deliver the BC Women’s Osteofit Program.
For more info on the Osteofit Course requirements www.osteofit.org/instructors

BCRPA Credits = 15 Pre-requisite = BCRPA Third Age Module

Course Covers:
* Introduction to Osteoporosis
* Management of osteoporosis
* Falls Prevention and Physical Activity
* Nutrition for Osteoporosis participants
* Principles of Exercise Training in Osteoporosis
* Exercise Analysis
* Contraindicated Exercises
* Minimizing Risk for Osteofit participants
* Osteofit Program Design
* Agility activities to reduce risk of falls
* Networking with Health Care Services

Course Includes:
* OsteoFit Manual

About the Instructor: Melanie Galloway is a BCRPA Personal Trainer and Trainer of Fitness Leaders. Her course is based on the best, currently available scientific research in Fitness and many years of experience. Melanie is also the recipient of the 2011 BCRPA Educator of the Year.

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WINTER 2016
February 28 & March 6
Sundays 9:15-6:15pm
Cost: $230 +GST * | 8272
* Early bird discount = 5% if registered by January 28. Contact the Fitness Director after registering to request a refund.
Registration deadline Feb 24

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