How to become a fitness instructor

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Since we offer a wide variety of fitness classes, there are many pathways to becoming a fitness instructor with North Vancouver Recreation & Culture.  All our fitness instructors are required to be fully certified and have valid Emergency First Aid and CPR –C. Find the pathway that meets your interests. Take a look at the certifications we accept.

Choreographed Group Fitness Classes

Example of NVRC classes: Step 1-3, Cardio 1-3, Muscle Fusion 1-3. One of the following certifications is required:

Strength Classes

Examples of NVRC Classes: Bootcamps, HIIT, Express Body Blast. One of the following certifications is required:

Health Management Classes

Examples of NVRC Classes: Cardiac and Specialty Health Conditions Management, Movement and Mobility 1-3. One of the following certifications is required:

OR

One of the following certifications:

PLUS

Completion of an accredited specialty course. Examples:

Yoga & Stretch

Yoga

Example of NVRC Classes: Yoga Hatha, Yoga Gentle. One of the following certifications is required:

Stretch Classes

Example of NVRC Classes: Stretch Flow, Athletic Stretch. One of the following certifications is required:

Pilates

One of the following certifications is required:pilates

  •  A valid certification from a recognized Pilates institute

OR

One of the following certifications:

PLUS

  • A Pilates continuing education certificate from a recognized institution
Health and Lifestyle Consultant

North Vancouver Recreation and Culture (NVRC) prides itself on hiring highly educated and knowledgeable staff. Our Health and Lifestyle consultants have completed their degree in Kinesiology or related field and one of the following certifications:

Fitness Centre Attendant

North Vancouver Recreation and Culture (NVRC) fitness centre attendant position is great position for fitness enthusiasts starting their career in the Kinesiology, or those who are successful in the fitness industry. One of the following certifications is required:

OR

Is registered in an accredited Kinesiology program and in the process of completing an accredited fitness certification.

Visit our employment portal to see the fitness positions we have available.

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