AFLCA Aquatic Exercise Leader Scope of Practice
The AFLCA Aquatic Exercise Leader is certified to:
Lead a safe aquatic exercise group* by providing effective and appropriate exercises in order to meet the needs of participants.
Adapt the principles of conditioning to the aquatic environment for effective exercise design.
Lead exercise groups that are based on AFLCA standards and NFLA guidelines.
Incorporate the use of appropriate portable equipment based on identified or implied needs of the participants.
Use the Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating, Canada’s Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active Living, and Par-Q+.
- Lead participants that are apparently healthy.
* A group is defined as a leader-facilitated exercise session
AFLCA-Alberta Fitness Leader Certification Association
NFLA - National Fitness Leadership Alliance
Par-Q+ - Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire