Fitness for the older adult


Learn how to support older adults at any fitness level to live life independently and fully.  Get started on your journey to support this growing demographic to enjoy their lives fully. 

This popular certification is based on current research and leading practice in older adult fitness. Delivered by qualified Fitness Alberta trainers, it provides an overview of the changes that occur in the body as it ages and the necessary considerations to plan and deliver group fitness classes for older adults of all fitness levels. Topics covered include: physiology and sociology of aging, leadership and motivation, common disorders, and risk management. 

In-person courses are offered at approved agencies across Alberta. Course dates and times are scheduled according to the instructor's and facility's space availability. Virtual course dates are allocated around in person courses and scheduled by the Fitness Alberta team.

To register for this course you have to have completed the Fitness Alberta Foundations in physical activity and exercise (formerly Exercise theory) course.

Fitness for the older adult certification Sir Winston Churchill Aquatic & Recreation September 9, 10, 17 2022

Calgary, AB

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Cost
$315.00

Contact
City of Calgary - Parks and Recreation
(403) 801-7366
gennie.liu@calgary.ca

A 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. Provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults. Please contact the Agency directly to register for this course. Web Visible: August 4, 2022 Registration Start Date: August 10, 2022

Register with our agency partner

Register by August 29, 2022

Fitness for the Older Adult Fitness Alberta VIRTUAL certification September 21-25 2022

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Cost
$304.00

Contact
Fitness Alberta
info@aflca.ca

A 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. Provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults.

Purchase course

Register by September 12, 2022

Fitness for the older adult certification Tri Leisure Club October 25-26 2022

Spruce Grove, AB

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Cost
$304.00

Contact
Fitness Alberta
info@aflca.ca

A 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. Provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults.

Register course

Register by October 17, 2022

Fitness for the older adult certification Lethbridge College November 2 - 30 2022

Lethbridge, AB

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Cost
$304

Contact
LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE
403 382-6919
caylee.vogel@lethbridgecollege.ca

A 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. Provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults.

Register with our agency partner

Register by October 22, 2022

Fitness for the older adult certification City of Red Deer November 19-20 2022

Red Deer, AB

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Cost
$360.00

Contact
City of Red Deer
(403) 358-7527
Sharon.kidd@reddeer.ca

A 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. Provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults. Please contact the Agency directly to register for this course.

Register

Register by November 7, 2022

Fitness for the Older Adult Fitness Alberta VIRTUAL certification November 30 - December 4 2022

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Cost
$304.00

Contact
Fitness Alberta
info@aflca.ca

A 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. Provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults.

Register course

Register by November 20, 2022