Become a Fitness Instructor

Are you interested in becoming a UREC Group Fitness Instructor? If so, our Fitness Instructor Training (FIT) course is your first step to teaching group classes and inspiring active, healthy living. The next course begins on May 10th, registration will be open April 1st. 

Our FIT course is a combination of 6 weeks lecture and 12 week total practical application that will cover the basics of group exercise instruction including:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Exercise Selection
  • Choreography
  • Injury Prevention
  • Cueing and much, much more!

View our syllabus for more details. 

Registration Ends August 31

UREC Fitness Instructor Training (FIT)

Sep 5 - Nov 30 in SRC Room 144 (Classroom)
[T] 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
[Thrs] 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of group fitness instruction with UREC's Fitness Instructor Training (FIT) program. Join us Tuesday's for theoretical content in the classroom and Thursday's for hands-on practice in the studio. This training is required to work for UREC and prepares instructors for taking the ACE group fitness instructor certification exam. After successfully completing the training and the subsequent shadowing process, participants can audition to lead group fitness classes for UREC. Registration fee includes manual, text book rental, and enrollment into one Session I fitness class of your choice as a shadow. Please note that completion of this course does not guarantee employment.