Class Descriptions

Training and Certification Classes Offered:

ACE Personal Training PrepThese courses are designed to give students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam or the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Exam.

Challenge Facilitator:  We offer two types of training through the challenge program. Both are for the Challenge Course Practitioner, Level 1 (CCP1). 

First Aid/CPR/AED:  Help save a life! Learn the skills necessary to recognize and respond to emergency situations until emergency services arrive. Class will include hands-on practice and instruction to ensure confidence in a real world setting. 

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor: Want to take your CPR skills to the next level? Become an instructor!

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.

Our FIT course is a combination of lecture and 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!

Lifeguard, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, Safety Training for Swim Coaches CertificationLet the UREC Aquatic staff help you accomplish your goals of obtaining a variety of certifications.   Here are five reasons to become an American Red Cross lifeguard, coach, or swim instructor:
•Learn to save lives in and out of the water
•Develop your leadership, communication and teaching skills
•Build your resume
•Earn money
•Stay in great physical condition

Backcountry Travel and Leadership: If you’re an outdoor enthusiast interested in developing your outdoor leadership skills, this course is for you. During this multi-day, professionally instructed and administered course, participants will embarking on a 10 day backpacking and kayaking trip where they will learn the skills necessary to successfully lead outdoor activities in the backcountry.

Climbing Wall Instructor Course: Learn to be a climbing wall instructor! Want to take your climbing experience to the next level and start applying it professionally? This is the course for you!

 Wilderness First Aid: Come learn Wilderness First Aid instructed by the Wilderness Medical Institute (WMI). This course features hands- on curriculum focusing on real world application/scenarios to better prepare you for your outdoor adventures.