Instructor & Facilitator Training

Prepare for a national certification, or to work for UREC, in one of our instructor and facilitator training programs.  We offer training to work as a Fitness Instructor, Challenge Facilitator, First Aid Instructor, or Outdoor Adventure Facilitator.  We also offer a prep course for the American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer certification.

Registration Ends October 5

UREC EXPRESS Fitness Instructor Training (FIT)

Oct 12 - Oct 13 in SRC Room 250A (Conference Room)
[F] 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
[Sa] 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of group fitness instruction with UREC's Fitness Instructor Training (FIT) program. In order to register for this Express FIT course, you must have a current national certification and experience instructing. This includes general (ACE Group Fitness, AFAA, etc) or format specific (Les Mills Body Pump, INSANITY, Aqua Zumba, etc). This two day course will take place October 12 from 3:00 pm-6:30 pm and October 13 9:00 am-12:00 pm in the SRC Conference Room and will cover theoretical content and hands-on practice in instructing. 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.

Registration Ends October 28

Climbing Wall Instructor Course

Nov 2 - Nov 4 in SRC Climbing Wall
[F] 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
[Su Sa] 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Program rating is level 3. Cancelation Policy: Late cancellations can seriously impact our ability to accommodate others and recover costs. • Cancellations made up until 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline will receive a full refund. • Cancellations made within 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline receive 50% refund. • Sorry, no refunds are given past the registration deadline. Prerequisite: A Current UREC Belay Qualification The ability to competently put on harness and tie in appropriately with ease and belay with an aperture belay device (an ATC for example) and an assisted locking device (A GriGri for example) in a competent manner. A level of experience showcasing skills developed from regular climbing for 2 – 3 years or a high level of climbing in the past 6 months. Demonstrate top roping 5.8 on an artificial climbing wall without resting or stopping. A current UREC Lead Qualification or the ability and skills to lead climb (Preferred).