Exercise and Aquatic Instructor Training and Recertification- Clanton, AL
Become a Certified Instructor of the Arthritis Foundation Exercise and Aquatic Program! Learn how to help others take control of their arthritis through this valuable program.
The Arthritis Foundation Exercise and Aquatics Program Instructor Training will provide you with the in-depth knowledge necessary to successfully lead Exercise and Aquatic Program classes.
Training fee information and the registration form can be found below. Please read the following then complete the online registration application at the bottom of this page.
Role: Plan and lead quality Arthritis Foundation Exercise and Aquatic Program classes. Position Description Prerequisites for attending an Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Instructor Training Workshop include:
MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM AT LEAST 25 YARDS USING ANY STROKE WITHOUT STOPPING
JUMP INTO DEEP WATER, SURFACE, AND EITHER FLOAT FOR A MINIMUM OF 10 MINUTES OR TREAD WATER FOR A MINIMUM OF 1 MINUTE
AND PERFORM THE RECOVERY POSITION FROM FACE UP AND FACE DOWN IN SHALLOW AND DEEP WATER
You will be notified when you are accepted into the course and be sent more information within two weeks. Please register at least 10 days prior to the class. Online registration will close 1 week before the scheduled class.
For the class:
Binder, lunch and snacks will be provided. Please bring coffee, tea or other beverages if you wish. Once accepted into the course, you will be mailed a pre-training booklet to be completed for to the workshop. Complete the booklet and bring it to the training. You must attend the entire training.
In order to remain certified by the Arthritis Foundation, you must:
Successfully teach at least six one-hour Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program classes within six months of completing the training workshop and submit participant data and completed certification application form to the Arthritis Foundation.
Teach at least one class series annually and submit participant data.
Attend a re-certification training every three years.