Setting the Standards since 1984
The Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association, formed in 1984, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing, promoting and implementing national standards for the training and certification of exercise professionals in Alberta. We offer a wide range of certification from one-on-one fitness training to exercise class leadership in a variety of settings, e.g. aquatics, resistance training, older adult and group exercise specializations: cycle, choreography, mind/body, step, portable equipment.
The AFLCA delivers the following community programs to enable practitioners across all demographics.
The AFLCA qualifies and teaches approved trainers to enable delivery of AFLCA standards province-wide. Interested?
h4. Canada-wide Affiliation
The AFLCA, established in 1984, was the first organization of its kind in Canada. Now affiliated Canada wide through the National Fitness Leadership Alliance, we offer the following to our members:
Conferences, Courses and Workshops
Train the Trainer / Assistant Trainer development
Fit Rendezvous Conference
Perspectives in Exercise Health and Science (biennial)
Fitness Inspiration Workshops
Workshop and merchant discount
Professional development courses for PDCs/CECs
National Transferability and Listing on NFLA central registry
Newsletters / Fitness Informer
Access to professional network
The National Fitness Leadership Alliance is a Canadian partnership of provincial not-for-profit organizations dedicated to developing, promoting and implementing national standards for training and certification of fitness leaders in Canada.
British Columbia – BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA)
Alberta/NWT – Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA)
Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA)
Manitoba – Manitoba Fitness Council (MFC)