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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.

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Community Programs

The AFLCA delivers the following community programs to enable practitioners across all demographics.

AFLCA Trainers

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
Workshop guides
Course manuals
Professional development courses for PDCs/CECs

Professional Benefits
National Transferability and Listing on NFLA central registry
Affordable Insurance
Newsletters / Fitness Informer
Access to professional network

NFLA Partners

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/Yukon.

Read more about the NFLA

British Columbia – BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA)
(604) 629–0965
www.bcrpa.bc.ca

Alberta/NWT – Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA)
(780) 492–4435
www.provincialfitnessunit.ca

Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA)
(306) 780–9470
www.spra.sk.ca

Manitoba – Manitoba Fitness Council (MFC)
(204) 235–1245
www.manitobafitnesscouncil.ca