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News from May 2019

Professional Development

May 27, 2019

Are you looking for opportunities to learn and earn professional development /continuing education credits to maintain your credentials?

All AFLCA continuing education opportunities are eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CECs)! There are many ways to obtain credits by attending conferences, workshops, other AFLCA specialty or designation courses, AFLCA programs (Ever Active Kids, Functional Independence Training, Aquatic Tethered Training), online learning (max 6 CECs awarded), and more.

Bookmark this page for information and check back for course updates

AFLCA Arthritis & Exercise Online Course

May 26, 2019

Learn about the latest on arthritis and exercise and earn professional development credits for your recertification. This online course provides basic knowledge about arthritic conditions, an understanding of the barriers associated with arthritis and exercise, benefits of regular exercise, and general recommendations for the instruction of mild to moderate exercise. For more information and registration:


AFLCA Train the Trainer & Assistant Trainer Course

May 24, 2019

Are you a natural leader and facilitator? Join an exclusive group of professionals who deliver high quality programs and services. Become an AFLCA Trainer or Assistant Trainer.

Three Reasons to Become an AFLCA Trainer / Assistant Trainer

1. Leadership. Do you want to Inspire others, motivate and educate? There is no better way to inspire others or mentor than by teaching your passion.

2. Stay at the top of the exercise industry. To train others, you have to say at the leading edge of research, practice and trends. Your students will demand this of you.

3. Add credentials to your CV. Demand for credentials and education in exercise profession is on the rise. Becoming a trainer is a great way to build your professional acumen, and to get your brand known.

Take your career to the next level, and become an AFLCA Trainer or Assistant Trainer. We are looking for exceptional leadership and facilitation skills.

The next course is April 1 – 4, 2020.
Deadline for applications: January 31, 2020.

Click for information on how to apply

New Canada's Food Guide Released

May 1, 2019

The New Canada’s Food Guide encourages Canadians to eat vegetables and fruit, whole grains foods, and protein foods. It promotes life-long healthy eating habits by encouraging people to cook and prepare healthy foods at home. Healthy eating is more than the foods you eat! The new Canada’s Food Guide is no longer a “one size fits all” document, but an online suite of resources.

Check out the new guide:

New Canada’s Food Guide

More information and resources