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Older Adult Fitness Course

Fitness for the Older Adult

A minimum 20 hour course covering topics specific to leading fitness classes for the aging population. This course provides an overview of the changes which occur in the body as it ages and the considerations required when planning and leading fitness classes for older adults. Topics covered include: nutrition, physiology of aging, sociology of aging, common disorders, and risk management.
Please contact the agency directly to register for a course.

For AFLCA Certification Information

Date Location Contact Phone Fee
April 23 – 25, 2021 Calgary Jewish Community Centre (Calgary) Catherine Bjorndalen 403–880-0443 $249.00
May 27 – 31, 2021 AFLCA (Online) Register $299.00

Functional Independence Training Program for Older Adults

This course is for leaders of older adult exercise programs within the community and seniors’ facilities. Learn adaptable, functional exercises to enhance your current programming.

Course content includes:
* Guidelines for practical, safe and appropriate movement, equipment recommendations, endurance, strengthening, flexibility, and balance activities, falls prevention strategies, and general safety for older adult physical activity programs

Worth AFLCA continuing education credits

Click for FIT course dates or the online course

Physical Literacy for Older Adult course



For more information on your scope of ability as an exercise professional access the AFLCA Performance Standards.