Fitness Instructor Training

The YMCA offers a variety of training programs for fitness enthusiasts seeking an accredited, reliable and complete instructor certification.

Our new virtual program allows you to complete your training from the comfort of your home with a live instructor, other students and educational materials on a digital platform.

Fitness Instructor Training Program (FIT)

Keep up to speed

WHY CHOOSE A YMCA CERTIFICATION?

The YMCA is the undisputed leader in fitness instructor training. FIT is the first fitness instructor program to be recognized across Canada. In fact, our FIT certification surpasses industry standards. With a wide selection of fitness specializations, our participants receive the most complete training available today!

THE HIGHEST STANDARDS

  • Instructors must frequently update their skills.
  • Instructors have access to a wide selection of continuing education workshops.
  • Instructors must renew their certification regularly (every two years).

AN IDEAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE

  • Programs include theoretical and practical training.
  • Courses are taught by experienced leaders in the fitness field.
  • Certifications give you access to employment opportunities at YMCAs of Québec fitness centres and YMCAs across Canada!