Certification Courses2018-12-18T14:02:04+00:00

Certification Courses

Rec Sports is dedicated to helping our patrons get the training they need to meet job requirements and achieve personal goals.

Fitness Certifications

Rec Sports offers a variety of workshops and certifications that may be required for individuals interested in becoming a Rec Sports fitness instructor. For questions or more information, please contact Anna Taggart at ataggart@rec.tamu.edu or 979.845.4792.

Fall 2018 Class Schedule & Information

Class Description: Become a Schwinn Cycle coach in this interactive training taught by Lucy Waite, Schwinn Master Instructor. The class covers bike fit, cycling science, physiology and mechanics, and proper riding technique.

Date: Sunday, Nov. 18

Time: 9am – 6pm

Registration: Contact Anna Taggart at ataggart@rec.tamu.edu or 979.845.4792.

Spring 2019 Class Schedule & Information

Class Description: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both pre-hospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.

Dates/Times Offered:

  • Sunday, Feb. 3: 2pm – 7pm
  • Sunday, Mar. 17:  2pm – 7pm
  • Sunday, Apr. 7: 2pm – 7pm
  • Sunday, May 12: 2pm – 7pm

Location: Rec Center Room 281

Cost: $75*/$80**

*Member price; **non-member price

Become a Certified Personal Trainer

Rec Sports is pleased to offer our Personal Trainer Certification Prep Course each Spring semester. This course helps prepare participants to take the nationally accredited American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer exam. If you are serious about becoming certified and potentially working as a personal trainer for Rec Sports, or if you have questions specifically about the prep course, please contact our Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning for more information.

Please check back in late Fall 2018 for information about the Spring 2019 prep course.