Certification Courses2018-07-13T10:37:57+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.

Summer 2018 Class Schedule & Information

Class Description: YogaFit is based on the ancient fitness science of hatha yoga, and blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in a fitness format. YogaFit overcomes the mystery of yoga by delivering a practical, user-friendly style, which is accessible, understandable, and doable by individuals at any level of fitness.


  • YogaFit Level 4: June 7 – 10
  • Level 5: June 30 – July 1
  • YogaFit Warriors: July 7 – 8

Location: For directions and more information on the location please contact DeAun Woosley at 979-862-3995 or dwoosley@rec.tamu

Registration: www.yogafit.com 

CPR Training

CPR is a life-saving skill, and you never know when you’ll need it. Rec Sports offers a variety of certification training courses to help you be prepared!

All classes are taught by AHA-certified instructors. Class participants must register at the Rec Center Member Services desk prior to taking the class. Class dates/times may be subject to change. Class limit: 12.

Summer 2018 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, June 24: 2pm – 7pm
  • Sunday, July 15:  2pm – 7pm
  • Sunday, Aug. 5: 2pm – 7pm

Location: SRC 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.