This conference is for anyone interested in aquatic fitness! Certify to become an Aquatic Fitness Instructor, recertify current WaterART qualifications, add a specialty qualification to your resume and learn the new trends in aquatic fitness.
Once you have registered on eFUN, attendees will be contacted by WaterART to choose their workshop sessions. Attendees will select their first, second and third choice of workshop session per timeslot. If you want to upgrade to a specialty certification, let WaterART know at this time.
Recertify current WaterART qualifications, upgrade to a specialty certification (speak with WaterART at the time of workshop session selection), earn continuing education credits towards other certifying programs or just come for the love of aquatic fitness.
Extra fee includes materials, lunches and light refreshments.
To become certified as an Aquatic Fitness Instructor, register for the Aquatic Fitness Instructor Certification and Conference course combination. The course begins on September 10 and 11, 2022, and ends with the conference on September 17 and 18. Exams will be held after the conference.
Fee includes tax, conference materials, lunches and light refreshments at the conference.
For help registering, call the City of Toronto’s Client Services at 416-396-7378.
Three specialty certifications will be offered during the conference.
Let WaterART know you want to upgrade to a specialty certification when you are contacted after registering for the conference.
Certification materials, study guide questions, laminated cards and exams are not included in the fees. The certification home study materials will be available at a preferred rate when you register for the conference.
To receive the specialty certification, take all listed sessions. Additional sessions may be required and session requirements are subject to change.
In alphabetical order.
Mind Body does not need to be about relaxation! Develop techniques while focussing on proper posture to work and strengthen the core.
Maximize cardiovascular and muscle interval training to get the most out of your boot camp workout!
Learn how to create a comprehensive boot camp program in the water with the use of different types of equipment and cross-training techniques.
Learn how to maximize class participation by learning leadership skills and tips and techniques on how to be a great instructor!
Work on creating cool cardio sets that maximize class participation!
Who needs a bicycle when you have the ultimate tool – The Noodle! Create a cycling program using only a pool noodle and your entire body.
Using yoga to strengthen the core abdominal and back muscles all with the added benefit of being suspended in deep water!
Take it up a notch! Using the water as a tool to increase intensity bring your boot camp to the deep end!
Ensure you are working all of the muscles of the body in pairs evenly for a balanced workout!
Learn the basics of this trademarked program combing the best of TaeKwondo and aquatic fitness!
A Master Class – all of the instructors will teach a portion of this workshop to show various ways they have made their classes entertaining for the participants and themselves!
Tired of your routine moves? Learn how to use the properties of the water, progressions and equipment to make the most out of your class!
How to combine mind body techniques including yoga, Pilates and tai chi to create a class and environment filled with mindfulness and stress relief.
Maximizing the movement from all three streams to promote mental awareness of the body.
Learn how to use progressions and deep water to make the most of your muscle conditioning workout!
Learn how to use the water to “stack” your progressions to work your muscles to their maximum intensity.
Learn beginner to advanced movements using a pool noodle to work all the muscles of the body.
Learn how to instruct a deep water aquatic fitness class using buoyancy belts!
Use a pool noodle to challenge all the muscles in your body to create an advanced workout!
A no-nonsense approach to deliver a program of advanced workouts using dumbbells, tubing, and noodles with a punch of cardio!
Learn the basics of creating a program for the expectant parent.
Explore how the water supports the body of the expectant parent in both deep and shallow water. Create a great workout and explore the contraindications and how to avoid them.
Review common conditions of participants with Hip, Knee and Back issues and adaptations on how to teach while reaping the benefit of the support of the water.
Use the properties of water to assist with achieving the maximum capabilities of stretching to assist with relaxation and overall balance.
Learn how the body moves and how the properties of water affect movement. Learn how to set up a class armed with this knowledge!
Make your class a success! Show your leadership skills and keep your participants engaged and focused organically taking positive control of your class!
Explore how to make your class a success! Discuss common issues and pitfalls and discover tips and tricks on how to avoid them to help your participants achieve their fitness goals!
This workshop will explore aquatic running in both shallow and deep water with high-intensity interval training system (HIITS).
Learning to move through the water with a variety of walking patterns and progressions to improve core strength posture and balance!
Schedule is subject to change.
|8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m.
|Registration and Networking with light refreshments in the Gym|
|9 a.m. to 10 a.m.||Keynote Speaker: Mind Body Fitness and Aging Well|
|10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Day 1 Session 1. Choose one of the following:
|11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
|Day 1 Session 2. Choose one of the following:
|12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.||Lunch and Networking|
|1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
|Day 1 Session 3. Choose one of the following:
|2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
|Day 1 Session 4. Choose one of the following:
|3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
|Day 1 Session 5. Choose one of the following:
|8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m.||Registration and Networking with light refreshments in the Gym|
|9 a.m. to 10 a.m.||Career Options and Opportunities with Fitness|
|10 a.m. to 11 a.m.||Day 2 Session 1. Choose one of the following:
|11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.||Day 2 Session 2. Choose one of the following:
|12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.||Lunch and Networking|
|1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.||Day 2 Session 3. Choose one of the following:
|2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.||Day 2 Session 4. Choose one of the following:
|3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.||Day 2 Session 5. Choose one of the following: