Fitness Events and Certifications

Upcoming Events:

Registration for the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Prep Course is now open.  See info below. 

Upcoming Fitness Certifications:

Certification  Date and Time  How to Sign Up
ACE Group Fitness Instructor Exam Prep Course  *See Info Below*  
AFAA APEX Weekend September 18th, 19th, & 20th (variety of Fitness Certifications)
Les Mills BODYPUMPTM November 14th & 15th, 8am-6pm (must attend both days) Les Mills Website 

ACE Group Fitness Instructor Exam Prep Course - Fridays from 2:00PM - 5:00PM (October 16th - Novemebr 20th) 

Want to learn how to become a Group Fitness Instructor?  Sign up for the Group Fitness Instructor Certification Study Course.  Participants must pay $60 fee in order to participate.  Payment can be made online at (click the TouchNet button to the right; payment code: ptcourse) or in-person at the Recreational Services office in Cone 348.  Required study materials can be purchased at - select Group Fitness Instructor Certification.

Other Personal Training Certifications: 

Types of Certification Schools

American College of Sports Medicine

American Council on Exercise

Aerobics and Fitness Association of America

National Academy of Sports Medicine

National Strength and Conditioning Association

Note: UNC Charlotte Recreational Services Department is not responsible for taking any certification payments or registrations. We can provide directions to the facilities by calling the Recreational Services phone number.  Please contact the certification body directly for registration questions and payments.