Sunday, June 9th
10:00am-6:00pm CST


David D. Hunting YMCA
475 Lake Michigan Drive NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504


Now Only $199!
Was $359


Drawing on over 100 years of combined expertise in the aquatic fitness industry, this comprehensive Nationally Recognized Certification serves as an essential first step into the field of teaching water exercise. Learn the benefits of aquatic exercise and gain practical skill mastery in the unique environment of water. The principles of aquatic training, as they apply to general anatomy, kinesiology, water depth, movement planes, cueing skills, musicality, and special population adaptations, are thoroughly addressed. Professionalism, leadership skills, and legal considerations are reinforced. Experience on-site coaching and one-on-one assessment of teaching skills to successfully develop and deliver effective water programming. The certification includes practical training, a comprehensive manual, and a fully automated online examination.

CECS: SCW (8.0), AFAA (8.0), ACE (0.7), NASM (0.8), AEA (8.0), ACSM (8.0)

Ann Gilbert is the fitness industry’s premiere educator on exercise and aging. A successful owner and operator of FIT-HER: Fitness For Women, she oversees 50+ Personal Trainers and Group Fitness Professionals, coordinating an extremely successful facility including group exercise, personal training, functional training for older adults and aquatics. As an ACE / IHRSA Personal Trainer of the Year, Ann is a featured, sought-after, and popular speaker for the Health & Fitness Association, FBA- Succeed, Club Industry, SCW MANIA®, and IAFC Conventions. Ann is an industry leader and education expert helping to develop and teach the following SCW Certifications: Active Aging, Aquatic Exercise, Group Fitness, WATERinMOTION®, and S.E.A.T. (Supported Exercise for Ageless Training.)