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Certifications and Workshops

American Red Cross

Group Fitness

Adult CPR/AED Certification

Creative Climbs CEC Workshop

Adult CPR/AED Recertification

High-Intensity Body Weight Training

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Loops and Ladders CEC Workshop

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification

Spinning® Instructor Training

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Recertification

Stability Ball Overhaul

First Aid Certification

 

 

American Red Cross

Register for any American Red Cross certification course at the Rec Center front desk. Class sizes are limited.

Adult CPR/AED Certification

  • Wednesday, September 12 or Monday, October 22
  • 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • $60 (includes Adult Ready Reference Card and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

The Adult CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies for victims about 12 years and older. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult CPR/AED valid for two years.

Adult CPR/AED Certification Recertification*

  • Thursday, September 27 or Wednesday, October 17
  • 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • $45 (includes certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

CPR recertification courses allow you to refresh your memory, renew your skills and stay up to date on the latest techniques. Designed for those whose credentials are still valid but near expiration, our abbreviated CPR renewal courses take less time than the standard CPR classes and allow you to maintain certification for an additional two years.

*Participants must have and bring their current Adult CPR Certification card to class.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

  • Saturday, November 17
  • 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • $75 (includes handbook, mask and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child, and infant victims. Consistent with the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, BLS is the foundational CPR/AED program typically required for healthcare providers and public safety professionals. Certifications are valid for two years.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

  • Saturday, November 3
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $100 (includes handbook, mask and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

This course teaches those with a duty to respond how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants. Ideal for police, fire, EMS, nurses and other health care professionals. Certifications are valid for two years.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Recertification*

  • Tuesday, November 13
  • 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • $75 (includes certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

CPR recertification courses allow you to refresh your memory, renew your skills and stay up to date on the latest techniques. Designed for those whose credentials are still valid but near expiration, our abbreviated CPR renewal courses take less time than the standard CPR classes and allow you to maintain certification for an additional two years.

*Participants must have and bring their current Adult CPR Certification card to class.

First Aid Certification

  • Thursday, September 13
  • 5:30 – 9 p.m.
  • $60 (includes Adult Ready Reference Card and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

The First Aid course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Red Cross first aid certification courses are OSHA compliant. Certifications are valid for two years.

Group Fitness

Please contact Patti Dowd at (607) 777-2958 or through email with any questions.

Creative Climbs CEC Workshop (AFAA: 2, ACE: .2, SPIN: 3)

  • Saturday, October 6
  • 1 – 3 p.m.
  • $60 (students can use code W8W2RXKQ24TK for $10 off)
  • EG-22
  • Register

While climbs can be among the most difficult elements of a ride, they can also be the most rewarding—there's nothing quite like the feeling of reaching the top of a tough climb. Climbs are popular in the Spinning® program because participants love to feel the intensity of a heavily-loaded effort. This workshop will identify, detail and demonstrate several strategies for presenting efficient, safe and fun climbing activities in your classes. Although climbs are often performed in the Strength Energy Zone®, this is not an Energy-Zone specific workshop— the techniques discussed here can be applied across many class formats.

High-Intensity Body Weight Training (AFAA: 2, ACE: .2)

  • Sunday, October 21
  • noon – 2 p.m.
  • Early bird rate of $45 before 10/1 (register for both High-Intensity Body Weight Training and Stability Ball Overhaul for only $80 before 10/1)
  • EG-106
  • Register

This class is packed with ideas to get your students amazing results using body weight exercises only. Multiple muscles will be targeted with each exercise to achieve maximum results. Improve strength and endurance, burn calories and increase the metabolism. This one is not to be missed!

Loops and Ladders CEC Workshop (AFAA: 2, ACE: .2, SPIN: 3)

  • Saturday, October 6
  • 9 – 11 a.m.
  • $60 (students can use code W8W2RXKQ24TK for $10 off)
  • EG-22
  • Register

Loops and ladders are two creative ride profile themes that can keep your classes engaging and challenging. Learn to use a variety of aerobic and anaerobic loops and ladders options to design rides focusing on cadence building, resistance loading, transition practice, or interval training. You'll come away from this workshop with pre-designed profiles, and the knowledge you need to create your own. Spinning® Master Instructor Angela Amedio will lead this workshop.

Spinning® Instructor Training (ACE: .8, NASM: .8, AFAA: 8)

  • Sunday, October 7
  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • $355 (students can use code SpinOR-Schools for $55 off)
  • EG-22 and EG-18
  • Register

Spinning® Instructor Certification—the most comprehensive and widely recognized indoor cycling training program on the planet. This comprehensive live training day will give you all the hands-on tools you need to become a certified Spinning® instructor and lead your own classes in any of the 35,000+ Official Spinning® Facilities worldwide. Bring your gear and be ready for two Spinning® rides led by a Spinning® Master Instructor; Angela Amedio. The ride of your life starts here™.

Stability Ball Overhaul (AFAA: 2, ACE: .2, NASM: .2)

  • Sunday, October 21
  • 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Early bird rate of $45 before 10/1 (register for both Stability Ball Overhaul and High-Intensity Body Weight Training for only $80 before 10/1)
  • EG-106
  • Register

Stability balls have stood the test of time as versatile and effective training tools for overall conditioning. In this workshop, you will renew your love for stability ball training with a complete overhaul of ball exercises. Learn innovative exercises and sequences in three training categories from strength to core and mobility. Add fresh ideas to your ball basics toolbox and experience the unique principles of training with the BOSU® Ballast®Ball. If you think you have seen it all, think again!


Please Note:

  1. In order to participate in a fee-based Specialty Wellness Program, participants must register in advance. No registrations will be taken at the time of the program, or at the program location.
  2. Students, faculty, staff and Rec members MUST have a current University or Rec ID card to enter the Rec center. All others will be issued a card for facility entrance.
  3. Programs are filled on a first come, first served basis. Most programs have a minimum and maximum occupancy. Programs may fill quickly, so please register early. Some programs have a registration date cut off as well. No one will be allowed to register after the cut-off date.
  4. No Day Passes or Week Passes are available for these programs.
  5. Parking on campus requires a permit or use of a metered spot.  Participants without a parking permit will be issued a pass valid during class time only.
  6. Individuals must register in person at the Rec Center Front Desk unless otherwise noted. Please call 777-PLAY for more information. 

Last Updated: 8/29/18