Algonquin College

Fitness and Lifestyle Management (Part-time)

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:Centre for Continuing and Online Learning
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

As more people become aware of the benefits of fitness and a healthy lifestyle, participation in fitness and recreation programs is growing. Many businesses, both small and large, now provide fitness and lifestyle programs for their employees. As a result, there is an increasing demand for fitness specialists who understand the beneficial aspects of a healthy lifestyle and the process for achieving one.

In this College Certificate program, students gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to provide future clients with sound physical fitness and lifestyle choices. In addition, students learn how to design and conduct appropriate fitness programs and provide guidance in related areas including nutrition and active living.

Graduates are eligible to apply for the National Capital Region YMCA/YWCA Personal Trainer, CanFitPro certificate. In addition, graduates may seek employment in private clubs, municipal or provincial government agencies, service clubs, YM-YWCAs, corporate programs and as self-employed fitness consultants.

URL:Fitness and Lifestyle Management (Part-time) at Algonquin College
Careers:Recreation and Sports ManagersCoaches

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without an OSSD).

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 16, 2019

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