AF Exercise Training


Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Instructor Certification/Recert. Course Forthcoming in 2012/13

Sargent College

Instructor Requirements:

Background, education and/or relevant experience in an exercise, fitness or health-related field is required. Related education or work with special populations may be considered.

Current CPR certification is required. First aid certification is strongly recommended.

New leaders must have an affiliation with a facility that can host the program prior to taking this workshop. A facility co-sponsorship agreement must be in place in order to participate in this course.

Participants agree to submit participant release forms and quarterly program statistics to the Arthritis Foundation Massachusetts Chapter.

Participation requires the completion of a pre-training module. For more information and to receive pre-course materials contact

Suzanne Gauthier at 617 219-8222 or

The Arthritis Foundation is a recognized continuing education provider for the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA) and follows all guidelines and regulations.

AEA has designated this workshop as providing 4.0 Continuing Education Credits.

The Arthritis Foundation is also an American Council on Exercise (ACE) faculty member and Continuing Education Credits provider. ACE has designated this workshop as providing

.7 Continuing Education Credits.


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