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March 3, 2014
Apply for NYC Parks' Free Fitness Instructor Training Program
DETAILS: This spring, NYC Parks will offer a comprehensive 10-week fitness instructor training program designed to train individuals to become fitness instructors for Shape Up NYC. pics will include: basic anatomy, exercise physiology, injury prevention, music, cueing and body toning with light weights. After 10 weeks, participants will get practical experience by leading a one hour Shape Up NYC class per week as part of a six month internship. Upon completion of the training and internship, participants will receive an NYC Parks Certificate of Completion, and will be equipped to pass a nationally accredited certification exam.
Learn more about Shape Up NYC.
Qualifications: Demonstrated interest in fitness, including current participation in group exercise classes. Prior exercise instruction experience is preferred, but not required. Must also have a NYC Parks recreation center membership.
Cost: $60 for fingerprinting and background check.
HOW TO APPLY: To learn more about the program and apply, please visit the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Application webpage.
Applications are due by March 3, 2014. For questions or help with the application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arthur Pincus / Meghan Lalor