SouthFit offers a one-semester, non-credit class to prepare you to be a group fitness instructor (G.F.I.T.) or personal trainer (P.F.I.T.). Both theoretical knowledge such as anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, and kinesiology as well as hands-on skills are emphasized. The class will also provide instruction on how to obtain a nationally-recognized fitness certification or training that is right for you.
Cost: $25 for USA students, $50 for non-students. Payment is due by the second class meeting. Fee includes an American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid certification. Please register and pay via the Campus Recreation Portal for G.F.I.T..
Date & Times: Mondays/Wednesdays, September 7-November 2, 2:30-3:20pm in the Student Recreation Center classroom. Class is in-person and no virtual option is available.
Skills Covered: Warm-ups, cool-downs, class design, music, cueing, posture, alignment, safety, exercise modifications, and more.
Cost: $25 for USA students, $50 for USA faculty/staff/Rec Center members, and $75 for non-USA. Payment is due by the second class meeting. Fee includes an American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid certification. Please register and pay via the Campus Recreation Portal.
Date & Times: Not offered in Spring 2022. If you are already a certified personal trainer and want to apply for a job at the Student Recreation Center, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skills Covered: Fitness assessments, health screenings, muscular imbalances, session design, posture, alignment, safety, exercise modifications, and more.
Professors, would you like to tie in physical fitness to your class objectives? We would like to team up with you. Some of our current collaborations include:
If you have a collaboration idea, please email email@example.com. Fees vary.
Our staff is available for virtual private fitness classes for your USA group with
USA attendees only. Fee is $45/hour and must be paid in advance via the Campus Recreation Portal for Private Classes. Your group may choose from most of our class types. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a class.
We are happy to give short tours (20-30 minutes) of the Student Recreation Center to First-Year Experience classes or any other group on campus. We will also discuss the programs that Campus Recreation offers. Please email email@example.com to set up a time.