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FITNESS & RECREATION


Certified Personal Trainer Course with Test Voucher Included!

Offered through our partnership with World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S), this personal trainer course is a great start to becoming a successful Certified Personal Trainer. The course consists of 15 hours of lecture on key topics like biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessments; and 15 hours of hands-on practical training labs with role playing drills on assessing clients, programming, performing proper exercises, presentation skills, and more.

 

  • Students may begin to work immediately upon successfully passing the Level 1 Certified Personal Trainer exam.
  • CPR/AED is required to prior to taking the exam.
  • Students are provided with an option to complete a 30 hour employer internship to get to the Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer credential at no additional cost.
  • Students must be 18 years of age to enroll in this course.
  • Certified Personal Trainer Course with Test Voucher Included. 
  • Students will earn 6.0 CEUs through IACET and AOTA or 60 W.I.T.S. CECs0029.

 

Textbook is required and not included in course fees. Fitness Professional’s Handbook 7th ed. with web resources (ISBN-13: 9781492523376). Call 888-330-9487 or visit www.witseducation.com to order the textbook.


This course is Certified by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)

Having the NCCA accredited personal trainer certification ensures employers that you have the highest level of credibility for training clients. In many cases, employers may increase your pay to acknowledge this additional credential.

 

Cost: $654

NCHCP-CS025-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 29

Nov 10

6 SU 10:00am-5:00pm WITS
No class Nov 3

Pilates - Mat

Mat work is a great place to begin with Pilates. All of the fundamental movements and Pilates exercise principles are incorporated in the mat exercises. These exercises are adaptable to any level. Focus on learning the basics correctly in Pilates-Mat. Gain strength and confidence quickly when using the Pilates method. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat and water

Cost: $150

NCREC-CS023-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 12

Nov 21

10 TH 7:00-8:00pm Lori Gordon

T'ai Chi Ch'uan

T’ai Chi Ch’uan is the ancient Chinese secret to health, rejuvenation, and longevity. A martial art and moving meditation, T’ai Chi is based on Taoist philosophy, emphasizing calm awareness and inner tranquility.

Cost: $60

NCREC-CS005-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 11

Oct 16

6 W 7:00-8:00pm Guy DeRosa

Kayaking Classes

Beginner Class

(Ages 18+)

Join us a few beautiful hours in the morning and learn the basics of kayaking - perfect for beginners. Kayaks and lifejackets will be provided. Classes meet at Rosedale Lake Boat Ramp, at Rosedale Park, 424 Federal City Road, Pennington, NJ 08534.  

Cost: $80

NCREC-CS011-03

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jul 14

1 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Bryan Mitchell

Cost: $80

NCREC-CS011-04

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jul 27

1 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Bryan Mitchell

Cost: $80

NCREC-CS011-05

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Aug 11

1 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Bryan Mitchell

Cost: $80

NCREC-CS011-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 15

1 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Bryan Mitchell

Cost: $80

NCREC-CS011-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 28

1 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Bryan Mitchell

Intermediate Kayaking

(Ages 18+)

Enhance your basic paddling skills by learning more advanced strokes and maneuvers. You must have several years of kayaking experience or have taken a previous beginner course with the instructor this year to enroll in this class.

Cost: $80

NCREC-CS012-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 13

1 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Bryan Mitchell

BALLET FITNESS

During this ballet-inspired fitness class, you will learn the classical techniques of a traditional practice whle incorporating a modern twist and an energizing fitness fusion. Designed to stretch and strengthen muscles and joints, increase flexibility, improve technique and correct alignment, all while learning and having fun! Basic ballet fundamentals, terminology, vocabulary, and posture will be incorporated into toning and cardio exercises in the center of the floore. It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing you can move in. Jazz, ballet, socks, or bare feet are acceptable footwear. No dance experience required, just the desire to learn and more.

Cost: $65

NCREC-CS028-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jul 18

Aug 22

6 Th 4:00-5:00pm Erica Milcarek

Cost: $65

NCREC-CS028-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 1

Nov 5

6 Tu 5:00-6:00pm Erica Milcarek

Belly Dancing

Beginner Class

Discover the beauty and mystery of this ancient art form. Raqs Sharqi, oriental dance or belly dance will help you tone, strengthen and improve flexibility, feel more confident, elegant and poised.  You will learn basic stance, basic arm and body movement and positions most often seen in Egyptian style belly dance. A choreography suitable for performance will be taught that will continue into the Intermediate Level. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows complete freedom of movement. No shoes allowed on the dance floor.

Cost: $65

NCPER-CS038-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 10

Oct 15

6 Tu 12:30-1:30pm Alma Castillo

Class meets at James Kerny Campus - Trenton Hall - 4th Floor, Trenton

 

Cost: $65

NCPER-CS038-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 12

Oct 17

6 Th 5:30-6:30pm Alma Castillo

Class meets at West Windsor Campus

Intermediate Class

You will refine movements learned in the beginner’s class and will begin working with props (finger cymbals or zills, and veil). During this course, you will continue working on the choreography introduced in the Beginner Level.

Cost: $65

NCPER-CS039-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 22

Nov 26

6 Tu 12:30-1:30pm Alma Castillo

Class meets at James Kerny Campus - Trenton Hall - 4th Floor, Trenton

 

Cost: $65

NCPER-CS039-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 24

Dec 12

6 Th 5:30-6:30pm Alma Castillo

No class Oct 31; Nove 28

Class meets at West Windsor Campus


Boating Safety

Boaters Licensing Preparation Safe Boating and Personal Watercraft Course

(Ages 13+)                                                    

This licensing course prepares students and satisfies the State of New Jersey requirement to lawfully operate a boat or personal watercraft. All necessary filings are completed for each participant after successful passing of the licensing test administered at the conclusion of the class. This course is accredited by the N.J. State Police. All materials included.

Cost: $93

NCREC-CS018-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jul 16

Jul 18

2 Tu, Th 6:00-10:00pm Keith Gunsten

Cost: $93

NCREC-CS018-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 1

Oct 3

2 Tu, Th 6:00-10:00pm Keith Gunsten

Cost: $93

NCREC-CS018-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 12

Nov 14

2 Tu, Th 6:00-10:00pm Keith Gunsten



 
 
 
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