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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 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.

Cost: $791

NCHCP-CS025-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 16

Mar 29

6 SU 10:00am-5:00pm WITS
No class Mar 22

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

Jan 23

Mar 26

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

Senior Discount Eligible


T'AI CHI CH'UAN

T’ai Chi Ch’uan is an 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

Feb 5

Mar 11

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

Senior Discount Eligible


BELLYDANCING - beginner

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

Jan 14

Feb 18

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

Jan 16

Feb 20

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

Class meets at West Windsor Campus


BELLYDANCING - INTERMEDIATE

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

Feb 25

Apr 7

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

Feb 27

Apr 2

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

Class meets at West Windsor Campus


BALLROOM DANCE - BEGINNERS

No experience required! Anyone can learn a variety of social dances in the classic ballrooms styles including waltz, tango, and foxtrot. This course is ideal for anyone that is looking for an entertaining, fun, and social atmosphere to learn the beginning basics of ballroom dancing. No partner necessary. 

Cost: $108

NCREC-CS029-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 25

Mar 31

6 TU 6:00-700pm Skip Ascari

Senior Discount Eligible


LATIN BALLROOM

No experience required! Develop your dance skills in the energetic Latin dances! You’ll explore styles including tango, bachata, cha cha, salsa, mambo and more! No partner necessary. 

Cost: $108

NCREC-CS031-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 25

Mar 31

6 TU 7:00-8:00pm Skip Ascari

Senior Discount Eligible


BALLROOM DANCE - INTERMEDIATE

Prerequisite: Ballroom – Beginner or similar dance experience

You have learned the basics steps and started having fun in the Ballroom- Beginners class. Review the dances you are already familiar with and learn new steps in advanced styles to become more confident while having fun.

Cost: $108

NCREC-CS030-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 27

Apr 2

6 TH 6:00-7:00pm Skip Ascari

Senior Discount Eligible


SOCIAL DANCING

This course requires no previous dance training! Learn the basic dance moves and spins that are perfect to show off your skills at any dance venue—parties, weddings, dance or night clubs. In this class you will learn the styles of rumba, bachata hustle, salsa, and the nightclub foxtrot. No partner necessary.

Cost: $108

NCREC-CS032-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 27

Apr 2

6 TH 7:00-8:00pm Skip Ascari

Senior Discount Eligible


BALLET FITNESS

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 floor. No dance experience required, just the desire to learn and move.

Cost: $65

NCREC-CS028-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 4

Mar 10

6 W 5:15-6:15pm Erica Milcarek

Senior Discount Eligible


Bollywood Dance for Fitness - Beginner

Bollywood, as a dance form from the Bollywood movies of India, often includes huge musical numbers featuring a whole troupe of dancers. You will build awareness of this high-energy form of dance while learning the cultural significance and building confidence during the process. You will leave class ready to take on life's obstacles with grace and power…just a like a Bollywood Star.

Cost: $65

NCREC-CS045-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 28

Mar 3

6 TU 6:00-7:00pm Pooja Bindal

Senior Discount Eligible


Bollywood Dance for Fitness - INTERMEDIATE

Now that you have mastered the Bollywood steps of the Beginner course, you are ready to take on the next class. Enhance your coordination and agility as you focus on celebrations and themes. This course ends with a student showcase for friends and family.

Cost: $65

NCREC-CS046-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 17

Apr 21

6 TU 6:00-7:00pm Pooja Bindal

Senior Discount Eligible


KAYAKING CLASSES - BEGINNER

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.  (Ages 18+)

Cost: $80

NCREC-CS011-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 19

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

Cost: $80

NCREC-CS011-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 26

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

 


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.

 

NCREC-CS018-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 12

Nov 14

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

Cost: $93

NCREC-CS018-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 10

Mar 12

2 TU, TH 6:00-10:00pm Keith Gunsten

Cost: $93

NCREC-CS018-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 21

Apr 23

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



 
 
 
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