Labor Day Hours:

The Kaplan Center will have modified hours on Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day. Visit the Hours of Operation page to view the schedule.

Personal Training Course

Learn all aspects of Personal Training with the ACE university program ( This course is designed to provide students with the education and practical experience needed to become a personal trainer. It will prepare students to take the American Council on Exercise National Personal Trainer Certification Exam.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principles and Methods of Training
  • Communication Skills
  • Exercise Programming

Fall 2019 – registration period July 19th – September 3rd

Program Dates: September 3rd – November 6th (10 Weeks)
Days/Times: Tuesdays & Wednesdays – 5:15pm-6:45pm
Location: Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness Meeting Room B
Student Fee: $75.00
Member Fee: $75.00
Non-member Fee: $75.00

Book rental is included in the course fee. At the end of the course, students have the choice to return the book or purchase the books in full. Sign-up at the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness Administrative Suite. Payment is due at the time of registration. Following completion of the course, you may be eligible for employment as a personal trainer for the Department of Recreation & Wellness.