Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Application
Registration is now closed. To apply for this fall's training program, please check back here in late August.
This fall, NYC Parks will offer a comprehensive 10-week training program designed to train individuals to become fitness instructors for Shape Up NYC. Topics will include: basic anatomy, exercise physiology, injury prevention, music, cueing and body toning with light weights. After 8 weeks, participants will get practical experience by leading one Shape up NYC class per week for a 6-month period. Upon completion of the training, participants will receive an NYC Parks Certificate of Completion, and will be equipped to pass a nationally accredited certification exam.
West Bronx Recreation Center
1527 Jesup Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452
Saturdays from 3-5pm
Starting March 21, 2015
McCarren Play Center
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Saturdays from 9:15-11:45am
Starting March 28, 2015
Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center
93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY 11374
Tuesdays from 6-8:30pm
Starting March 24, 2015
$60 as well as NYC Parks recreation center membership.
Demonstrated interest in fitness, including current participation in aerobics/dance classes. Prior exercise instruction experience preferred, but not required.
- You must be 18 years or older to apply to the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.
- If you are accepted into the program, applicants must provide copies of two (2) of the following five (5) acceptable forms of identification: Current Driver’s License, Current Learner’s Permit, Social Security Card, Student I.D., Passport.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.