Non-credit Instruction

Group Fitness Exam Schedule

Group Fitness Classes will run on an Exam Schedule December 5th - December 12th. CLICK HERE to view the Group Exercise Exam Schedule.

Non-credit Instruction

The Department of Recreation & Wellness offers several non-credit instruction courses during the school year. These offerings provide opportunities for students, faculty/staff, and community members to obtain certifications that enhance their current skill sets.

American Red Cross


CPR and First Aid Instruction

This class includes First Aid, Adult CPR with AED, and Infant and Child CPR, taught in a blended learning format, portions of the course will be online through the American Red Cross and the last portion will be a hands on skills test in a classroom setting at the Kaplan Center.

If you’re taking a class that requires CPR certification, SIGN UP EARLY! Classes fill up quickly.

Lifeguard Class

Becoming an American Red Cross certified lifeguard is a great way to earn some extra money. Recreation & Wellness periodically offers a Lifeguarding Class open to both students and community members. Visit the Aquatics page for more information.

Sign up in-person at the Kaplan Center Administrative Suite.

After registering, participants are required to successfully complete the on-line portion of the class in order to attend the class for your assigned date. Full payment must be made at the time of sign-up.  We accept cash, checks and VISA or Mastercard.  All fees are subject to change.

2016-2017 American Red Cross Classes
Class Date Registration Deadline Time Location Cost
First Aid, CPR, AED Dec 7, 2016 Dec 5, 2016 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00
First Aid, CPR, AED Feb 1, 2017 Jan 30, 2017 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00
First Aid, CPR, AED Mar 1, 2017 Feb 27, 2017 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00
First Aid, CPR, AED Apr 5, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00
First Aid, CPR, AED May 3, 2017 May 1, 2017 5pm – 8pm Wet Classroom $85.00

Group Fitness Certifications


YogaFit®

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We are hosting several Yoga certifications this semester. Information about each program can be found below. For more information about YogaFit, please visit www.yogafit.com.

Level 2: April 2nd – 3rd Sign-Up Here
This informative workshop gives instructors the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes that are founded on flow yet grounded in the safety of exercise science. The learning includes physical execution, transitions, and modifications to traditional yoga poses with an emphasis on effectiveness and safety. Dynamic vinyasa sequencing, flowing class formats, and transformative language for communicating the mind/body connection have made this the most popular vinyasa yoga style in the world today. While most attendees have experience as either yoga students, teachers, therapists, or as fitness professionals, there are no prerequisites, only the desire to learn and commitment to attend.
Registration Includes:
YogaFit Level 2 Manual

Level 1: April 23rd – 24th Sign-Up Here
This informative workshop gives instructors the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes that are founded on flow yet grounded in the safety of exercise science. The learning includes physical execution, transitions, and modifications to traditional yoga poses with an emphasis on effectiveness and safety. Dynamic vinyasa sequencing, flowing class formats, and transformative language for communicating the mind/body connection have made this the most popular vinyasa yoga style in the world today. While most attendees have experience as either yoga students, teachers, therapists, or as fitness professionals, there are no prerequisites, only the desire to learn and commitment to attend.
Registration Includes:
YogaFit Level 1 Manual
YoagFit Level One DVD
YogaFit Active Volume 3 CD

Zumba®

zumba certificationIn conjunction with our annual Zumbathon event, UNC Greensboro Fitness is sponsoring Zumba™ certifications February 7 – 8. Information about Zumba can be found on-line at www.zumba.com.

Level 1: February 7 Sign-Up Here
This course teaches you the foundation and formula to teach Zumba® classes! You’ll learn the basic steps to the four basic Zumba rhythms (merengue, salsa, cumbia, reggaeton), and then learn how to put these steps together into a song. Pretty soon you’ll have enough songs to lead your first Zumba class! And don’t worry, Zumba Fitness is right behind you with all the tools and resources you’ll need to lead successful Zumba classes.
Registration includes:
Basic Steps Level 1 Review DVD
Basic Steps Level 1 Mash-Up DVD
Basic Steps Level 1 Mash-Up CD
Rush DVD
Basic 1 Instructor Manual
Certification of Completion
ACE Trainers receive 0.7 CEC’s
AFAA Trainers receive 5.5 CEU’s

ACE – American Council on Exercise

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Sports Conditioning Workshop: January 30th Sign-Up Here
Sports conditioning workouts featuring advanced drills continue to rise in popularity, but some people are concerned they may not be appropriate for all clients. This interactive, hands-on 1-day workshop addresses the science of sports conditioning and explores a systematic approach to designing programs. Learn the skill-related parameters of fitness including balance, agility, coordination, speed, reactivity and power, and how to tailor drills to specific population groups.
Explore appropriate progressions in intensity, complexity and movement suitable to specific skill and conditioning levels.

Wilderness Medicine Courses


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Wilderness First Responder

UNC Greensboro Outdoor Adventures is sponsoring a Wilderness First Responder Course December 14th – 22nd, 2014 and will be held at our Piney Lake site. The course will be conducted by Landmark Learning. This 80-hour course is designed to provide you with the tools to make important medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. The course is taught by seasoned instructors. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in an outdoor setter regardless of weather conditions.

Wilderness First Aid

UNC Greensboro Outdoor Adventures is sponsoring a Wilderness First Aid Course March 21st – 22nd, 2015 and will be held at our Piney Lake site. The course will be conducted by Landmark Learning. This 16-hour course is designed to prepare you for the unexpected. It will introudce you to caring for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical care. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. At the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge, skills, and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. The course is taught by seasoned instructors. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in an outdoor setter regardless of weather conditions.

To learn more, or to register, please visit the Landmark Learning web site www.landmarklearning.edu.