About Us

Leaps & Bounds Personal Training and Clinical Exercise Inc. will work with you to guide you toward your goals.

Our team of experienced, specialized trainers care about your well-being as much as you do. We will ensure that you receive the attention and commitment you deserve when you take the step of increasing your strength, aerobic capacity and general physical condition.

You will enjoy the spacious, semi-private facilities and will never wait in line to use the equipment you need.

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HEALTH AND FITNESS EDUCATION

Health and Fitness Education

Fitness Professional Approved Courses

EX101
Exercise Science (Fitness Knowledge) Course
This course will prepare you with the necessary knowledge to write the BCRPA Fitness Knowledge Exam and provide you with the foundation knowledge for the ACE Personal Trainers Certification course. You will be provided with sample exams for both certifications. Topics include, Health and Wellness, Active Living, Human anatomy, bioenergetics, exercise kinesiology, program design theory principles, components of physical fitness, basic nutrition, exercise safety and general leadership. Textbooks and BCRPA and ACE Exam not included.

WT101
Weight Training Instructor 1 Certification Course
This course will give you the course requirements to complete BCRPA’s Basic Fitness Leader requirements for their Weight Training Certification, and teach you basic program design, with time spent in the gym in a practical application environment. Topics include: Client facility orientation, information gathering, basic program design and delivery for both resistance and cardiovascular training, and post workout consultations. This course is a foundation course to provide you will practical application confidence for the ACE Personal Trainers Certification as well. Textbook and BCRPA Instructor Competency Evaluation not included.

GF101
Group Fitness Instructor Certification Course
This course will give you the course requirement to complete your BCRPA Basic Fitness Leader requirements for their Group Fitness Certification. It will also teach you the practical application of exercise as it relates to delivering to a group. Topics included will include orientation to the use of music, choreography application, general component education, presentation skill, class safety, class management, and industry hiring protocol. Textbook, BCRPA Practicum and Instructor Competency Evaluation not included.

OA101
Older Adult Instructor Certification Course
This course will provide you with the specialty knowledge in the instruction of the older adult with respect to exercise science. Topics covered will include, unique information regarding this specific population, the science behind the aging process, client interview, pre-screening, fitness testing, nutrition, somatosensory application, program design and special considerations. Textbook, BCRPA Instructor Competency Evaluation and Exam not included.

PT101
Personal Trainer Certification Course
This course will provide you with the foundation knowledge to delivery one-on-one personalized programs. Topics included will be client motivation and adherence, behaviour change, training system, client rapport building, interview process, information gathering, functional screen assessments, general physiology fitness testing protocol, programming for corrective, movement, loaded, and basic performance, and cardiovascular programs, general exercise injury, management risk, marketing and business. Textbook, BCRPA and ACE Exam not included.

Additional certification services below, please email us directly for personalized assistant.

– Instructor Competency Evaluations
– Private Exam Preparation
– Group Fitness Practicums
– Personal Training Practicum
– BCPRA Personal Training Pre-requisite – 20 programs
– One-on-One Private Tutoring


Email: Kim Bond
Phone: 604-786-3089


The following links will assist you in making the correct education decisions and requirements for registration for each organizations completion steps.

BCPRA (BC Recreation and Parks Association)
http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/fitness_program/overview.htm

ACE (American Council on Exercise)
https://www.acefitness.org/default.aspx

Life Fitness Consultants (CPR & First Aid)
http://www.lifeconsultants.bc.ca/firstaidcourses.html

The Fitness Registry (BCRPA’s Fitness Professional Registry Website)
https://www.thefitnessregistry.com

Proctor U (BCRPA’s online exam hosting company)
https://www.proctoru.com

Hub International (Personal Trainers Insurance)
https://www.hubinternational.com/programs-associations/fitness-professionals

 

Course Dates Text Book Fees Course Fees Textbook
EX:101Exercise Science
(Fitness Knowledge) Course

To register please
CLICK HERE

Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday.
This course has 7 sessions:
Sept 5 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Sept 7 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Sept 9 (8:30am-5:00pm)
Sept 12 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Sept 14 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Sept 16 (8:30am-5:00pm)
Sept 19 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
$80 $349 ACE Essentials of Exercise Science
WT101: Weight Training
Instructor 1 Certification
Course

To register please
CLICK HERE

Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday
This course has 5 sessions:
Sept 30 (8:30am-5:00pm)
Oct 3 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Oct 5 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Oct 10 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Oct 12 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
$90 $350 ACE Personal Trainer Manual
GF101: Group Fitness Instructor Certification
Course

To register please
CLICK HERE

Thursday/Saturday
This course has 3 sessions:
Oct 14 (8:30am-5:00pm)
Oct 19 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Oct 21 (8:30am-5:00pm)
$80 $350 ACE Group Fitness Manual
OA101: Older Adult Instructor Certification
Course

To register please
CLICK HERE

Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday
This course has 3 sessions:
Sept 26 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Sept 23 (9:00am-4:00pm)
Sept 28 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
$80 $350 CE Personal Trainer Manual
PT101: Personal Trainer
Certification Course

To register please
CLICK HERE

Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday
This course has 7 sessions:
Oct 24 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Oct 26 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Oct 28 (8:30am-5:00pm)
Nov 2  (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Nov 4 (8:30am-5:00pm)
Nov 7 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Nov 9 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
$90 $510 ACE Personal Trainer Manual

Coming Soon!

Continuing Education Workshops

Course Date CEC’s Workshop
Fees
Notes
Older Adult Series –
Balance
TBD 2
Older Adult Series –
Agility
TBD 2
Older Adult Series –
Upper body Combo
Strength
TBD 2
Older Adult Series –
Lower Body Combo’s
Strength
TBD 2
Older Adult Series –
Mobility
TBD 2