The Nova Scotia Fitness Association is a non-profit organization.

AQX Aquafit Certification

  • 07 Sep 2024
  • 15 Sep 2024
  • Online and in-person (Zatzman Sportsplex)


  • This option includes Module 1 (online course)and Module 2 (in-person course)
  • This option includes Module 1 (online course)and Module 2 (in-person course)


Are you interested in becoming an

Aquafit Instructor?

The NSFA has partnered with AQX, a leader in Aquafit training and certification,  to provide aquafit certification instruction for the NSFA, and we are now opening the opportunity for NSFA members and non-members to take this certification. 

Dive into the principles of aquatic fitness and learn how to harness the resistance and buoyancy of water to design engaging exercise programs suitable for diverse populations!

The training consists of 2 Modules: 

Module 1: ( No prerequisite) This is the online portion of the course which includes: a 20-hour online Exercise Theory for Movement in Water, including videos and application activities and a downloadable manual. In-courses quizzes are included and there is no post theory exam. This is a self directed online course and can be done on your time, anytime!

Note: Upon registration your contact information is provided to AQX who will reach out to you via email with your login information and access to the AQX Module 1 course within one business day. Make sure to check spam or junk mail. 

**Module 1 is a prerequisite for Module 2. With the successful completion of Module 1 you are eligible to attend the in-person portion of the training; Module 2.

Module 2: ( Level 1 is the prerequisite) This is the in-person portion of the  training and includes  live instruction over 4 days. (4 - 5 hours per day) with certified AQX Master Trainers. Practice applying what you have learned in the online portion of the course both in the pool and in dryland training. 

 The next Module 2 training will take place at the Zatzman Sportsplex in Dartmouth NS, on the following dates and times.

 Saturday September 7th, 2024  9:00 am to 2:00 pm 
 Sunday September 8th   4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 Saturday September 14th, 2024  9:00 am to 2:00 pm
 Sunday September 15th, 2024   4:00 pm to 8:00pm 

Certification is earned by completing Modules 1 and 2 and with the successful completion of a practical teaching assessment with an AQX Master Trainer (your instructors).  Those who have completed Module 1 and Module 2 can arrange for their practical evaluation with their AQX instructor when they are ready. An additional evaluation fee may apply.   

Registration Fee: 

Introductory Price!

NSFA member pricing: $499 

Non - member pricing: $599

**Note: Last date to register for this session is August 24th.

For the in-person Module 2 sessions, we require a minimum of 5 people registered. In the event we do not meet this requirement, the event will be rescheduled. 

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.  

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