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Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex

 

CERTIFICATIONS & WORKSHOPS

 
 
Adult CPR/AED
Friday, December 7th  
Cost: $30.00
Register at WRSC Member Services Desk.
 
This course is suitable for those looking for basic CPR AED certification. This is a recognized certification and several professions and organizations accept this certification. If you are looking for certification for lifeguarding or healthcare an advanced course is likely needed. Check with your employer or organization for specific recommendations.
 
 
 
AFAA Personal Trainer
Friday, December 7th - Sunday, December 9th
www.afaa.com.
THIS TRAINING PARTICIPANTS CAN RECEIVE A 30% DISCOUNT. CALL 1-800-446-2322 and MENTION UTPA IS A NIRSA SCHOOL. MUST CALL TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT
 
 
 
First Aid (American Red Cross)
Saturday, January 12 
2:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Register at  WRSC Member Services Desk
 
 
 
WRSC G-FIT: Cycling
Saturday, January 12th 9:00am - 2:00pm
Cost: $5.00 WRSC Members / $10.00 Non-members. 
 Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk.
 
The WRSC G-FIT: Cycling teaches participants how to effectively instruct fun, safe, and effective indoor group cycling classes. Class will be taught via lecture and include hands on experience. Participants should expect to learn about bicycle safety, training effects, safety precautions, presenting, class design, cadence, and more. This module is designed for the new and/or inexperienced instructor.
 
 
 
Heartsaver Adult & Child CPR AED (American Heart Association)
Friday, January 18th   9:00am – 12:00pm     OR    1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost:  $30.00
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk
 
This course is suitable for those looking for basic CPR AED certification. This is a recognized certification and several professions and organizations accept this certification. If you are looking for certification for lifeguarding or healthcare an advanced course is likely needed. Check with your employer or organization for specific recommendations.
 
 
 
Zumba Basics 1
Saturday, January 19th
Visit website for more information and registration
 
 
 
Zumba Basics 2
Sunday January 20th
Visit website for more information and registration
 
 

WEFNA Basic Nutrition Certification

Sunday, January 20th 
Visit website for more information and registration
**UTPA Students, Faculty & Staff receive a 25% discount on this training**
 
 
 
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (American Heart Association)
Friday, January 25th 9:00am – 3:00pm  
Cost: $40.00
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk
 
This course is designed for Healthcare professionals such as nurses, doctors, therapists, techs, etc. This course is recommended for those that are looking to apply or be accepted into a healthcare program.
 
 
 
SPINNING Instructor Orientation
Saturday January 26th 9:00am - 6:00pm
Visit website for more information and registration.
UTPA Students receive $50.00 discount using coupon code SpinOR-Schools
 
 
 
 
SPINNING High Intensity Training
Sunday, January 27th 8:00am -12:00pm
Register at www.SPINNING.com 
 
 

WEFNA Sport Nutrition Certification

Sunday, March 3rd
Visit the website for detailed information and registration
**UTPA Students, Faculty & Staff receive a 25% discount**
 
 
 
First Aid (American Red Cross)
Saturday, February 9th   2:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk.
 
 
 
WRSC G-FIT: Kickboxing
Saturday, February 9th  9:00am - 2:00pm
 
$5.00 WRSC Members / $10.00 Non-members. 
 Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk.
 
The WRSC G-FIT: Kickboxing module teaches participants how to effectively instruct fun, safe, and effective cardio kickboxing classes. Class will be taught via lecture and include hands on experience and practice. Participants should expect to learn how to cue, music utilization, development of choreography and class design, training effects, modifications, safety precautions and presenting skills. This module is designed for the new and/or inexperienced instructor.
 
 
 
Heartsaver Adult, child, infant CRP AED & First Aid (American Heart Association)
Friday, February 15th 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cost:  $55.00
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk
 
This course is suitable for those looking for basic CPR, AED, and First Aid certification. This is a recognized certification and several professions and organizations accept this certification. If you are looking for certification for lifeguarding or healthcare an advanced course is likely needed. Check with your employer or organization for specific recommendations.
 
 
 

WEFNA Personal Trainer Certification

Saturday, February 16th 10am -8pm & Sunday, February 17th 12-7pm

www.wefna.org

Visit the website for detailed information and registration.

**UTPA Students, Faculty & Staff receive a 25% Discount on this training**

 

Turbo Kick Instructor Training

Saturday, February 23rd 9:00am - 5:00pm
Visist www.turbokick.com for more information and registration.
**WRSC MEMBERS REGISTER UNDER THE "HOST CLUB RATE" FOR A DISCOUNTED TRAINING** 
 
 
WRSC G-FIT: Muscle Sculpt
Saturday, March 2nd  9:00am - 2:00pm
 
$5.00 WRSC Members / $10.00 Non-members.  
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk.
 
The WRSC G-FIT: Muscle Sculpt module teaches participants how to effectively instruct fun, safe, and effective muscular conditioning classes. Class will be taught via lecture and include hands on experience and practice. Participants should expect to learn how to cue, music utilization, development of choreography and class design, training effects, modifications / progressions, safety precautions and presenting skills. This module is designed for the new and/or inexperienced instructor.
 
 
 
Zumba Basics 1
Saturday, March 2nd
Visit website for more information and registration
 
 
 
Zumba Basics 2
Sunday, March 3rd
Visit website for more information and registration
 
 
 
AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification
Saturday, March 9th   9:00am – 6:00pm
Visit the website for more information and registration.
**THIS TRAINING PARTICIPANTS CAN RECEIVE A 30% DISCOUNT. CALL 1-800-446-2322 and MENTION UTPA IS A NIRSA SCHOOL. MUST CALL TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT**
 
 
 
AFAA Dance Craze
Sunday, March 9th   9:00am – 6:00pm
THIS TRAINING PARTICIPANTS CAN RECEIVE A 30% DISCOUNT. CALL 1-800-446-2322 and MENTION UTPA IS A NIRSA SCHOOL. MUST CALL TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT
 
 

WEFNA Pilates Certification

Saturday & Sunday, March 23-24
Visit the website for more information and registration
**UTPA Students, Faculty & Staff receive a 25% discount on this training** 
 
 
 
Heartsaver Adult& Child CPR AED
Friday, March 29th   9:00am – 12:00pm OR 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost:  $30.00
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk
 
This course is suitable for those looking for basic CPR AED certification. This is a recognized certification and several professions and organizations accept this certification. If you are looking for certification for lifeguarding or healthcare an advanced course is likely needed. Check with your employer or organization for specific recommendations.
 
 
 
WRSC G-FIT: Mind/Body
Saturday, April 13th  9:00am - 2:00pm
 
$5.00 WRSC Members / $10.00 Non-members. 
 Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk.
 
The WRSC G-FIT: Mind/Body module teaches participants how to effectively instruct fun, safe, and effective mind/body classes such as yoga, pilates, and meditation.  Class will be taught via lecture and include hands on experience and practice. Participants should expect to learn how to effectively utilize music, imagery, position transitions, cueing, safety, modifications/ progressions, and presenting skills. This module is designed for the new and/or inexperienced instructor.
 
 
 
First Aid (American Red Cross)
Friday, April 19th 2:00pm -5:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk.
 
 
 
CPR for Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
Saturday, April 20th   9:00am -3:00pm
Cost: $40.00
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk
 
This course is designed for Healthcare professionals and lifeguards. Check with your organization to see if this certification offered through the American Red Cross is accepted.
 
 
 
SPINNING Instructor Orientation
Saturday April 27th  9:00am - 6:00pm
Visit website for more information and registration.
UTPA Students receive $50.00 discount using coupon code SpinOR-Schools
 
 
 
SPINNING Continuing Education - SPIN Flex
Sunday, April 28th 8:00am -12:00pm
Register at www.SPINNING.com 
 
 
 
AFAA Personal Trainer Certification
Friday – Sunday May 1-3
Visit the website for more information and registration.
**THIS TRAINING PARTICIPANTS CAN RECEIVE A 30% DISCOUNT. CALL 1-800-446-2322 and MENTION UTPA IS A NIRSA SCHOOL. MUST CALL TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT**
 
 
 
Heartsaver Adult, child, infant CRP AED & First Aid (American Heart Association)
Friday, May 10th  9:00am – 4:00pm
Cost:  $55.00
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk
 
This course is suitable for those looking for basic CPR, AED, and First Aid certification. This is a recognized certification and several professions and organizations accept this certification. If you are looking for certification for lifeguarding or healthcare an advanced course is likely needed. Check with your employer or organization for specific recommendations.
 
 
 
WRSC G-FIT: Dance Aerobics
Saturday, May 11th  9:00am - 2:00pm
 
$5.00 WRSC Members / $10.00 Non-members.  
Register at the WRSC Member Services Desk.
 
The WRSC G-FIT: Dance Aerobics module teaches participants how to effectively instruct fun, safe, and effective dance based class formats. Class will be taught via lecture and include hands on experience and practice. Participants should expect to learn how to cue, utilize music, develop choreography and class design, safety precautions, and presenting skills. This module is designed for the new and/or inexperienced instructor.
 
 
 
For more information, please contact the WRSC Office at 956-665-7808 or recsports@utpa.edu.