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Apply now to be a Presenter in 2023!

Are you ready to take your skills and experience to the next level? Do you have expertise that you would love to share with the fitness community? We want to hear from you! Apply now to be a presenter at BCFit'23, happening the weekend of September 22-24, 2023, in person.

We welcome session proposals from across a broad range of topics:

  • Aquatics
  • Training Online
  • Growing your business
  • Supervisory/ Leadership Skills
  • Older Adult/Osteofit Exercise
  • Psychology
  • Pre and Postnatal Exercise 
  • Yoga... and more!

Special consideration will be given to the following key topic areas reflected in our Strategic Plan 'Champion' pillar: reconciliation, climate change, physical inactivity, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Practical information that fitness leaders can put into practice immediately
  • A mix of session types (60 minutes). We are looking for sessions that are practical activity-based learning, as well as lecture-style classroom learning.
  • Train-the-trainer format. Sessions should be designed to engage the participants in how to train and deliver the material to others. Sessions are not to be examples of a class with participants simply partaking in the session.
  • Innovation. Entirely new concepts and approaches.
  • Engagement and interactivity. How will you engage and lead your audience?
  • Anticipated audience. We seek to provide a mix of sessions with some geared toward beginner, some toward the intermediate, and some toward advanced Fitness Leaders.

All application information and details about what we are looking for from BCFit'23 presenters can be found on the presenter application form.

To Apply: Complete and submit your application form by 11:59pm, Sunday, January 15, 2023.

If you have any questions, please send Paula Becerra, the Fitness and Education Lead, an email. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you for joining us!

Thank you to all 200+ fitness professionals who joined us for BCFit®'22. We hope you enjoyed the experience!

Plus, a BIG thank you to all the Sponsors and Exhibitors who helped make BCFit'22 a success!

Marketplace Expo Prize Winners

Thank you to all the Sponsors and  Exhibitors for donating prizes!

All prize winners will be contacted by the vendor directly.





LadySport and FitFirst Footware

Gold Sponsor

One pair of shoes and one running accessory
 Laurel Dickson

Tower Fitness Equipment

Gold Sponsor

One Power Plate Massage Gun 2.0  Ginny Blattler

Human Kinetics

Bronze Sponsor

One $100 gift certificates for Human Kinetics

Andree Dansereau

Alert First-Aid 

First Aid Sponsor 

Canadian Red Cross Deluxe First Aid Kit

Nancy Kang

InfoFit Educators

Lottery Ticket Tree

Marise Okruhilca

Curtis Health

Curtis Health Water Bottle

Debbie Sharun

Astone Fitness The Human Trainer Suspended Rotational Pulley Kit and Accessories Annelise Ransier  The Fitness Curveball book: Hit a Grand Slam in Health and Happiness, No Matter What Life Throws at You Ami Sakai
Pelvienne Wellness Inc. Free Online Core Confidence Specialist Certification
Elizabeth Aubrey
LIV North T3 Treadmill Debbie Sharun
BCRPA Marketplace Quiz Game  Four Gift Certificate bundles including: one $100 LadySport and FitFirst Footware Gift Certificate, and one $50 Human Kinetics Gift Certificate 

 Tammy Miettinen

Debbie Sharun

Megan Schrag

Joanne Atha

About BCFit®

BCFit® is BCRPA's premier fitness conference. It brings together fitness professionals, industry experts and influencers, and individuals interested in advancing their careers in fitness.

Delegates participate in one-hour active and lecture-style educational sessions with Q&A, and demonstrations. Every year, BCFit attracts both repeat and new attendees as it delivers valuable information that enhances delegates' knowledge and increases their value and expertise to their fitness clients and organizations.

Thank you to the Planning Committee!

Donna Bishop, City of Richmond

  • BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader in Osteofit (SFL), Group Fitness (SFL), Weight Training (SFL), Older Adult Fitness, Personal Training, Yoga Fitness, Aquatic Fitness, and Fitness Theory

Elena Verescu, North Vancouver Recreation Commission, West Vancouver Community Centre, Fitness World

  • BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader in Group Fitness (SFL), Personal Training, Weight Training, and Fitness Theory

Lela Dawson, Lela D Pilates

  • BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader in Group Fitness (TFL), Pilates Fitness (TFL), Older Adult Fitness, Personal Training, Weight Training, Yoga Fitness, and Fitness Theory

Michael Marousek, Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives, City of Vancouver

Rhonda Jackson, City of Burnaby

  • BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader in Group Fitness (SFL), Weight Training (SFL), Older Adult Fitness (SFL), and Fitness Theory

Shelby Manchur, Studio Balance

  • BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader in Weight Training, Personal Training, Group Fitness, and Fitness Theory

Stephanie Campbell, Port Coquitlam

  • BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader in Weight Training (SFL), Group Fitness (SFL), Older Adult Fitness, Yoga Fitness, Aquatic Fitness, and Fitness Theory

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

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Tower Fitness Logo Transparent

Bronze Sponsor

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Equipment Sponsors

Fitness Town Logo Colour 2022             Fw Wordmark Black Stacked

First Aid Sponsor

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