Continuing Education Credits

Earn up to 18 CECs in one weekend!

Is professional development on your mind? You can earn up to 18 CECs during the BCFit'19 weekend, and earn new certifications and specialty designations.

  • Join us for the main conference on September 14 and earn up to 10 CECs for the full day
  • Join us on on September 13 for a First Aid and CPR Re-Certification course, or take an In-Person BCRPA Fitness Theory or Older Adult Exam
  • On September 15, earn up to 8 CECs, and earn a new certification with Bellyfit®, earn a certificate in Balance Yoga with Chair, or take the BCRPA Condensed Aquatic Fitness Specialty Course and teach Aquafit the very next day!

Select from the dropdown menu below to see the CEC allocations, or check out the Program Guide for full details.

BCFit'19 - Saturday, September 14

Delegates who attend the main conference day on September 14 will be able to receive up to 10 CECs for full day attendance!

  • Automatically receive 8 CECs for attending the four breakout sessions.
  • Earn an additional 2 CECs for attending the following sessions:
    • Welcome and Opening Activity: Drumming and Health with Lyle Povah  |  8 - 9:10 am (1 CEC)
    • The Future of Fitness: Interactive Session with Event Partners  |  1 - 1:45 pm (1 CEC. Register early - space is limited!)

CECs will be added to accounts on The Registry® of Fitness Professionals by October 7, 2019. BCFit attendance certificates will not be issued.

Post Conference Workshops - Sunday, September 15

Additional CECs may be earned for attending the following Post-Conference Workshops on Sunday, September 15:

PC3: BCRPA Condensed Aquatic Fitness Specialty Course, delivered by Leah Esplen  |  8 CECs  |  8 am — 5 pm  |  Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, North Vancouver  |  $240

PC4: Balance Yoga with Chair Certificate Course, delivered by Rhona Parsons 4 CECs  |  8 am — 12 pm  |  Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, North Vancouver  |  BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader: $120  •  Non-BCRPA Fitness Leader: $160

PC5: Bellyfit® Instructor Certification, presented by Alice Bracegirdle  |  8 CECs  |  9 am — 5 pm  |  Steve Nash Fitness World — Brentwood, Burnaby  |  BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader: $230  •  Non-BCRPA Fitness Leader: $280


Learn more about the Pre and Post Conference Workshops, or view the Program Guide.


Please note: The sign-in process needs to have been completed for these workshops in order to receive the CECs.

CECs, as well as specialties and certificates earned, will be added to accounts on The Registry® of Fitness Professionals by October 7, 2019. BCFit attendance certificates will not be issued.


Verifying CECs

To receive CECs for BCFit®'19 on Saturday, September 14, delegates must sign in at at the Registration Desk at the start of the day, as well as sign out at the end of the day.

Please note:

  • CECs will only be awarded for delegates where the sign-in and sign-out process is completed.
  • CEC allocation will be adjusted for those who sign in late, or who sign-out early. E.g. If you sign in at 9 am and miss the Opening Activity, a CEC will not be assigned for that portion of the day.

All verified CECs, as well as specialties and certificates earned (Post-Conference Workshops) will be added to Fitness Leader accounts on The Registry® of Fitness Professionals by October 7, 2019.

BCFit®'19 attendance certificates will not be issued.