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Store Discounts

Stores offering discounts to BCRPA Fitness Leaders are advertised on our website. If you know of a store in your region that offers a discount to Fitness Leaders, please forward the store’s name to the BCRPA office and we will contact them.

Note: the BCRPA is neither affiliated with nor endorses any of the companies listed on this page. Information is posted for the benefit of our registered fitness leaders and should be confirmed with each individual store.


Store Discounts to BCRPA Fitness Leaders

10% general discount, 30% discount on selected items

Store Contact

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LadySport and FitFirst hosts an instructor discount program for all eligible BCRPA instructors.

Eligibility is determined by proof of current certification by BCRPA upon time of purchase.

Learn the details of the instructor discount program.

LadySport BCRPA Discount Merchandise Program

BCRPA Registered Fitness Leaders receive 30% off key fitness related apparel and footwear including:

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The program has been met with enthusiasm by both the members and the vendors who have taken part.

If you live outside the Lower Mainland, you may contact the store to make your order.

To receive a program brochure and more information contact: 
LadySport
Phone: (604) 733-1173 
Fax: (604) 733-1595 
Email: info@ladysport.bc.ca


 

50% Discount

Store Contact
Trainerize
General Sales Enquiries:
Tel: 917-310-3827
50% discount on first month of service.
Use promo code: bcrpa50

 

30% Discount

Store Contact
Real Life Health Management Inc.
Real Life Personal Training Software
Phone: 1-800-618-6823

 

25% Discount

Store Contact

Public Myth – Ethical Activewear for Women

*Certified fitness pros are given a code to use online or in-store. Apply to the Public Myth R&D Program here.

  • 25% off Activewear, Hats & Water Bottles
  • 15% off Bamboo & Organic Cotton Collections

Shop online:  www.publicmyth.com 

Shop in-store:

Public Myth Retail Showroom
1631 Powell St, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 737-8565

 

20% Discount 

Store Contact
Acupuncture and Massage Therapy Balanced Healing Clinic
Phone: (604) 298-0600
Ellswear Activewear Address: #7 – 616 Hillside Avenue, Victoria BC, V8T 1Z2 
Phone: (205) 721-5356
Order Toll-Free Fax:(800) 267-3557 (ELLS)
E-Mail: info@ellswear.com 
Kintec Footlabs 

Receive 20% off all regularly priced footwear and sports medicine products. Discount does not apply to sale items.

Website: www.kintecfootlabs.com

Open Door Yoga  Phone: 778-371-8179
Web: opendoor-yogateachertraining.ca/ 

 

15% Discount

Store Contact
Frontrunners Phone: (250) 721-9642 
Heart of Touch Bodywork, Victoria  Phone: (250) 882-0478 
Lotus Yoga Wear
Phone: 1-888-568-8797
New Balance  Phone: (604) 501-1333 
Prosafe First Aid Training School Phone: (604) 585-7233
The Run Inn Phone: (604) 267-7866
Tonic Lifestyle Apparel 1-877-MYTONIC
604-294-9499
*call for information about participating retailers in your area
Yoga in Mind 
Phone: (604) 948-9668

 

10% Discount

Store Contact
Farwest Sport & Cycle, Prince Rupert Phone: (250) 624-2568 
Fitness AV  Phone: (604) 696-9006 
Forerunners
Phone: (604) 732-4535
(Discount excludes HeartRate Monitors & BabyJoggers)
Frontrunners
Discounts available at the following locations:
Frontrunners Victoria
1200 Vancouver St., Victoria BC  Phone: (250) 382-8181 
 
Frontrunners Shelbourne
3569 Shelbourne St., Victoria, BC  Phone: (250) 384-4786
 
Frontrunners Westshore
123-755 Goldstream Ave., Langford, BC  (250) 391-7373
Incrediball Enterprises Ltd. 
Phone: 1-877-348-2255
Rackets and Runners
Phone: (604) 733-9211
Lakefront Sport Centre, Kelowna  Phone: (250) 598-2469
The Swim & Fitness Shop Phone: (604) 270-1260 or (604) 552-7724 
Team Aquatic Supplies Phone: (604) 980-2805 
Twist Conditioning Inc Phone: (604) 904-6556 
Fitness Town www.fitnesstown.ca 

Additional Benefits

The BCRPA Fitness Registration Program works on your behalf to develop strategic partnerships with fitness-related companies and agencies to bring you the best possible benefits and savings. 


Job Listings

Trusted by industry professionals, the BCRPA job listings web page has become a one-stop-shop for job seekers looking for work in the fitness industry or parks and recreation sector. The page is used by fitness and parks and recreation employers across the province, making it the best place to start your job search.

Being a BCRPA Fitness Leader entitles you to member rates for posting jobs on the BCRPA website. Job postings cost $38.50 for BCRPA members and Registered Fitness Leaders and $66 for non-members. Discounted job posting bundles are also available, offering even greater savings. 

Jobs are posted for a maximum of 4 weeks.

Single Job
Posting
  Price
Members & Registered Fitness Leaders $40
Non-members $80

Plus save more with a job bundle purchase of 5, 10, or 25 job postings. View rates here.

Taking your postings further

Once the listing is published on the BCRPA web site, a job alert will also be posted to our Twitter account, providing you with added exposure and reach.

Visit the job listings web page for more information.


Lady Sport BCRPA Discount Merchandise Program

Lady Sport, in conjunction with several suppliers, has established a program to recognize BCRPA members. The program offers significant discounts on selected items. Look for discount updates in FitLifeBC Magazine

To receive a program brochure and more information contact Lady Sport: Tel. 604-733-1173; Fax. 604-733-1595;  info(at)ladysport.bc.ca.

Transferrable Registration: National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA)

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The BCRPA is a member of the National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA), a nationwide group of Provincial/Territorial government-affiliated fitness agencies.

The National Fitness Leadership Alliance of Canada is a partnership of not-for-profit organizations dedicated to the advancement of exercise accreditation and leadership. NFLA Canada is dedicated to the promotion of active living for all Canadians. We do this by providing a variety of community-based services, education, accreditation and an unbiased transparent and standardized registration program to exercise professionals.
 

What We Do

NFLA’s main focus is on the development and stewardship of national standards for fitness leader registration across Canada, and as such we:
  • work collaboratively to develop and distribute resources for exercise professionals in Canada;
  • are a national and international advocate for exercise professionals;
  • identify and address issues of common concern.

Our role as a register

The NFLA is recognized by the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals 

 

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ICREPs members operate in 4 continents, over seven countries, and collectively register over 60,000 individual exercise professionals. ICREPs has also produced a global matrix that maps each ICREPs member’s registration levels against the others, which provides a clear pathway for exercise professionals considering moving countries.

Our connection to ICREPs furthers our goals by providing international portability and recognition for Canadian exercise professionals and by allowing us to share best practices and information with international partners.


Transferring Your Registration:
Here are the Alliance members to contact if you need to transfer your BCRPA registration to another province:

Province / Organization

Contact Information

British Columbia / 
BC Recreation and Parks Association
(BCRPA)
North West Territories 
Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification
Association (AFLCA)

 

Alberta / 
Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification
Association (AFLCA)
Saskatchewan / 
Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation
Association (SPRA)
  • 306-780-9470
  • Toll Free: 1-800-563-2555
  • Website
Manitoba / 
Manitoba Fitness Council (MFC)
Ontario / 
Ontario Fitness Council (OFC)
New Brunswick / 
Fitness New Brunswick (FNB)
Prince Edward Island /
Fitness New Brunswick (FNB)
Nova Scotia / 
Nova Scotia Fitness Association (NSFA)

Your BCRPA registration is also recognized outside of Canada. For instance, it will allow you to work in the U.S. and at many vacation resorts around the world.

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