I'm Expired, Now what?

First, we are excited to welcome you back! To make it easy to renew, the length of time your BCRPA Fitness Registration has been expired determines the steps you'll need to take to renew. 

Note: BCRPA's insurance policy does not cover leaders during time periods when their BCRPA Fitness Leader Registration has been expired.

Fitness Program Policies cover absences related to Parental and Medical Leave, CEC approvals, payment information, processing fees and refunds and expirations. 

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Expired 1 Day to 12 Months

Welcome back! We know that life can get busy, so to support your renewal process, we've removed the late fees associated with renewing your registration.

To be eligible to renew, you will need to complete the following through your account within The Registry® of Fitness Professionals:

  • We are transitioning to a one-year renewal process. Changes to your CEC requirements will be in effect once you have renewed your registration. 
    • Fitness Leader (2-year registration): 12 credits required
    • SFL/TFL (2-year registration period): 16 credits required
    • Fitness Leader (1-year registration): 6 credits required
    • SFL/TFL (1-year registration period): 8 credits required
  • Update your CPR certification (minimum: CPR-A)
  • Update your First Aid certification (minimum: Emergency or Standard First Aid)
  • Pay BCRPA Fitness Program Registration Fee ($105 for Fitness leader or $150 for Persoanl Trainers) 

Once the steps above have been completed, your registration will be complete and in effect for one year.

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Expired 12 Months to 24 Months

Welcome back! As you are probably aware, the fitness industry is changing daily, so we need to make sure your knowledge is up-to-date so you can set yourself up for success. Remember, when you renew your speciality you will receive exclusive feedback from a peer through the ICE process to make sure you are the very best Fitness Leader you can possibly be.

If you have been expired for 1 to 2 years, your registration requirements are as follows: 

ICE Packages are linked above. To find the list of ICE Evaluators, head to the Become a Fitness Leader page and view the ICE step in the speciality you wish to renew in. 

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Expired 24 Months to 60 Months

Welcome back! Being a BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader means you hold the highest fitness leader standards in the industry. The following steps are in place in order to ensure your knowledge is current and all BCRPA Registered Fitness Leaders uphold the same high standards. We are happy to help you hit the ground running once again!

If you have been expired for more than 2 years and up to 5 years, renewal requirements include:

  • Earn 6 CECs for Fitness Leaders or 8 CECs for SFLs/TFLs. Visit the CEC page for further details. 
  • Proof of current CPR (minimum: CPR-A)
  • Proof of current First Aid (minimum: Emergency or Standard First Aid)
  • Repeat all applicable exam(s)
  • Complete the entire ICE package in each specialty you wish to renew in including the practical evaluation
  • Personal Trainers must also complete ICE packages in both Weight Training and Personal Training
  • SFLs/TFLs must also re-do a Shadow ICE in each specialty they wish to renew in
  • SFLs/TFLs must also re-take the appropriate BCRPA ICE Workshop(s)
  • Note: an 8-hour resume is not required for any specialty renewal
  • Pay BCRPA Fitness Program Registration Fee ($105 for Fitness Leader or $150 for Personal Training per year)

To find the list of ICE Packages and Evaluators, head to the Become a Fitness Leader page and view the ICE step in the speciality you wish to renew in.

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Expired Over 60 Months (5+ Years)

We know this might seem like a big step, but it's worth it! The fitness industry has changed an enormous amount in the past 5+ years and we want to make sure you understand those changes and have the highest level of training you possibly can to set yourself up for success.

If your BCRPA Fitness Registration has been expired for 5 years or more, you will need to start at the beginning of the registration process. Visit the Become a Fitness Leader page for further details on the required steps.

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