Certifications and Workshops

American Red Cross

Group Fitness

Red Cross Adult CPR/AED Certification BODYPUMP™
Red Cross Adult CPR/AED Review Metabolic Conditioning for Strength
First Aid Certification Bosu HITT Extreme
Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers Certification Country Heat LIVE

Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Review

Power Yoga for Sports

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)

 

Lifeguard Recertification

 

 

American Red Cross

Red Cross Adult CPR/AED Certification

  • Tuesday, Jan. 31 OR Monday, March 20
  • 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • $60 (includes Adult Ready Reference Card and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Training combines lecture, interactive video demonstrations featuring emergency scenarios that are likely to occur in a variety of environments and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills. Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults and learn how to use an AED (automatic external defibrillator). Certifications are valid for 2 years.

Class includes a copy of an Adult Ready Reference Card and certification. 

Register at the Rec Center front desk.  Class size is limited.

Red Cross Adult CPR/AED Review

  • Tuesday, Feb. 7 OR Wednesday, March 15
  • 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • $45 (includes certificate only)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

An abbreviated Adult CPR/AED course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing. Participants MUST bring their current certification card to class for verification. Participants without a current card will not be allowed to write the examination. Certification is valid for two years.

No materials are provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own Adult Reference Ready Card.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

First Aid Certification

  • Monday, Feb. 6
  • 5:30 – 9 p.m.
  • $60 (includes Adult Ready Reference Card and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Participants learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts and scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies. Certification is valid for two years.

Class includes a copy of an Adult Ready Reference Card and certification. 

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers Certification

  • Saturday, April 22 OR Sunday, April 30
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $100 (includes copy of handbook, reusable breathing barrier and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Designed for individuals with a duty to respond to emergencies, this program combines discussions, video and hands-on training. The course also covers how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. Topics include: Primary assessment, ventilations, choking, CPR and use of an AED. Certifications are valid for 2 years.

A 30-minute lunch break is included in the schedule.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Review

  • Wednesday, April 26
  • 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • $75 (includes certificate only)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

An abbreviated CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills before testing. To be eligible to participate in a review course, participants must have successfully completed prior training. Participants MUST bring their current certification card to class for verification. Participants without a current card will not be allowed to write the examination. Certifications are valid for 2 years.

No materials are provided. Participants should bring their own handbook and breathing barrier to class.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)

  • Sunday, March 12
  • 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • $75 (includes copy of handbook, reusable breathing barrier and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child, and infant victims. Consistent with the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, BLS is the foundational CPR/AED program typically required for healthcare providers and public safety professionals. Through the use of lecture, skills demonstration and practice, case-based emergency response scenarios, and reflection and debriefing activities with a focus on team-based response, BLS builds the key critical thinking, problem solving, and team dynamic skills that are needed to drive better patient outcomes. Certificates are valid for 2 years.  

A 30-minute lunch break is included in the schedule.

Lifeguard Recertification

  • Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26
  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $125 
  • Rec Center, Pool

Participants must have and bring current CPR/AED, Lifeguarding and First Aid certification cards as well as a breathing mask to class.


 

Fitness Workshops for Spring 2017 at Binghamton University

Continuing Education Credits for Personal Trainers, Group Fitness Instructors and Health/Wellness Educators

Les Mills BODYPUMP™ initial training

  • Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26
  • 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. both days
  • Rec Center, EG-106
  • $290

This program-specific workshop will set you up with the tools you need to become a certified LES MILLS BODYPUMP instructor. You’ll receive the latest program release, program manuals and hands-on guidance from a certified national trainer. Using a light to moderate weighted barbell and lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. Instructors will coach their class through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement and motivation, all set to great music.

Registration: http://bit.ly/BodypumpBU

 

Metabolic Conditioning for Strength with Jen Burke (2 AFAA CECs)

  • Sunday, March 19
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Rec Center, EG-24
  • Early registration: $45 or $80 for both classes with Jen Burke by March 9

Metabolic training is all the rage in the fitness industry because it works! Learn strategies to help your students overcome plateaus and achieve weight-loss goals with high-intensity strength training drills that are simple, challenging, and, most importantly, effective!  This interactive workshop will give you the tools to deliver classes in a safe and fun way that will keep your clients coming back for more.

Registration: flowfitnesstraining.com

 

Bosu HITT Extreme with Jen Burke (2 AFAA CECs)

  • Sunday, March 19
  • 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Rec Center, EG-24
  • Early registration: $45 or $80 for both classes with Jen Burke by March 9

Intense, focused, efficient, challenging, rewarding, and jam packed with action from start to finish. Learn the science of high-intensity interval training and its application to both fitness and sport. Take home a variety of short, plug-n-play high-intensity interval sequences that are realistic for both high-level athletes and mere mortals, and are guaranteed to raise your heart rate, fitness level, calorie expenditure and the FUN factor! 

Registration: flowfitnesstraining.com

 

Country Heat LIVE  ( .7 ACE, 8 AFAA, .8 NASM, 4 canfitpro)

  • Sunday, April 2
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., check-in 8:45 a.m.
  • Rec Center, EG-106
  • $249

Fire up the fun with the high-energy, easy-to-follow, country dance-inspired workout that’s so simple anyone can do it! And it’s so much fun you’ll barely notice you’re getting a total-body workout as you work up a sweat. You’ll dance nonstop to the hottest country hits, and before you know it, you’ll be burning off the fat and tightening your body from head to toe!

Registration: www.countryheatlive.com

 

Power Yoga for Sports (4 Yoga Alliance, 8 NSCA)

  • Sunday, May 7
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., check-in 7:45 a.m.
  • Rec Center, EG-24
  • Early registration: $250 before April 7, 2017 or $300 (non certification) after.
    • You must register by May 1. This training is subject to cancellation if an 11 person minimum is not met by the registration deadline.

Power Yoga for Sports is a non-certification or certification course (post training option), that teachers coaches, trainers, PE teachers and yoga teachers how to address the specific needs of athletes in regards to yoga. It is designed for those professionals who do not wish to get a 200-hour yoga certification BUT still want to teach the benefit and recovery techniques to their athletes that yoga gives. A modest background in anatomy is pre-requisite. Walk away able to teach your athletes how to improve longevity, reduce injury, and increase power.

Registration: Recreation Center Front Desk

For any questions or for assistance, contact Patti Dowd at pdowd@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2958


Please Note:

  1. In order to participate in a fee-based Specialty Wellness Program, participants must register in advance. No registrations will be taken at the time of the program, or at the program location.
  2. Students, faculty, staff and Rec members MUST have a current University or Rec ID card to enter the Rec center. All others will be issued a card for facility entrance.
  3. Programs are filled on a first come, first served basis. Most programs have a minimum and maximum occupancy. Programs may fill quickly, so please register early. Some programs have a registration date cut off as well. No one will be allowed to register after the cut off date.
  4. No Day Passes or Week Passes are available for these programs.
  5. Parking on campus requires a permit or use of a metered spot.  Participants without a parking permit will be issued a pass valid during class time only.
  6. Individuals must register in person at the Rec Center Front Desk unless otherwise noted. Please call 777-PLAY for more information.

Last Updated: 3/31/17