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Upcoming Events
Courses, Workshops, T4T, Conferences, Certification Dates

 

Catch the CALA Wave and Ride it to New Waters

Charlene's Aquafit Tip of the day

CALA is pleased to offer the following educational opportunities that lead to certification...download schedule      pdf

Pre-requisite Course:
The Foundations of Vertical Water Training:  The Charlene Kopansky Method (VWT - Pre-requisite)

CALA Specialty Training and Certification Courses:

Group Aquafitness
GAF
Healing Waters:
Aquatic Post Rehab
Aqua Arthritis & Joint Disorders
HW:AA
Aqua Yoga
AY
Water Running
WR
HydroRider Aqua
HR
Kick Box
KBox
CALA proudly offers the following Continuing Education Opportunities (CECs).
CALA education is accredited by canfitpro, YMCA, YWCA, CFES, CPTN, BCRPA, AFLCA, SPRA, OFC, NSFLA
CALA Workshops, and Conferences are open to CALA members and non-members as well.
No refund or credit for withdrawal from CALA Events.
Registration fees may be used toward future CALA events at the discretion of CALA Management,
less a $35+tax administration fee. CALA manuals are final sale and cannot be returned for a refund/credit.
2017

Event

Location

Date & Time

CALA Trainer

CALA Workshops:
1) Bounce, Anchor & Propel Your Body
2) Just a Minute : Cardio Abdominal Combination
Chilliwack, BC
Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre
Sun Aug 13, 10am-7pm

CALA Presenter
Deb Cole

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Registration form:pdf

Open Book Theory exam writing for VWT, HW, HRider, Water Running & Practical Assessment

Mississauga, ON

Malton Community Centre

Sun Aug 20, 2017
12:30-3:30PM
GAF Practicals 3PM-6PM & HW 4:15PM-6PM

CALA Assessor
Marni Hill and Dale Douglas

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Open Book Theory exam writing for VWT, HW, HRider, Water Running Peterborough, ON
Peterborough Sport and Wellness Cente
August 25, 2017
2pm-4:30pm

Proctor: Peterborough Staff

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Group Aquafitness Specialty Training & Certification Course Peterborough, ON
Peterborough Sport and Wellness Cente
August 25, 4pm - 9:30pm
August 26, 12pm - 8:30pm
August 27, 8am – 4:00pm

Registration through CALA

 

Registration form:pdf

Combined Vertical Water Training Pre-Requisite + Group Aquafitness Specialty Training & Certification Comox, BC Wed Aug 28, 8:30am- 4:30pm
Thurs Aug 29, 8:30am- 4:30pm
Fri Aug 30, 8:30am- 4:30pm
Sat Aug 31, 8:30am- 4:30pm
Sun Sept 1, 8:30am- 4:30pm

CALA Trainer: Regan Jamieson

 

Online registration through Comox Regional District

 

Registration form:pdf

Foundations of Vertical Water Training Pre-Requisite Course – FAST TRACK Mississauga, ON Meadowvale Community Centre September 9th, 2017
9am-6pm

Online registration through City of Mississauga
Bar Code: 753239

 

Registration form:pdf

CALA One Day Conference

Mississauga, ON

Clarkson Community Centre

Sun Sept 17, 2017

Team of Presenters
Brochure in progress

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Combined Vertical Water Training Pre-Requisite + Group Aquafitness Specialty Training & Certification *** Option to register for VWT or GAF course only. Contact CALA for details See below Ottawa, ON Walter Baker Community Centre

Mon Sept 18, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Sept 25, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Oct 2, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Oct 16, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Oct 23, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Oct 30, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Nov 6, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Nov 13, 5pm- 9:30pm

Trainers: Jill Young

 

Registration form:pdf

Foundations of Vertical Water Training Pre-Requisite Course Ottawa, ON Walter Baker Community Centre

Mon Sept 18, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Sept 25, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Oct 2, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Oct 16, 5pm- 9:30pm

Trainers: Jill Young

 

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Open Book Theory exam writing for VWT, HW, HRider, Water Running & Practical Assessment Mississauga, ON
Meadowvale Community Centre
Sat Oct 14, 2017
Open Book Theory:
10:30am – 1:30pm

CALA Proctor:
Leslie Aziz

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CALA Workshop: Aquatic Exercise and Movement for Common Conditions – A Magical Partnership Simcoe, ON
Annalise Carr Aquatic Centre
Sat Oct 21, 2017
2pm – 6pm
4 CALA CECs

Presenter: Paul Lewis

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CALA Specialty Clinic

Topic to be confirmed

Ottawa, ON
St-Laurent Recreation Complex

Sat Oct 21, 2017
12pm-9pm

8 CALA CECs

Presenter: TBA
CALA Workshop:
Yeah, that's How We Move!
Kingston, ON
Kingston YMCA Wright Crescent
Sat October 21, 2017
Time TBC
4 CALA CECs
Presenter: Lesa Ray
Group Aquafitness Specialty Training & Certification Course * You must have completed the VWT Bypass or Course before registering for this Specialty Ottawa, ON Walter Baker Community Centre

Mon Oct 23, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Oct 30, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Nov 6, 5pm- 9:30pm

Mon Nov 13, 5pm- 9:30pm

Trainers: Jill Young

 

 

CALA Workshop Topic to be confirmed Ottawa, ON Richcraft Recreation Complex (west)

Sat Nov 4, 2017
5pm-9pm
4 CALA CECs

Trainer: TBA
Healing Waters Specialty Training & Certification Course

Mississauga, ON

Malton Community Centre

Fri Nov 17 6:00pm-10:00pm
Sat Nov 18 10:30am-6:30pm
Sun Nov 19 10:00am-6:00pm
Online registration through City of Mississauga!
Barcode : 751472
Open Book Theory exam writing for VWT, HW, HRider, Water Running
And
GAF Practical Assessment
Ottawa, ON
Walter Baker Community Centre
Exam Writing
Mon Dec 4 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Or
GAF Practical Assessments
7:00pm- 9:30pm

CALA Assessors Team:
Jill Young

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Open Book Theory exam writing for VWT, HW, HRider, Water Running
And
GAF Practical Assessment
Ottawa, ON
Walter Baker Community Centre
Exam Writing
Mon Dec 11 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Or
GAF Practical Assessments
7:00pm- 9:30pm

CALA Assessors Team:
Jill Young

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CALA Conference & Retreat in Marvelous Mexico

Huatulco, Mexico

December 2017

Approximate dates between December 8 - 22

CALA Team including Charlene Kopansky, Dylan Harries, Jennie Queen, Michelle McLaren and others.

CALA Conference &  Retreat in Beautiful Barbados Barbados March 2018 –
Approximate dates
March 2 – 11 or May 2 - 18
CALA Team including Charlene Kopansky, Karl Notargiovanni, Ka-therine McKeown and others
Splash Into Autumn
Conference - Bilingual!
CALA, canfitpro, OCF, AFLCA, BCRPA, canfitpro, CFES, Y Accredited Conference
NDG, Montreal, PQ POSTPONED TO FALL 2017 – shortage of instructors due to 3 instructor injuries
DATES TBC

Team of Presenters

Brochure in progress…
Registration through CALA

Combined Foundations of Vertical Water Training & Group Aquafitness Specialty Training & Certification

Stellenbosch, South Africa

University of Stellenbosch, Sports Science & Biokinetics Dept.

POSTPONED- due to drought in the Western Cape. Pools are closed.
Dates TBC
Annatjie Goedhals
Registration is through the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Assessors
All areas other than Mississauga

Assessment times are listed in the schedule above.  If you need to schedule a time other than what is posted, please contact the appropriate person.  Contact CALA or appropriate contact below to arrange a time for your written Exam or Practical Assessment  (VWT, GAF, Aqua Jogging, Aqua KickBox, HW Intro, HW-AA)

Mississauga ON

Assessment times are listed in the schedule above.

Please contact the community centre where you took your course. If your facility is not listed, please CALA  416-751-9823 or 1-888-751-9823 or cala_aqua@mac.com for the facility contact

Canada other than Quebec and Mississauga
CALA  416-751-9823 or 1-888-751-9823
or cala_aqua@mac.com

Laval, Quebec
contact Marie-Claude to express interest or book an assessment appointment
Contact: Marie-Claude Leblanc

United Kingdom 
Contact
Linda Kanninen   (Wales) linda@aquarobics.co.uk

 

Mississauga Valley Community Centre
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd. Mississauga, ON L5A 3R8
Linda.Northcott@mississauga.ca

Clarkson Community Centre
CALA  416-751-9823 or 1-888-751-9823
or cala_aqua@mac.com for the facility contact

Huron Park Community Centre
Marni Hill, 905-615-4820 x2450
Marni.Hill@mississauga.ca 

Malton Community Centre
CALA  416-751-9823 or 1-888-751-9823
or cala_aqua@mac.com for the facility contact


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Finally the 'civilized' world is catching up with what ancient societies recognized the "Healing Power of Water" and practiced various forms of water exercise for centuries. Movement in water offers multidirectional resistance in a non impact environment. Water supports the body and cushions movement. When the water is warm enough, the pain cycle is interrupted and the healing process is encouraged. Aquatic Post Rehabilitation is not new. Recently, there has been renewed interest in water as a therapeutic means of healing. Health Care Providers, (physicians, chiropractors, physiotherapists, OT's, massage therapists - to name only a few) in the 'know' are referring patients to exercise in water. The business opportunities are immense. With certification in Healing Waters, you can expand your business, bring relief to so many people and contribute to the health and well being of your community: win-win-win. Charlene Kopansky, Founder and President of CALA Inc.

 

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