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Upcoming Events                                                                                      contact CALA to discuss Hosting a CALA Event at your facility

Catch the CALA Wave  Courses, Workshops, T4T, Conferences, Certification Dates 

                    CALA's Upcoming Schedule of Events        download Event Schedule PDF July 22 2020

CALA proudly CALA 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.
 Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO). If you take CALA approved courses and earn CALA Education Credits (CECs),
you may now use them as credit towards TRO registration under the non-TRO-sponsored event category.

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

Pre-requisite Course:   TThe Foundations of Vertical Water Training VWT:  The Charlene Kopansky Method
Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course


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
Important:  If the training event you are interested in attending is not listed, please contact CALA  at 416-751-9823 or cala_aqua@mac.com to discuss your training requirements or interest in hosting. To recertify you require 8CECs per year.  If you have more than 8CECs in a year you can bank them for future use.  CALA grants 1CEC for 1
hour of training.  You can petition CALA for CECs from other related training.
doc  pdf 
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 an  administration fee.  CALA manuals are final sale and cannot be returned for a refund/credit.
ZOOM on-line sessions

Until further notice, CALA will be offering
online workshops/course through ZOOM

Future ZOOM events are being developed. 
Please keep checking back for a list of available events.
ZOOM training will open up CALA training to a broader international audience.

Load ZOOM on your computer

2020/2021 Event Location Dates and Time Presenter/Trainer/Assessor

A ZOOM CALA Study Hall Prep for VWT & HW Exam Writing

 

Opportunity – For current members who have completed the VWT or HW Courses

 

Online ZOOM platform

Load ZOOM on your computer
July 27, 2020

7pm - 8:30pm

Facilitators: 

Katherine McKeown

Guest Presenter
Charlene Kopansky

 

Registration:  
Phone: 416-751-9823 or
Email cala_aqua@mac.com

You will be provided with details about how to download and use ZOOM from the comfort of your own home.

UPDATED CERTIFICATION SUBMISSION INFO:

ZOOM CALA Liquid Barre– Certification Opportunity

Certification Opportunity – For current members who have completed the CALA Liquid Barre Specialty Course

Online ZOOM platform

Load ZOOM on your computer

When is the Certification: on or before July 31 Submission of very short Liquid Barre assignment plus July TO BE ANNOUNCED from 12pm- 4pm, 20 min. demo per person, of a pre-choreographed Liquid Barre routine provided by the presenter, Dylan Harries and submitted using Google Docs to Dylan Harries (bodyrockfit@gmail.com ).

Facilitator:
Dylan Harries

Register through CALA to book your practical assessment slot on July 8th, 2020

Registration:  
Phone: 416-751-9823 or
Email cala_aqua@mac.com

Exam Writing

CALA VWT and HW Open Book Exam Writing opportunity for CALA Members who have completed the VWT and/or Healing Waters Course and are ready to write the associated open book exam.

Online ZOOM platform

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Wed July 29, 6pm – 9pm

Open book VWT (2.5 hours)

 or

HW exam (2 hours)

 

Last day for registration Tues July 28

Proctor: 

Katherine McKeown

Guest Presenter

Registration:  
Phone: 416-751-9823 or
Email cala_aqua@mac.com

You will be provided with details about how to download and use ZOOM from the comfort of your own home.

We accept visa & MasterCard & e-transfer

Exam Writing

ZOOM CALA Group Aquafitness Certification Completion.

*GAF Assignment Submission and Practical Assessment for those who have completed the GAF Training

 

Online ZOOM platform

Load ZOOM on your computer

Certification

Part One:

Wed August 5th deadline for submission

Submission of completed GAF Assignment (30-minute class plan) on Wed August 5th. Submit in MSWord format to katherine@aquaintensity.com

and copy

cala_aqua@mac.com


Certification – Part Two:

Upon successful completion of GAF Assignment, you are advised to book a ZOOM practical assessment (demo a 30-minute class) Coordinate your practical assessment ZOOM booking with Katherine Mckeown:

katherine@aquaintensity.com

and copy

cala_aqua@mac.com

Facilitators: 

Katherine McKeown

Guest Presenter

 

Registration:  
Phone: 416-751-9823 or
Email cala_aqua@mac.com

You will be provided with details about how to download and use ZOOM from the comfort of your own home.

We accept visa & MasterCard & e-transfer

 

In Progress - ZOOM online learning
2020/2021 Event Location Dates and Time Presenter/Trainer/Assessor

ZOOM PLUS VWT 12 - 20 hr CALA Foundations of Vertical Water Training Course

(VWT), with an additional 4-8 hours of pool time once aquatic centres open their doors and provide appropriate pool times for CALA Training

Online – ZOOM platform

Load ZOOM on your computer
Dates: TBA Facilitator:  TBA

Download
Course (price etc.) and Registration Details Form pdf - in progress

Email cala_aqua@mac.com  to register. You will be provided with details about how to download and use ZOOM from the comfort of your own home.

ZOOM PLUS GAF 12 - 20 hr CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty Training & Certification Course

(GAF), with an additional 4-8 hours of pool time once aquatic centres open their doors and provide appropriate pool times for CALA Training

Online – ZOOM platform

Load ZOOM on your computer
Dates: TBA

 

Facilitator:  TBA

Download
Course (price etc.) and Registration Details Form pdf - in progress

Email cala_aqua@mac.com  to register. You will be provided with details about how to download and use ZOOM from the comfort of your own home.

ZOOM PLUS A-Yoga 16 - 20 hr CALA Aqua Yoga Specialty Training & Certification Course

Important Note:  This course will certify you as a CALA Infused Aqua Yoga Specialist not an Aqua Yoga instructor.

This course infuses Yoga positions within a regular CALA Aquafit class.  You will incorporate the Yoga posses with the CALA bank of movements using preset choreography that can be modify.

It is design for recreational (cooler pools) but can be modified to warmer water.

Online – ZOOM platform

Load ZOOM on your computer
Dates: TBA

(AY), with an additional 4-8 hours of pool time once aquatic centres open their doors and provide appropriate pool times for CALA Training.

Facilitator:  TBA

Lead Presenter
Karl Notargiovanni
 
Katherine McKeown

Guest Presenter
Charlene Kopansky

Download
Course (price etc.) and Registration Details Form pdf - in progress

Email cala_aqua@mac.com  to register. You will be provided with details about how to download and use ZOOM from the comfort of your own home.

2020/2021 - Rescheduled  
2020/2021 Event Location Dates and Time Presenter/Trainer/Assessor
CALA Foundations of Vertical Water Training Prerequisite Course (VWT)

Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course

YT
Whitehorse

Canada Games Centre
Sat. July 25, 2020 10am - 6pm
Sat. Aug. 1, 10am - 6pm
Sat. Aug. 8 10am - 6pm

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for repeating VWT & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:

Nathan Muir-Cressman

Register through City of Whitehorse. pdf

For more information email cala_aqua@mac.com  or Aquatics@Whitehorse.ca
Registration though City of Whitehorse starts March 10th 2020 www.Whitehorse.ca/alo or by calling 867-668-8360

CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty Training and Certification Course (GAF) YT
Whitehorse

Canada Games Centre
Mon. Aug. 10 2020
Tues. Aug. 11,12,13
ALL from 2pm - 7pm

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for repeating VWT & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
 

Isabel Parkari

Register through City of Whitehorse. pdf

For more information email cala_aqua@mac.com  or Aquatics@Whitehorse.ca
Registration though City of Whitehorse starts March 10th 2020 www.Whitehorse.ca/alo or by calling 867-668-8360

CALA FULL DAY OF WORKSHOPS

Workshop One:
8am - 12pm Aqua Shallow & Deep Simultaneous Teaching

Workshop Two:
1pm - 5pm The Liquid A.B.S Program with Safe & Successful Integration of Equipment 

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Simcoe

Annaliese Carr Aquatic Centre, Norfolk County
Sept 12, 2020

Workshop 1
8am-12pm

Workshop 2
1pm-5pm

Accreditation: Earn 8 CALA CECs & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Dylan Harries


Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com
CALA Foundations of Vertical Water Training Prerequisite Course (VWT)

Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course

Host this event at your facility.

AB
Ponoka

Ponoka Aquatic Centre
Sept. 25, 26, 27, 2020

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs if repeating VWT course & earn canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Michelle McLaren

Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com
Foundations of Vertical Water Training Pre-Requisite Course (VWT)

Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club
Fri. Oct 2, 5pm-9pm
Sat. Oct 3, 12pm-8pm
Sun. Oct. 4, 12pm - 8pm

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for repeating HW or if you have completed more than one CALA Course & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:  
Kristin Murphy


Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com
CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty Training & Certification Course (GAF)

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club
Fri. Oct 16, 5pm-9pm
Sat. Oct 17, 12pm-8pm
Sun. Oct 18, 12pm-8pm

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for repeating HW or if you have completed more than one CALA Course & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:  
Kristin Murphy


Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

Group Aquafitness Specialty Training and Certification Course (GAF)

AB
Ponoka

Ponoka Aquatic Centre
Oct. 23, 24, 25, 2020

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs if repeating GAF course & earn canfitpro CECs

Facilitator: TBC

Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Hydro Strength Training Clinic includes a 10-week Program Design ON
Ottawa
Ottawa Athletic Club
Sat Nov 14, 2020
10am-7pm (includes one hour of break time):
Pool is available after 2pm.

Accreditation: Earn 8 CALA CECs & earn canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Dylan Harries


Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Completing Certification: Open Book VWT &/or HW Theory Exams

Ottawa Athletic Club, ON in the OAC Board Room Sun. Nov 15, 2020
10:30am-1:30pm
(2.5 hours of writing time)
Facilitator:
Dylan Harries

Registration
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Completing Certification: Group Aquafitness Practical Assessment (30 minutes)

Ottawa Athletic Club, ON in the Pool Sun. Nov 15, 2020
2:00pm-8:00pm
(45 minutes per person includes class demo (POOL) & CALA Assessor feedback)
Facilitator:
Dylan Harries

Registration
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

2020/2021 -  Postponed
2020/2021 Event Location Dates and Time Presenter/Trainer/Assessor


* BILINGUAL

CALA Aqua H.I.I.T Sensation 

Host this event at your facility.

Quebec
Montreal

West Island YMCA
Postponed until further notice due to Corona Virus.  Dates will be posted as soon as the session is rescheduled

Accreditation: 3 CALA CECs + canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:  
Kristin Murphy


Register through YMCA Centreville
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French   pdf  (registration details)

English  pdf  (registration details)


CALA Oh Buoy II Workshop 

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Owen Sound

YMCA Owen Sound Grey Bruce
APRIL 4, 2020
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

Dates TBC

Accreditation: Earn 3.5 CALA CECs & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator: 
Katherine McKeown

Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Completing Certification: Open Book VWT &/or HW Theory Exams
ON
Strathroy

Where: Over the Deep End
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

(2.5 hours of exam writing time)

You must register with CALA to reserve a timeslot for your assessment

Proctor: Teresa Fischtner

 

Register through CALA
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com


CALA Completing Certification: Open Book VWT &/or HW Theory Exams
ON
Aylmer
Terrace Lodge
APRIL 9, 2020
POSTPONED Due to Cor
ona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

(2.5 hours of exam writing time)

You must register with CALA to reserve a timeslot for your assessment

Proctors:
Julia Ito

and
Katherine McKeown
 
Register through CALA

Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com


Completing Certification: GAF & HW & Aqua Yoga Practical Assessments (30 minutes)

ON
Aylmer

Terrace Lodge
(Pool)
APRIL 16, 2020
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

45 min per person includes class demo

(Pool) & CALA Assessor feedback

Spaces are limited so book your spot ASAP.

You must register with CALA to reserve a timeslot for your assessment

Assessors: GAF assessor:
Kristin Murphy

and
HW / Aqua Yoga assessor
Katherine McKeown

Register through CALA

Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

Aquafit Teaching Toolkit: Teaching Strategies that Empower, Engage, and Inspire
ON
London
Bostwick Community Centre YMCA
APRIL 21, 2020
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

Earn 4 CALA CECs & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Linda Jones


Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Introduction to Water Fitness Clinic
ON
Hamilton

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Recreation Centre
APRIL 25, 26, 2020
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for attending the Intro to Water Fitness & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Dylan Harries


Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Effective Use of Equipment
ON
Hamilton

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Recreation Centre
APRIL 26, 2020
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

Accreditation: Earn 4 CALA CECs & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Dylan Harries


Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

 

CALA FULL DAY OF WORKSHOPS

1 Aqua Choreography  Let's Dance

2 Intervals, Aqua Mat Refresher, & Warm Water Movement Ideas

Host this event at your facility.

BC
Merrit

Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre
MAY 2, 2020
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

Accreditation: Earn 8 CALA, BCRPA, AFLCA, CFES & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Jane Jones


Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Foundations of Vertical Water Training Prerequisite Course
(VWT)

Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course

Host this event at your facility.

BC
Sunshine Coast Sechelt

Sechelt Aquatic Centre

 

POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for repeating VWT & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Deb Cole

Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty Training and Certification Course
(GAF)

Host this event at your facility.

BC
Sunshine Coast Sechelt

Sechelt Aquatic Centre
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for repeating VWT & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Deb Cole

Registration Form: pdf
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Aqua Barre Workshop & CALA Grounded & Rebounded Workshop
MB
Winnipeg

YMCA-YWCA Winnipeg
Sat. May 24, 2020

POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

Accreditation: Earn 2 CALA CECs per workshop for a total of 4 CECs

Facilitator:
Kristin Murphy

Register through YMCA-YWCA Winnipeg. Poster in progress
Registration Form: in development

CALA Completing Certification: Open Book VWT &/or HW Theory Exams
ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club in OAC Board Room
Sun May 24, 2020

POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

You must register with CALA to reserve a timeslot for your assessment

CALA Assessor
Kristin Murphy


and/or
Katherine McKeown
 
Register through CALA
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Completing Certification: Group Aquafitness Practical Assessment (30 minutes)
ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club in the Pool
Sun May 24, 2020

POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

Spaces are limited so book your spot ASAP.

You must register with CALA to reserve a timeslot for your assessment

CALA Assessor GAF assessor:
Kristin Murphy

and
HW / Aqua Yoga assessor
Katherine McKeown
 
Register through CALA
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Workshops Series
YT
Whitehorse

Canada Games Centre,
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

(TBC) June 6 or 7 or 13 or 14 (two, four-hour workshops) + a week day workshop between June 8 and June 12

Accreditation: Earn 3 CALA CECs for 3 hours of workshops & 2 CALA CECs for 2 hours

Facilitator:
Deb Cole

Register through City of Whitehorse.
Registration Form: in development
 

* BILINGUAL

CALA Aqua Equipment Extravaganza- Make it Work, Keep it Safe Workshop 

Host this event at your facility.

Quebec
Montreal

Downtown YMCA
JUNE 7, 2020
POSTPONED Due to Corona Virus

When: We are awaiting new dates 

Accreditation: 3 CALA CECs + canfitpro CECs

Facilitator: 
Kristin Murphy


Registration Form: pdf  English
Registration Form: pdf  French


CALA VWT or HW Theory Exam Writing Opportunity for current CALA members

AB
Calgary
Vecova Centre for Disability Services & Research
Fri June 12, 2020
3:00pm-6:00pm
or
Sat June 13
10:30am-12:30pm
Assessor and Exam Proctor:
Katherine McKeown

Register through CALA.

Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA GAF or HW Practical Assessment Opportunity for current CALA members 

AB
Calgary

Vecova Centre for Disability Services & Research 
Sun June 14, 2020
7pm-9pm

Spaces are limited so book your spot ASAP.

You must register with CALA to reserve a timeslot for your assessment

Assessor:
Katherine McKeown

Register through CALA
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Aqua Yoga Specialty Training & Certification Course 

Host this event at your facility.

AB
Calgary

Vecova Centre for Disability Services & Research
Fri June 12, 2020 6pm-9:30pm
Sat June 13 12:30pm-9pm
Sun June 14 11am-7pm

Accreditation: 12 CALA CECs for repeating Aqua Yoga Course or if you have completed more than one CALA Course & 4FIS, 4PTS, 4 HWL canfitpro, AFLCA, BCRPA, SPRA

Facilitator:
Katherine McKeown

Registration Form: pdf

Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA BOOT CAMP - High Intensity Interval Training

ON
Hamilton

Stoney Creek Recreation Centre
Sat June 20, 2020 12:30pm-4:30pm

Accreditation: Earn 4 CALA CECs & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Dylan Harries


Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com
 

CALA Introduction to Aqua Pre and Postnatal Specialty

ON
Ottawa

Minto Recreation Complex
Proposed Awaiting final confirmation
Sun. June 28, 2pm-10pm (TBC)

Accreditation: Earn 8 CALA CECs & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
CALA Trainer:
Jennie Queen


Register through City of Ottawa - only available for a total of 30 people who are on staff with the City of Ottawa - Proposed Awaiting final confirmation

Topic TBA

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club
Sun July 12, 2020
12pm-8pm

Accreditation: Earn 8 CALA CECs for repeating HW or if you have completed more than one CALA Course & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator: 
TBA

 

Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

Foundations of Vertical Water Training Pre-Requisite Course (VWT)

Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club
Fri Oct 2, 2020 5pm-9pm
Sat Oct 3, 12pm-8pm
Sun Oct. 4, 12pm-8pm

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for repeating HW or if you have completed more than one CALA Course & canfitpro CEC

Facilitator: 
Kristin Murphy

Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty Training & Certification Course (GAF)

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5pm-9pm
Sat Oct 17, 12pm-8pm
Sun Oct 18, 12pm-8pm

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs for repeating HW or if you have completed more than one CALA Course & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator: 
Kristin Murphy

Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Completing Certification:
Open Book VWT &/or HW Theory Exams

ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club in OAC Board Room
Sun Nov 15, 2020
10:30am-1:30pm
(2.5 hours of writing time)
CALA Assessor: TBA

Register through CALA

Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

CALA Completing Certification:
Group Aquafitness Practical Assessment (30 minutes)

ON
Ottawa

Athletic Club in the pool
Sun Nov 15, 2020
2:00pm-8:00pm
(45 minutes per person includes class demo CALA Assessor feedback)

Spaces are limited so book your spot ASAP.

You must register with CALA to reserve a timeslot for your assessment

CALA Assessor:  TBA

Register through CALA

Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

You must book with CALA to reserve your time slot

Future Events to be confirmed - Please contact CALA if you have any questions about these future upcoming events or to host a session at your facility.
Combined Foundations of Vertical Water Training Pre-Requisite Course (VWT) and
Group Aquafitness Specialty Training and Certification Course (GAF)
BC
Vancouver Island

Comox Valley Sports Centre
Dates: TBA

Accreditation: Earn 12 CALA CECs if repeating VWT &/or GAF course & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator: 
Regan Jamieson

Register through Comox Valley Regional District at 250-334-9622

Foundations of Vertical Water Training Pre-Requisite Course (VWT)

Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Peterborough
Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre

Date: TBA

Accreditation: Earn canfitpro CECs, Earn 12 CALA CECs if repeating the VWT &/or the GAF Course

Facilitator:   
Kristin Murphy


Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

Group Aquafitness Specialty Training and Certification Course (GAF)

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Peterborough
Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre
Date: TBA

Accreditation: Earn canfitpro CECs, Earn CALA CECs if repeating the VWT &/or the GAF Course

Facilitator:  
Kristin Murphy


Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com
Open Book VWT Theory Exam Writing & GAF Practical Assessments ON
Peterborough

Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre
Date: TBA


-You must book your spot through CALA to write one of the above exams
-You must submit & pass your GAF and/or HW assignment
-You must book your practical assessment through CALA
Where: Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre
When: exam writing between TBD (exam 2.5 hours,15 minute set up and take down time) &
GAF practical assessments starting at 1pm
Assessors: Video submissions to cala_aqua@mac.com

Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

Register through CALA
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com

2021

CALA FULL DAY OF WORKSHOPS

Workshop One:
8am - 12pm Aqua Shallow & Deep Simultaneous Teaching

Workshop Two:
1pm - 5pm The Liquid A.B.S Program with Safe & Successful Integration of Equipment 

Host this event at your facility.

ON
Simcoe

Annaliese Carr Aquatic Centre, Norfolk County
Sept 21, 2021

Workshop 1
8am-12pm

Workshop 2
1pm-5pm

Accreditation: Earn 8 CALA CECs & canfitpro CECs

Facilitator:
Dylan Harries


Registration Form: in development
Contact CALA at 416-751-9823 or email CALA_AQUA@mac.com
 

Please contact CALA if you would like to host a CALA event or if the event you are looking for is not listed. 
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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