Independent Study   Live-Onsite and Virtual-ZOOM are listed after the live events
Certification Assessments, Pre-requisite and Certification Written Exams

Virtual Online VWT

What: Open book exam writing on ZOOM
When: Sunday, July 30 1:00pm - 4:00pm (exam is 2.5 hours)
Where: ZOOM

Who: Email cala_aqua@mac.com to book a space to write the VWT

If you require accommodation, please speak with CALA cala_aqua@mac.com

Virtual Online HW

What: Open book exam writing on ZOOM
When: Wednesday, July 26, 9:00am - 10:00am (exam is 1 hour)
Where: ZOOM

Who: Email cala_aqua@mac.com to book a space to write the HW

If you require accommodation, please speak with CALA cala_aqua@mac.com

Certification and Pre-requisite Training
Live On-site, Windsor, Nova Scotia

What: Pre-requisite: CALA Vertical Water (VWT)

When: June 12, 13, 14, 15, 2023

Where: Hants Aquatic Centre, Windsor, NS 

Who: Dianne Levy

Credits: Earn CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC

*8 CALA CECs if repeating the course

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Live On-site, Windsor, Nova Scotia

What: CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty (GAF) Training & Certification Course

When: June 27, 28, 29, 30, 2023  

Where: Hants Aquatic Centre, Windsor, NS

Who: Dianne Levy

Credits: Earn 8 CALA CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NBFA, *8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty

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Live On-site, Ottawa, Ontario

What: Pre-requisite for all Certifications: CALA Vertical Water Training (VWT) Training Course

When:  July 7, 8, 9 2023

Where: Dovercourt Recreation Centre

Who: Kristin Murphy, CALA Trainer

Credits: Earn 8 CALA CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NBFA, *8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you are taking as a refresher.

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Live On-site, Ottawa, Ontario

What: Certification: CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty (GAF) Training & Certification Course

When: August 11, 12, 13, 2023

Where: Dovercourt Recreation Centre

Who: Kristin Murphy, CALA Trainer

Credits: Earn 8 CALA CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NBFA, *8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty.

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Live On-site, Peterborough, Ontario

What: Pre-requisite for all Certifications: CALA Vertical Water Training (VWT) Training Course

When:  August 18, 19, 20, 2023

Where: Peterborough Sport & Wellness Ctr.

Who: Kristin Murphy, CALA Trainer

Credits: Earn 8 CALA CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NBFA, *8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you are taking as a refresher.

Download course details and registration form (in development - contact CALA)

Live On-site, Peterborough, Ontario

What: Certification: CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty (GAF) Training & Certification Course

When: August 25, 26, 27, 2023

Where: Peterborough Sport & Wellness Ctr.

Who: Jaye Graham, CALA Trainer

Credits: Earn 8 CALA CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NBFA, *8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty.

Download course details and registration form (in development - contact CALA)

Live On-site, Mississauga, Ontario

What: Pre-requisite for all Certifications: CALA Vertical Water Training (VWT) Training Course

When:  August 18, 19, 20, 2023

Where: TBC

Who: Katherine McKeown, CALA Master rainer

Credits: Earn 8 CALA CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NBFA, *8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you are taking as a refresher.

Download course details and registration form (in development - contact CALA)

Live On-site, Mississauga, Ontario

What: Certification: CALA Group Aquafitness Specialty (GAF) Training & Certification Course

When: TBC

Where: TBC

Who: Katherine McKeown, CALA Master Trainer

Credits: Earn 8 CALA CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NBFA, *8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty.

Download course details and registration form (in development - contact CALA)

Live On-site, Mississauga, Ontario

What: Certification: CALA Healing Waters (HW) Specialty Training & Certification Course

When: TBC

Where: TBC

Who: Katherine McKeown, CALA Master Trainer

Credits: Earn 8 CALA CECs, 4 PTS & 4 FIS canfitpro, 12 SPRA, 12 CFES, 12 BCRPA, OFC, YMCA, NBFA, *8 CALA CECs if repeating the course or if you have already completed another CALA Specialty.

Download course details and registration form (in development - contact CALA)

Train the Trainers (T4T)

ZOOM + On Site Hybrid CALA Course - OPEN for Registrations

What: CALA T4T - Train the Trainer

When: TBC

Where: Somewhere beautiful - For a Retreat Style Experience with a ZOOM option

Who: Charlene Kopansky

Download Pre-Screen Process & submit to cala_aqua@mac.com

Conference

On-site (no zoom option)

What:  CALA East 30th Anniversary Celebration Conference

When: Saturday, September 16 from 8:30am - 6:00pm EST

Where: LIVE at Meadowvale Recreation Centre, Mississauga, Ontario

Who: Charlene Kopansky & a team of presenters

Credits: 8 CALA, 8 BCRPA, 8 SPRA, 8 CFES, 8 NSFA, canfitpro, 8 OFC, YMCA, NBFA

Download Brochure and Registration Form (pdf) In development

On-site (no zoom option)

What: CALA West 30th Anniversary Celebration Conference

When: Saturday, October 14 from 12:30pm - 4:30pm Alberta time

AND Sunday, October 15 from 11:00am - 4:30pm Alberta time

Where: LIVE at Elevation Place, Canmore, Alberta

Who: Charlene Kopansky & a team of presenters

Credits: Per Day: 4 CALA, 4 BCRPA, 4 SPRA, 4 CFES, 4 NSFA, canfitpro, 4 OFC, YMCA, NBFA

Download Brochure and Registration Form (pdf) In development

On-site (no zoom option)

What: CALA Mexicana 30th Anniversary Celebration Conference

Plus Aqua Yoga Specialty Training & so much more!

When: November 2023 (option for one or two weeks stay)

Where: Huatulco, Mexico

Who: Charlene Kopansky & a team of presenters

Credits: 8 CALA, 8 BCRPA, 8 SPRA, 8 CFES, 8 NSFA, canfitpro, 8 OFC, YMCA, NBFA

Download Brochure and Registration Form (pdf) In development

Schedule CALA Workshops - Open to everyone
(no pre-requisites for workshops)
ZOOM (on-line)

What: CALA Anatomy Series Workshop - Session Seven - All Five Hip Adductors

When: When: Sunday, June 4 from 1 pm - 4 pm EST

Where: ZOOM

Who: Katherine McKeown

Credits: 3 CALA, 3 BCRPA, 3 SPRA, 3 CFES, 3 NSFA, canfitpro, 3 OFC, 3 NBFA, 3 YMCA

Download workshop details and registration form

On-site (no zoom option)

What: Waves of Wonder Workshop 

When: Sunday, June 25 from 2 pm - 6 pm EST

Where: Dovercourt Recreation Centre

Who: Jennie Queen

Credits: 4 CALA, 4 BCRPA, 4 SPRA, 4 CFES, 4 NSFA, 2 canfitpro, 4 OFC, 4 NBFA, 4 YMCA

Download workshop details and registration form

ZOOM (on-line)

What: CALA Anatomy Series Workshop - Session 8 Glut Max & Hamstrings

When: Sunday, July 30, 2023 from 1 pm - 4 pm EST

Where: ZOOM

Who: Katherine McKeown

Credits: 3 CALA, 3 BCRPA, 3 SPRA, 3 CFES, 3 NSFA, canfitpro, 3 OFC, 3 NBFA, 3 YMCA

Download workshop details and registration form

On-site (no zoom option)

What:  CALA East 30th Anniversary Celebration Conference

When: Saturday, September 16 from 8:30 am - 6:00 pm EST

Where: LIVE at Meadowvale Recreation Centre, Mississauga, Ontario

Who: Charlene Kopansky & a team of presenters

Credits: 8 CALA, 8 BCRPA, 8 SPRA, 8 CFES, 8 NSFA, canfitpro, 8 OFC, YMCA, NBFA

Download Brochure and Registration Form (pdf) In development

ZOOM (on-line)

What: CALA Anatomy Series Workshop - Session 9 Hip Flexors and Quadriceps

When: Sunday, August 27 from 1 pm - 4 pm EST

Where: ZOOM

Who: Katherine McKeown

Credits: 3 CALA, 3 BCRPA, 3 SPRA, 3 CFES, 3 NSFA, canfitpro, 3 OFC, 3 NBFA, 3 YMCA

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On-site (no zoom option)

What: CALA Introduction to WaterFit Clinic (This is not a Certification Course)

When: Sat. Sept 23 from 8:45am - 6pm & Sun, Sept 24 from 8:45am - 1:15pm

Where: Valley Park Community Centre, Hamilton, ON

Who: Katherine McKeown

Credits: 4 CALA, 4 BCRPA, 4 SPRA, 4 CFES, 4 NSFA, canfitpro, 4 OFC, 4 NBFA, 4 YMCA

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On-site (no zoom option)

What: CALA Aquatic Falls Prevention Strategies!

When: Sunday, September 24 from 2:30pm - 7pm EST

Where: Valley Park Community Centre, Hamilton, ON

Who: Katherine McKeown

Credits: 4 CALA, 4 BCRPA, 4 SPRA, 4 CFES, 4 NSFA, canfitpro, 4 OFC, 4 NBFA, 4 YM

Download workshop details and registration form 

On-site (no zoom option)

What: CALA West 30th Anniversary Celebration Conference

When: Saturday, October 14 from 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Alberta time

AND Sunday, October 15 from 11:00 am - 4:30 pm Alberta time

Where: LIVE at Elevation Place, Canmore, Alberta

Who: Charlene Kopansky & a team of presenters

Credits: Per Day: 4 CALA, 4 BCRPA, 4 SPRA, 4 CFES, 4 NSFA, canfitpro, 4 OFC, YMCA, NBFA

Download Brochure and Registration Form (pdf) In development

ZOOM (on-line)

What: CALA Anatomy Series Workshop - Session 10 Lower Leg and Foot

When: Sunday, October 22, 2023 from 1 pm - 4 pm

Where: ZOOM

Who: Katherine McKeown

Credits: 3 CALA, 3 BCRPA, 3 SPRA, 3 CFES, 3 NSFA, canfitpro, 3 OFC, 3 NBFA, 3 YMCA

Download workshop details and registration form 

On-site (no zoom option)

What: CALA Let's Get This Party Started!

When: Sunday, October 29 from 9am - 1pm

Where: Bennetto Community Centre, Hamilton, ON

Who: Dylan Harries

Credits: 4 CALA, 4 BCRPA, 4 SPRA, 4 CFES, 4 NSFA, canfitpro, 4 OFC, 4 NBFA, 4 YMCA

Download workshop details and registration form

On-site (no zoom option)

What: CALA Mexicana 30th Anniversary Celebration Conference

Plus Aqua Yoga Specialty Training & so much more!

When: November 2023 (option for one or two weeks stay)

Where: Huatulco, Mexico

Who: Charlene Kopansky & a team of presenters

Credits: 8 CALA, 8 BCRPA, 8 SPRA, 8 CFES, 8 NSFA, canfitpro, 8 OFC, YMCA, NBFA 

Download Brochure and Registration Form (pdf) In development

ZOOM (on-line)

What: CALA Anatomy Series Workshop - Session 11 Muscles of Forearm & Hand

When: Sunday, November 5 from 1 pm - 4 pm EST

Where: ZOOM

Who: Katherine McKeown

Credits: 3 CALA, 3 BCRPA, 3 SPRA, 3 CFES, 3 NSFA, canfitpro, 3 OFC, 3 NBFA, 3 YMCA

Download workshop details and registration form

ZOOM (on-line)

What: CALA Anatomy Series Workshop - Session 12 Muscles of the Neck

When: Sunday, December 3, 2023 from 1 pm - 4 pm EST

Where: ZOOM

Who: Katherine McKeown

Credits: 3 CALA, 3 BCRPA, 3 SPRA, 3 CFES, 3 NSFA, canfitpro, 3 OFC, 3 NBFA, 3 YMCA

Download workshop details and registration form

INDEPENDENT LEARNING

Independent Learning Private Facebook Recording of live zoom session

Independent Learning:  Conference
 Private Facebook Recording

"Freedom at Last" CALA 2022 Lacombe AB Conference

What: Conference: "Freedom at Last" Lacombe AB June 4, 2022

  1. Letís Get this Party Started! Jump in the Pool! (1 CALA CEC)
    = $25 + tax
  2. The HIIT Wave with Dylan (2 CALA CECS) = $50 + tax
  3. Older Adult Functional Movement with Charlene (2 CALA CECS) = $50 + tax
  4. Ultimate Aqua Muscle & Core with Dylan & Charlene (2 CALA CECS) = $50 + tax

CALA Presenters:  Charlene Kopansky, CALA Founder and President and Dylan Harries, CALA Master Trainer

Download conference details and registration form

Independent Learning:  Recording of live ZOOM sessions: Certifications Courses, Pre-requisites Course
Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Pre-requisite - CALA (VWT) Vertical Water Training Course  (VWT)

8 CALA CECs if doing a refresher course

CALA Master Trainer   Katherine McKeown

Download course details and registration form

Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

CALA (GAF) Group Aqua-Fitness Certification Course (English)

Certification GAF

8 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer  Katherine McKeown 

Prerequisite Successful completion of VWT Course or Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course     Course and CALA membership required

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

CALA Aqua Pre and Post Natal Specialty Training & CERTIFICATION

Certification Pre and Post Natal

8 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer: Jennie Queen

Prerequisite Successful completion of VWT Course or Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course   and CALA membership required

Download course details and registration form

Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

CALA Kick Box Training and Certification

4 CALA CECs per workshop (total 12 CECs)

CALA Master Trainer: Dylan Harries

 

Kick Box Certification

Prerequisite Successful completion of VWT Course or Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course and CALA membership required

Complete all 3 workshops Part 1 (pdf), Part 2 (pdf), Part 3 (pdf) & become eligible for Certification in the CALA Aqua Kick Box - Centre of Power Specialty.

 

Aqua Cardio Kick Box with Core - Upper Body Focus - part 1 of certification

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Aqua Cardio Kick Box with Core- Lower Body Focus - part 2 of certification

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Aqua Kick Box Choreography - part 3 of certification

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Ai Chi Training and Certification

4 CALA CECs per workshop (total 8 CECs)

CALA Master Trainer: Dylan Harries

 

Ai Chi Certification

Prerequisite Successful completion of VWT Course or Letter of Acceptance to Bypass VWT Course and CALA membership required

Complete both Ai Chi  Part 1 (pdf) and Part 2 (pdf) to become eligible for Certification in the CALA Ai Chi

 

Ai Chi - Part 1 The Dance Of Life (Introduction Clinic)

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Ai Chi - Part 2 The Dance of Life Workshop

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Independent Learning:  Recording of live ZOOM: Workshops and Clinics 

Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

CALA Super Set Aqua: Double the Work, Double the Fun!

2 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer Dylan Harries

Download workshop and registration form

Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Antomy Series: 
CALA Master Trainer: Katherine McKeown

Credits per workshop: 3 CALA, 3 BCRPA, 3 SPRA, 3 CFES, 2 NSFA canfitpro, 2 OFC, YMCA, NBFA

 

Session 1: 

Main Muscles of the Shoulder Girdle -Serratus Anterior, Pectoralis Minor, Levator Scapulae, Rhomboids, Trapezius Workshop

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Session 2: 

Shoulder Joint- Deltoids and Rotator Cuff: Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Subscapularis & Upper Arm - Biceps Brachii, Triceps Brachii

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Session 3:

Inner Core - Pelvic Floor Muscles, Transversus Abdominis, Multifidus, Internal & External Obliques, Rectus Abdominis, Erector Spinae, Diaphragm

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Session 4: 

Muscles of the Trunk: Global Abdominals (Extrinsic Core) and Back Erector Spinae & Quadratus Lumborum Muscles

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Session 5: 

Erector Spinae and QL Muscles

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Session 6

Hip Abductors: Glut Med & Min, TFL, IT Band

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Series Session 7 

All Five Hip Adductors (available after June 4th)

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Series Session 8 

Gluteus Maximus & Hamstrings (available after July 30th)

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Session 9

Hip Flexors & Knee Extensors (available after August 27th)

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Sessions 10-12

To be posted

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

CALA Kids: Aqua Fitness Friendship and Fun Clinic

8 CALA CECs

Created by CALA Master Trainer: Katherine McKeown

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Pelvic Floor & Core Foundations

4 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer: Jennie Queen

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Your Compass to Inspiration - Aqua 360 x 180

3 CALA CECs

CALA Train Master:  Jennie Queen

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Private Facebook Recording  Independent Learning

ABS-olutely Core Essentials

3 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer: Jennie Queen

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Aqua Infused Yoga Workshop - BCRP Conference

1 CALA CECS

CALA Founder and President:  Charlene Kopansky

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Functional Aquatic Training - CALA Workshop

3 CALA CECS

CALA Trainer   Kristin Murphy

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Aqua Zen - Updated for Today's World

3 CALA CECS

CALA Master Trainer:  Jennie Queen

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Aqua Running (101) - CALA Workshop

4 CALA CECs
CALA Master Trainer: Dylan Harries

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Amazon Arms 

3 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer: Jennie Queen

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Aqua Beats Create CALA Waves 

3 CALA CECS

CALA Master Trainer:  Jennie Queen

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Golden Gait - Water Walking  - CALA Workshop

3 CALA CECs
CALA Master Trainer
:
  Katherine McKeown   
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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Aqua Healthy Back - CALA Workshop

3 CALA CECS

CALA Master Trainer: Dylan Harries

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Muscle Strength & Endurance with the CALA Tempo Tree

3 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer:   Katherine McKeown   

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Feast on Form: Increase your CALA IQ - CALA Workshop

3 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer:  Katherine McKeown

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Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Aqua Articulation

3 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer:   Katherine McKeown

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 Private Facebook Recording Independent Learning

Changing the Chatter Workshop  

3 CALA CECs

CALA Master Trainer Katherine McKeown

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Private Facebook Recording  Independent Learning

Integrating Aqua Yoga Poses into Aquafitness Classes

3 CALA CECs

CALA Master TrainerKatherine McKeown

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Help CALA plan their upcoming ZOOM events by sending CALA your wish list. CALA continues to offer newly developed workshops based on various factors. Previously offered workshops remain available if there is interest.

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