Our Mission is to promote, facilitate and support quality fitness practices in Ontario
Our purpose is to facilitate and or coordinate the activities of fitness practices in Ontario through education and learning.
Our goals are to educate, support, and offer greater opportunity to a network of Exercise Practitioners. We will promote the recognition of our members, in the fields of exercise instruction, education and professionalism.
Through a multidimensional and collaborative structure, we aim to achieve this.
Jeff Angus President and Managing Director- The Ontario Fitness Council (OFC) www.ontariofitnesscouncil.com
Toll Free 1-800-671-4632
OFC Certified Registered Health and Exercise Practitioners (RHEP
Benefits Of Being Registered with OFC Certification
The OFC Certification Standards.
The OFC certification (s) standards are met through course work and study, examination and practical assessment. Once an individual is qualified as certified by an OFC RHEP-TFL, that individual can then register with the OFC.
OFC Inquiries 1-800-671-4632
Waiver Form Templates Includes OFC The main purpose of the waiver and/or informed consent is to advise your client(s) of the risks and benefits of participating in your fitness class(es) and may give you some protection if a lawsuit is filed against you.
First Aid/CPR Requirements All OFC Certified RHEP's are required to have a current CPR certification (level A or higher) and a current First Aid certification if certified and registered in Personal Training
Insurance Information - As a certified registered health and exercise practitioner, it is necessary to ensure that you are covered adequately with both commercial and professional liability insurance coverage
Click here for more detailed information on each item above
OFC recognizes Business Member Trainer of Fitness Leaders as Certification Organizations that share the common vision with the Ontario Fitness Council in delivering high standards of health and fitness for the benefit of their members as well as their members clients. These organizations , businesses or associations are approved to offer continuing education for OFC membership renewal.
NFLA CANADA is committed to improving the health of Canadians through active living by supporting the fitness and exercise professional industry, with a standardized registration program that is transparent and unbiased. Its main focus is on the development and stewardship of national standards for fitness leader registration across Canada, and acting as an advocate for fitness leadership at the National level. Our involvement with ICREPs will further these goals, providing international recognition for our Canadian fitness professionals, and allowing for the sharing of best practices internationally.
Alberta Fitness Leadership
British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association
Fitness New Brunswick Inc.
Manitoba Fitness Council
Nova Scotia Fitness Association
Ontario Fitness Council
Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association
International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals (ICREPS)
ICREPs is a membership based organisation. Our members all operate independent, competency based registration systems for exercise/fitness professionals. ICREPs members operate in 4 continents, over seven countries, and collectively register over 60,000 individual exercise professionals. ICREPs has also produced a global matrix that maps each ICREPs member’s registration levels against the others, which provides a clear pathway for exercise professionals considering moving countries.