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Summer Maintenance/Memorial Day Closure

The Reily Student Recreation Center will be closed Saturday, May 27-Sunday, June 4, for summer maintenance.

The Tulane Fitness Center will be open during this time. As a reminder, the Tulane Fitness Center is only accessible to Tulane faculty, staff, and students with a valid Splash Card and a Tulane Campus Recreation membership. However, please note that the TU Fit will be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. 

The Reily Center will resume its hours of operation and group fitness schedule starting Monday, June 5.

Fitness Certification Opportunities

Upcoming Certification Workshops 

Please check back soon for upcoming certification workshop dates.

Fitness Professional Certification Track Program

The FPCT program is a semester long program designed to offer in-person experience for students studying for a certification in fitness and prepare to work as a personal trainer or group fitness instructor at the Reily Student Recreation Center.

Apply Here! Application for the Fall 2023 Session are due: September 1st, 2023.


Accepted Certifications

Preferred Certifications:

ACE Personal Trainer: Self study/Online study acefitness.org

ACE Group Fitness Instructor: Self study/Online study: acefitness.org

Les Mills* RPM- (Indoor Cycling)

Les Mills* Bodypump- (Strength Training)

Les Mills* Bodycombat- (mixed martial arts inspired)

*Email fitness@tulane.edu for 45% off registration cost


List of NCCA Accredited Certifications

Certifications must be NCCA accredited. The NCCA is the National Commission for Certifying Agencies that regulate these certifications and educational material. We have provided a list of great personal trainer certifications below that are all NCCA-certified.

  • NASM- National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • ACE– The American Council on Exercise
  • NSCA– National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • ACSM– American College of Sports Medicine
  • NESTA– National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association
  • NCCPT- National Council for Certified Personal Trainers
  • NCSF– National Council on Strength & Fitness

ACE also offers discount pricing for students. Included here is a link to the ACE student pricing webpage: https://www.acefitness.org/student. The page offers discounts on study aids, manuals & certification exam.

If you are interested in getting certified as a group exercise instructor or personal trainer, please contact Fitness and Wellness at fitness@tulane.edu or 504-314-2864 for more information.