Training and development

Active Canterbury is passionate about supporting local activity providers and seeing community programmes and initiatives thrive.

On this page you will find information about relevant training opportunities on offer including those brought to you by Active Canterbury. We fund a series of FREE workshops and seminars each year to support the great work our local providers do!

Workshops are typically oversubscribed so register today to secure your place!

Upcoming local training opportunities

Learn how to put together a promotions plan for your community recreation programmes and events.

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Find out how to take elements of functional training into a group exercise session that is both achievable and safe.

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Gymstick Muscle is a unique group fitness muscle conditioning program that can be employed for a wide range of specific client groups.

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The Holistic Movement Coach Programme teaches movement coaches to work with the entire human.

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This course with Dr Barry Donaldson is designed to provide advanced knowledge - both theoretical and practical - specifically for clients requiring physical rehabilitation.

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Learn all there is to know about organising community recreation programmes and events including designing programmes to suit your community; and getting the right venue and equipment.

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Be in quick to secure your place at Continence NZ's pelvic floor focus workshop in Christchurch!

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Tai Chi for Memory and Heart Conditions are designed by Dr Paul Lam and are easy to learn, effective and safe.

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Find out about other upcoming training

Connect with Catch Fitness to find out about education and training opportunities for activity providers.

Exercise as Medicine NZ offers online foundation courses for exercise professionals wanting to upskill around long-term health conditions and exercise.

Free and discounted online training is available from the Australian Fitness Network to REPs members.

Find REPs approved Continuing Professionals Development (CPD) courses.

Skills Active provides training to teach, support and lead groups and individuals at any stage of their exercise journey.

Videos from previous Active Canterbury workshops