BCFit’13 Registration Open!

BCFit’13 Registration Open!
Explore, Expand, Excel 


Register now for BCFit ’13, the BCRPA’s annual educational conference for fitness professionals.To check out the exciting educational and professional development lineup and to register, visit the BCFit ’13 webpage.


WHEN:  September 6 to 8, 2013


WHERE: Capilano University, North Vancouver



  • Indoor Cycle Pre-Conference Session on Friday, Sept 6
  • Aquatics Sessions on Saturday and Sunday
  • Dedicated Full-Day Facilities Stream


  • Older Adult Stream — better than ever
  • Professional Development and Business Stream
  • Group and Personal Training/Technical Streams
  • More “Of Interest to All” Sessions




Don’t miss BCFit ’13’s opening keynote, Allison McNeill — one of Canada’s Most Influential Women in Sport in 2006, 2009 and 2012 — as she shares how she uses the concepts explore, expand, excel to inspire some of Canada’s top athletes.



Join us for an exciting weekend of professional development, educational sessions, networking and inspiration! Register by August 6 for the early bird rate of $154* for the full conference, $115* for Saturday only, or $95* for Sunday only.  Register early to avoid disappointment!


* Rates quoted are for registered BCRPA fitness professionals; check the website for non-registered leader rates.


2013 BCRPA Fitness Leadership Awards 
The 2013 Fitness Awards are presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to fitness leadership in the community. The recipients areBCRPA Registered Fitness Leaders who motivate and influence British Columbians to commit to a more physically active lifestyle and an improved quality of life.The three award categories are:

  • Fitness Leader of the Year
  • Program Director/Manager of the Year
  • Educator of the Year


If you know a BCRPA Fitness Leader who deserves recognition, we want to hear from you!  Visit the BCRPA website for details including nomination forms. Nominations must be received in the BCRPA office no later than August 7, 2013.


Be sure to join us at BCFit ’13  as we recognize the 2013 BCRPA Fitness Award recipients for their achievements and commitment to the field of fitness in BC. Be there to celebrate these outstanding and inspiring leaders — your peers!

Enthusiastic Fitness Volunteers Wanted for BCFit ’13
BCFit couldn’t happen without a team of committed volunteers, so if you’re interested in volunteering, we want to know about it!  A variety of volunteer shifts will be available from Friday, September 6 to Sunday, September 8 in areas such as room monitoring, equipment management, tradeshow support, registration, demo stage coordinating and more. Connect with peers, sit in on a session or two, gain some experience in special event operations and earn Continuing Education Credits. 


Visit the BCFit volunteer webpage to fill out and submit the application form.  Application deadline is August 1, 2013.


For more information, contact volunteer@bcrpa.bc.ca.