Sports Institute

In light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Douglas College in support of the Public Health Officer’s social distancing directive, and in recognition of students’ planning needs, has made the decision to move ALL classes/programs online until further notice.

Douglas College Sports Institute has some exciting news and a great opportunity for all future fitness leaders Interested in becoming a personal trainer without further delay.


The A to Z Personal Trainer Program is now online!

A New Fitness Theory Module starting NOVEMBER 3rd, 2020!!

For the online Fitness Theory Module Schedule and more information on how to register for the Personal Trainer Program please follow the link below.

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Douglas College Sports Institute, your one-stop shop for BCRPA Fitness Certification!


If your career goal is becoming a certified personal trainer, the Douglas College Sports Institute is the largest provider of British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) courses and workshops. Register today for the A to Z: Become a Personal Trainer program.  Our outstanding instructors are at the top of their respective fields (many holding PhDs), including personal training, weight training, group fitness, fitness theory and more.

Courses start every two months and the $1,495 program cost includes all taxes, textbooks, Personal Trainer exam, and evaluation fees and is fully tax-deductible. 

Please Note: 

The program fees do not include the BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam, First Aid & CPR certification and Fitness Registration with the BCRPA which are required by all students to move forward into the Weight Training Module. Students are required to purchase and register for these items accordingly.

The Douglas College Sports Institute, in conjunction with Physical Education British Columbia (PE-BC) are proud to present:



 34th Annual Elementary AND Secondary

School Physical Education Conference

Friday, October 23rd, 2020


We are once again excited to be playing host to the 34th Annual PE-BC Physical Education Conference at Douglas College. .  It is very much the same for us with the Annual Pro-D Conference as this year’s Conference will look different than past years, with live workshops being available Online.  Our goal is still the same:  To grow Physical Education in this Province, while providing a quality PE Conference each year for Primary and Secondary PE teachers across the province.  We once again have a great lineup of presenters, and hope you will be able to join us (virtually) on October 23rd.

FOR THE FULL 2020 ONLINE Physical Education Conference - CLICK HERE!

For more information, email:

To register, please call the Registration Office:  604-527-5472

More Information

For more information on the A to Z: Become a Personal Trainer program, please email

Or contact Alba Fiorito, Program Assistant at 604-527-5492.


Fitness Conference

Stay tuned for more information.