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Sports Institute

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

2019 Physical Education Conference:

33rd Annual Elementary AND Secondary School Physical Education Conference


Friday, October 25th, 2019           

For FULL Brochure and Workshop descriptions please CLICK HERE


How to Register:

By Phone:


By Mail:

Cheques made payable to Douglas College and mailed to:

Douglas College
Attn: Sports Institute (N1365)
PO BOX 2503
New Westminster, BC V3L 5B2

** Please include a completed Registration form with Cheque payment**

By Fax:


In person:

** Effective August 1, 2019 CASH payment are no longer accepted at Douglas College**


New Westminster Campus:

Registrar's Office (Room 2700)
700 Royal Ave
New Westminster, BC

Coquitlam Campus:

Registrar's Office(Room A1450)
1250 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC

For more information on the QDPE Conference please contact by email David Munro ( and/or contact the Sports Institute Office by email or by phone 604-527-5492.

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

A to Z: Become a Personal Trainer:



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 $1,450 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.

Fitness Theory Online classes (ONLY) through Canadian Fitness Education Services Ltd (CFES) is available if you live outside Metro Vancouver, have a busy schedule or are unable to attend the in-class schedule of the Personal Training Program, so you can start your BCRPA Certification as a fitness instructor without setting foot on campus.

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.