AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Certification


Become a recognized leader in your community with the AEA Certification!  Obtaining AEA Certification is considered the highest level of achievement for those leading aquatic group fitness and personal training. The AEA Certification tests a standard level of theoretical and practical competence in aquatic fitness program design and leadership for general populations approved for independent exercise. Group fitness instructors and personal trainers who hold the AEA Certification are prepared to assist participants meet health and fitness objectives through safe, effective, and enjoyable water exercise. The AEA Certification reinforces guidelines for developing and delivering aquatic fitness programs in the community.



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AEA Seventh Edition Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual
The Only Complete Resource for Certification

AEA Member: $55.00 plus shipping   Non-Member: $68.00 plus shipping


The Seventh Edition AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual is a comprehensive resource with essential information on fitness components, aquatic exercise programming, and teaching tools. Reinforce your knowledge or prepare for the AEA Certification. Expand your career opportunities by developing skills to lead safe, enjoyable and effective aquatic exercise programs.


Available in hard copy, eBook digital and Kindle edition (available on Amazon)

  • Reader & user friendly
  • 15 Chapters (corresponding to the AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Learning Objectives) include Key Questions/ Concepts, Summary Statements, Review Questions and References
  • Appendices with color photos and descriptions of shallow and deep-water exercises and aquatic equipment, instructor worksheets, and sample class formats
  • Detailed Glossary and complete Index