Welcome to the Official
United States Water Fitness Association Website
The United States Water Fitness Association is a non-profit,
educational organization committed to excellence in educating
promoting Aquatics, including Water Exercise.
of our major specialties is
Aquatics Programming and Administration.
are also the central information source for Aquatics.
offer National Certifications for:
- Water Fitness Instructor
- Primary and Masters
- Deep Water Instructor
Walking Instructor - Primary and Masters
Fitness Personal Trainer - Primary & Masters
Director and Senior Aquatic Director
demonstrates your commitment to the profession.
Receiving your certification
shows your peers, supervisors and the general public your commitment to your chosen
career and your ability to perform and set standards.
improves skills and knowledge.
Ideally, achieving certification shows
your individual competence by confirming proficiency and career involvement and
improves career opportunities and advancement.
you the "edge" when being considered for a promotion or other career
opportunities. Certification clearly identifies you as an employee who can adapt
to changes in work, technology, business practices and innovation.
enhances the profession's image.
Association certification programs
seek to grow, promote, and develop certified professionals, who can stand "out
in front" as examples of excellence in the industry or field.
And not only achievement, but personal achievement.
A certified professional has displayed excellence in their field and fulfilled
set standards and requirements.
Association certification programs create a standard
for a particular profession, complete with performance standards, ethics, and
career paths. You will begin to define yourself as a certified professional who
can control his or her own professional destiny and find a deep sense of personal
establishes professional credentials.
Since it recognizes your individual
accomplishments, certification stands above your resume, serving as an impartial,
third-party endorsement to your knowledge and experience. And when the public
looks for individuals qualified to perform services, they seek individuals like
you who have achieved certification.
prepares you for greater on-the-job responsibilities.
is a voluntary professional commitment to an industry or field of knowledge, it
is a clear indicator of your willingness to invest in your own professional development.
provides for greater earning potential.
One association survey reported
that their certified professionals earn on average $20,000 more than non-certified