Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Yavapai College students and community members have access to water fitness, aerobic workouts, fitness classes, weight rooms and more.




Certificates Available

 Certificate: Athletic Coaching

Certificate:

Athletic Coaching

The Athletic Coaching Certificate prepares the student for entry level employment through cross disciplinary instruction in the fields of exercise science, biology, psychology, physical education and first aid. In addition, this program prepares the student, or current coaching professional, for successful completion of the national coaching certification exam with American Sport Education Program (ASEP), which is an approved provider of coaching education to the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA).

 Certificate: Exercise Science/Sports Medicine

Certificate:

Exercise Science/Sports Medicine

The Exercise Science/Sports Medicine certificate is designed to provide students with a cross disciplinary foundation in the fields of exercise science, wellness, sports nutrition, and first aid as applied to the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of activity related injuries. Courses in this program may apply toward a transfer degree in a similar area of study.

 Certificate: Fitness Trainer/Instructor

Certificate:

Fitness Trainer/Instructor

The Fitness Trainer/ Instructor certificate provides students with a cross-disciplinary foundation in the fields of exercise science, sports nutrition, wellness and first aid as applied to personal training and group fitness programming and instruction. It is an ideal path for students needing ACE exam review preparation, for those planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in a similar area of study, or for current professionals seeking to update and enhance their knowledge and skills.

Fitness Center and Pool Facilities

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Attention Fitness Patrons

Effective summer 2014 course offerings as well as general use for the YC fitness center will be changing. Effective May 12th until further notice the PHE130A courses will be changing dramatically. For further details on the PHE130A courses please ask a fitness center staff member or visit the web site.

Now Offering Access Fees

Starting May 12th students will be able to sign up for monthly or annual passes (See chart below for fees). If community members, YC students, faculty or staff wish to use the fitness center they can now do so without registering for a class. This will allow access without having to register, perform assessments, orientations and mandatory attendance dates for a passing grade. Patrons will now be able to pay a fee for access without the mandates of a course. For further information please contact the HPER department at (928) 776-2235.

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Prescott Fitness Center and Pool Fees
Single Day Use Pass Cost Combo Single Day Use Cost
Adult $5.00 Adult $8.00
Children under 5* Free Children under 5* Free
Child 5-12* $2.00 Child 5-12* $4.00
Current Student ** $2.00 Current Student ** $4.00
YC Faculty & Staff $2.00 YC Faculty & Staff $4.00
Monthly Pass Cost Combo Monthly Pass Cost
Adult $25.00 Adult $40.00
Children under 5* Free Children under 5* Free
Child 5-12* $12.50 Child 5-12* $20.00
Current Student ** $12.50 Current Student ** $20.00
YC Faculty & Staff $12.50 YC Faculty & Staff $20.00
Annual Pass Cost Combo Annual Pass Cost
Adult $250.00 Adult $350.00
Children under 5* Free Children under 5* Free
Child 5-12* $125.00 Child 5-12* $175.00
Current Student ** $125.00 Current Student ** $175.00
YC Faculty & Staff $125.00 YC Faculty & Staff $175.00

*Note children 12 and under are not permitted to work out in the fitness center due to safety concerns

**Note in order to receive student discount you must take a current class schedule to business office showing you are enrolled in at least one credit hour for that semester.

Other students must show a valid and current student ID from their institution such as Prescott High School ERAU etc.

You must sign up at the cashier in building 1 bottom floor. We will not be able to accept payment in the pool or fitness center for monthly or yearly passes.


Facilities & Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis courts
  • Weight room