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To Take The FitLot Neighborhood Coaches Workshop

Next workshop date TBD

Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

2200 Lafitte Ave, 70119

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Are you a fitness professional with a group training or personal training certification?

Are you interested in beeing hired as an instructor at FitLot’s outdoor fitness park on the Lafitte Greenway?

FitLot is calling all local coaches for a one-day workshop to learn how to use the FitLot outdoor fitness park for circuit training in a community setting. The unique design of the fitness park allows for 20-30 people to exercise together at one time with a knowledgeable coach leading the way.

FitLot is a New Orleans-based nonprofit that is dedicated to helping communities find the resources they need to plan, build and program outdoor fitness parks. “The What You Give Will Grow FitLot Fitness Park” will be open for public use starting in the first week of February and FitLot will work to ensure that fitness programming at the park is financially supported so that high-quality fitness programming is free of charge to community members.

For more information about the, “What You Give Will Grow FitLot Fitness Park” please visit

 Apply now for the one-day workshop which will make you eligible to be hired as a FitLot coach in the future.


10:00-10:30: Introduction to FitLot (Led by Adam Mejerson, FitLot Founder and Executive Director)

10:30 -11:00: Fitness programming in a community setting (Led by April Dupre of Footprints to Fitness)

11:00-12:30: Functionality of static equipment at park | FitKit resistance band overview (Led by Vadim Mejerson, FitLot Co-Founder )

12:30 – 1:00: Lunch from Liberty’s Kitchen

1:00-2:00: FitLot Circuit Training. (Led by Vadim Mejerson, FitLot Co-Founder )

2:00-2:15: Break

2:15-3:00: Personal Training on a FitLot (Led by Vadim Mejerson, FitLot Co-Founder )

3:00-4:00: TRX workshop and usage at the FitLot (Led by Mark Berger of Higher Power)

Interested in becoming a certified personal trainer?

 FitLot has three ACE fitness certification scholarships to award this spring. Please email to inquire.

Are you post 9/11 veteran and interested in a 6-month fellowship with FitLot to work as a Neighborhood Coach?

Mission Continues Fellowship applications are due April 17th, 2017 and fellowship would begin July 17th, 2017. Email to enquire about a fellowship position.