AEA is committed to increasing awareness, education and networking opportunities to benefit professionals as well as the general public. With AEA, achieving healthy lifestyles through aquatic fitness is a team effort, supported globally.
AEA desires to embrace cultural diversity in our industry to assure that individuals worldwide can enjoy and employ the benefits of aquatic fitness programs regardless of age, ability, goals or interests.
AEA incorporated in 1984 to provide professionals with information and instruction on conducting water programs for consumers; the association served as a chamber of commerce for aquatic fitness. Now, AEA is an internationally recognized organization of aquatic fitness education for professionals conducting aquatic exercise programs. AEA offers a certification and numerous continuing education programs throughout the world. Our Certification is currently offered in 8 languages and has been presented in 30 countries.
AEA has certified over 45,000 professionals worldwide and maintains a strong membership base with representation in over 50 countries. AEA currently offers a certification program in the United States and internationally, as well as in-depth educational programs designed to enhance leadership skills and knowledge in the aquatic fitness industry.