Registered Fitness Professional

Colleen Colleen Lord OAM
Jindera, NSW
214 0-120 is a NEW PROFESSIONAL
- Limited experience
- Initial education

- Some industry experience
- Developing networks
- Further education

- Commitment to learning
- Extensive experience
- Multiple references

290-300 is an INDUSTRY LEADER
- 12+ years industry experience for 300 rating

Registration ID# 86592


Healthy Lifestyle for over 50s

Industry Experience

34 years

FITREC Certificate



EXP 12-NOV-2022

A Bit About Me

Colleen, along with Dr Garry Egger, established the first AquaFitness training courses in Australia. Colleen has been conducting Aquafitness Training for the past 20 years and is recognised as one of the leaders in Aquatic Exercise Programs. Over the past ten years Colleen has conducted Aquafitness Training Courses for the Greater Western Area Health Service and Murrumbidgee Health NSW and has trained over1000 Aquafitness leaders in that time. Colleen also runs the Community Exercise Training program for Murrumbidgee Health

Colleen has also designed and developed many other national wellness training programs - Walking for Pleasure, Gentle Exercise, Vacations for Pleasure, Keeping the Memory Keen, Life Games, and Lifeball, the new sport accepted into the Australian Regional Masters Games.

Mentors / Coaches

Grace Sullivan Oct 2017 - CURRENT
Fit Education
Dr Brian Lord Dec 1998 - CURRENT
Healthy Lifestyle Health Promotion Services
Sally Castell Dec 1998 - CURRENT
Movement Matters

References  (30/100) View All

I've known and worked with Colleen on many Fitness, Recreation and Allied Health Industry projects for the past 20 years, where here expertise & knowledge has been instrumental in underpinning the success of these projects. With 30+ years experience in Fitness, Health and Recreation sectors and owner of Healthy Lifestyle Health Promotions she has successfully developed many national healthy lifestyle community programs such as Walking for Pleasure, Aqua Fitness, Gentle Exercise, Healthy Lifestyle Holidays and currently Lifeball and also in developing walking with pole programs into regional/rural communities. she is highly sought after as a lecturer/ presenter within the above industries.

Michael Gates , Managing Director, Community Fitness Australia Pty Ltd
May 2020

Work History  (100/100)

Assistant Facilitator of Senior Camps Sep 2017 - Current
Australian Camps Association
Trainer Oct 2015 - Current
Murrumbidgee Health NSW Dept Health
Vice Chair Jun 2015 - Current
Rural Care Link Inc
Active Life Weekends Director Oct 2012 - Current
NSW Dept Sport and Recreation
Trainer and Mentor Dec 2009 - Current
Healthy Lifestyle Health Promotion Services
Sports Ability Facilitator Feb 2008 - Current
NSW Dept Sport & Recreation
Trainer AquaFitness Mar 2000 - Current
Healthy Lifestyle Health Promotion Services
Master Trainer Lifeball & Pole Walking Mar 2000 - Current
Community Fitness Australia
Facilitator of Programs Feb 2000 - Current
ACT Veterans & Families of Veterans Counselling
Director Mar 1993 - Current
Healthy Lifestyle Health Promotion Services
Facilitator of Wise Moves Program Mar 2000 - Mar 2014
Women's Health Wagga
Editor Magazine Looking Forward Dec 1995 - Dec 1998
Health Works
Consultant, Study leader, Site co-ordinator Dec 1990 - Dec 1998
Wollongong University Aust NZ College for Seniors
State Director Oct 1986 - Dec 1991
NSW Dept Health Senior Adult Unit
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Education  (84/100)

First Aid Expired May 2019
CPR Expired May 2017
Aquatic Rehab Currently Studying
Lynda Huey's
Delegate 2 days CECs Jun 2020
Aqua Fitness Australia
Delegate 2 days CECs Jun 2020
Aqua Fitness Australia
Professional Practice & Advice: What are the risks? Mar 2020
Fitness Australia
Accident & Injury Risks in Fitness Facilities & Environments Mar 2020
Fitness Australia
Exercise Safe: Putting Clients First Seminar Jun 2018
Fitness Australia
Aqua Group Exercise Instructor Oct 2017
Fit Dimension Education
Certificate 111 in Fitness Oct 2017
Fit Dimension Education
Aquafitness Refresher Course Oct 2016
Fitness Australia
Aqua Instructor Primay Training course May 2016
Fitness Australia
Certificate 111 Fitness Professional Dec 2013
Fitness Australia
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE) Sep 2013
Wodonga Institute of Tafe
FR A60
Certification in Chronic Disease Education Sep 2013
Australian Lifestyle Medical Association
Pole Walking Coach Level 1 Sep 2009
Pole About International
Heartmoves Leader Training Course May 2007
Falls and Balance Instrucor Training May 2007
Lifeball Master Trainer Oct 2005
Community Fitness Australia
Maintaining Movement Oct 2003
Fitness Australia
instructor Course May 2002
Tai Chi
Aqua Kick Box Nov 2001
Aqua Instructor Primay Training course Dec 1999
Australian Fitness Association
Rehabilitation Course Jul 1997
Bankstown TAFE
Gentle Exercise Instructors Certificate Aug 1992
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Orimatech Award for Excellence Jun 2015
AquaFitness and Recreation Industry (ARI)  
25 Year Lifetime Membership Award May 2013
NSW Premier’s Seniors Week Achievement Award Mar 2008
NSW Government  
Nominee Jan 2004
Australian of the Year  
Lifetime Achievement Award Apr 2002
Australian Fitness Industry  
Fellow of ACHPER May 1999
Advance Australia Foundation Award Mar 1994
Advance Australia Foundation  
Fitness Australia Professional Registration Mar 1991
Fitness Australia  
For Service to Community Health Education Jan 1991
Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)  
New South Wales Premier’s Community Award Mar 1990
NSW Government  
Pride of Workmanship Award Apr 1988
Willoughby Citizen of the Year Apr 1987
City of Willoughby  
Associate Fellow of AIM Mar 1985
Australian Institute of Management  
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