Health & Recreation Complex

ACE (American Council on Exercise) Exam Prep

Want to become a  Personal Trainer?   Butler Recreation is an official partner of the American Council on Exercise via the ACE Educational Partners Program assuring well-rounded quality exam preparation and great discounts on study materials and the exam.


The program will prepare you to take the ACE exam. You receive preferred pricing on study materials at 20% off, instructional support and curriculum and receive $40 off the exam fee.  Furthermore you benefit from the opportunity to take a web based exam at locations around Indianapolis with dates and times that are convenient for your schedule.  For more information please visit the ACE student page at

We will provide you with a preparatory course including lectures, skills review, educational handouts, and study aids.  Program fees do not include the cost of the national certification examination.


The cost of the Personal Trainer certification examination preparation class is:

Butler Student - included in tuition if taken as an academic class for 1 credit; PWB fulfillment

Butler Student (non-academic class) - $50.00

University Affiliate (faculty, staff, alumni) - $75.00

General Public - $100.00

Spring 2015 PERSONAL TRAINER Exam Preparation Class Dates & Times

Application Opens: est. November 1, 2014

Application Deadline: January 3, 2015

Class Schedule: TBA

How to Register

  • All interested persons should complete the application and return to Beth Lohman (see below for contact information)
  • APPLICATION (this link will appear live on November 1, 2014)
  • Acceptance communication: January 7 or before for those taking as a non-academic offering


  • Contact: Beth Lohman, Assistant Director of Recreation - Fitness
  • Email:
  • Phone: 317-940-6131
  • Mailing Address: Butler University HRC, 530 W 49th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208
  • Fax: 317-940-6153