Health & Recreation Complex

ACE (American Council on Exercise) Exam Prep Course

Want to become a  Personal Trainer?   Butler Recreation is an official partner of the American Council on Exercise 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 instructional support and curriculum, discounts on study materials and $150 off the ACE exam. For more information please visit the ACE student page at
  • We will provide you with a preparatory course including lectures, skill 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 (PWB 150)
  • Butler Student (non-academic class) - $50.00
  • University Affiliate (faculty, staff, alumni) - $75.00
  • General Public - $100.00


Spring 2015  Class Dates & Time

  • Class Schedule: Tuesdays, 5:00-7:00 p.m. (January 13 - April 28, 2015)
  • Location: Butler University Health and Recreation Complex (HRC), address below


How to Register

  • All interested persons should complete the online registration including payment. (COURSE REGISTRATION FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE.)
  • Application Deadline: January 2, 2015
  • Additional information with class details will be sent via email on or before January 9, 2015.



  • 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