The health and fitness industry in Europe serves 40 million consumers, generates over 20 billion Euro in revenues (almost twice the amount from professional football), employs 370,000 people, and consists of 40,000 facilities.
Welcome to EHFA !
EHFA, the European Health and Fitness Association, is a not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of the sector in Brussels with the EU, the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne and the World Health Organisation in Geneva. With its objective to get more people, more active, more often, EHFA is a standards setting body of the health and fitness industry in Europe and promotes best practice in instruction and training.
EHFA currently represents nearly 10,000 health and fitness clubs and leisure centres and 18 national associations spread across 23 countries.
Membership is open to all stakeholders, public or private, including operators and suppliers, training providers and accreditation institutions.
This website is dedicated to the accreditation of training providers and this site includes information of the current position and stages to achieve accreditation.
EHFA has developed a system of quality assurance that has been in use since 2007 and has successfully accredited over 30 training companies across Europe.
The new Accreditation system is based on two main stages:
If you are a training company and wish to proceed for EHFA accreditation you can complete an on-line application form here.