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Job Code: CE

Aquatics Group Exercise Instructor

Category: Aquatics
Location: Central YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Amy Basco


The Lake County YMCA is seeking Aquatics Group Exercise Instructors for the Central YMCA in Painesville. This is a part-time, non-exempt position. 

Days and Times Will Vary, Approximately 1 to 5 Hours Per Week

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Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer



  1. Instructs group classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures
  2. Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
  3. Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living. Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
  4. Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA.
  5. Keeps accurate class attendance records.
  6. Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.


  1. Required certifications: CPR, AED, national certification in aquatics group fitness instruction or YMCA certification.
  2. Certification in areas of expertise.
  3. YMCA Healthy Lifestyles certification within 60 days of hire.
  4. At least one year of experience teaching group wellness classes preferred.


  1. Ability to conduct classes and activities.
  2. Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position; including leading class, walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting.

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