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Adult Fitness & Lifestyle Supervisor

  • Category: Edmonton & Area
  • Location: Don Wheaton Family YMCA
  • Posted: October 3, 2019
  • Application deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found.


Don Wheaton Family YMCA has the following full-time position available: Adult Fitness & Lifestyle Supervisor

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking a dynamic individual with a passion and talent for relationship building and role modeling a healthy lifestyle. This individual will provide effective supervision and leadership in directing the overall delivery of services in the individual conditioning areas of the workout centre and group fitness programming.

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordinate, supervise and manage the day-to-day operations of all programs and services for members in individual conditioning and group fitness areas at the quality and service levels outlined.
• Monitor and respond to program quality and trends, manage and report program statistics, maximize program registration to ensure program target and implement and track minimum attendance rates.
• Recruit, hire, train, coach, supervise and manage all full-time and part-time staff and volunteers within program areas.
• Implement, administer, evaluate and instruct individual and drop-in group Adult Fitness and Lifestyle programs and group fitness programming.
• Assume complete responsibility for the entire facility operation while on assigned Manager on Duty shifts.
• Manage within the approved program budget.
• Prepare and evaluate the program budget for yearly approval.
• Role model recruitment and retention of volunteers and members to fellow staff and volunteers.
• Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services and role model a personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle.

Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

YMCA Individual Conditioning Level I & II and/or AFLCA Resistance Training Certification
• Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA) Group Exercise Leadership Certification, Can-Fit Pro, or related group certification.
• Standard First Aid, CPR-Level C, and WHMIS Certification
• Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search
• Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Certification

Pre-requisites considered an asset:
• Canadian Society for Exercise Physiologist: Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP-CEP) or Canadian Society for Exercise Physiologist: Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP- CPT)
• University Degree or Diploma in Recreation, Physical Education or Personal Fitness Training (PFT) or related area.

• Experience in recruitment, leading and coaching staff teams and implementing recreation programs.
• Experience as a program supervisor an asset.

• 3 or more years of experience in AFL
• Ability to lead fitness programming and able to deal with difficult situations and customer complaints with confidence.
• Excellent problem solving, multitasking, interpersonal and communication skills.

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is an inclusive charity that values diversity.
Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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