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Aquatic Fitness Instructor

  • Category: Calgary & Area
  • Location: YMCA Various locations
  • Posted: December 9, 2019
  • Application deadline: February 6, 2020


YMCA Calgary opened its doors in 1902, since then we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization that is actively building healthy communities by providing health and leisure services to Calgarians.

Guided by four core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility, YMCA Calgary develop and delivers quality programs and services that promote the health of the community and provides opportunities for all to belong, grow, thrive and lead.

We are looking for certificated independent fitness instructor contractors to provide leadership, support and guidance to YMCA patrons.

Position: Aquatic Fitness Instructor (Contractor Position)

YMCA Location: Saddletowne YMCA, Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge, Shawnessy YMCA, Remington YMCA & Brookfield Residential YMCA at Rocky Ridge (Please indicate desired location on your resume)

Salary Range: $30 – $40 per class taught
(2-hour time allotment per class which includes class delivery, preparation, set up and take down)

Start Date: January 1, 2020

End Date: December 31, 2020


• Aquatic Fitness Certification;
• Valid YMCA/AFLCA Group Fitness is required;
• Current CPR C certification (CPR recertified within the last 12 months);
• Registered Business Number;
GST number (if applicable);
• 2 million general liability insurance coverage;
• Three professional references;
• Evidence of a clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search.


The independent Aquatic Fitness Contractor will lead fun and safe classes for YMCA members on behalf of the YMCA Calgary. All instructors are responsible for keeping up to date with certifications and continuing education credits. Instructors are expected to bring their knowledge and positive attitude to each class they teach.

Aquatic Fitness Contract Instructors will:
• Demonstrate exceptional customer service;
• Are knowledgeable of YMCA programs and services;
• Keep pool area clean and organized;
• Work as a team and communicate effectively with staff, volunteers and members in all situations;
• Attend all necessary YMCA training and ensure YMCA certifications remain up to date.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit.

Successful candidates will provide services to YMCA Calgary as an independent contractor and acknowledge that they will not be a partner, agent, representative or employee of the YMCA Calgary.

Resumes will be accepted until all positions have been filled. Only Potential candidates will be contacted if selected for an interview.

To apply

Submit your resume and cover letter via email to the Hiring Manager, Nancy Trudel, at