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Group Exercise Leader

  • Category: Edmonton & Area
  • Location: University of Alberta, Campus and Community Recreation
  • Posted: January 21, 2020
  • Application deadline: March 20, 2020


Group Exercise Leader – All formats and designations
Location: North Campus (114 ave, 87 street) and South Campus (11610 – 65 Avenue)
Salary: $38.00 – $47.00* per hour (*based on related education and experience)
Position Start date: Ongoing

Business Unit Information: Campus and Community Recreation is a unit within the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta. Our primary focus is to provide meaningful, affordable recreational and wellness related experiences to the students, support staff and academic staff within the campus and surrounding community. The Group Exercise Program consists of approximately 130 classes per week on both North and South Campus’, including group resistance, TRX, Spin, step, circuit training, boot-camp, Zumba, Pilates and Yoga. All fitness leaders operate as Independent Contractors.

As part of the Group Exercise program delivery team, you would be responsible for providing instruction to groups from 6— 65 participants per class. Our group exercise leaders are dedicated, educated individuals who bring their enthusiasm and love of health and fitness to the participants in their classes.

Specific duties include:
● Instruct and lead group exercise classes, within a structured schedule;
● Classes available at various times of day
● Provide relevant, current fitness related information to class participants;
● Support fellow leaders by substitute instructing when and where possible;
● Role model a healthy lifestyle;
● Offer assistance to academic researchers within the faculty, on studies related to group exercise participants, when required;

Applicants must hold a current AFLCA – Group Exercise certification, as well as have current CPR and Standard First Aid. Applicants must be available for an in-person audition class.

To apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and copies of current certifications to Chelsea Coghill c/o Campus and Community Recreation, 1–330 Van Vliet Complex, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. T6G 2H9;

Information can also be sent via email to