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Fitness Instructor (Aquafit)

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

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Fitness Instructor (Aquafit)

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

Apply by 12/16/2020

Posted 2 weeks ago

How to apply


Cochrane, AB, Canada

Job Type

Industry Areas

Fitness & Health

 Job Description

As an integral part of the team, you will be responsible for delivering outstanding customer service with respect to all aspects of group fitness instruction. Fitness instructors lead, instruct, and motivate groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercise, strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Teach scheduled classes, beginning & ending on time; provide adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching, & cool down.
  • Demonstrate how to carry out various exercises and routines.
  • Watch clients do exercises and show or tell them correct techniques to minimize injury and improve fitness.
  • Give alternative exercises during workouts or classes for different levels of fitness and skill.
  • Monitor clients’ progress and adapt programs as needed.
  • Explain & enforce safety rules & regulations on sports, recreational activities, & use of exercise equipment.
  • Give clients information or resources about nutrition, weight control, & lifestyle issues within your scope of practice.
  • Organize and lead group exercise sessions, which can include aerobic exercise, stretching, muscle conditioning, or meditation.
  • Keeps management informed of customer and facility needs.
  • Ensure that safety standards are met, and that department and facility policies are adhered to.
  • Willing to work early mornings, evenings and weekends depending on clients’ needs and class schedule.
  • Give emergency first aid if needed
  • Performs related duties as required

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • At this time we are specifically seeking a certified AQUAFIT Instructor - AFLCA certified (or equivalent)
  • Additional Fitness specialty/certifications are an asset: CanFit Pro, Zumba, etc.
  • First Aid and CPR certified, required (or willing to obtain ASAP upon hire)
  • Customer-service skills: instructors must sell their services, motivating clients to sign up for the classes they lead. Fitness trainers and instructors must therefore be polite, friendly, and encouraging to maintain relationships with their clients.
  • Demonstrated skills in: active listening, motivating others, physical fitness, problem-solving, and public speaking.
  • Your knowledge of fitness, sport and wellness is augmented by a “customer first” service approach, commitment to positive communication and the ability to motivate others in a respectful manner.
  • Demonstrate flexibility & initiative to promote & achieve innovation in the workplace or coaching environment.
  • Available for specific shifts (scheduled & publicized classes).

How To Apply

Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

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About Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre (SLSFSC) is a leading-edge sport and recreational facility encompassing 325,000 square feet, including an aquatic centre, four arenas and a curling centre, fitness & climbing facilities, an indoor turf, track, and gymnasium. SLSFSC is a not-for-profit organization and a registered charity, governed by a volunteer board of directors. SLSFSC employs over 100 employees who help make a difference in our community’s physical and social well-being.

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