YMCA of Glendale, CA
  • 17-Feb-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Glendale, CA, USA
  • Part Time

The Group Exercise Instructor is responsible for conducting safe,
effective and enjoyable classes for the members of the Y. The specific
duties of the Group Exercise Instructor include exercise/fitness instruction,
member service, member involvement and responsibility for providing
state-of-the-art, quality exercise/fitness classes. The Group Exercise
Instructor is expected to provide leadership that keeps the Y in the forefront
of the healthy lifestyles and service industry.


Position requires a friendly, enthusiastic and conscientious leader with excellent knowledge and skill in the areas of health and fitness and effective communication.

The individual must possess a professional image and ability to provide excellent leadership, up-to-date instruction and high-energy motivation.

Must have the ability to work harmoniously with members, guests and staff.

Must set an excellent example of health and fitness and customer service.

Must hold current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.

Minimum of 1 year experience instructing group exercise.

A YMCA, ACE, AFAA or ACSM Exercise leader certification is required and must be maintained throughout employment.

Demonstrates commitment to the YMCA Mission and Core Values.


Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities; ability to tolerate moderate to high noise levels; verbal, visual and auditory ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation.


  1. Arrives at work consistently on time, in proper uniform, and prepared to perform the essential functions of your job.
  2. Learns members' names and unique individual goals each shift.
  3. Effectively plan, organize and present class curriculum for optimal skill development.
  4. Adheres to the substitution policy: instructors are responsible for finding their own substitutes for any planned time off, ensuring that shifts are covered, and informing the Director of substitutions.
  5. Maintains a neat and orderly environment by ensuring equipment is returned to its proper location after use.
  6. Maintains awareness of changes in schedules, staffing, procedures and environment that can affect a member's YMCA experience, and leads members through the changes in an informative, supportive manner.
  7. Models consistently the Y's values of caring, respect, responsibility and citizenship, thereby encouraging and supporting the development of these values within our members.
YMCA of Glendale, CA
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