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Group Exercise Instructor

Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Group Exercise Instructor

Company : Name Linked


Job Locations

US-IL-Crystal Lake

Location : Address

701 Manor Rd.


Fitness, Health, Wellness


National Group Exercise Instructor Certification is required. Morning, evenings and weekend availability is preferred.





Group Exercise Instructors Wanted! Leverage your passion for fitness to be an integral part of ensuring the YMCA continues to be a leader in making our city a world-class place to live! As a Group Exercise Instructor, you will be responsible for engaging and instructing your classes using your dynamic personality, and fitness knowledge! At the Y, we're more than a gym-we are a community committed to strengthening bodies, minds and neighborhoods. Responsibilities

  • Plans and instructs fitness and/or related classes, following YMCA standards and guidelines.
  • Sets up and takes down class equipment. Reports equipment problems.
  • Attends staff meetings and approved trainings as required. Maintain current certifications.
  • Observes and discusses individual progress with participants. Develops rapport with members and responds to questions related to fitness.
  • Ensures safe and effective workouts. Responds to, and reports, accidents and incidents.
  • Discusses and promotes all YMCA programs. Motivates members to commit to long term participation.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.
  • Plans and implements a program in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA. Coordinates activities which are culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate.
  • Any additional duties as assigned.
  • Support the YMCA's mission and center operations as needed. Requirements:
    • Must have basic knowledge of fitness or equivalent work/education experience.
    • Must have at minimum 25 hours of practical experience as a fitness class instructor.
    • Must have the ability to lead a fitness class and to motivate and educate members in the field of physical fitness.
    • Must be able to respond to safety and emergency situations; ability to set up, move, and store equipment.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.YMCA Vaccine PolicyWe're committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date, unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.Child Abuse PreventionSupports the YMCA's commitment to child abuse prevention by:
      • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
      • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
      • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
      • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required Be part of our mission!The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through fitness and healthy living, academic readiness, character development, and violence prevention.

Keywords: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Crystal Lake , Group Exercise Instructor, Education / Teaching , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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