Aquatic Instructor

Abington YMCA - Abington, PA4.1


What you’ll do:

· Conduct aquatic classes in accordance with YMCA program standards.

· Provide a safe environment that allows members and participants to learn. Encourage and support students to provide an enjoyable aquatics experience.

· Evaluate swimming and certification skills; complete progress reports and course records for each session; complete communications for parents and participants.

· Participate as a part of the aquatics staff team in providing a safe and enjoyable environment. Respect others by arriving on time and in accordance with schedule.

· Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.

· Provide excellent service to members and participants. Communicate all pool rules and ensure that you are accessible and identifiable.

· Maintain current instructor certifications, pursue YMCA certifications.

· Maintain pool logs, incident/accident reports, locker room checks and other documents as required.

· Perform other related duties as required.

What you need to succeed:

· 18 years of age with successful completion of swimming skills test.

· Current YMCA or ARC swim lesson instructor certification with 2 year related experience.

· Current ARC CPR/AED Professional Rescuer and ARC first aid certifications.

· Ability to work with others. Sensitive to others.

· Exhibit strong leadership skills; possess a passion for member service, building and maintaining a culture of member service excellence

Some benefits and perks of working at the Y:

Flexible work schedule, a free membership, discounted programming, participation in the Y Retirement Fund, health and wellness benefits, and opportunities for continuing education, professional training and development.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.73 to $13.61 /hour


  • swim instructor: 2 years (Preferred)


  • High school (Preferred)


  • YMCA or ARC swim lesson instructor (Preferred)