Group Exercise Instructor

YMCA of San Diego County - California

Health isn’t just an option for you- it’s a way of life!

Are you passionate about teaching Group Exercise Classes?

Are you ready to share your expertise with your community?


South – Border View Family YMCA | South Bay Family YMCA

North County – Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA

Coastal - Dan McKinney Family YMCA | Peninsula Family YMCA

Coastal - Beach and Bay YMCA (Strength/Extreme Fit & Family Fitness)

Central - Toby Wells YMCA

Y would I apply?

FREE Complete Gym Membership
FREE Workout Classes
FREE Pool Access
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Build Your Resume
Opportunities for Growth
Community Involvement
FREE Family Membership
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Professional Development Opportunities

Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:
Create a positive member experience by welcoming and engaging participants
Provide a safe workout routine by demonstrating proper form and technique and appropriate modifications
Maintain a clean and safe workout atmosphere
Build community through forming positive relationships through learning names, and helping members reach their Health & Wellness Goals
Adhere to the core functions of the YMCA and exemplify Y Group Exercise Class Guidelines

“OK, I’m sold!” What do I need to qualify?

Minimum of 18 years of age or older
YUSA, ACE, NCCA accredited certification, or 4 year degree/1year Exercise Science certification
Minimum 1 year experience leading group exercise classes preferred
All job required trainings within 90 days from date of hire
Strong communication skills and the capability to work with members of all fitness levels and abilities
Knowledge of fitness principles and practical applications required
Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency
Physical ability to lead and participate in exercise/fitness activities
Ability to communicate verbally to large and small groups of members
CPR/AED, and First Aid Certification, must include Adult and Child/Infant, obtained within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
American Red Cross
American Heart Association
American Safety & Health Institute