Job Title:                           Group Fitness Instructor (Silver Sneakers)

Branch:               DT/Ponds

FLSA Status:                     Non-Exempt, Part-Time (hourly)

Reports to:                        Wellness Director                                         Job:       Grade Starting pay

Revision Date:    February 10, 2023                                                          6         18.18



The position of Group Fitness Instructor is a part-time position with responsibilities at the Summerville Family YMCA.   Primary duty is, but not limited to conducting fitness classes.



  • Lead SilverSneakers class and/or other fitness-related classes.
  • Set up and takes down equipment before/after class.
  • Report any equipment problems/malfunctions to Health & Wellness team.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Ensure safe and effective workouts.  Report any accidents or injuries to Wellness Director or Executive Director.
  • Ability to set up, move and store class equipment.
  • Communicate effectively between members and Fitness Supervisor.
  • Enforce management policies. I.e. cell phones, clothing, etc.
  • Ensure the members are in a safe environment by continuously scanning the area and making necessary adjustments.
  • Risk Management trained.
  • Respond to participant feedback and requests for information.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by, Wellness Director, Executive Director or CEO.




  • Set an example for the participants by displaying mission for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
  • Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.



Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.

Carrying X                                Kneeling X                                Pushing X                                 Sitting X


Climbing X                                Lifting X (min 25 lbs)            Running X                                 Stooping X


Crouching X                             Pulling X                                    Standing X                                Walking X



  • SilverSneakers Certification
  • Nationally Certified Group Fitness Certification ( ACE, AFTA, IFTA, NETA,)
  • CPR/AED Certified (adult and child)
  • Completion of required on-line courses within 2 weeks of employment



High School Diploma or equivalent.




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