Contract Recreation Instructors
$30 per hour + 25% Prep
Under direct supervision of the Wellness Coordinator provides group fitness instruction, monitors, educates patrons on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants.
-- Teaches scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching, and cool down.
-- Instructs patrons on effective workout methods; explains proper techniques, demonstrates exercises; identifies different muscle groups, and teaches appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles.
-- Prepares appropriate equipment, music, and handouts for each class.
-- Assists patrons, answers questions, and maintains a positive exercise experience for
members and class participants.
-- Keeps management informed of customer and facility needs.
-- Ensures that safety standards are met, and that department and facility policies are
-- Performs related duties as required
-- Must possess current Standard First Aid
-- Certified Instructor (BCRPA, CFES) or equivalent.
--Other specialty certification as required (Pilates, Yoga, Zumba etc)
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-- Working knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology and training principles.
-- Knowledge of group fitness teaching strategies and the incorporation of music, tempo,
cueing technique, and rhythm.
-- Choreography and music skills.
-- Ability to be professional and motivate class participants.
-- Ability to cooperate and work well with other staff members.
On call/as needed to substitute teach classes, or be scheduled for regular classes as part of weekly schedule
Rate of Pay: $30 per hour + 25% Prep
Other benefits: 50% discount on monthly memberships at the Canada Games Centre