To prepare for the Riverdale Y’s annual gala, we will close at 4:30pm Sunday, March 26, 2023. Thanks for your understanding!

Group Exercise Instructor

Per session: $50

Reports to: General Manager

This position is in person, with some virtual hours available

Group Fitness Instructors are an integral part of the Fitness and Wellness team. Group Fitness Instructors are responsible for leading multiple group fitness classes that range in variety and levels. This includes counting, cueing, organizing choreography, and much more.


Ability to conduct safe, fun, and effective group exercise classes
Provide outstanding customer service to our patrons
Demonstrate and promote knowledge of proper group fitness components, i.e.: warm up, aerobic exercise, flexibility, cool down, etc.
National fitness certification (ACE, ACSM, AFAA or equivalent) or related degree
Have current certification(s) for specific class format, including adult CPR/AED
Maintain group fitness equipment, rooms and storage areas
Knowledge, adherence, and enforcement of Riverdale Y policies and procedures
Assist with special events like open houses
Attend all required trainings and meetings (dates and times TBA)
Able to work a minimum number of hours/week (recommended 2 classes) on a set schedule
Good communication skills
Must be reliable and dependable
Other duties as assigned


Small group training experience in a functional training studio
Knowledge in a variety of Group Fitness classes
parent/child fitness, kid’s fitness, teen fitness, senior fitness, aqua fitness
Experienced and certified personal trainer

**Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview and audition**

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