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The South Surrey Recreation Services Team is looking for certified Aquafit Instructors that love fitness, motivating people and are committed to providing great customer service to teach a variety of Aquatic Fitness classes at the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre and South Surrey Indoor Pool locations. This auxiliary position has varying scheduling needs which may include weekends, weekdays, and/or evening shifts. We offer a dynamic work environment and excellent opportunities for growth and development.

Employment Status

Union – CUPE Local 402 – Auxiliary


  • Plans and instructs a variety of group fitness programs, including Aquafit Mild, Shallow Water Aquafit and Deep Water Aquafit.
  • Plans and instructs individuals of all levels and abilities.
  • Ability to motivate and lead large groups – from beginners to long-time fitness enthusiasts.
  • Knowledge and implementation of industry best practices.
  • Provides excellent service to our patrons and other team members.
  • Demonstrates proper form and techniques.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills including the use of clear verbal and non-verbal cues to instruct participants.
  • Offers adaptations to accommodate all skill levels and abilities.
  • Ensures instruction spaces are safe, clean and set-up appropriately.
  • Creates a safe and welcoming environment.
  • Performs basic cleaning as required.
  • Performs administrative duties, including but not limited to facility/shift check completion and accident reports.


Successful candidates will have:

  • Completed Grade 12, plus formal training and minimum of six (6) months related experience.
  • Strong and clear communication skills.
  • A passion for health and wellness.
  • Talent for building relationships.
  • Emergency First Aid with CPR-A and AED Certificate (or higher).

  • Registered with a minimum of at least one of the following, as required:
    o BCRPA Aquafit Module (or equivalent)

All certifications must be uploaded and valid at the time of application. 

Please see below the expected timeline: 

Accepting Applications November 7-18, 2022
Reviewing Applications and Telephone Screens November 21-27, 2022
Demo Dates and Interviews November 28-December 9, 2022
Reference and Police Information Checks December 12- 16, 2022
Extending Employment Offers & Training December 19-30, 2022

Applicants under consideration will be required to provide proof of qualifications and consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check. 


If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply at to Job ID 4961. 


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