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 We are looking for certified Fitness Instructors that love fitness, motivating people and are committed to providing great customer service to teach a variety of classes at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre, Newton Senior Centre, Clayton Community Centre and Guildford Recreation Centre. We have various positions available, teaching a wide range of fitness classes including but not limited to: 

  • Group Fitness Instructor – Older Adult Certification. 
  •  Group Fitness Instructor – Osteofit Certification. 

You are self-motivated, skilled at building relationships, have strong and clear communication skills and a passion for health and wellness. This is an auxiliary position which may include weekends, weekdays, and/or evening shifts. 

Employment Status 

Union – CUPE Local 402 – Auxiliary 


  • Plans and instructs General Fitness Programs for 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. 
  •  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. 
  • Provides excellent service to our patrons and other team members. 
  • 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: 

  • Grade 12 plus formal training and minimum of six (6) months of related experience. 
  • Emergency First Aid with CPR-A and AED (or higher). 
  • Group Fitness Certification and currently registered with a recognized organization:
    o BCRPA
    o BCAK
    o CSEP
    o CFES

  • Some classes require additional certification and/or programs specific workshops. 

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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