Talisman Centre - Calgary, AB
Working at Talisman Centre means joining a group of fun, hardworking, enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about improving the lives of the people around them every day including health nuts, people with disabilities, Olympic athletes and preschoolers - just to name a few. You will be supported and empowered to help make positive experiences for everyone whether they come here to TRAIN , COMPETE or just PLAY
Reports to: Group Fitness & Programs Manager
What’s In It for You:
Hours: Friday 10:30-11:30 ( With possible rotation)
Free facility membership for you, plus a variety of free and discounted programs & services
Performance based bonus program and an employee recognition program
Professional Development assistance program available to support employee career growth.
Annual staff events including BBQ’s, Corporate challenge, December holiday party and many more
Free parking and close to transit with a C-train and bus stop steps away
What You’ll Do:
Ensure you put the customer/ participants first in your classes and are there before and after your class to answer any questions
Assist in the development and implementation of the Deep Water based fitness programs
Be a spokesperson for Talisman Centre and present yourself in a positive manner by leading participants in effective and well-planned classes
Be able to cover other Deep Water Instructors when they are unable to teach their class
Instruct classes in specific areas of expertise and follow program content of each class
Assist the Manager with the evaluation of the program by providing feedback and recommendations for class/program improvement
Handle and report to the Manager any problems, concerns or emergencies that arise during your classes
Exercise safety awareness and practices
Set-up and take down of equipment to ensure your class is ready
Secure a substitute when unable to work assigned class and report changes to the supervisor
Follow and enforce all policies, rules and regulations while maintaining a friendly and professional attitude
What You Need:
Program specific training and experience
CALA of AFLCA water designation
CanFit Pro or AFLCA Group Theory Designation
CPR C/AED (recertified within one year) and Standard First Aid (recertified within 2 years) – required before employment can commence.
You completed or working towards the completion of your post-secondary education – preference may be given to Physical Education, Human Kinetic or Kinesiology related programs is an asset
Experience & Skills
Minimum of one year experience in instructing Deep Water classes
Experience facilitating Deep Water classes.
Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
Exceptional customer service skills.
High energy level and enjoy working in a fast paced, challenging and changing environment.
Patient, enthusiastic and motivating.
Proven track record working independently and in a team environment.
Ability to work effectively with the public in a courteous, efficient and professional manner.
- 1 year : 1 year
OverviewThe City of Surrey’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Department currently requires energetic, self-motivated, team players to join us as auxiliary aquafit instructors.
Our classes provide an excellent all-around workout in a relaxed atmosphere. This opportunity requires upbeat and responsible individuals to lead classes. You will be working with people of various age groups. Candidates must have strong customer service and communication skills.
We are currently looking for BCRPA or CALA Aquafit instructors that are able to teach:
• Shallow Water Aquafit
• Deep Water Aquafit
• Low impact Aquafit
Successful candidates will be a BCRPA or CALA Registered Fitness Instructor with a current CPR C/AED. Additional training or certification in 3rd age, Osteofit, pre and post natal is an asset.
We are looking for individuals with the ability to motivate others to help achieve their health goals. If you have strong interpersonal skills and have the necessary experience and training we encourage you to apply.
Those leaders who enjoy teaching and coaching and are committed to the delivery of a beneficial recreational experience, please apply online.