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Sarpy Group Fitness Instructor

companyYmca of Greater Omaha
locationPapillion, NE, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

So many perks & benefits ~ Enjoy a flexible schedule ~ Work with great people ~ Make a difference in our community ~ Free YMCA membership ~ Locations across the metro – likely a Y near you ~ Tuition discounts ~ Flexible work attire ~ Training & development!


  • Free individual YMCA membership
  • Locations across the metro – likely a Y near you!
  • YMCA program & childcare discounts
  • Flexible work attire – Y shirts provided & you choose your style
  • Tuition discounts, training & development, & opportunities to advance.
  • 100% employer-paid retirement contribution of 12% of earnings – no employee match or contribution required (after meeting eligibility requirements)
  • Enjoy a flexible schedule, work with great people, & make a difference in our community!


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Group Fitness Instructors facilitate group classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that welcomes people of all skill and fitness levels; effectively building community within the class and modifying class as needed to meet varied health, ability and cultural needs.


1. Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.

2. Asks and answers questions from program participants and members to support them in achieving their goals related to health and well-being.

3. Maintains working knowledge of branch and wellness trends to provide effective information and support to members.

4. Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helping members and program participants connect with each other and the YMCA.

5. Observes and adjusts approach to support all participants’ capabilities, physical conditions, health, and culture.

6. Celebrates achievement of program participants related to program or personal goals, mastering of specific skills or overall health and well-being.

7. Keeps accurate class attendance records.

8. On time for scheduled classes.

9. Actively participates in department and branch staff meetings and/or related trainings.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.


Engaging Community


Functional Expertise


• Must be at least 18 years of age

• Must hold current nationally recognized Group Fitness certification from approved organization

• Ability to communicate verbally to large and small groups of members and the ability to work with varying fitness levels and ages

• Ability to work independently with attention to detail required

• Complete before first shift: YMCA cause & culture training; fitness-specific training

• Complete within 30 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention Training; CPR/AED; First Aid (provided by YMCA)

• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community and successful clearance of background check


• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Gym/Fitness Studio environment, must be able to stand for extended periods of time, walk, and bend over, reach overhead, grasp, push, pull and move, lift and/ or carry up to 15 pounds repeatedly, at or above waist height. They must also be able to perform a variety of exercises with proper form and correct client/member’s form confidently and professionally.

• Hours may include evening and weekend work.

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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