Fitness Instructor (full-time)

Brookhaven at Lexington

Fitness Instructor

We are seeking a full-time Fitness Instructor to teach fitness and/or aquatic classes, provide personal training to residents, instruct on fitness equipment and safety, administer assessments and monitor pool and spa to ensure resident safety.


40 hours/week: 5 days weekly – Tuesday through Saturday. Daily hours schedules vary between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm or 7:00 am to 3:00 pm depending on the needs of the department.


  • Teach a variety of fitness and/or aquatic classes at appropriate levels of ability and intensity, assessing the needs and capabilities of all class participants and teaching exercises in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Act as Pool Monitor, ensuring safety and well-being of swimmers.
  • Assess the needs and capabilities of individuals and devise personal exercise programs according to individual needs and level of fitness.
  • Provide advice to individuals on the correct method and use of fitness equipment.
  • Track resident attendance at fitness programs.
  • Provide personal training to residents.
  • Follow safety and rescue policies and procedures and emergency call procedures.
  • Keep pool area and locker rooms safe and neat.
  • Enforce pool rules and health regulations.
  • Carry out pool closing procedures.
  • Report equipment/environment issues.
  • Maintain positive relationship with residents.
  • Provide administrative support to Fitness & Recreation Manager.
  • Communicate resident issues/concerns to Fitness & Recreation Manager.
  • Ensure that fitness equipment is properly set up and maintained.
  • Consult with Fitness & Recreation Manager to devise health and fitness programs.
  • Notify the Fitness & Recreation Manager when unable to fulfill schedule and arrange for substitute whenever possible.
  • Maintain current Fitness, Water Safety and CPR certification.
  • Ensure fitness areas and equipment are free of safety hazards by monitoring daily.
  • Clean and sanitize fitness equipment daily.
  • Check pool chemicals as scheduled.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Current Personal Trainer certification
  • CPR certification
  • Experience in a fitness instructor role, preferably in an elder care setting

Brookhaven offers its employees competitive wages, subsidized medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off and participation in retirement plan.

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