Fitness Trainer

Rye Ymca

Instructs group classes in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.


  • Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes, as directed by the supervisor, to accomplish the YMCA mission and goals.
  • Answers questions from members to support them in achieving their goals related to healthy living.
  • Maintains working knowledge of wellness and trends to provide effective information and support to members.
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members; helps members connect with each other and the YMCA.
  • Keeps accurate class attendance records.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.


  • Required certifications: CPR/AED, National Certification (ACE, NETA, AFAA, NASM) in group fitness instruction or foundations of primary group exercise
  • Certification in areas of expertise.
  • Must keep all certifications current.
  • YMCA Healthy Lifestyles certification within 60 days of hire.
  • At least one year of experience teaching group wellness classes preferred. Must be able to sub.


  • Ability to conduct classes and activities.
  • Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position; including leading class, walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting.


Weekend availability (Saturday and Sunday mornings), need CPR and AED/Certified in Group Exercise.

PAY RATE RANGE: $25.00 – $38.00 per hour depending on skills/years of experience

Job Type: Part-time


  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • First Aid (Preferred)
  • CPR (Preferred)

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