YMCA of Greater Kansas City

  • Fitness Group Exercise Instructor-Cycle/RPM

    Job Location US-MO-North Kansas City
    Req No.
    Location Site
    North Kansas City YMCA
    Healthy Living
    Minimum Salary
    USD $12.48/Hr.
    Midpoint Salary
    USD $15.77/Hr.
    Position Hours
    Location : Location
    US-MO-North Kansas City
  • Overview

    The YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


    Under the supervision and direction of the director and in accordance with the mission, character development and values of the YMCA, the Fitness Group Exercise Instructor conducts group exercise classes in the area of cardiovascular wellness, flexibility, and muscular endurance with warm up and cool-down for each class.  The Instructor is also responsible for informing and serving Y members and volunteers in a premier fashion. He or she is expected to emphasize member service, character development, the mission statement and to work with membership retention and promotion.

    • Contribute to the overall YMCA mission of healthy living, youth development and social responsibility. 

    •  Plan and lead exercise classes.

    • Set up equipment and store securely after class.
    • Maintain the cleanliness of the wellness area.
    • Keep track of participants and note when there is a new participant in class or when a regular participant has dropped out.
    • Check instructor book or board weekly to keep current with announcements and information from the director.
    • Be a team player with all other associates.
    • Maintain safety in all classes by following YMCA and national certification guidelines.
    • Keep knowledgeable in the areas of exercise science, nutrition, CPR, First Aid, choreography, etc. through required YMCA and national CEUS.
    • Notify appropriate associate of any unsafe conditions, needed repairs, complaints, accident, or injuries immediately.
    • Use microphone in class, if available.


    • Must be 18 years of age.
    • Current CPR/AED and First Aid.
    • Complete and pass audition with director.
    • Able to relate to people on all levels in a friendly and consistent manner.
    • Able to reflect a positive attitude.
    • Accepted National Group Exercise Certification (i.e. AFAA, ACE, NCSM), specialized training in a nationally recognized format (i.e. Zumba, YogaFit, RYT 200 or 500, Piloxing, Pilates, Powder Blue formats, LesMills etc) and/or Foundations of YMCA Group Exercise..


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