Job Code: SNSHL02

Group Exercise Instructor

Category: Health + Wellness
Location: Salinas Community YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time
Rate: Negotiable DOE


The Salinas Community YMCA has several great opportunities for part-time Group Exercise Instructors. The preferred candidate is enthusiastic and able to teach participants of varying ages and abilities while ensuring a safe and positive environment.

The ideal candidate will be certified or experienced in teaching at least one or more of the following classes or types of classes: Boot Camp, HIIT, PiYo, Barre, U-Jam, Zumba, Step, TurboKick, Chair Aerobics, Group Exercise for Seniors, Group Exercise for Active Older Adults, Mommy & Me/Family Fitness


  • HS Diploma or equivalent GED
  • Must have experience taking/teaching group exercise classes. Experience in teaching is preferred
  • Current certifications/licenses (if applicable for trademarked classes)
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certifications obtained within 30 days of hire and kept current along with all other certifications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community Must pass a background screening


  • Create classes that are interactive, safe, and age appropriate
  • Organize instructional space and clean instructional area after class
  • Identify hazardous or at risk situations and report them to supervisor
  • Maintain a professional image and work harmoniously with staff and members
  • Attend meetings and maintain knowledge of programs, events, and marketing campaigns in order to encourage participation in Y programs and events
  • Follow YMCA policies and procedures and support the YMCA’s mission and center operations as needed


Benefits include a free individual YMCA membership and 8% employer paid retirement upon eligibility.


Email your resume or completed application to Holly Davis at You may also drop off an application in person at the Salinas Community YMCA Family Center, 117 Clay Street in Salinas.

We are an equal opportunity employer.