Job Code: Pool1

Swim Instructors-Group & Private

Category: Archive

Job Type: Part-Time
Keywords: Swim, Pool, Instructor, Part Time



Provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in swimming classes.  *Both group & private lessons available*


  • Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly.
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.

  • Conveys information on aquatics programs and schedules and as appropriate refers students and parents to other programs.

  • Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.).

  • Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.

  • Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.

  • Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.

  • Trains and supervises class aides as assigned.

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends.




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  • Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid.
  • Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • YMCA Swim Instructor certification, or equivalent preferred
  • At least 18 years of age.


  • Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques.
  • Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child.


Compensation:  based upon experience