William Lutsky Family YMCA - due to the extreme cold temperatures, we are experiencing issues with the heating systems in both women's change room. All change rooms are open for use, but please expect cooler than normal temperatures during use. We apologize for this inconvenience.  
Don Wheaton Family YMCA
Placement Date:

Don Wheaton Family YMCA has the following volunteer position available:

Aquafit Instructor 

Do you enjoy spending more time in the water than on dry land? The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking individuals who enjoy water and contributing to a fun aquatics learning environment. The employee will be responsible for a variety of shallow, deep or warm water aquafit classes. Join the YMCA and help others learn to float.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach Aquafit classes as assigned.
  • Role model recruitment and retention of members, best practices and a healthy lifestyle.
  • Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of the YMCA programs and services.


Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Standard First Aid, CPR-C and WHMIS Certification
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • Aquafit Certified (AFLCA/YMCA or Bachelor of Physical Education or Kinesiology)


  • Experience working in groups.
  • Public speaking experience is an asset.
  • Organizing events/activities.


  • Well-developed interpersonal and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Friendly, energetic and positive attitude.
  • A love of swimming!

Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

If this position interests you, please visit the centre to fill out paperwork.

Application Deadline