Job Code: W-2

SilverSneakers® Instructor

Category: Wellness
Location: Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area

Job Type: Part-Time
Rate: $12-$14 /hr


Responsible for providing excellent and safe instruction, motivation, and support to YMCA members and program participants in Silver Sneakers exercise programs.

Classes include:  Silver Sneakers Classic, Circuit, Cardio, Yoga, and Splash


  • Must have practical experience and a strong interest in the health/wellness or related field
  • Must have the ability to motivate and encourage active older adults.
  • Must have a fitness background and the ability to individually and group instruct others.
  • Should have a basic knowledge of body mechanics to know what effect the movements have on various major muscle groups in order to prevent injury.
  • Certification with ACE, ACSM, or other approved nationally accredited organizations preferred.
  • Silver Sneaker Instructor certification required.
  • Must have and maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • In good physical condition to instruct participants. 
  • Ability to adjust to a variety of fitness levels and be able to offer modifications if needed. 
  • Must understand and contribute to the mission of the YMCA to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

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