Chilliwack Family YMCA
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Chilliwack is getting a new Y!  Opening in early 2019, this modern health, fitness, community and recreation facility will help meet the needs of all Chilliwack families so that everyone can reach their potential.  We are looking for people to join our team who will warmly welcome long-time members to the new centre of community and create a welcoming space for men, women, children, teens, seniors and families who are new to the Y to belong.

The Aquatic Fitness Instructor plans, leads and instructs members in water fitness classes according to the class description. The Instructor greets and welcomes members to each class, making a special effort to get to know members on a first name basis – and ensures class design is progressive over time to reflect increasing fitness levels of members.


  • Share your passion for aquatics with others while gaining valuable experience as an instructor
  • Learn about diversity at the YMCA and meet new people
  • Receive training to further enhance your professional development as it relates to the position
  • Develop leadership and communication skills


  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Current YMCA Group Fitness Instructor (Water Fitness Module) or equivalent
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C
  • Completion of volunteer documentation, including criminal record check
  • Attendance at a Welcome to the Y orientation and department-specific training


Demonstrate the YMCA core values:

  • Do the right thing
  • Put people first
  • Lead by example
  • Keep our promises

Our Commitment to the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults

The YMCA is committed to the protection of children in our care and vulnerable adults participating in our programs.  To ensure this commitment is upheld, all volunteers will need to provide:

  • A current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date
  • Three references  (two of these should be professional references)


Chilliwack Family YMCA

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