Position: Group Exercise Instructors


The New Rochelle Y is seeking talented group exercise instructors for multiple types of programs, including Zumba, Yoga, Aquacise, Strength and other class types. Prefer  fitness certification from ACE, AFFA or YMCA. Must have valid/current CPR certification. Experienced, motivating and energetic instructors only.


•    Provide a high degree of member service through a professional relationship with the members in regards to their needs, concerns, and questions about the YMCA, its programs and mission
•    Good cueing skills and creative choreography; demonstrate choreography and exercises to participants.
•    Ability to relate to and work with people of diverse backgrounds.
•    Responsible for participant safety – inspect gym floor, equipment and supplies; notify supervisor of equipment in need of repair.
•    Educate members on current health and fitness issues and trends.
•    Modify classes and routines according to fitness levels in class.
•    Knowledge of anatomy and physiology and their relationship to the development of group exercise classes.
•    Work cooperatively and professionally with other staff and departments.
•    Maintain required personal certifications.
•    Actively participate in all staff meetings and trainings related to the position.


•    High School diploma or equivalent.
•    Experience in fitness or related field preferred.
•    Current CPR/AED/O2 certifications
•    Current National Group Exercise certifications (ACE, AFAA, or YMCA)
•    Certified in Pilates Reformer
•    Excellent customer service skills
•    Yoga - must have 200 hours of Yoga certification

How to apply

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please send your resume or completed YMCA employment application with subject line “Group Exercise Instructor” via e-mail to csullivan@nrymca.org or to:

New Rochelle YMCA
Attn: Human Resources
50 Weyman Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10805