PT Group Fitness Instructor

Location US-OH-Cleveland
Job ID
# Positions
Instructors - Group Fitness Instructors


CENTERS, LLC is a professional management firm specializing in facility, operation, and program management for higher education. CENTERS' management approach is customized for each client yet retains our uniform quality. Our firm unites site staff with a centralized administrative team, each contributing to the firm's goals and client needs. The CENTERS team is innovative, entrepreneurial, trail-blazing, and ambitious for both CENTERS and our clients. Today, CENTERS provides management services for 14 clients.


  • Safely instruct an effective, creative group fitness class at the Recreation Center.
  • Provide quality customer service to all participants in class, regardless of fitness level, appearance, or otherwise.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor through phone, email, or in person.
  • Enforce all program policies and procedures as it pertains to the class.
  • Enforce all building policies and procedures and assist as needed during emergencies.
  • Attend all Group Fitness and all department staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Possess current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.
  • ACE, AFAA, ACSM; specialty certifications are required to teach specialty classes such as yoga, group cycling, pilates, etc. It is preferred that all candidates have a primary group exercise certification AND specialty cert. Exceptions will be on a case-by-case basis based on a variety of factors.

  • Leadership and supervisory abilities.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of standard practices in recreational sports
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyles.



Technical Competencies

  • Proficiency with audio/visual equipment. 

Human Relations:

Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Work Environment

  • Office environment/fitness center environment
  • Moderate to loud noise
  • Occasional evening or weekend work                            

Physical Demands

  • Standing or walking for at least 50% of the work day
  • Occasional bending, stooping
  • Hearing and talking

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  


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