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YMCA of Centre County


Human Services

Private Swim Lesson Instructors

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Kristin Erb at

Job Description/Requirements

A job can be so much more than a paycheck. When you work for the Y, you’re helping empower young people, improve health and well-being, and inspire action in YOUR community.

The Bellefonte YMCA is currently accepting applications for part-time Swim Lesson Instructors to be responsible for teaching swim lessons utilizing the Y USA Swim Lesson Program and YMCA of Centre County approved lesson plans.

Primary Responsibilities

-Create a warm and positive environment while encouraging swimmers to meet course objective. Maintain a positive rapport with parents and other patrons.
-Follow lesson plans and create drills and activities within swim lesson program guidelines.
-Support, follow, and enforce all facility rules and regulations with extra emphasis on safety. Teach age-appropriate rules in a positive manner to lesson participants. Report problems or concerns to the Program Director.
-Take attendance using the class roster. Those not on the roster must register at the front desk.
-Private Swim Instructors should verify payment for private lessons by viewing a receipt from the client prior to teaching the lesson. Once the lesson is complete, instructors should log it and keep track of those paid at the front desk. Under no circumstances should an instructor directly accept money from a client for the services given.
-Complete skills sheets after each class and store in YMCA binder.
-Communicate with parents about their child’s progress.
-Assist with keeping the pool area clean and complete other duties within the pool area as assigned.


-At least 16 years of age.
-Prior experience teaching swim lessons preferred.
-Prior swimming experience necessary.


-$14.00 - $19.00 per hour.
-Generous employee discounts on YMCA programs.
-FREE YMCA membership with access to all 4 YMCA of Centre County facilities.

How To Apply

Applications, inquiries, and resumes should be directed to Kristin Erb at

The Y is a great place to work, gain experience in your field of interest, meet new friends, and strengthen your community. Apply today to join our team and our cause!

YMCA of Centre County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


-Generous employee discounts on YMCA programs.
-FREE YMCA membership with access to all 4 YMCA of Centre County facilities.

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