125 Lilian Drive, Toronto, Ontario Canada • M1R 3W6 Canada P: 416-751-9823 • F: 416-755-1832 • T: 1-888-751-9823  Canada

Facebook CALA Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc CALA Inc  Facebook CALA Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc Aqua Yoga Group  Facebook CALA Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc Karl's Aqua Yoga


ON Toronto - Aquafit Instructor Columbus Centre Athletic Club

Columbus Centre of Toronto - Toronto, ON

Columbus Centre Athletic Club opened in 1980 and is a key member of the Villa Charities family, delivering recreational, educational, cultural, performing & visual arts and social programming in a 180,000 square foot facility; 70,000 of which is dedicated to Health and Fitness.

Inside this impressive 10-acre complex, are fitness facilities with programs to suit individual needs; from aerobics, to yoga, aquafit classes, private swimming lessons, squash, tennis, health club facilities and weight training, and more. Columbus Centre Athletic Club is one of the few facilities in Canada to offer such a wide range of programs. We are located at 901 Lawrence Ave. West in Toronto, open seven days a week and servicing more than 5,000 members.

For more information on Villa Charities and the Columbus Centre and its history see the organization website at www.villacharities.com  .

Columbus Centre of Toronto is currently hiring for the following positions:

AQUAFIT INSTRUCTORS – Contract (Part-time)

Job Summary:

The Columbus Centre (CC) is seeking experienced Aquafit Instructors to provide instructional classes in a safe and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement where participants can focus on cardio, muscle strengthening, endurance and flexibility.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Leads energizing, fun, safe and educational group classes as per scheduled times.
  • Provides adequate warm-up, exercise, stretching and cool-down.
  • Instructs patrons on effective workout methods; explains proper techniques; demonstrates exercises; identifies different muscle groups and teaches appropriate methods to strengthen specific muscles.
  • Builds effective relationships with members.
  • Assists patrons, answers questions and maintains positive exercise experience for members and class participants.
  • Prepares required equipment and music prior to start of each class.
  • Maintains accurate class attendance records.
  • Informs management of pool activities, facility needs and important issues.
  • Ensures safety standards are met and facility policies and procedures are followed.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Work Hours:

Sunday mornings at 9:15 – 10:00am as well as assist with replacement shifts

Qualifications Required:

  • Standard First Aid (SFA) Certification.
  • CPR C and Aquafit Certification from recognizable organization (i.e. WaterArt, CALA).
  • Lifeguarding Certification – National Lifeguard Service (NLS), an asset
  • Experience working with adults and seniors programs.
  • Must demonstrate ability to coordinate a water fitness program.
  • Knowledge of water aerobics teaching strategies, choreography and music skills.
  • Enthusiastic; energetic; reliable.
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and motivate class participants.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience teaching water fitness classes, preferred.


This organization offers a competitive hourly rate, including complimentary gym membership. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s education, experience and career achievements.


We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those that most closely match job specifications will be contacted.

Required experience:

  • Aquafit Instructor: 1 year


CALA • 125 Lilian Drive, Toronto, Ontario • M1R 3W6, Canada  
 Phone: 416-751-9823 • Fax: 416-755-1832 • Toll Free: 1-888-751-9823 (in Canada)

Follow Us   Facebook CALA Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc CALA Inc   Facebook CALA Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance IncCALA Aqua Yoga Group for persons who have taken the CALA Aqua Yoga Certification Course  Facebook CALA Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc Karl's Aqua Yoga Page 
Facebook CALA Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc  CALA Aquafit Instructor Group for persons who have taken a CALA Certification Course
   Charlene Kopansky

- Charlene
- Contact Us
- What's New
- Ask the Seahorse
- Membership
- Testimonials

- International
  - Antigua
  - Israel
- Upcoming Schedule

CALA Courses
- CALA Workshops

- Conferences
- Tele-Classes
- Host A CALA Event

Centre of Excellence
- CALA Mentors
- Fees, Payment, Cancelation
- Instructor
- Assessor

- CECs, Recertification
- Petition CECs
- Products
- Ordering

- Job Postings

Pictures / Video clips
- Video Clips
- Pictures

- Aquafit Test
- Handouts and Research

- I
- Downloads

- Français


Web site: Last Update:  April 19, 2015