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Contract Instructor - Fitness

Competition No.: 2021-FI
Duration: Contract Instructor
Salary: $29.10 - $45.00 per hour
Schedule: Hours are based on registration
Special Notes: None
Last Updated: 9/23/21 4:11 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

If teaching group fitness classes is your passion, then look no further! Burnaby Recreation Centres are looking for enthusiastic individuals to lead group fitness and yoga classes. Contract Fitness Instructors lead exercise programs for adults and seniors, focusing on functional exercises, balance, agility, cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. The incumbent will also perform related work as required.

Applicants must hold a current BCRPA certificate or related equivalent with one or more fitness-related modules, and have experience planning and leading group fitness and/or yoga classes.  Other related duties include communicating with program coordinators as well as program/equipment set up and tear down. Other requirements include First Aid certification and CPR Level C and strong customer service and communication skills. This work is suitable to individuals seeking occasional and/or part-time work; preference will be given to candidates with prior experience exceeding six months. Please note these are contract positions, and hours are based on registration.  

Candidates must possess a minimum of:

  • Group Fitness: one of the following current Group Fitness Certification: BCRPA, Canfitpro, CFES, certifications
  • Yoga: 200+ Hour Yoga Certification
  • Pilates: Pilates Certification

In addition to a valid group fitness certification from one of the above, we are seeking those with experience and specialty certifications in the following areas:

  • Indoor Cycling
  • TRX
  • Older Adult
  • Osteofit/Get Up and Go

Fitness Instructor Level 1 - 3 Wage:  $29.10 - $36.70 per hour

Yoga Instructor Level 1 - 2 Wage: $36.40 - $41.60 per hour

Pilates Instructor Level 1 - 2 Wage: $35.00 - $45.00 per hour

Please apply online by November 15, 2021.

Check out our website at to apply!

Applicants under consideration will required to consent to a Criminal Record Search

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


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