Swim Instructor

Swim Instructor


  • As a Swim Instructor your goal will be to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for our customers using our aquatic facilities through prevention, response and providing outstanding customer centric service and teaching skills.
  • The primary hours for this role are Mondays and Wednesdays between 12-9pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 4-9pm and Saturdays and Sundays between 9am-4:30pm.  
  • MANDATORY ATTENDANCE: I Can Swim Instructor training is taking place Sunday, September 10th from 9-5pm and Fall In-Services run Friday, September 8th 4:30-7:30pm OR Saturday, September 9th 11-2pm.. 

Reports to:  Aquatic Programming Manager & Lesson Supervisor

What You'll Do

  • Maintain current certifications 
  • Present a professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of customer engagement
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled in-services
  • Attend and participate in professional development opportunities
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate activity reports and administration
  • Handle or refer programs and situations as they arise in the facility
  • Maintain a level of fitness necessary to fulfill the practical elements of instructing
  • Develop and integrate new, unique and innovative ideas, teaching methods and games through the use of internal and external resources
  • Teach the I Can Swim and other Repsol Sport Centre Aquatic programs in a safe and effective manner.
  • Assist in planning, and instructing Aquatic Program special event days.
  • Responsible for keeping participants together and prepared to evacuate in case of a medical emergency.
  • Submit availability quarterly by the designated deadline
  • Instruct lessons a minimum of two three hour shifts per week.  
  • Complete Aquatic Teacher Training Program (Teacher Essentials) before first teaching shift
  • Work closely with the Aquatic Program Manager/Lesson Supervisors with development of Aquatic Programs short term and long term.

Clause: To maintain your continued employment with Repsol Sport Centre you must uphold the minimum teaching hour requirements (2 x 3hr shifts/week) for your first year of employment. Instances where individuals do not meet the established criteria will be reviewed on a case by case basis and action will be taken accordingly. 

What You Need

  • CPR- C
  • AED
  • SFA
  • National Lifeguard
  • At least one of the following Swim Instructor Certifications: Water Safety Instructor, Lifesaving or Swim for Life Instructor, I Can Swim, NCCP Level 1 or YMCA instructor certification.

CLOSING DATE: September 1, 2017

Repsol Sport Centre

2225 MacLeod Trail South,
Calgary, Alberta
   T2G 5B6

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 5:00am to 11:00pm
Saturday: 6:00am to 10:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am to 10:00pm
Holidays: 7:00am to 10:00pm

There are no Group Fitness or Registered
Classes on statutory holidays.

Closed on December 25th

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