YMCA of Northern Colorado
  • Swim Lessons
  • Lafayette, CO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

discounted membership, flexible schedule and great coworkers

Do you love flip flops and pool noodles, are you comfortable and confident in the water? Does laughter and the signs of splashing make you smile?  We have opportunities for mid-day during the week, week nights and/or weekends. We will work around your schedule and as a private instructor, you'll have flexibilty to teach when it works for you!

If you've got the personality and are a strong swimmer who is comfortable with children and in the water, we can train you. You can then progress to teaching as a private instructor.

Salary depends on experience and your times available. Our year round guards make well above minimum wage.

General Job Duties:  Swim Instructors are enthusiastic and portray a positive attitude. You'll need to relate positively to a variety of people including other staff and parents and kiddos. Instructors must be organized, and eager to teach. We provide the lesson plans.


  • Current ARC/YMCA First Aid, and CPR-PR Certifications. We can provide you with this class prior to assignment.
  • Experience teaching swimming lessons or previous competitive swimming experience is not necessary but preferred.
  • Proficient swimming and safety/rescue skills
  • Professional, alert, courteous, and tactful
  • Blood Borne Pathogens within 30 days of being hired
  • YMCA Swimming Lessons Instructor and Red Cross Water Safety Instructor preferred
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