Group Fitness Instructor

City Fitness
November 24, 2022
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type


Job Type



City Fitness is currently looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, and energetic individuals, to fill positions in our Aerobic, Cycle, and Yoga studio programs. Successful applicants will be highly energetic, possess strong customer service skills, and the ability to motivate, inspire, and lead large groups!

Applicants must be 18 years or older, hold a current nationally recognized Group Exercise Certification, and be willing to instruct a minimum of 2 classes per week.

City Fitness proudly offers competitive pay based on experience and certified qualifications. Other employment benefits include:

  • Complimentary gym membership
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Enhanced Paid-Time Off
  • Employee discounts and community partnership perks


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must hold a current, nationally recognized certification (ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NCSA) or equivalent.
  • Must be a super awesome human
  • Prior experience instructing group fitness classes
  • Ability to teach multiple formats- Preferred
  • Physical ability to promote fitness and complete the workout


  • Must be assertive, enthusiastic, and punctual
  • Must have strong communication skills, and respond well to questions
  • Must be patient and comfortable dealing with complaints
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Ability and willingness to prospect
  • Dedication to maintaining personal integrity and one's own health and fitness
  • Ability to take initiative, multitask, and problem solve
  • Adapts very well to change and inconsistency in the workplace
  • Willingness to present oneself as well as the company in a professional manner

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have any supervisor responsibilities.

Work Environment

This position operates in a gym environment. This role routinely works with various types of fitness equipment, and frequently in an environment where noise levels vary from quiet to loud when in the facility or studio performing duties.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position is very active and requires a considerable amount of movement. Individuals must maintain a high degree of energy and possess the physical endurance necessary to complete a workout while providing instruction and monitoring safety. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing throughout the day. This individual must be able to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to a degree to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time position that requires a minimum commitment of 3 hours per week. Classes are assigned upon hire and may be adjusted as programs needs demand. Instructors will be required to attend periodic internal trainings and bi-weekly department meetings.


This position requires a moderate amount of travel. This individual will be expected but not limited to, travel between all locations, as the job duties and/or trainings demand.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

This position requires a current valid nationally recognized Certification(s) for the duration of employment (ACE, AFAA) or equivalent. Additional specialty/certifications are preferred but not required.

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