• October 18th | Disruptions to Side Parking Lot

    Please note there will be disruptions to our side parking lot tomorrow, Wednesday, October 18th. We have just confirmed HRM will be resealing the pavement. Sections of the side lot will be blocked to allow for the work to take place. As each section is completed, they will reopen. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Field House Schedule Changes | October 20th-22nd

    Friendly Reminder: We're excited to be the host venue for the Scott Open Badminton Tournament in the full Field House from Friday, October 20th at 12pm until Sunday, October 22nd at 4pm. The Track will remain open during the Tournament. These fitness classes have been moved to the Track Starting Blocks on Saturday, October 21st - 9:15am HIIT; Sunday, October 22nd - 10am Cardio Combat . For more information on the tournament, see our event listing.

  • Men’s Wet Change Room Closed Oct. 18-26 | Locker Install

    Please note that the Men's Wet Change Room will be closed on Wednesday, October 18th to Thursday, October 26th for the installation of new lockers and a deep clean. The Men's Dry Change Room will be available to males for pool access during this time. Thank you for your understanding.

Job Opportunities

Morning Aquafit Fitness Instructor

Closes December 31, 2017


The Canada Games Centre Halifax is looking for energetic and outgoing instructors to teach Aqua Fitness programs to our weekday morning participants from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Instructors are responsible for creating a fun, inclusive, organized, and dynamic class while ensuring the safety of participants at all times. The instructor should have experience in teaching both high intensity and low impact (joint friendly) classes in both shallow and deep water.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide safe, appropriate, and challenging fitness activities for patrons of Aquatic Fitness
  • Provide instruction to the level of training certification
  • Ensure program and music are appropriate to meet the capabilities and./or limitations of participants
  • Design and develop suitable training programs
  • Lead participants through exercise routines while teaching proper breathing technique
  • Provide quality customer service to members and guests
  • Maintain a safe environment for staff, members, and guests
  • Demonstrate correct exercise methods and proper use of exercise equipment
  • Interact with staff to keep up-to-date on new technique
  • Maintain instructional equipment in a manner consistent with facility standards
  • Assist members and guests in achieving fitness goals
  • Offer alternatives to participants with varying fitness levels and/or medical conditions
  • Perform related work and administrative duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current recognized Aquatic Fitness Instructor Certification (AQX, CALA, Water Art, or equivalent)
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Ability to plan and deliver fun and inclusive classes
  • Ability to teach and instruct to a diverse demographic
  • Ability to teach shallow and/or deep water, with preference given to those with experience teaching both
  • Available to work weekday mornings

Please note that Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks will be required as part of the hiring process.

COMPENSATION

The hourly wage for this position is $24.00 to $30.00, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Free membership
  • Discounted memberships, programs, and services
  • Free parking and close proximity to Halifax Transit
  • Training and professional development opportunities available
  • Amazing team environment

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please submit a covering letter and résumé, outlining how you meet the specific qualifications listed in the job posting to Scott Preston at careers@canadagamescentre.ca.

Please include position you are applying for in the subject line.  Failure to properly identify your application or attach working documents will result in your application being omitted.  

We are a welcoming and supportive workplace and applicants from the following groups are encouraged to self-identify when applying for this opportunity: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible persons.