Job Opportunities

Group Fitness Instructors

This opportunity is now closed

The Canada Games Centre will serve the community and the province’s athletes for generations to come. As a first class multi-purpose sport and recreation facility, it will provide a new centre for the community promoting healthy and active living for citizens and a major new sports training and competition facility in Atlantic Canada. The Canada Games Centre is a 176,000 sq ft state-of-the-art community recreation facility.


11,500-square-foot health, fitness and wellness centre will be one of the most comprehensive fitness destinations in Halifax. Its programming will blend high performance sports training with recreational fitness to ensure that the benefits of physical activity and athletic participation are extended to the entire community.


The Group Fitness Instructors will be responsible for leading and motivating members and guests of the Canada Games Centre to meet their personal fitness goals. These individuals must be participant focused and believe in the importance of a balanced lifestyle and personal health for a person’s overall happiness. We are in need of instructors from all different disciplines of group exercise. Examples include, but are not limited to: Group Cycling, Yoga, Pre & Post Natal Yoga, Pilates, Cardio, Strength and Conditioning (i.e., Boot Camp/Tabata/Core), Kettlebell, Step, Body Bar, Pre- and Post-Natal Fitness, Older Adult Fitness, Kickboxing, Zumba, Ballet, and Salsa.


  • Provide safe instruction to participants
  • Make exercise fun and enjoyable for the group
  • Modify class exercises to meet a varied group of participants
  • Help participants stay motivated and create enthusiasm around being health


  • Current Certification in discipline (Can Fit Pro, NSFA, Agatsu, Yoga, etc)
  • CPR certification
  • At least 6 months experience teaching in a formal setting


  • AED Training


  • Working knowledge of anatomy physiology
  • Ability to create a fitness class and pair music to beats required for specific activity

Salary will be based on a range from $20.00 – $32.00 per class depending on certifications and experience.


To apply, please submit a covering letter and résumé, outlining how you meet the specific qualifications listed in the job posting to Zach Fralick at

Please include the 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.

Please note that hiring will be on an on-going basis and candidates will be asked to provide a mini class demo as part of the hiring process.

This opportunity is now closed