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Personal Trainer

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The Canada Games Centre is a state-of-the-art multi-purpose sport and recreation facility. We promote healthy and active living for citizens. Driven by our passion, leadership and teamwork, we strive to achieve innovative programming and exceptional guest experiences.

Position Summary

Personal Trainers with the Canada Games Centre provide motivation, knowledge, and coaching our clients to reach their individual fitness and health goals. This is an opportunity where mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends are required to be successful.


  • Conduct training appointments and small group training
  • Fitness testing, assessments, and program design
  • Understand the needs and goals of each individual client
  • Knowledge in designing fitness programs based on individual goals, needs, and limitations
  • Contribute to the development and execution of Canada Games Centre group fitness programs
  • Provide extraordinary Customer Service to members and guests
  • Sales and paperwork duties as necessary to the role
  • Actively supervise the various operational areas of the fitness floor including strength training, cardiovascular, and core strengthening areas
  • Participate in clientele building activities



  • Successful candidates will have a degree in Kinesiology or a related field
  • Certifications accepted: CSEP-Certified Personal Trainer, CSEP-Certified Exercise Physiologist, NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer, NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, ACSM-Certified Personal Trainer or higher.
  • We are seeking individuals with a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience in a recreation/fitness environment.
  • Other fitness certifications/memberships/ability to instruct group fitness would be an asset (NSFA, CanFitPro-Fitness Instructor Specialist) to compliment this position
  • Experience teaching group fitness especially small group training
  • The ideal candidate will be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Current CPR certification
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills


  • AED Certification


Salary will commensurate with experience and is based on fees per client and service.

What’s in it for you?

  • Free facility membership
  • A variety of discounted programs and services
  • Free parking and close proximity to Halifax Transit
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Amazing team environment

Please note that a Criminal Record check will be required as part of the hiring process.


To apply, please submit your résumé and cover letter to

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.

This opportunity is now closed