Group Fitness Coordinator

Roanoke County   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Hospitality
Posted on July 5, 2024
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The Green Ridge Recreation Center is seeking a motivated and experienced professional to oversee our innovative land and water-based group exercise programs. This role offers the opportunity to plan, develop, and deliver exceptional services while managing budgets and supervising a dedicated team. Join us in promoting health and fitness in our community.
Performs related work as required.

* Schedule varies to include evenings and possible weekends.
* 20-25 hours per week

  • Interacts spontaneously with members, guests, and center staff at any given time in the facility to model a personal and inviting atmosphere for the facility.
  • Assists in the preparation and oversight of revenue and expense budgets, reports, and publications with a focus on outcomes for the facility and group exercise program.
  • Coordinates and oversees group exercise program development, delivery, scheduling, customer service, completion and evaluation to accomplish optimum use of the facility and dedicated resources.
  • Develops safety and operational standards for all group exercise programs.
  • Recruits, trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates all part time group exercise staff.
  • Coordinates group exercise equipment repairs and renovations through inter and intra-departmental requests.
  • Stays current on industry trends and how they may influence or affect the group exercise programming that the center offers.
  • Performs routine maintenance on group exercise equipment and recommends new and replacement equipment for areas.
  • Develops and updates various "operating guides" such as the group exercise instructor manuals.
  • Produces regular communications to customers through e-mails, bulletin boards, newsletters, surveys, and promotional notices.
  • Reviews program use patterns and performance compared to goals, reports the results and recommends improvements.
  • Fosters a team environment through daily work habits and a positive attitude.
  • Actively participates in meetings to keep informed of facility issues and information.


Experience Required:
One (1) year of experience in teaching/instructing group exercise or supervising a group exercise program." classes.

Experience Preferred:
Three (3) or more years of experience teaching/instructing classes or supervising a group exercise program.

Required: Valid Virginia driver's license with good driving record. Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification
Preferred: Certified Training Certification through ISSA, NASM, ACE, AFAA, ACSM, or comparable National organization.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of group exercise.
  • General supervisory experience.
  • Good working knowledge of computer programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.)
  • Thorough knowledge of community group exercise needs.
  • Ability to plan, schedule and coordinate land and aquatic based group exercise classes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees, customers and the general public.
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing, to a wide variety of staff and customers.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Skills in budgeting, decision making, anticipating issues, planning, organizing, managing, motivating and leading others.
  • Ability to have a realistic view of the time needed to accomplish assignments and projects and plan accordingly.
  • Awareness of risk management issues as related to the delivery of recreation services.
  • Ability to evaluate performance against established objectives.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise financial and administrative reports.
  • Additional Requirements Subject to a complete criminal history and Child Protective Services background search with acceptable results. Good physical condition. Following a conditional offer of employment, must pass a post offer physical examination or test. Must be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and some holidays.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise part time staff.


Benefits are available to full-time positions only.

County of Roanoke Virginia

5204 Bernard Drive

Roanoke, Virginia, 24018