Life Time Fitness, Inc. Swim Instructor in Chesterfield, Missouri


Do you have a passion for Swimming and living a healthy way of life? We are looking for a passionate Swim Instructor who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and will help members improve their swimming in our state-of-the-art recreational and lap pools, both indoors and out. A typical day for a Swim Instructor could include:

  • Having fun teaching a life skill to our youngest members!

  • Evaluating members swimming ability to determine the correct swim level

  • Maintaining the cleanliness and order of our Aquatics Facilities

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instructs swimming lessons and Aquatics events

  • Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants

  • Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants

  • Quickly and efficiently responds to member questions, comments, and concerns

  • Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area

  • Promotes and sells all Aquatics programs and services

  • Responds to member questions regarding Life Time's programs, policies and procedures

  • Maintains order and safety in swimming areas and assists in enforcing club and pool policies

  • Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse

    relating to youth


Education & Experience

  • Working towards a high school diploma or GED

  • Swim lesson instruction or coaching experience preferred

  • One year customer service preferred

Licenses / Certifications / Registrations

  • Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid (preferred)

  • Red Cross CPR-PR/AED (preferred)

  • First Aid certification required within 60 days of hire

  • Complete and Pass Life Time Swim Instructor Certification

  • Complete LTU Required Learning before first shift

  • Complete all LTU courses within first 60 days of hire

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Ability to swim the major strokes of Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly

  • Excellent customer service skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build relationship with members of all ages

  • Comfortable working with all age groups, including children

  • Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner

  • Ability to tolerate loud noises

  • Firmly but tactfully enforce Life Time policies and procedures

  • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly

  • Ability to acknowledge difficult situations and respond accordingly

  • Self starter, reliable, responsible and dedicated

  • Ability to make decisions quickly and easily


All Life Time Team Members receive:

  • Complimentary Life Time membership

  • Team Member discounts for Life Time products & services

Additional Full Time Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Industry-leading Education and Training

  • Flexible Spending Account Dependent (day) Care Account


Hourly Wage