Brookdale Senior Living

  • Fitness Instructor

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Community Operations
    Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
    Location : Name
    Brookdale Skyline
    Location : Address
    2365 Patriot Heights
    Location : Location
    US-CO-Colorado Springs
  • Overview

    Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.


    Develops and conducts fitness classes for the residents at Brookdale communities.


    1. Works with the Wellness Director to develop the curriculum and lesson plans necessary to ensure classes are delivered to address the wellness objectives of the participants.
    2. Instructs and leads fitness classes.
    3. Ensures the facilities and equipment are operating safely.
    4. Maintains a high level of sanitation.
    5. Uses spreadsheets to track participation.
    6. Ensures programs and services are being operated in accordance with Brookdale Senior Living policies and procedures as well as appropriate State and local regulations.
    7. Provides direct “hands-on” services and assistance for the participants of the fitness center.


    This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.


    Education and Experience
    College degree in therapeutic recreation, physical therapy, exercise science, nutrition & fitness, or related field preferred.


    Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
    Current Red Cross certification in CPR, lifeguarding and First Aid. Fitness certification through ACSM, ACE, Senior Fitness Association or related group.


    Management/Decision Making
    Uses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.


    Knowledge and Skills
    Has a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization.


    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    • Standing
    • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
    • Walking
    • Sitting
    • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
    • Climb or balance
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Talk or hear
    • Ability to lift: Up to 25 pounds
    • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
    • Requires Travel: Occasionally
    • Vision


    Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.


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