Our Recreation Division operates an impressive network of 30 recreation centers that offer affordable programs and a wide variety of activities to enrich the lives of Denver residents and visitors year-round. Denver Parks & Recreation employees are devoted to positively impacting our diverse population, including children, youth, adults, seniors and special needs groups. With over 1,000 organized classes and activities going on at any given time, the City & County of Denver offers a wide variety of programs and facilities! Our facilities promote a safe and fun learning environment through the provision of well-rounded amenities including multi-purpose rooms, exercise rooms, weight-rooms, dance spaces, pools, basketball/tennis courts, playgrounds, athletic fields, running track and more! With these kinds of resources at your disposal for developing fitness programs, you are sure to attain professional development and success with the City & County of Denver!

Denver Parks & Recreation Fitness serves all fitness levels through a variety of services led by more than 100 fitness professionals! The City & County of Denver’s Fitness team is looking to hire Group Fitness Instructors to be a part of their team.

The key responsibilities of a Group Fitness Instructor include:

Develops exercise programs designed for a variety of levels and lead clients/participants through workouts in individual, small group, and/or large group settings.

Demonstrates appropriate modifications of exercises

Assists in participant recruitment, retention, program marketing, and special events

Provides professional, safe and effective demonstrations while offering ongoing motivation and feedback to clients

Creates enthusiastic and energetic workout environments while providing specific emphasis on proper execution of movements

Meets the outstanding customer service standards of Denver Parks and Recreation

Keeps current on all certifications and industry practices

Shows a willingness to answer questions and utilize positive conflict resolution skills.

Maintains a clean and safe orderly work area

Complies with employee procedures and expectations as detailed in the employee manual.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding


We realize that your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following minimum qualifications:

Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate

Experience Requirement: None

Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirement.

License/Certifications: Certification as an instructor and/or trainer in yoga, step aerobics,

Preferred Skills:

We are looking for knowledgeable and enthusiastic Certified Group Fitness Instructor who can provide engaging programming, with an eye for safety and fun! Our ideal candidate will possess:

Current certification by a nationally recognized organization (such as but not limited to: ACE or AFAA)

OR a current specialty fitness certification (such as but not limited to Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Essentrics®, or cycling) by a nationally recognized organization

Current CPR/First Aid Certification

Bachelor's d

About City and County of Denver

The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks

Application Instructions

Please apply at: https://denver.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCD-denver-denvergov-CSC_Jobs-Civil_service_jobs-Police_Jobs-Fire_Jobs/job/Denver/Certified-Group-Fitness-Instructor---Denver-Parks-and-Recreation_R0043411