Swim Instructor

The Thoreau Club is actively recruiting Swim Instructors to fill year round and seasonal positions. Become part of our member-centered, results driven team at a facility that our community takes pride in. Gain valuable customer service and problem resolution skills. Swim Instructors have a unique opportunity to make an incredible and tangible impact in the community by teaching critical water safety skills to clients of all ages.


  • Part time 
  • Flexible hours
  • Regular schedule
  • Free state of the art fitness, pool, and tennis membership
  • Free group fitness classes (over 60 per week)

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification preferred. Training is available for qualified but uncertified candidates.


Get Certified:

We offer Red Cross Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, and CPR certifications courses. All upcoming classes are listed on our website.


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Job Description and Requirements


Our Swim Instructors develop critical professional skills in customer service, problem solving, and a tenacity to constantly move their work forward. Swim Instructors are responsible for engaging with clients and teaching water safety in and around the pool. Swim Instructors will provide a vigorous, fun, and safe environment while instructing students about aquatic skills.


  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Swim instructors must be able to work with people of all ages, most often with children aged 3-10.
  • They must be enthusiastic about swimming and water safety.
  • The position requires a reliable, self-sufficient, and responsible individual who can provide Thoreau Club members with a safe swimming experience
  • Applicants should be comfortable being in the pool for extended periods of time. 
  • They must be willing to work in a restricted and confined area. 
  • The individual should have some mechanical skills and be prepared to do physical work. 
  • Applicants must be able to interact with members in a polite manner, and ensure a positive and safe environment for all members. Work is reviewed upon completion for soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements.

Contact: [email protected]