Contract Fitness Instructor

Open until filled

The City of Merriam Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Contract Fitness Class Instructor. This contract position is responsible to support the City of Merriam’s mission in providing fitness instruction to our community center patrons; this includes instruction, education, and following appropriate safety measures while providing a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants. This position will promote member wellness and engagement to participants with a variety of fitness backgrounds and physical abilities.


  • One of more years of teaching experience
  • Must submit to a pre-contract background check
  • May be asked to demonstrate a fitness class before contract negotiations begin
  • CPR/First-Aid certified or able to obtain within one month of hire.
  • Current instructor certification relevant to your class (ex. ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NDEITA Yoga Alliance, NASM, NCSF,) or other nationally recognized organization.
  • Certified in field of specialty (yoga, Pilates, Zumba, kickboxing, strength training, etc.).