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Aquatics Coordinator, Winter Park YMCA Family Center

Winter Park YMCA Family Center


Aquatics Coordinator, Winter Park YMCA Family Center

Winter Park, FL • Aquatics

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Under the supervision of the Director, the Aquatics Coordinator assists in the supervision of aquatics staff and aquatics programming within the Family Center. The Aquatics Coordinator supports member participation and retention through assisting in the development and execution of aquatics programs to achieve strategic goals and provide outstanding customer service to all members.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation of aquatic programs including lap swimming, swim lessons, swim team and group exercise
  • Classes that promote retention of existing members and engage new members.
  • Assist in the supervision of department staff and ensure they are always following all safety and policy regulations.
  • Lead staff to support aquatic initiatives to achieve retention goals.
  • Perform lifeguarding duties, swim lesson instruction, coaching of swim team and direction of aquatics programs as scheduled, or in order to provide substitution coverage.
  • Maintain accurate aquatic schedules and procedures to provide maximum opportunities for member/staff connections.
  • Collaborate with department leads to maximize enrollments in program registration and pool usage.
  • Collaborate with the Facility Director to coordinate regularly scheduled pool inspections to ensure proper and efficient working order at all times. Coordinate and schedule pool and equipment maintenance and repairs. Purchase equipment, parts and supplies approved by the purchase requisition process.
  • Monitor daily operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA of Central Florida health and safety standards and policies.
  • Ensure all staff are current with required certifications. Maintain compliance with required documentation of pool operation.
  • Utilize available technology, reporting tools and data that enhance aquatics participation and member retention.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of aquatic events at the Family Center. Promote the Family Center and the YMCA of Central Florida's special events among the members and community.
  • Assist in identifying active volunteers for the Family Center Annual Scholarship Campaign.
  • Promote and represent the mission and core values of the YMCA of Central Florida in the Family Center and its programs.
  • All other duties assigned by Management.


  • Associate's degree or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 1 - 3 years' experience in aquatics or customer service related field required.
  • YMCA aquatics or operations experience a plus.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency required.
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required.
  • Current Oxygen Administration certification required.
  • Current Lifeguard certification required. (YMCA Lifeguard certification preferred; Red Cross Lifeguard certification is acceptable, but must receive YMCA certification within 60 days).
  • Current YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification required within 60 days.
  • Current YMCA Pool Operator on Location certification or Certified Pool Operator required.
  • Trainer and YMCA Aquatic Management certifications a plus.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent follow through actions regarding communication.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, as well as critical thinking ability.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Desire and ability to work with people of all ages.
  • Demonstrated responsibility and dependability.
  • Must exhibit patience, sensitivity and understanding.

Working conditions

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee needs sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.
  • Must possess the physical ability to pass a lifeguard water test and perform strenuous physical tasks necessary for a professional water rescue.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
  • The employee must be able to perform light work: exerting up to 50-100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • May be required to work outdoors for extended periods of time. May be exposed to extreme outdoor weather conditions and temperatures and to wet and/or humid conditions in swimming pool areas.
  • May be required to work with hazardous chemicals (i.e. pool chemicals, cleaning solutions, disinfectants, etc.).
  • Must be alert at all times, keeping safety in mind. Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor environment and members' well-being.


  • Must complete successful background screening, which includes criminal and drug screening.
  • All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. The YMCA promotes an equal employment opportunity work place which includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise qualified disabled applicants and employees. Please see your manager should you have any questions about this policy or these job duties.
  • This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.