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Fitness/Zumba/Indoor Cycling Instructor, The Pulse Fitness Centre

Fitness Instructors design and lead fitness classes for Pulse members (drop-in schedule). Instructors help create a positive space and inviting environment to foster new and returning members in living healhty active lifestyles. 

OUR MISSION At the Pulse, it is our mission to establish and maintain a safe and inviting environment through education and innovation. Professional fitness staff and quality programming will inspire and motivate members to take a proactive approach to health and fitness. We will strive to empower the community to discover their personal best in body, mind and spirit.

OUR VISION To establish ourselves as leaders in the fitness industry through: continuing education, progressive research, and ongoing innovation. We will seek recognition for professionalism, quality programming, and staff and member satisfaction. Our ultimate goal is to create a thinking place with your heart in mind.

We are currently accepting applications for Fall/Winter 2024-25. Please email your cover letter and resume of relevant experience to

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.

Job Details


Fall 2024 / Winter 2025 Terms

Scheduled Hours:

1-4 hours/week



  • Fitness Instructors must have Can Fit Pro Fitness Instructor Specialist certification (trainings available at McMaster or Zumba certification
  • Indoor Cycling class instructors must have their Instructor Certification from a recogonized provide. (Keiser, Schwinn etc.)
  • Knowledgeable about fitness, training, and stay up-to-date on current trends and research findings
  • Stress proper workout technique and remind participants about the benefits of exercising, warming-up/cooling-down, etc
  • Use creative choreography/exercises and music to create motivating and fun classes
  • Establish a positive, motivating environment that encourages participants to safely push their comfort zones
  • Nationally Recognized Certification (ex. Canfitpro FIS, Or Zumba, or Indoor Cycling Instructor, etc) or in the process of completing one
  • Standard First Aid/CPR C (required once hired)
  • Candidates should possess:
    • enthusiasm for health and fitness
    • strong communiaction and leadership skills

We are currently accepting applications for Fall/Winter 2024-25. 

Please send your cover letter and resume of relevant experience to Thank you!

Why work with us?

  • Opportunity to expand your knowledge and keep up-to-date on trends in fitness
  • Assume a leadership role and inspire others to pursue healthy living
  • Improve your own workouts by planning programs and classes for Pulse members
  • Interact with like-minded people and get to know McMaster’s Athletics & Recreation Department
  • On-campus job means flexible hours, comfortable work environment, and new friends!