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Aquatics Coordinator - Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA


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Under the direction of the Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for supporting a positive and safe atmosphere while supervising and implementing aquatics programs in accordance with YMCA of the USA Aquatics Program.

They also assist with staff in-services, complete some clerical work, and fill in for the Aquatics Director in their absence, including: 

  • Manage and coordinate materials and equipment for all aquatic programs, (i.e. class list, program schedule, schedules, rosters, lesson plans, bulletin boards newsletter, etc.)
  • Maintain diligent surveillance of the water and pool deck areas
  • Respond to emergency situations in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.
  • Teach swim lessons when necessary and lifeguard as needed.
  • Fill in for Aquatic Director in their absence.
  • Assist in the supervision and development of aquatics employees.
  • Attend and support meetings and mandatory in-service training, be able to give presentations when needed.


Starting pay range: $10 to $12/hr depending on experience

Hours Available at the Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA, 5680 YMCA Park Drive West, Fort Wayne, IN 46835

  • Tuesday and Thursdays, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Some Wednesday & Sunday evenings



  • Must be at least 18 years or older
  • Must possess supervisory skills and 1-3 years of related experience
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification is preferred
  • Certification from the YMCA or another accredited association PREFERRED (LGI and YMCA PYAL, etc.) or must become certified within 60 days
  • Flexible schedule including nights and weekends
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Able to fulfill all demands in spirit, mind, and body as an aquatics coordinator in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and listening skills.
  • Welcoming, service-oriented attitude serving diverse groups of adults in regard to age, abilities, ethnicity, gender, race, economic status, religion, etc.
  • Team player willing to contribute to the culture, mission, and values of the YMCA.



  • Free individual membership at all YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne facilities (Allen, Whitley, Wells counties); part-time staff have the opportunity for a small cost to add additional eligible members.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
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