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Swim Instructor - Parkview Family YMCA


We strive to live out our values and mission every day as the YMCA. 

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. 

The Y staff works hard to serve our members and strengthen the community with values like:

Caring. We show a genuine interest in others, putting them first, and engaging everyone with a positive attitude. 
Honesty. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking. 
Respect. We accept differences and meet people where they are at, honoring others with thoughtfulness and courage. 
Responsibility. We do what we say we’re going to do, taking ownership of our decisions and being good stewards of our resources.

Join us as we transform lives through our loving, caring and serving as employees of the Y.



Under the direction of the Parkview Family YMCA Aquatics Director, the Swim Instructor is responsible for providing a safe and positive instructional swimming environment for Y members and program participants. 

They must provide strong leadership, instruction and motivation for developing the abilities of swimmers of various ages and diverse skill levels by conducting swim lessons that are in accordance to the core values and standards set by the National Aquatic YMCA programs.  

Through the work of the Swim Instructor, participants will learn to swim or expand their current ability in a safe and enjoyable environment giving them skills and love for swimming that they can use for life.



Starting pay range: $7.50 to $8.50 depending on experience

Hours Available at the Parkview Family YMCA 10001 Dawsons Creek Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46825

  • Tuesday night
  • Thursday night
  • Saturday morning



  • Minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Able to fulfill all demands and skills in spirit, mind, and body for a certified swim instructor in accordance with YMCA standards.
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude.
  • Committed to contributing to the mission, cause, and values of the YMCA.



Pre-Hire: American Red Cross or YMCA Water Safety Instructor, Certification from the YMCA or other accredited association preferred (i.e. LGI, and YMCA PYAL, etc.)

Free training provided if needed.



  • 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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