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Fitness Manager

Eastcastle Place, Inc.

General Summary:

The Aquatic & Fitness Manager is responsible for strategy, development, operations and evaluation of fitness and physical activities, maintaining the aquatic and fitness rooms and equipment, assuring safety and cleanliness of all fitness facilities, and promoting active resident participation in appropriate exercise and physical activities programs.

Principle Duties

Essential Job Duties:

  • Interview, selects, trains, evaluates and disciplines all Aquatic & Fitness staff.
  • Organize and implement progressive and safe exercise programs for individuals and groups; plan physical activity events; instructs most individual and group exercise programs; and monitors results.
  • Maintain resident paperwork related to the fitness program and keep an active/current resident roster.
  • Maintain confidentiality and appropriate safeguards on participant health records.
  • Oversee operations of fitness and pool areas, maintains the fitness area including equipment service contracts, routine cleaning and equipment maintenance, daily records for environmental conditions and risk management of pools and exercise areas.
  • Perform initial assessments and orientation for residents and staff to actively participate in fitness programs and activities, maintains necessary attendance/participation and progress reports.
  • Follow standards for participant and facility safety, fitness assessment and exercise prescription.
  • Prepare and maintain required reports, records, studies and surveys.
  • Work with other health-related staff at the community to provide a consistent message of health and to assist with resident transitions from one aspect of health services to another.
  • Follow established budget.
  • Provide health education programming to promote opportunities for enhanced personal wellness.
  • Fully embrace a culture of hospitality.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in exercise science/exercise physiology OR licensed PT, PTA.
  • Current ACSM Certification or current NCCA-accredited, health/fitness-related certifications (e.g., ACE, NCSF, NSCA, Cooper Institute)
  • Certification in pool operations, senior fitness/strength training.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to document care given.
  • Ability to effectively use all MS Office programs.
  • Possesses ability to communicate effectively with residents, families and staff. Must use sound judgment, works well under pressure and possess strong organizational skills.
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Date Posted
May 19, 2017
Job Type
Milwaukee, WI

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