Senior Manager of Aquatics

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Job Description

The Sr Aquatic Manger, working as part of the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, will deliver professional customer service and relationship building skills to create a welcoming environment at the center. The incumbent will also exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and innovation in all aspects of their work.

The Sr Aquatic Manager will be responsible for the training and supervision at all assigned pools. The incumbent will be responsible for the growth and safety of all Aquatic programs at all assigned pools, indoor and outdoor. Under the direct supervision of the Senior Experience Director, Wellness Centers, the Sr Aquatic Manager will create and ensure an excellent experience for all members. 


To be the welcoming and transformative place - beyond work and home - where people feel most able to be their true selves; explore their purpose, dreams and goals; achieve health and wellness for their spirit, mind and body; connect with their community and feel a sense of belonging and possibilities like nowhere else. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and/or one to three years of aquatic management experience.
  • Obtain YMCA Team Leader certified within three years of hire date
  • Should hold current certification in the following: YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor, YMCA Lifeguard, CPR PRO, AED, First Aid, Oxygen, Certified Pool Operator
  • If not already held, must become certified in the following: YMCA Lifeguard Instructor, CPR Pro/AED/O2/First Aid Instructor
Essential Functions
  • Ensure that safety is always a priority in your pools and adhere to YMCA Aquatic Guidelines and YMCA Risk Management Guidelines
  • Be visible to members at all times-work towards creating an excellent member experience.
  • Grow aquatic programs through quality programming, marketing and cross selling of programs and create new innovative programs and services that meet the Center’s needs.
  • Provide efficient scheduling of facility
  • Ability to lead and motivate others within the aquatics department.
  • Ensure all staff follow emergency plans and are current in all training and certifications.
  • Maintain a clean and safe YMCA. Take initiative to clean up/repair areas.
  • Always be dressed in appropriate attire and wear nametag.
  • Attend and remain current on all mandatory trainings and staff meetings.
  • Report all accidents and incidents to your supervisor immediately using proper forms.
  • Be trained, willing and available to teach swim lessons
  • Any other duties as assigned