3 Jun 2021

Full Time Aquatics Director

YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne – Posted by [email protected] Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Job Description

Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA Overview:

With more than 15,000 members, this newer Y is where people connect, fellowship, exercise and participate in programs. This state-of-the-art facility features a wellness center, basketball gym, exercise studios, 2 indoor pools, a teaching kitchen and a sensory room.  

YMCA Mission: 

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Job Summary:

The Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA has an immediate opening for an Aquatics Director. Reporting to the Executive Director, the ideal candidate has the desire to advance their aquatics career with an exciting opportunity to lead the operations of 2 indoor pools and a small splash pad area for a large YMCA location. A successful director will be a detail-oriented, effective listener, strong team builder and servant leader.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop, implement, and promote dynamic new programs and expand existing programs to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives.
  2. Recruit, develop, and supervise part-time staff and volunteers as needed.
  3. Compile program statistics and participant feedback in order to evaluate the effectiveness of programs offered.
  4. Make connections with members and guests and assist with inquiries.
  5. Expand and strengthen collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  6. Develop and monitor program budgets to meet fiscal objectives.
  7. Coordinate the use of the facilities for program activities and events.
  8. Assist in YMCA fundraising activities, special events, marketing and distribution of program information where applicable.
  9. Serve as a member of Y management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA.


  1. Must be at least 21 years old with a valid driver’s license.
  2. Current Lifeguard Certification; LGI Certification preferred
  3. Two to three years of related experience including swim team management; preferably within the YMCA
  4. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred.  A combination of equivalent work experience, education and training may be considered.
  5. Previous experience building a team, running programs, managing aquatics facilities, and supervising others is preferred.
  6. Experience in, or ability to, expertly relate to diverse groups of people regardless of age, race, economic status, religion, or cultural differences.


Starting Salary Range: $35,600-39,500
Job Location: Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA, 5680 YMCA Drive West, IN 46835
Applications accepted through June 15, 2021


  • Health and dental insurance
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Vision discount program (provided through health insurance)
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Opportunity for voluntary participation in 403B
  • Retirement plan funded by 12% employer contribution (401a)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Career Development and Training
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Many free and discounted programs
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Plan
  • Expense reimbursement

How to Apply


Job Categories: Aquatic Director. Job Types: Full Time. Job Tags: 35600-39500. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 43 days.

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