Aquatics Programs Coordinator

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: Mount Annan, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • Dive into an exciting opportunity at Mt Annan Leisure Centre
  • Flexible hours to give you work / life balance
  • Fun working environment

About the role:


The Aquatics Programs Coordinator leads and manages all aspects of aquatics programs including the Y- NSW Swim School Program, Squads, Schools Swimming lessons and Lane Hire. The successful applicant will be required to have a firm knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the YMCA NSW Swim School program, educational trends and industry development. The MALC operates an award winning Aquatics program, having received the Australian Swim School Association (ASSA) National Award for Excellence in Inclusion in 2021.  
To ensure we provide high quality lessons for the patrons, you will need to have strong communication skills and a commitment to providing our customers and parents the best possible level of customer service, education and enjoyment from the lessons. The position requires an energetic, motivated person who is not afraid to use their own ideas and initiative. Overseeing the flagship Aquatics Program for the Y, the successful applicant has the ability and opportunity to support the strategic vision of Aquatics programs of the Y through being part of the Aquatics Product Development Group for the Y. 
This is a rewarding and fulfilling role based in a friendly, community minded facility.
Given the unique nature of the recreation industry, the successful applicant must be flexible to meet the needs of the Centre. This includes working some mornings, evenings and weekends as required. 

What you will need to have:

  • A passion for teaching swimming
  • Experience in managing and leading teams
  • Knowledge of budget business planning & KPI management
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Current First Aid & CPR
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming & Water safety
  • Working with Children Check


Y work with us?

  • Work within a supportive team environment
  • Room to learn and develop within the organisation
  • Flexible hours and arrangements, for a work-life balance that works for you
  • Free facility access
  • Awesome discounts on The Y services and products
  • Corporate health insurance cover to keep you healthy 


Our Recreation Team is a close-knit community of energetic people-people, with a passion for staying active and helping others. From our Duty Managers and Customer Service Officers, to our Instructors and Coordinators, the team are responsible for transforming our 24 Recreation Centres into warm, inclusive and safe spaces – providing access to health, fitness and recreation opportunities for those who need it most. As part of The Y family, you’ll be responsible for the care and wellbeing of vulnerable and underprivileged young people, always acting with integrity and respect to provide fun and meaningful experiences, safely. We’ll reward you with perks like flexible hours and free facility membership, and support you to build valuable people, leadership and life skills – all while you make a difference to your community.



Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.


We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.


Vaccination Policy

This position involves direct contact with vulnerable persons who have an increased risk of COVID-19, including children. It is a condition of employment that successful applicants provide evidence of compliance with YMCA NSW's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy prior to commencing.


Commitment to Safeguarding

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe. 

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.