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Aquatics Manager

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1760 North Hicks Road
Palatine, IL  60074

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Midtown is looking for an Aquatics Manager to lead our world-class Aquatics team. This role will manage Lifeguards and Aquatics Coaches for our clubs in Bannockburn, Palatine & Willowbrook (majority of time will be spent in Bannockburn & Palatine, 10% will be spent in Willowbrook). Must be able to travel among all 3 clubs.

As an integral part of the leadership team, our Aquatics Managers inspire members through movement, community, and personal attention. They encourage active, social, and healthier lives by:

  • Demonstrating sound leadership, professionalism, resilience, and optimism 

  • Engaging more members in more programs and with more coaches 

  • Committing to Gain, Train, and Retain world class aquatics talent 

  • Developing and maintaining aquatics areas to promote an enjoyable experience 

  • Monitoring aquatics associates development and career pathway 

  • Developing, delivering, and measuring aquatics programs 

  • Conducting annual talent reviews of aquatics associates 

  • Overseeing annual aquatics budget 

Our Aquatics Managers:

  • Have five or more years of management, talent development, and programming experience

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and relationship-building skills

  • Possess nationally recognized certifications in aquatics including: AFO or equivalent, CPR/AED, First Aid

  • Possess ability to provide multisensory instruction: auditory, visual, tactile, kinesthetic

  • Possess the ability to deliver information clearly, concisely, and timely 

  • Have collaborative team-building and performance management capabilities

*To submit application, please apply online or send resume to

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.

MIDTOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About Us

We work at Midtown to inspire people to transform their lives–and we do our job well. Our members stay longer than any other major athletic club chain in North America because we are committed to providing resort-like environments, personal attention, and strong communities at every one of our clubs. We believe all three of those pillars start with attracting and growing rock star talent at every level of our organization.

Who We Want

We're looking for people that share our core values: kind individuals who want to win together, see things as the glass half full, are passionate about helping others, and strive to always be better than yesterday.

Associate Benefits

Members of the Midtown team receive:

  • Complimentary club membership
  • Discounts on Midtown products and services
  • Access to hundreds of free courses for professional development
  • Health insurance for eligible full-time associates (30+ hours a week)
  • And more