Contact Us – The Rec

Contact Us

10025 Bunkum Road   |   Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Phone: 618-489-2040   |   Fax: 618-489-2047

Hours of Operation: 7:30 am to 4:00 pmMonday thru Friday

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Careers at The REC

Fitness Department


Position: Fitness Instructor

Classification: Independent Contractor

Wage: Negotiated by Contract

Description: Under the direction of the Fitness Manager, the Fitness Instructor is responsible for facilitating and leading group fitness classes, including, but not limited to, any of the following: Silversneakers, HIIT training, spin, yoga, dance fitness, kickboxing, TRX training, Pilates, swim, resistance training, and/or circuit training.


Position: Personal Trainer

Classification: Independent Contractor

Wage: Negotiated by Contract

Description: Under the direction of the Fitness Manager, the Personal Trainer is responsible for designing and instructing safe exercise programs for clients, selling personal training packages, creating fitness guidelines and recommendations, and creating a warm welcoming environment for all members and staff. Pay is negotiated by contract.


For questions, contact Fitness Manager Melissa Johnson at melissa.johnson@cofh.org

Aquatics Department


Position: Swim Instructors

Classification: Independent Contractor

Wage: Negotiated by Contract

Description: Do you enjoy being in the water? Does it excite you to teach new or refine existing skills? Swimming is a lifelong activity that can be learned and improved upon at any age! Help us teach current and future generations this invaluable skill in the safe, fun and welcoming environment of the Aquatic Center at The REC. Participants range in age and ability from 6 months through adult and beginner through seasoned swimmer. We have it all! Swim instructors have a strong knowledge of swimming and water safety concepts, are positive and possess high levels of energy & enthusiasm. Experience and WSI certification preferred; all interest levels are welcome. Training is provided.


Position: Water Fitness Instructors

Classification: Independent Contractor

Wage: Negotiated by Contract

Description: There’s no better way to exercise than in the water where joints are protected, gravity is reduced and resistance is everywhere! We’re looking for instructors that are positive and possess high levels of energy & enthusiasm while leading participants through workouts that keep them coming back for more. Bring your talent, training and experience to the Aquatic Center where we’ll provide traditional classes such as water walking and cardio/strength as well as specialty yoga and HIIT classes using the pool floor or floating mats. The possibilities are endless! Certification preferred; all experience levels welcome.


For questions, contact Aquatics Manager Stephanie Landess at stephanie.landess@cofh.org