Lead Exercise for Older Adults - Free Fitness Training and Certification

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San Antonio OASIS

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WHO: Fun outgoing person or persons (you can team teach) over the age of 50, willing to be trained in an exercise program and committed to leading that exercise program for older adults.

WHAT: A comprehensive senior health promotion exercise program. Oasis will provide CPR certification and class materials at no cost to you. You will receive ongoing support from the program coordinator.

WHEN: New instructors will have an opportunity to observe and team teach at anytime until they are comfortable. Exercise class times are 2 times per week during daytime hours - usually mornings or early afternoon.

WHERE: Class locations vary - currently looking for an instructor in at the Oasis at The Meadows location (700 Babcock, 78201) also looking for a partner/sub for the Helotes Area and partner/sub on the West side 78207 zip code.

COMMITMENT: Have participants complete minimal paperwork on enrollment - take roll before each class - turn in rosters and volunteer time-sheet each month and participant paperwork as needed. Lead exercise classes 2 times per week for one year. Subs and/or Partners cover classes for vacation and other absences.

HOW: Contact Tracy Zerkle at tzerkle@oasisnet.org or 210-236-5954 for more information or to set up an interview. Interview and background check must be completed prior to new instructor leading class.

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About San Antonio OASIS


PO Box 291010, Corner of McNeel and St. Cloud, San Antonio, TX 78229, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote healthy aging through a three-fold approach: lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement. Our vision is to see that adults age 50 and older across the country have opportunities to pursue vibrant, healthy, productive and meaningful lives. We seek to positively impact their lives through partnerships to share knowledge, offer evidence- and research-based programs, conduct evaluations and adapt to meet the needs of diverse audiences.


OASIS provides educational programming and meaningful volunteer opportunities for adults over the age of 50. Classes are offered in all areas of San Antonio in the Arts & Humanities, Health/Wellness, Fitness, Consumer Interest, Computers/Technology and local interest Day Trips and Travel. OASIS has over 300 volunteers that participate in inter-generational tutoring, teaching classes, working in the office, special projects, fundraising, site coordination, and much more!


We'll work with your schedule.


700 Babcock RdSan Antonio, TX 78201


  • Physical Therapy
  • People Skills
  • Dance / Aerobics
  • Elder care
  • Community Outreach


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 50
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 hours per week
  • Must be physically able to complete CPR Training and lead classes & ensure fidelity to program

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