Recreation Job Opportunities

The Recreation & Culture ​Services Department employs over 400 part-time staff annually to provide recreation programs to residents. 

Active LivingProgram instructors, attendants, monitors etc.
AquaticsLifeguard-Instructor, Aquatic Course Conductor, & Aquafitness Instructor
Children's Camps Camp convenors, camp leaders, inclusion camp convenors & leaders (seasonal)

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Active Living

The City offers a variety of active living services including drop-in fitness classes, registered sport and fitness programs, drop-in gym & skate and special events. Seasonal employment opportunities are available at the recreation facilities depending on requirements. These positions average 24 hours or less per week. All applicants are to be a minimum of 16 years of age or turning 16 by the end of the calendar year. 

Applications are open year-round. If a position you're interested in is not currently posted online, please contact recreation.information@barrie.ca.

Aquatics

The City offers a variety of aquatics services and program opportunities such as:  open swims, swimming lessons, and supervised waterfronts. Employment opportunities are available with our Aquatics Team. All applicants are required to be a minimum of 15 years of age as per the provincial public pools regulation 565.

Applications are open year-round. If a position you're interested in is not currently posted online, please contact recreation.information@barrie.ca.

      Camps

      The City offers full-day holiday camps for children 4–12, summer camps for children 4–14, and inclusion camps for campers 4–18+. Summer employment opportunities for students are available in a variety of camps, including but not limited to: sports, creative/arts, dance, leadership, outdoor, drama, preschool and more. The summer positions average 24–44 hours per week. Jobs are posted online

      Applications for 2024 summer camp roles are closed.

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