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Based on Public Health Orders, all City-operated recreation facilities will remain closed until at least January 21 to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Get paid to play - Recreation

Working for us is a great way to turn your passion into a career, this is your chance to get paid to play. We also offer volunteer opportunities at our facilities.

What's in it for you?

  • Flexible hours
  • Work multiple fun positions in various locations
  • Great part-time, full-time, and on-call seasonal positions
  • Acquire highly transferable skills in a dynamic work environment
  • Training based on duties and responsibilities.

Current job postings can be found at under the category of Leisure Services. We also send out notifications about new job postings on Facebook.


Certification information

Positions like Group Fitness Instructors and Swimming Instructors require specific certifications.

If you need to get your Standard Fire Aid CPR/AED Level C, the recommended providers include: The City of Calgary, Lifesaving, Red Cross or St. John Ambulance.

How do you apply?

You can apply online at Applicants must be at least 16 years old.

Our application and interview information can help prepare you for the application process.

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