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Help Individuals with Disabilities Learn to Swim

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Lend a Hand -- Together We Can Make a Difference

Volunteer opportunities abound in the Department of Parks and Recreation. You can volunteer as a swim “buddy” in an adapted swimming class, be a summer camp volunteer, assist at fun special events like Family Skate Night and the Renaissance Fair, help to remove invasive plants from our parks, and much more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Adapted Swimming

This is a learn to swim program for individuals ages 3 to adult with developmental disabilities. Volunteers are needed to assist one on one with participants in the water. Commitment to entire session (6 weeks) is preferred. The next session begins on Sunday, Nov. 8.


Senior Adult Travel Leader

The 55+ Travel Program is looking for active, energetic, professional volunteers to lead senior adults (ages 55 and up) on local and long distance excursions.



Visual Arts Volunteers

Creative volunteers can lead visual arts projects at recreation and community centers. Volunteers will work with Community Arts staff to develop and facilitate a variety of art activities.



Fall Family Skate Night

Volunteer to assist individuals with disabilities (and their families) as they ice skate. Volunteers must be able to ice skate and be at least 13 years of age. Fall Family Skate Night is November 13, 4:45 - 7:00 pm.