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Looking for a summer job? We are looking for summer lifeguards to join the Stamford Recreation Services team. We're looking for certified lifeguards who work well with the public and fellow staff members as well as those who might be interested in working with children. Must be willing to work on the weekends!


- Must be 16 years of age or older

- Red Cross Lifeguard/Waterfront Certified* 

- Complete application (link below)

- WSI Certification a plus!

*If you need to get certified we are holding a certification class April 9-12 from 9am-4pm at the West Hill Pool. Register online or in person at the Stamford Recreation Services Department on the first floor of Government Center: 888 Washington Blvd, Stamford CT.

For more information or to apply please email Bobby Pentino at

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Stamford Recreation is seeking a part-time Pickleball instructor to lead Spring/Summer senior pickleball programs. Classes will take place at the Stamford Recreation Star Center and Cummings Park Tennis Courts.

Must be comfortable instructing beginners as well as experienced players. Experience with pickleball including knowledge of the rules, proper technique, and strategy necessary. 

$25-$35 per hour, based on experience

Please submit resume and personal statement to Bobby Pentino at


Stamford Recreation is seeking Camp Counselors and Sports Instructors for our popular youth Summer Camps. Candidates must enjoy working with children and be comfortable leading activities. Must be able to work 37.5 hours per week between June 25-August 10).

Sports Instructors lead groups of children (ages 5-12) in various sports and games while attending our Summer Camp. 

Hourly rate minimum $15/Hour, based on experience. 

All applications should be returned to the Recreation Services Office at 888 Washington Blvd or emailed to Bertrand Oubida,


Stamford Recreation Services Division

888 Washington Blvd, 1st Floor
Stamford, CT 06901

Ph: (203) 977-5214

Fax: (203) 977-5504

Office Hours:
8:30 am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday