City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department

About City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) manages a 6,414-acre park system of over 485 parks and extensive natural areas. SPR provides athletic fields, tennis courts, play areas, specialty gardens, and more than 25 miles of boulevards and 120 miles of trails. The system comprises about 12% of the city's land area. SPR also manages many facilities, including 26 community centers, eight indoor swimming pools, two outdoor (summer) swimming pools, four environmental education centers, two small craft centers, four golf courses, an outdoor stadium, and much more.


City of Seattle Parks and Reacreation Assistant

August 2021 - September 2021 Seattle, WA
“The environment and the people in that community are nice and feel very comfortable working with them.”


May 2019 - August 2019 Seattle, WA
“The team I worked with at Ballard Pool was friendly, supportive, and firmly dedicated to ensuring patrons' safety. I loved coaching summer swim league, where I could see the difference the team made in our swimmer's confidence, strength, and sportsmanship skills.”
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What are the most common tasks of a lifeguard working for the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department?

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