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728 N. Park Armory Building
P.O. Box 1321
Thermopolis, WY 82443

Phone (307) 864-3767
Hot Springs County Recreation District does not provide medical insurance to cover participants in any activity. This is the responsibility of each individual in any District program or activity.

Job Vacancy Notice

Hot Springs Recreation District

Thermopolis, WY  82443


Position Title – Recreation Director


StatusFull Time – With possible benefits


Contact Person – Mark Hamilton – (307) 250-6180 or hrmfour@earthlink.net


Beginning Salary – Commensurate with education and experience


Closing DateSeptember 1, 2015


Position Summary:
The Recreation Director will plan, organize and supervise a variety of sports programs, activities and special events for the population of Hot Springs County, WY. The Director will also hire/train, schedule, supervise and evaluate staff. The Director will also develop, administer and monitor a budget for the assigned programs, coordinate facility and equipment use for programs, maintain fields, irrigation systems and other facilities, as well as other duties as needed and assigned.


Minimum RequirementsExperience/Education/Training:

Equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Recreation Administration, Leisure Services or a related field. Must have the knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, developing and managing sports programs. Must have the ability to supervise staff  and seasonal employees. Working knowledge of budgets/accounting, computer technology and turf management.


Working Conditions:

Essential duties include moderate exposure to heat, noise and working outdoors. Moderate physical activity – standing, walking, running, kneeling, crouching, squatting, twisting and turning of upper body and lifting an average of 50+ pounds. Availability to work evenings, weekends as required or on call if necessary.


If Interested:

Submit a cover letter and resume to:


Hot Springs County Recreation Board

Mr. Mark Hamilton – Chairman

P.O. Box 1321

Thermopolis, WY  82443

E-mail - hrmfour@earthlink.net

Stretching & Strengthing Yoga
The Recreation District is offering Yoga at the Armory.  Pay at the class to the instructor.  Any questions or concerns please contact the Recreation Office at 864-3767
Fee: $5 per session
Instructor:  Vanessa Lillie
Session I:     Monday's 9am - 10:30am
Session II:    Tuesday's 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Session III:   Thursday's 9am - 10:30am
Instructor:  Darcy Axtel
Session:  Thursday's 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Pickle ball
Dates:  Ongoing 
Days/Times:  Monday's 6:30-8am, Tuesday's 6:30-8:30pm, Wednesday's 6:30-8am, Thursday's 7-8:30pm, and Friday's 6:30-8am (when not in use by other district activities)
Location:  Armory Gym (When nice weather, program will move to tennis courts at Candy Jack Park)
Fee:  Varies depending on preference; inquire within Recreation Office
Ages:  Primarily adults of all ages, youth under 18 will need permission from Recreation Office
Pickle ball is the fastest growing sport in America today.  Pickle ball is a mixture of Tennis and Ping Pong.  Pickle ball is a great sport for flexibilty and heart rate.  It is very popular with retirees and older population.  It is played on a smaller court than tennis but you use a paddle larger than that of ping pong.  Rules are similar to those in both the other sports.  We are offering pickle ball to the public at various times to accommodate busy schedules.  No experience required.  Regular attendees will be more than happy to explain the game for new-comers.  Paddles, balls, and nets provided but fill free to bring your own.  For more information or questions, please contact the Recreation Office at 864-3767 or by email at j.collins@hscrecreation.com
The Recreation District is seeking imput from the community on new programming and classes to be offered by the Recreation District.  If you have an idea, please don't hesitate to contact us and tell us all about it.  Our mission is to provide recreational and educational oppurtunities to our community.  If it is a program or class we fill that is fesable, we will work it out to put on that certain class or program.  Email to j.collins@hscrecreation.com or call us at 864-3767.  Thank you and we look forward to hearing your imput.
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