Welcome to our vibrant community of recreation professionals!

If you are seeking a career in recreation, you’ve landed in the right place. Explore a wide range of job listings, discover the requirements for various roles, and learn more about the competencies that will set you apart in this dynamic field. Learn about the many recreation roles of leadership and mentorship to carve out a pathway toward your prospective career in recreation.

Recreation Job Listings

Check out some of our Recreation jobs here at the Town of Aurora.

Fitness Assistant & Fitness Attendant

On-site supervision of patrons at the Club Aurora Fitness Centre, including program demonstration, gym supervision and exercise correction. Delivery of related community fitness programs, light equipment maintenance, facility tours, and participation in related special events.

Fitness Instructor
Knowledge and experience in the delivery of Group Fitness and/or Aquafitness classes. Instructs safe classes for all levels of participants.
Personal Trainer

Design and delivery of individualized, goal-specific fitness programs while providing proper techniques/skills, supervision, guidance and motivation in a professional manner.

Program Leader – Recreation Gym, Rock Wall & Youth Drop-Ins, Registered Programs (Sports, Arts, STEM) & Special Events
Facilitate recreation programs focused on sports, arts and social skills. Supervise sport drop-ins, work with participants of all ages, assist at Town events, and deliver first aid during programs.
Skate Patrol – Skate & Shinny Drop-Ins & Special Events

Supervise skating and shinny programs both on and off the ice, assist with admissions management, provide customer service to participants of all ages, and deliver first aid during programs.

Perform emergency rescues, respond to inquiries, resolve problems, and perform associated public education duties regarding safe swim habits.
Swim Instructor
Instructional swim duties such as parent/participant liaison, skills testing, awards processing, and ensuring compliance with all safety and health regulations.
Aquatic Assistant
Paired with a Senior Instructor, the assistant will work through a mentoring session to help build confidence as a Swim Instructor and learn to teach independently.

Recreation Job Fair

Join us every Spring for our annual Recreation Job Fair.

What is the Recreation Job Fair?

The Recreation Job Fair will help you explore recreational employment opportunities at the Town of Aurora. We are seeking experienced lifeguards, fitness instructors, camp councillors, special event support, drop-in leaders and more.   

What happens at the Recreation Job Fair?

  • Connect face-to-face with the hiring managers of many divisions within recreation.
  • Learn more about job openings and their qualifications.
  • Network with staff from different areas in recreation.
  • Take on-the-spot-interviews to accelerate the hiring process.
Why Consider a Job in Recreation?

A career in recreation isn’t just a job. It’s a chance to make a positive impact within your community and create memorable experiences!

Thinking about pursuing a career in recreation? Here are some compelling reasons that may help convince you to take that next step and apply for a recreation job with the Town of Aurora.

Passion for People

Interact with people of all ages and backgrounds. Build connections and create positive experiences for others.

Creativity & Innovation

Design and implement programs and activities tailored to your community, such as planning special events, creating drop-in programming, leading a swim class and more.

Health & Wellness

Promote physical activity, mental well-being and a healthy lifestyle.

A Variety of Roles

You can ideally work in community centers, Club Aurora Fitness Centre, the Aurora Seniors’ Centre, pools, or in Camps. Everyday brings new challenges and opportunities.

Community Impact

Contribute to community development, enhance your social connections, and foster a sense of belonging.


Adapt to changing trends and needs to gain skills that stay current and relevant.

Questions or Need Assistance?
If you have any questions about this event or need assistance in preparing for this event, please contact Terri Edwards (Aquatic Coordinator).