Friends of Parks & Recreation

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Volunteer Opportunities

You can make a difference volunteering with the City of Durango Parks and Recreation Department. We offer a variety of fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities. See our volunteer opportunities table below. Also, view our Volunteer Rewards Program.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Park and Recreation Administrative Office at (970) 375-7321, located in the Recreation Center, and we will match you up with excellent volunteer opportunities which allow you to give back to your community.

Volunteer Opportunities
Adult Sports
  • Adult sports referees/scorekeeper
  • Field maintenance
Chapman Hill
  • Chapman children programs
  • Ice hockey scorekeeper
  • Greet customers and assist front desk
Gymnastics Program
  • Birthday party aides
Marketing and Publicity
  • Photograph activities
  • Graphic arts and publications
  • Assist with surveys
Recreation Center
  • Greet customers and assist front desk
  • Children programs and daycare
  • Birthday party aides
  • Swim lessons
  • Fitness cleaning and organization
  • Summer landscaping
Recreation Special Events
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Setup and organization
  • Scorekeeper / referee / course marshal / timer / counter
Youth Sports
  • Youth sports coaches/officials/referees
  • Field maintenance