Glendive Recreation Department 

Now accepting applications for: Lifeguards, Pool Maintenance Cleaners, Cashiers, Park Program Instructor and Water Safety Instructors. 

Applications can be picked up or emailed at Glendive Rec Dept or Glendive Job Service. 

For more information on a certain position opening, please contact us to answer any questions you may have.

Open Gym April 25-30

Monday, April 25:  Pickleball open gym

Tuesday, April 26: 2:00 - 5:00 PM 

Wednesday, April 27: No Open Gym

Thursday, April 28: 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Friday, April 29: 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Saturday: Gym Reserved- No Open Gym

Sunday: TBD


Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the safety of pool patrons and enforcing all pool rules and regulations.  Also responsible for the general upkeep of the facility. Position is part-time seasonal Sunday - Saturday (June, July, & August), approximately 20-25 hours/week.


  • 15 years of age or older
  • Current ARC certifications: lifeguarding, CPR
  • Able to work outside in the sun
  • In good physical condition w/ good or corrected vision and hearing
  • Able to lift 75 pounds
  • Able to relate positively with the public
  • Must be mature, responsible & punctual

Salary: $10.65/hour (more depending on experience)

  Water Safety Instructor

Instructors will conduct American Red Cross swimming lessons in accordance to ARC standards.  Position is part-time seasonal Monday- Friday (June, July, & August), approximately 10-15 hours/week for eight weeks.


  • 16 years of age or older
  • Current ARC certifications: lifeguarding, WSI, CPR
  • Able to work outside in the sun
  • In good physical condition w/ good  or corrected vision and hearing
  • Able to lift 75 pounds.
  • Able to relate positively to children and adults.
  • Must be mature, responsible & punctual.

Salary: $11.15/hour (more depending on experience)

Swimming Pool Cashier

Cashiers collect and record daily revenues, greet the general public, supply information about the swimming pool, and supervise the lobby area.

 Cashiers must be:

  • 14 years of age or older
  • Responsible, mature, friendly, punctual, and energetic
  • Available to work weekdays, afternoons, evening, weekends, and holidays
  • Able to work with a cash register
  • Have professional telephone etiquette

 Salary: $9.20/hour (more depending on experience)

Park Program Leader
Park Program Leaders will conduct various activities and lead a variety of classes for ages 3 to 15 years old under the supervision of the Recreation Department. This is a seasonal, part-time position that is approximately 15-20 hours per week from June through August.

Park Program Leaders description/qualifications and must be:
  • Responsible to prepare class outline/lesson plans in advance of the activity and have the ability to setup/take down equipment as needed for the activity.
  • Work at special events as requested by the Recreation Director/Assistant Director.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are desirable.
  • Be Self-Motivated and creative to instruct a variety of arts and crafts, sports and game activities. 
  • 15 years of age or older.
  • CPR and First Aid certified (training included).
  • Activities may include: Arts and crafts, basketball, t-ball and more.
Salary: $9.65/hour (more depending on experience)

Pool Maintenance Cleaners

Pool Cleaners are responsible for the maintenance of the facility for the Glendive Pool.  This includes the bath/pool house, pool deck, in the pool, and the perimeter inside/outside of the pool.

Pool Cleaners must be:

  • 16 years of age or older.
  • Follow daily cleaning plan of the pool and bathhouse.  Daily chemical water testing.
  • Work mainly early mornings and/or late evenings and also weekend mornings.  5:30 AM - 8:30 Am and 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM weekly and weekends.  Hours could possibly adjust to fit the hired candidate's schedule.  Employer will train.
  • Provide a safe and clean environment for patrons and staff.
  • Perform all duties assigned by the Rec Director/Assist. Director/Pool Manager.
  • Follow and carry out the rules and regulations of the facility.

Salary: $9:20/hour (more depending on experience)

Applications can be picked up and dropped off at Glendive Job Service or at the Rec Dept.

 For more information, please call the Rec Dept. 

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1. All registrations must be done in person. No phone, e-mail or early registrations.

2. Classes are first come - first served.

3. Fees must be paid in full at time of registration. No refunds or credit will be given unless a class is canceled due to lack of interest. People who do not reside within the city limits pay an extra nominal fee per program. We prefer checks instead of cash. Make checks payable to Glendive Recreation Department. We do not want to deny any child participation due to inability to pay. See us for details. (The Recreation Department is funded by the City of Glendive through taxes and user fees.)

4. No registrations will be accepted at the program site.

Glendive Recreation Department Philosophy

*To promote broad-based recreation opportunities in order to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Glendive and its visitors.

*To increase and enhance the recreational opportunities for all ages, stages and abilities.

*To increase public awareness as to the benefits of participation in recreation.

*To increase the understanding of the contributions made by recreation to the economic development of Glendive. 

Daily use for open gym: $2.00


Type         Single     Family     Group

1 Month     $10         $20          $25

3 Month     $28        $45          $65

6 Month     $45        $75          $115

1 year        $60        $105        $175

Gym rental:  $20/hour                   *Call 48 hours in advanced to reserve the gym*


Senior Citizens Discount: 10% is available for individuals 60 years and older.

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Department Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed Holidays

Open gym hours 

Mondays 2:00-5:00 pm

Tuesdays 2:00-5:00 pm

Wednesdays 2:00-5:00pm (only if church does not have the gym in use, please call ahead to check open gym status for Wednesday afternoons)

Thursdays 2:00-5:00 pm

Fridays 2:00-5:00 pm

Saturdays closed

Sundays closed

Please check back for our winter posted hours.  Coming Soon!

 Kids and adults can play basketball, ping-pong, volleyball, and more!


Mailing Address:

300 South Merrill Avenue

Glendive, Montana 59330

Rec Center Location:

314 N. River Avenue

Glendive, Montana 59330

Phone Number: (406) 377-5471


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Director:  Jacquie Silbernagel

Asst. Director:  Stacy Dey