Welcome to the Canton Parks & Recreation Department
You have found the Town of Canton Parks & Recreation Department. This website is the communication center of the department. We try to keep it up to date with information about what we do. Check back here often!
When you’re ready to register for activities be sure to review the How to Register for an Activity page.
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-2:30pm
NOW HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING SEASONAL POSITIONS!
Lifeguard - Must be certified as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid and American Red Cross CPR trained. Requires proficient swimming ability; Previous lifeguard experience preferred.
Swim Aides - Assists the Water Safety Instructors during public/private swim lessons; CPR certification required and previous Swim Aid experience preferred.
Desk Attendant/Cashier - Operates cash register and is the first point of contact upon entering Mills Pond Pool; ideal applicants will have great customer service skills and experience working with the public.
Camp Counselors - Responsible for coordinating a wide variety of weekly activities that include games, sports and arts & crafts for small groups of children between the ages of 6-12.
Water Safety Instructors - Instructs swim lessons to children of all ages; Water Safety Instructor Certification required; previous experience as a WSI preferred.
Applicants must be available to work starting in mid June through the end of August. Location of all positions is at the Mills Pond Recreational Facility, 14 East Hill Road, Canton CT. For additional information, please contact the CAO Office at (860) 693-7841. Applications should be sent to: Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, Collinsville CT 06022. Attn: Robert Skinner. EOE
Click HERE to download an Employment Application.