Recreation Jobs, Employment in Los Angeles, CA

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City of Downey, CA

Downey, CA

$134,938 – $164,625 a year

ABOUT THE POSITION View the official job flyer for Director of Parks and Recreation. To apply for this position, click on the “Apply” link in the top right…

$135,600 – $167,400 a year

  • Formulates and manages partnerships and leverages resources with other government entities, non-profit organizations, the business community, contract…

$47,899 – $68,777 a year

  • Draft recreation plan objectives to deliver recreation use programs for the public.
  • Assist in the implementation of recreation operation and maintenance plans…

$15.50 – $18.83 an hour

  • Example combinations include: completion of 48 units of college course work in a recreation-related field (must provide a copy of college transcripts to verify…

$52,158 – $76,274 a year

  • If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage
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City of Lakewood, California – Recreation & Community Services

Lakewood’s online recreation class registration system makes it easier to find and register for classes.

Summer 2020 Recreation

The catalog will not be printed for the summer, to enable us to quickly respond to the changes in public health guidelines by updating these online catalogs only. 

You can browse the catalog of all virtual recreation classes offered for summer 2020 at 

You can view the entire summer catalog online at

How to Register

Before you can register for classes, you will need to create a new user account. The process is quick and easy.

To set up a new account prior to registering for a class, click

If you already have set up an account on the new system, just click to register. Then enter a keyword or the number for the course or activity you want to sign up for in the search box.


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Angeles National Forest – Recreation Passes & Permits

The Forest Adventure Pass

The Recreation Fee Program, which includes the Adventure Pass, helps:

  • Conserve, protect, and restore natural and heritage resources
  • Enhance the visitor experiences by improving recreation opportunities and services

Wherever you live in Southern California, you’re just a short drive away from a spectacular wildland adventure—recreating in the Angeles, Cleveland, Los Padres, and San Bernardino National Forests! Here you will find mountains as high as 11,500 feet, canyons, vast forests, lakes, waterfalls, rivers and streams, and a wealth of recreation activities—all waiting for you.

On the Angeles National Forest – San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, you can enjoy hiking, camping, mountain biking, off-highway vehicle

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It’s important to keep your mind and body healthy during times of uncertainty. Our virtual classes are FREE of charge, easy to connect to, and offer options for beginning and more experienced participants. Current offerings include mindfulness classes like yoga, meditation, and nutrition, and fitness classes such as core conditioning, boot camp, and Zumba®.

If you’re not able to livestream a class, you can find it later on our YouTube library!

Virtual Mindfulness

Virtual Fitness


Your health and safety are important to us. In light of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, UW Recreation has closed all facilities until further notice. We will let you know as soon as possible when we will re-open, and in the meantime, please check out our selection of virtual classes. These are free and open to all.

Facilities closed include the IMA Building, Waterfront Activities Center and Waterfront docks,

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Recreation Synonyms, Recreation Antonyms | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus


Synonyms & Antonyms of recreation

(Entry 1 of 2)


activity engaged in to amuse oneself

  • decided to take a bike tour of the island for recreation and relaxation

Words Related to recreation

  • devilment,
  • devilry
  • (or deviltry),
  • hanky-panky,
  • hob,
  • impishness,
  • jinks,
  • knavery,
  • mischief,
  • mischievousness,
  • rascality,
  • roguishness,
  • waggery

Near Antonyms for recreation


someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment

  • bowling is great recreation on a rainy afternoon

Words Related to recreation

  • carousing,
  • conviviality,
  • festivity,
  • gaiety
  • (also gayety),
  • hilarity,
  • jollification,
  • jollity,
  • merrymaking,
  • reveling
  • (or revelling),
  • revelry,
  • whoopee

Near Antonyms for recreation


the act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public

  • water parks have become a significant part of the recreation business

Words Related to recreation


an activity outside of one’s regular occupation that is engaged

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Recreation & Park Services Department


City of Norwalk Suspends all City-Sponsored Events and Programming through June as a Result of State Guidelines

The City continues to adopt guidelines recommended by Governor Gavin Newsom and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.  The City’s proactive and aggressive measures are being implemented to help slow the transmission of COVID-19.

As part of ongoing evaluations and in an abundance of caution and adhering to state guidelines, the City has suspended all City-sponsored public events and programming through June, including the Independence Day Pageant. Further, the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex will remain closed effective March 13 until further notice. 

As information on coronavirus evolves, the City will continue sharing information and expanding preparedness measures to ensure the safety of its residents and employees.

For more information on coronavirus, visit or


Bill Kearns - Recreation
Bill Kearns
Director, Recreation and Park Services

Description of Activities

The Recreation and Park Services

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Recreation Jobs, Employment in California

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  • Position requires event planning experience; experience with recreation, hospitality, marketing, communication or related fiels with a minimum of 1-2 years’…

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

$13.00 – $13.50 an hour

  • We have openings for Recreation Staff who, under the supervision of the Unit and Program Directors, will have the responsibility of creating, maintaining, and…

Adventist Health

Marysville, CA

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification: Required.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification: Preferred.

$20 – $24 an hour

  • Experience with organizing and programming social events and large parties is essential.
  • You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, office…
  • Retrieves, stocks restocks, and stores the recreation or childcare supplies according to the prescribed department, safety, and security procedures and…

City of Downey, CA

Downey, CA

$134,938 – $164,625 a year

ABOUT THE POSITION View the official job flyer for Director of Parks

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definition of recreation by The Free Dictionary

“I never could look on it in the light of a recreation to have my ears teased with measured noises,” said Mr.
It was poetry that inculcated laws and maxims; it was by the harmony of its lines that traditions were handed down at a time when memory had to supply the place of writing; and it was the first language of wisdom and of inspiration.” It has been above all the recreation of statesmen and great officials, a means of escape from the weariness of public life and the burden of ruling.
Man shall be trained for war, and woman for the recreation of the warrior: all else is folly.
In this time of weakness and depression he would have made it his medicine and support, his comforter, his recreation, and his friend, and thereby sunk deeper and deeper, and bound himself down for ever in the bathos
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Recreation – Wikipedia

Activity of leisure

Surfing, a form of recreation

Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time.[1] The “need to do something for recreation” is an essential element of human biology and psychology.[2] Recreational activities are often done for enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure and are considered to be “fun”.


The term recreation appears to have been used in English first in the late 14th century, first in the sense of “refreshment or curing of a sick person”,[3] and derived turn from Latin (re: “again”, creare: “to create, bring forth, beget”).

Prerequisites to leisure[edit]

Humans spend their time in activities of daily living, work, sleep, social duties, and leisure, the latter time being free from prior commitments to physiologic or social needs,[4] a prerequisite of recreation. Leisure has increased with increased longevity and, for many, with

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