Parks and Recreation


Lafayette Parks and Recreation is dedicated to providing quality leisure services to the citizens we serve. 
Please contact us if you have any questions, concerns or suggestions regarding our parks, facilities or programs by calling (765) 807-1500. 
The Administrative Office is located in the renovated Columbian Park Boathouse just off Scott Street, adjacent to the Rush Pavilion. 
Parking is conveniently located near the office.

2015 Lifeguard Certification Course


Seeking lifeguard certification for this summer?

The Parks Department will offer a lifeguard certification course in April!
Please click on the form above to access registration materials. 
Registration begins Monday, February 23, 2015 and will be limited to 30 participants.


Employment Opportunities

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Looking for a summer job?

The Parks Department is now hiring for summer seasonal positions! 
Online applications can be found here*:  
*Under Forms & Applications, choose the Parks Seasonal Application.

Department News

  • 2013-2014 Biennial Report
    Published: Monday, March 16, 2015
    2013 Annual Report City of Lafayette, Indiana Parks and Recreation Department 2013 Annual Report Table of Contents Lafayette Board of Parks and Recreation ..............................................
  • 2015 Lifeguard Certification Course Registration
    Published: Friday, February 20, 2015
    Lafayette Parks & Recreation 2015 Lifeguard Certification Course DATES & TIMES Swimming Pre-Test* Friday, April 17* Saturday April 18 Sunday April 19 5:00pm - 10:00pm 8:00am 5:00pm 8:00am 5:00pm...
  • 2015 Zoo Spring Break Camp Registration Form
    Published: Friday, January 02, 2015
    How to Register for Spring Camp: 1. Read the Education Programs Participation Agreement. Retain this document for your records. 2. 3. Complete the 2015 Spring Camp Registration Form. Use a separate ...
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