Montpelier Recreation

Programming Assistant Position - June 28 2022

Are you looking for a fulfilling career working with the City of Montpelier? The City's Recreation Department is seeking a skilled candidate for their Programming Assistant opening.

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Recreation Programming Assistant

The City’s Recreation Department is hiring for an Administrative Assistant who would be helping with Recreation programming and customer service!

This position works under the supervision of the Recreation Director, but assists the entirety of the Community Services Departments, including Parks and the Montpelier Senior Activity Center.

Position performs skilled work in office administration and management. Position is lead on creating documentation and infrastructure support for Community Services Programming. Position has frequent and direct interaction with the general public in person or via the phone and email concerning service requests, program registrations, and complaints, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED · At least two years’ experience in a busy office setting. · Excellent grammar, punctuation, and spelling. · The ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written orders is expected. · Must have the initiative, ability, and willingness to perform and assist with other job positions for job completion as requested.

Starting salary range is $20-$25 per hour depending on qualifications. This position is slated for a 2.5% pay increase automatically after a 6 month probation period.

To Apply- please send a cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the job and your resume to Arne McMullen, Recreation Director at

Job application review will begin July 15th and position will be open until filled.

Here's the latest in Montpelier Recreation!

Open Gym Closed for the Summer! Enjoy the outdoors, we'll see you in the Fall! 

  • The Gym is still available for rentals
  • The Gym is still open for summer programs- like adult noontime basketball
    • See our registration page or call the office at 802-225-8699 for more information

Our Capital Kids Summer Day Camp AND Parks / FEAST Farm Day Camp Registrations are open now! 

Call the Recreation Department at 225-8699 to check openings and download a registration form for Summer 2022. Deadline is May 27 for Rec's camp, and June 30 for FEAST Farm Camp. 

We're hiring 

We've got positions to support Spring/Summer needs for Seasonal Maintenance, the Pool, and our licensed, subsidy-eligible Summer Camp.  Learn more and apply early!

Special Events

Basketball Open Gym with Limited Evening Schedule!

The Montpelier Recreation Gym at 55 Barre Street has open gym basketball at limited times: Wednesdays 7-9 pm and Fridays 7-10 pm and continuing through the first week in May (closed on holidays). Access is for youth of all ages and adults, and youth below 7th grade must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Daily admission fees for Montpelier residents are:  K-8, $1.50; 9-12, $2.00; Adult, $3.00; Family, $6.00. Fees are double for non-residents. Fees can be paid to the gym supervisor at the door. 

Kn95 mask - markus-winkler-Gm5d3JVmCW0-unsplashDue to COVID-19 and staff vacancies, fewer recreation programs are offered at this time but are gradually coming back! Programs are run in accordance with State and City COVID-19 guidelines.  Our office is currently open to members of the public for in-person business  at 58 Barre Street. Questions? Call 225-8699. Register online, drop your registration form off in the vestibule box or email us at

TA Reader Rec ad 4.89 x 4 in. Afterschool childcare 11-26-21

Our Capital Kids After-school Childcare Program is available 2:30-5:30pm for youth from all towns. 
Click here to learn more about Capital Kids.

Registration Forms for Camps, Pool Passes, & More

Brochures, Rental Forms & Information

After-school Care Registration Form

 Mission Statement

The mission of the Montpelier Recreation Department is to provide a variety of quality programs, community events, and recreational services in a safe and affordable manner, and to effectively develop and maintain recreational facilities for all residents of the Montpelier Community.