We're Hiring Swim Instructors!

Join a fun team of professionals working with the City of Lafayette Recreation Department. 
We have positions for Swim instructors and Private Swim Instructors available. 

We can't wait for you to join our team!

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Lafayette Recreation Department aquatic adventures

View of the pool

The Rose Lueras pool at the Bob Burger Recreation Center is a large aquatic area with several pools (lap pool, lazy river, play pool) featuring slides and a fun-for-little-ones play pool feature. The aquatics area includes two hot tubs (indoor and outdoor), a sauna, and a steam room.  

Current Pool Schedule                           Water Fitness Classes

Seeking swim lessons?

We have a great swim lesson program for youth (6 months to 18 years) and a Masters Swim Program for adults 15 and older. Use the links below to learn more about swim lessons, Masters Swim, or Swim Team:


The Great Outdoors Waterpark offers swimming and all-day fun throughout the summer season.

Illustration of lake sunrise with person on stand up paddleboard

The Boathouse at Waneka Lake Park has fun in the sun with paddleboard, canoe, and paddleboat rentals!

Water safety is number one at all of our aquatic facilities. We encourage you to review our facilities' rules before visiting to ensure you have the best time! 

Want to work in the water?

We are always looking to hire Lifeguards for our Great Outdoors Waterpark, Waneka Lake, and Bob Burger Recreation Center facilities.

Water Fitness class in the pool