Top Recreation Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Recreation Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Recreation Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 18.8% of Recreation Assistant resumes contained Recreational Facilities as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Recreation Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Recreation Assistant resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Recreational Facilities

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Here's how Recreational Facilities is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in determining labor requirements for the events and activities as well as requisitioned necessary supplies for the assigned recreational facilities.
  • Perform and/or assists other recreation assistants or specialists in the operation and maintenance of indoor and/or outdoor recreational facilities.
  • Maintained schedule for recreational facilities and installation parks reservation for members to use for different occasions.
  • Supervised the construction of various capital improvement projects to recreational facilities.
  • Performed and assisted in the operation and maintenance of recreational facilities.
  • Operated and maintained recreational facilities in accordance with established procedures.
  • Maintained buildings and equipment of all outdoor recreational facilities.
  • Enforced rules and regulations of recreational facilities.
  • Perform daily upkeep of recreational facilities.
  • Inspect recreational facilities for cleanliness.
  • Maintain, organized, and managed recreational facilities and their operations.
  • Set up and maintained recreational facilities for scheduled events.
  • Managed the day to day operations of recreational facilities.
  • Awarded for Best Recreational Facilities in Europe 2004-2007.
  • Supervised and coordinated the use of multi-purpose, recreational facilities.

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2. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Provided patrons with information on group fitness classes/facility hours and assisted in equipment rental while providing world class customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer service in a health and fitness facility; assisted members with exercise equipment; processed new memberships
  • Required to implement and execute required facility duties daily and provide patrons using the facility with efficient customer service.
  • Improved customer service by developing customer surveys, soliciting feedback and resolving complaints to ensure top-quality service and satisfaction.
  • Provided customer service to patrons assisting in room location, additional equipment requirements, and addressing concerns.
  • Utilize interpersonal and customer service skills to assist guests with individual and family program registrations.
  • Provide customer service and recreational information to patrons at the Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center.
  • Provide customer service, information and support of Community Recreation program and activities.
  • Maintained a high level of professionalism with outstanding customer service and customer relations.
  • Provided all aspects of customer service including facility orientation and equipment use training.
  • Provided facility and program information and courteous customer service to all patrons.
  • Provided customer service and oversaw and encouraged visitor participation in recreational activities.
  • Circulated among patrons and provided customer service while upholding facility regulations.
  • Provided optimal customer service to participants and parents regarding recreational needs.
  • Provide excellent customer service and daily interaction with guests and management.
  • Provided excellent customer service by directing students and answering questions.
  • Utilize quality customer service skills and techniques and interpersonal relationships.
  • Fill out necessary paperwork & provided exceptional customer service.
  • Facilitated Customer Service Classes for Moral Welfare and Recreation.
  • Provided impeccable customer service by supporting educational programs.

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3. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Provide general assistance within assigned Operations Division tasks including special events, maintenance and preparing facilities for use in community center.
  • Organize and coordinate special events including Halloween Fun Festival, Latin Heritage Celebration, Winter Festival and Black History Celebration.
  • Execute body composition screenings, educational workshops for fitness attendant staff and fitness-related special events.
  • Supported planning and coordination of community special events, including recruitment and training of volunteers.
  • Assist in advertising/recruiting participants for leagues/tournaments, special events, and open play activities.
  • Assisted division management in planning, organizing and conducting recreational programs and special events.
  • Organized and participated in special events and activities for students and local community members.
  • Contributed and oversaw special events that were designed for community enjoyment and participation.
  • Secured all sponsors for special events by maintaining positive relationships with local businesses.
  • Coordinated facility/rental logistics preparation, supervision for special events, and dance parties.
  • Coordinate and photograph special events ensuring completions of support services.
  • Scheduled entertainment for monthly birthday celebrations and special events.
  • Planned, coordinated and implemented special events per season-handled money
  • Provided assistance during special events at the university.
  • Create monthly activity calendar including special events.
  • Facilitated and supervised participants during special events.
  • Supervised special events after normal operation hours.
  • Provide administrative support for special events.
  • Prepared facility for special events.
  • Planned, conducted, publicized, and arranged support for special events, social activities, tournaments, and related functions.

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4. Recreation Programs

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Here's how Recreation Programs is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Review current programs and make recommendation to immediate supervisor; and assist in supervising participants involved in recreation programs.
  • Assisted in a variety of work assignments and leadership responsibilities associated with the operation of recreation programs.
  • Assist Recreation Supervisors in conducting recreation programs and special events at County community centers or sports facilities.
  • Planned, developed, organized, implemented and evaluated recreation programs for the entire recreational department.
  • Collaborated with various company representatives in developing, implementing, and executing community recreation programs.
  • Developed treatment plans and recreation programs individualized for client needs and incorporating client interest.
  • Promoted participation by individuals with disabilities in inclusive, community-based art/recreation programs.
  • Performed Clerical duties Processed work orders Assisted other recreation programs as necessary.
  • Involved with planning, organizing, and conducting facility recreation programs
  • Assist patrons with recreation programs and parks facilities information cash deposit
  • Monitored youth/adult sports leagues and other facility recreation programs.
  • Document resident attendance and participation level at recreation programs.
  • Assist with planning, organizing and implementing recreation programs
  • Registered participants for summer recreation programs.
  • Facilitated indoor and outdoor recreation programs.
  • Stimulate client involvement in recreation programs.
  • Provide services related to entertainment, limited library resources, recreation programs, and other community center functions for eligible patrons.
  • Assisted the Program Director in management of all sports and recreation programs and ensured adequate communication between coaches and YMCA staff.
  • Documented customer attendance and participation level at recreation programs, writing progress notes, and attended care plan meetings as appropriate.
  • Performed responsible work in leading and facilitating youth development and recreation programs and activities within the department's After-School PLAY Program.

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5. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted program staff with educational and recreational activities - Aided staff with food distribution and sanitizing cafeteria area VOLUNTEER Sound Board Technician
  • Planned and supervised recreational activities to include mental and physical stimulation exercises to increase quality of life for the veterans.
  • Designed and facilitated recreational activities that supported development and maintenance of residents' physical and cognitive capabilities.
  • Organized and maintain recreational activities for residents and assisted medical staff and Director with overall facility planning.
  • Assist in scheduling events and developing community resources that provide educational, cultural, and recreational activities
  • Supervised activities, provided careful attention, accomplish house hold duties and assisted with recreational activities.
  • Assisted kids and adults with special needs and intellectual disabilities participate in various recreational activities.
  • Performed a variety of duties assisting with the planning implementation and supervision of recreational activities.
  • Provided assistance for safe transportation of patients to appointments and recreational activities as scheduled.
  • Worked alongside military personnel to organize recreational activities for military members and their families.
  • Managed scheduled social and recreational activities for residents of varied degrees of dependency levels.
  • Assisted with planning, scheduling and publicizing recreational activities to attract and motivate participants.
  • Transported and supervised individuals with developmental disabilities to preset recreational activities of their choosing.
  • Assisted with planning and coordination of various recreational activities for off duty military personnel.
  • Provided distinct recreational activities and social functions for emotionally impaired teenage boys and girls
  • Create and participate in daily recreational activities with elderly, document all resident participation
  • Organized and executed recreational activities for patients in rehabilitation and assisted living programs.
  • Provided assistance in the educational and recreational activities of school aged children.
  • Provided therapeutic recreational activities for long term care population in skilled -nursing facility
  • Helped to plan and coordinated recreational activities to attract and motivate participants.

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6. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Completed documentation including: activities assessments, MDS assessments, spiritual assessments, daily activities charting, and one-to-one visits records
  • Researched and assisted in resolving scheduling conflict issues, coordinating patient daily activities and retrieving records from archive database.
  • Supervised daily activities of Department of Developmental Services and Department of Children and Family Services clients.
  • Organized and scheduled daily activities, provided residents with various entertainment Including word games and storytelling
  • Assisted in daily activities of short-term and long-term patients in nursing home/rehabilitation facility
  • Display creativity and initiative by organizing various daily activities for patients.
  • Assisted the Athletic Director with organizing and facilitating daily activities.
  • Motivated and encouraged residents to engage in daily activities.
  • Facilitated daily activities in a classroom setting.
  • Assisted Recreational therapist with daily activities.
  • Help clients, plan weekly schedule, feed clients, run daily activities such as games, programs, and trips.
  • Lead daily activities including: current news events, exercise programs, games and singing activities, and organize special parties/events.
  • Facilitated daily activities; activities included, organized and facilitated games such as trivia and bingo, lead scheduled exercise sessions.
  • Developed daily activities for summer camp such as arts & crafts, board games, and indoor and outdoor sports.
  • Instructed patients about proper hygiene, nutrition, exercise, lifestyle changes and ergonomic factors in their daily activities.
  • Developed and implemented daily activities including nature hikes, arts and crafts, and a variety of games.
  • Assist with daily activities such as; exercise, sports, trivia, puzzles, anagrams and paint nails
  • Assisted in the organizing of lectures and daily activities the children would participate in for the day.
  • Completed daily activities reports on a weekly and monthly basis and report any discrepancies identified to director.
  • Prepared site facilities for daily activities including but not limited to meetings, tutoring, group activities.

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7. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Conducted front desk operations monitoring cameras and checking identification cards for security purposes.
  • Performed general front desk responsibilities and assisted in any other area needed.
  • Monitored recreation center front desk, executing administrative clerical duties.
  • Worked as a front desk professional customer service attendant, customer tour guide, as well as a money handler.
  • Welcome members and visitors at the front desk and assist with any questions or concerns and maintain great customer service.
  • Provided customer service at the front desk by answering telephones, enrolling patrons into classes, and evaluating patron questions/concerns.
  • Worked in the Snack Bar, ProShop, Front Desk, custodial department but mainly in the office.
  • Staffed front desk, assisted visitors and students with questions about membership, equipment and other issues.
  • Front desk duties to include phone management; greet customers and direct visitors to designated meeting rooms.
  • Assist with member sign up, implementation of fitness programs, needs analysis, Running front desk.
  • Work at the front desk greeting parents as they pick up their children from our childcare program.
  • Worked at the front desk registering patrons, answering telephone inquiries, selling merchandise and laundry duties.
  • Helped the front desk area every afternoon by answering phones, welcoming visitors, and parents.
  • Front Desk Operations - Provide park patrons with general information about the facility and recreational programs.
  • Operate a cash register at the front desk as well as at the snack bar.
  • Front desk operations: answered phones, customer service and collected payments for ringed sales.
  • Complete and maintain paperwork as it relates to student affair records and front desk responsibilities.
  • Checked in students at the front desk and gained more experience with cash handling.
  • Front desk duties: Monitored resale operation, handle change/funds, and internal controls.
  • Managed front desk and tracked patrons coming in and out of the gym.

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8. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Provided excellent interpersonal skills with residents and family members and staff members.
  • Trained other recreation staff, made sure all staff members were aware of their role and duties within the clinic.
  • Supervised 20 staff members and was directly responsible for their scheduling, hiring, documentation and disciplinary action.
  • Greeted patrons, received calls, and directed to supervisor or other staff members contacts requiring their attention.
  • Inspected equipment when turned in and communicated damages to appropriate staff members to collect proper fees.
  • Coordinated the work activities of personnel, such as training staff members and assigning work duties.
  • Monitor facility, supervise staff members, Fitness Department lead in absence of supervisor.
  • Provide work guidance to other staff members and supervise employees and the work performed.
  • Lead training for staff members, utilizing the methods learned as a PHI trainer.
  • Conducted training sessions to staff members on IT subjects and related issues.
  • Provided constructive assistance/training to three staff members as well as to patrons.
  • Use Microsoft Office to maintain records and communicate with other staff members.
  • Provided training to other staff members in Microsoft software when requested.
  • Provide work guidance and practical knowledge to other staff members.
  • Received calls, greeted visitors, and directed staff members.
  • Engaged in teamwork with fellow staff members.
  • Supervised and trained 20+ staff members.
  • Coordinate meetings with staff members.
  • Trained incoming staff members Trained staff according to existing procedures and curriculum
  • Trained 8 staff members between the two positions Received employee of the month award and the most positive comment cards award

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9. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Received on a daily basis 30-40 phone calls and 25-30 parents/visitors were helped with 95% overall satisfaction of services received.
  • Do administrative support, clerical work, answer phone calls, manning slide shows, typing, inventory of supplies.
  • Handle a high volume of phone calls assisting with directions, phone payments, reserving birthday party events.
  • Conducted routine clerical duties such as answering phone calls and emails regarding the Air Force Instruction and procedures.
  • Provided administrative support including, scheduling, answering phone calls, scanning and faxing documents, greeting clients.
  • Worked as an associate, duties included answering phone calls and any questions about the Rec center.
  • Completed sports scheduling along with taking phone calls and emails regarding our sports program and fitness center.
  • Handled all customer complaints, phone calls, and registration for programs.
  • Functioned as first point of contact by processing phone calls and correspondence.
  • Completed office work such as making phone calls and filing paper work.
  • Answered phone calls and took reservations for campsites and RV sites.
  • Answer all phone calls and connect customers with what they need.
  • Regulate, screen and manage phone calls, mail and email.
  • Answered phone calls, planned, and booked events.
  • Receive phone calls in regard to registration and fees.
  • Answer phone calls, and take and maintain reservations.
  • Answered incoming phone calls and assisted with patrons needs.
  • Answer phone calls and maintain a log sheet.
  • Answer and make personal phone calls for patients.
  • Assisted soldiers in making phone calls back stateside.

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10. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Provided senior residents in the Dementia unit with both cognitive and physical purposeful activities
  • Facilitated recreation program for dementia residents and assisted living residents.
  • Followed daily recreational calendar and encouraged dementia residents to participate.
  • Offer specialized cognitive & sensory stimulation for Residents with dementia.
  • Set up opportunities for cognitive stimulation for residents with dementia
  • Provided social interactions to elderly individuals with Dementia
  • Worked in a senior care facility where I assisted patients with coping with traumatic events such as stroke, dementia, seizures
  • Attended several in-service training and off site training sessions on specialized topics such as dementia, infection control, and HIPPA.
  • Organized new and original activities, for our newly created Nook for our lower cognitive and dementia unit.
  • Stimulated the minds and bodies of Dementia residents through physical exercises, word/memory games and music.
  • Provided care for all participants in a full day medical program geared toward dementia care.
  • Adapt any programs to ensure that residents of all stages of dementia can actively participate.
  • Experience in supporting and interacting with dementia residents while in reception and recreation.
  • Provided personal care to elderly residents as well as residents with dementia.
  • Helped residents with dementia reminisce about different events of the past.
  • Work with residents and residents who have dementia and organize programs
  • Provide small group programs for clients with Dementia.
  • Lead activities specifically focused on the Dementia Unit.
  • Support Program Director with dementia training.
  • Assist residents with activities from the recreational department Specialize with residents in the dementia memory unit

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11. Recreation Equipment

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Here's how Recreation Equipment is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Assist management in security checks and accurate accounting of all assigned outdoor recreation equipment and property.
  • Supplied outdoor recreation equipment and ensured all equipment was working properly and well cleaned
  • Officiated intramural sporting events and set up/took down recreation equipment.
  • Maintained inventory of recreation equipment and supplies.
  • Tracked inventory of recreation equipment.
  • Assisted in the supervision of activities in the Recreation Park, also monitored recreation equipment, building, supplies and materials.
  • Applied a practical knowledge of recreational activities and skills in the use of recreation equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Assist patrons in use of recreation equipment, provide safety instructions, and demonstrate proper use of rental equipment.
  • Clean recreation equipment, supplies and facility area operates equipment and performs self-help maintenance on facilities and equipment.
  • Supervised children during recreation time, light custodial duties and set up recreation equipment before open time.
  • Instructed safe boating classes, and recreation equipment use; exemplified professionalism and good customer service.
  • Conduct weekly inventory of all the Outdoor Recreation Equipment and Command Support Equipment.
  • Cleaned and maintained usability of recreation equipment, facilities, fields and parks.
  • Assisted with operating various recreation equipment such as video gaming systems and equipment.
  • Issue out recreation equipment, keep center clean and tidy.
  • Monitored and maintained the use of recreation equipment and facilities.
  • Issued recreation equipment, uniforms, athletic equipment to patrons.
  • Organized and stocked recreation equipment; given out equipment.
  • Check out & check in recreation equipment, etc.
  • Clean recreation equipment, supplies and facility area.

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12. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Conducted daily operations within the guidelines of Army Regulation 215-1 reference to Morale Welfare and Recreation facility operations.
  • Supervised gymnasium, fitness areas and general building areas to ensure efficient daily operations and patrons safety.
  • Supervised and conducted daily operations of recreational sport facility and implemented departmental sports policies and procedures.
  • Managed daily operations of facility including organizing, lead and promoting interest to increase membership.
  • Provided assistance in the daily operations of facility usage and execution of special events.
  • Coordinated information between departments and daily operations for continuity of service.
  • Managed daily operations in a fitness facility including a batting cage.
  • Assisted with the daily operations of recreational facility.
  • Managed the daily operations of the recreational facility.
  • Assisted in daily operations of multifaceted facility.
  • Prepared facilities for daily operations.
  • Monitored the daily operations at the post gymnasium, which included the weight room, basketball courts and the playing fields.
  • Managed and supervised the daily operations of the recreational grounds, as well as coordinated the work activities of other personnel.
  • Led a team of 2 employees responsible for daily operations, upkeep, and inventory of the gym facility.
  • Supervised the South Campus Fitness Center by managing daily operations and monitored for compliance to all fitness area regulations.
  • Assist with managing the daily operations of recreational facilities & Implement rules and regulations to encourage and ensure safety.
  • Facilitate the daily operations of the organization, including acquiring new memberships, program registration, and facility projects.
  • Assist with daily operations, manage 25+ student's employees and facility when coordinator is not present.
  • Increased proficiency of daily operations through the development of new systems processes at the facility.
  • Maintained and monitor daily operations of program, including case notes, files and attendance.

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13. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained general office tasks and entered personal or recreation activities in computer by data entry.
  • Performed data entry and prepared standard reports Signed up over two hundred patrons for Summer and School Age Care Programs.
  • Supported in a variety of office tasks such as answering phones, data entry, and promotional types of activities.
  • Supported administrative functions by processing paperwork, data entry, filing, and maintaining confidential hiring records.
  • Performed other clerical duties as required, including word processing, filing, data entry, etc.
  • Performed clerical functions, including answering phones, making copies, data entry and general correspondence.
  • Gathered data and monitored the activities of all patients doing Intake reports and data entry.
  • Assist other administrative staff with overflow work such as data entry and internet research tasks.
  • Perform general office duties: filing, printing, email and data entry.
  • Create sign in sheets, monthly activity calendars and assist with data entry.
  • Performed data entry functions to initiate purchase requests for services and goods.
  • Performed general office paperwork, filing, copying and basic data entry.
  • Participated in recreation planning and activities, data entry, and answering phones
  • Answered incoming calls, performed cashiering duties, and data entry.
  • Answer multiple phone lines, filing, and data entry.
  • Performed data entry from a variety of source documents.
  • Handled daily monetary transactions, data entry and filing.
  • Maintain data entry and data collection on prospective patrons.
  • General office paperwork and basic data entry.
  • Assist with private events within the recreational center Responsible for performing basic data entry

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14. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Provided a safe environment, managed emergency situations and followed policy and procedure.
  • Ensured safe environment, and encourage participation.
  • Provided a safe environment for sports and play by checking the condition of the fields, gym and equipment each day.
  • Assisted in providing high-quality care, early intervention and education in a safe environment for students with special needs and disabilities.
  • Maintain a safe environment for all guests and hosts by enforcing all rules, codes and regulations of the hall.
  • Ensured patrons had a clean and safe environment to work out in by routinely inspecting and cleaning workout equipment.
  • Maintained a daily cleaning schedule and a maintained a safe environment for staff and patrons using the facility.
  • Coordinate daily activities that will provide and ensure a fun and safe environment for patrons of facility.
  • Ensured a safe environment for the park, the local community and patrons visiting the park.
  • Supervised members working out in the weight room and courts to ensure a safe environment.
  • Supervised and ensured safe environment for Auburn youths in recreation event called Late Night Program.
  • Uphold rec policy/ provide safe environment to patrons/ monitor floors and clean machines, etc.
  • Provide a safe environment on the park for the community, staff, and visitors.
  • Monitor children on the facilities play areas; help to maintain a safe environment.
  • Managed large groups of children, while creating a fun and safe environment.
  • Followed appropriate protocol to ensure a comfortable and safe environment for all patients.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment where youth can play and learn.
  • Ensured an inclusive and safe environment for all after school activities.
  • Summer Camp Counselor -Provide a safe environment for youth ages 5-15.
  • Prepared an eventful day for the kids in a safe environment.

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15. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Supervised arrival and departure of children following appropriate safety procedures.
  • Circulated among patrons to assure service is satisfactory, and that customers adhere to safety procedures.
  • Interact with customers to assure service is satisfactory and safety procedures are being adhered to.
  • Instruct customers on safety procedures and monitor activities to ensure that safety is maintained.
  • Supervised 3 employees to make sure all safety procedures are in place.
  • Inspected all equipment to established standards and fire and safety procedures.
  • Trained new staff on safety procedures and client interaction.

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16. Fitness Assessments

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Here's how Fitness Assessments is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Administered bi-annual fitness assessments for military personnel.
  • Conducted fitness assessments using MicroFit.
  • Maintained base level program by ensuring Scott Air Force Base members perform fitness assessments according to the Air Force Instruction
  • Provide fitness assessments for soldiers and civilians.
  • Performed fitness assessments on patrons.
  • Administered bi-annual fitness assessments, cycle ergometry and MicroFit assessments.

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17. Sports Activities

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Here's how Sports Activities is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared paperwork and accepts applications to register patrons for various sports activities.
  • Organized adult sports activities Part-time Facility Manager
  • Promoted, organized and implemented recreation, special events, programs and intramural sports activities on college campus.
  • Provided educational tutoring, arts and crafts classes, cooking classes and sports activities to children.
  • Supervised use of fitness room, weight room, and all indoor sports activities.
  • Complete sports field and grounds maintenance in preparation and upkeep for seasonal sports activities.
  • Arranged for necessary supplies, space, and services to accomplish scheduled sports activities.
  • Organize youth sports activities Communicating with businesses to get donations Create fliers for events
  • Coordinated with supervisors on booking times and dates for sports activities.
  • Planned and implemented sports activities for co-eds aged 7-13 years.
  • Implement community marketing programs and youth sports activities.
  • Score keeping and supervision of daily sports activities.
  • Coordinated sports activities for teams of all ages.
  • Organize and coordinate sports activities/leagues and special events.
  • Organized and facilitated craft and sports activities.
  • Organized, scheduled and coordinated sports activities.
  • Help coordinate sports activities for the youth.
  • Coached youth in all sports activities.
  • Implement weekly camp and sports activities.
  • Provide homework assistance and sports activities.

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18. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Participated and facilitated extra-curricular activities as a 1:1 aide with children with special needs.
  • Inventory management * Interacting/assisting with special needs children
  • Help children with special needs to interact with peers while providing the least restrictive environment for their enjoyment and learning.
  • Conduct individual and group activities & recreation for (All Ages) residents in special needs nursing care facility.
  • Encourage clients with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills and get involved in health-promoting leisure activities.
  • Supervised 25-30 children with and without special needs in a recreational, motivational, and educational basis.
  • Charter Oak County Library, Library Assistant Charter Oak High School, aide to special needs students
  • Hosted a special population camp that provided activities for special needs children aged 6 to 21.
  • Acted as a mentor in an inclusive summer-camp setting for children with and without special needs.
  • Provided instructions and supervision for students with special needs to engage in recreation and play activities.
  • Provided direct care and support to children with special needs, in an after-school respite program.
  • Provided in & pull-out class support for special needs students in individual and small group sessions.
  • Help professors with special projects for special needs children, or with teacher workshops.
  • Managed a group of special needs individuals for daily work and recreation activities.
  • Worked with boys age 13-15 with various special needs, primarily autism.
  • Summer Camp- Preparing and performing recreation activities for kids with special needs.
  • Encourage clients with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills.
  • Assist classroom teacher with the education of 8 special needs children.
  • Implement recruitment of children with learning disabilities (Special Needs).
  • Hood Kiwanis camp for children and adults with special needs.

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19. Recreation Department

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Here's how Recreation Department is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Assist in planning activities and one to one visits on ventilator unit-Conduct assessments and questionnaires for the Recreation Department-Provide support to residents
  • Assist recreation department children with daily homework assignments.
  • Performed opening and closing procedures for the Recreation Department, park tollbooths, miniature, and par 3 golf courses.
  • Assisted the recreation department on Bay Lake at the Wilderness Lodge, Fort Wilderness and the Contemporary Resort.
  • Perform clerical duties by answering phones, inventory, forwarding mail and helping promote the recreation department.
  • Scheduled employees to work at concession stands, maintained inventory and purchased products for the Recreation Department.
  • Assist in the delivery of social recreation department program, activities, and events as directed.
  • Attend community events promoting the Parks and Recreation Department on upcoming events and activities.
  • Helped in maintenance, storage, and use of the recreation department supplies.
  • Oversee the Transportation section for the Parks and Recreation Department, Tech Services.
  • Assisted with maintenance, storage, and use of recreation department supplies.
  • Developed curriculum for classes and summer camps offered by the Recreation Department.
  • Completed Care Plans and Annual Reviews in respects to Recreation Department.
  • Monitor and clean Parks and Recreation Department facilities during scheduled programs.
  • Maintained and purchased materials for the recreation department as needed.
  • Assisted in the purchasing of the recreation department supplies 11.
  • Assist with the recreation department at a local nursing home.
  • Promoted to Assistant Supervisor of Recreation Department in 2007.
  • Assist Recreational Director in all aspects of recreation department.
  • Assist City Recreation Department with events.

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20. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Needed to have basic understanding of CPR, respiration devices and other medical procedures in the case of a medical emergency.
  • Designed and implemented Lifeguard Olympic Games, 30+ lifeguards competing in endurance, CPR skills, and team building.
  • Supervised park building to ensure safety, operated wading pool for younger children, Also became CPR Certified.
  • Provided supervision during open skating sessions, providing CPR and First Aid when needed.
  • Completed thorough training courses for CPR, First-Aid, and rescue techniques.
  • Responded to emergency situation and administering first aid and CPR when needed.
  • Earned CPR, AED, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration certifications.
  • Certified by the American Red Cross in adult CPR and first aid.
  • Completed several training sessions for CPR, equipment use and safety procedures.
  • Performed CPR and applied AED on two victims.
  • Performed CPR and First Aid when necessary.
  • Provided CPR/First-Aid/AED care as needed.
  • Serve as a first responder for any and all emergency situations requiring CPR, First Aid, or AED.
  • Worked as a CPR/First aid trained recreational assistant for several years, supervising children from ages 6- .
  • administer first aide or CPR if necessary, prepare food 2008 to 2012
  • Provided CPR/Lifeguard/First Aid/AED trainings to treatment center staff.
  • Provide first aid and cpr if needed
  • Trained as EMS First Responder, CPR, and Red Cross Lifeguard Enforced pool rules and performed water rescues when necessary
  • Stage certified: built stages for concerts and shows for soldiers and their families -First Aid/CPR/AED certified -CTC Manager/Supervisor Course
  • Supervised 7 - 9 year old campers Facilitated activities Certified in CPR/AED

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21. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Administered activities on weekend activities, for residents with Alzheimer's/Dementia.
  • Conducted training sessions for both family members and new hires on how to effectively communicate with persons with Alzheimer's and dementia
  • Implement and lead activities of therapeutic recreation according to monthly schedule and needs of the Alzheimer's and Dementia residents.
  • Facilitated leisure activities for 15 Alzheimer patients, served lunch and snack and fed patients who needed eating assistance.
  • Provide recreational activities for patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and/or Dementia Disorders in a long term care facility.
  • Worked with patients with dementia, Alzheimer's, and other mental health, or age related issues.
  • Assisted regional coordinator in creating Montessori based programs to meet the needs of Alzheimer's residents.
  • Assist in creation of resident programming for long term care units and Alzheimer s Unit.
  • Worked in long-term nursing home facility for older adults without and with Alzheimer's.
  • Assist in presenting and coordinating recreational programs for Assisted Living and Alzheimer s residents.
  • Interacted with residents diagnosed with Dementia, Alzheimer s, Schizophrenia, and Depression.
  • Provided a structured and meaningful activities program for persons with Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Worked with Alzheimer's residents, planning and supervising activities and art projects.
  • Lead and assisted in nursing home recreation activities specializing in Alzheimer's patients.
  • Experience working with clients with dementia, Alzheimer's, and physical handicaps.
  • Provided in room food service to both assisted living and the Alzheimer divisions.
  • Worked as a home companion for an elderly woman with Alzheimer's Dementia.
  • Manage residents with psychological needs such as Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Create recreational and therapeutic activities for clients with Dementia and Alzheimer's disorder
  • Lead activities with patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's and Dementia.

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22. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborated with medical staff to provide excellent patient care
  • Assisted in a holistic care program for monitoring and managing patient care in residential and nursing care settings.
  • Performed patient care duties of a nursing assistant to include: EKG's and admitting procedures
  • Monitored and logged patient care.
  • Evaluate, plan and implement patient care programs through utilization of selected therapeutic recreation procedures.
  • Develop individualized patient care plans.

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23. MWR

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Here's how MWR is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Provided customer service to soldiers requesting to use gaming systems, computers for internet usage and instruments provided by the MWR.
  • Established a Network with other local MWR and private sector youth activity programs to organize and sponsor leagues and tournaments.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply extensive knowledge of US Army FMWR standing policies and procedures to facilitate mission requirements.
  • Report attendance of co-workers and take reports of usage of various Sports and Recreation equipment through each FMWR facility.
  • Establish and maintain a close report with all elements of FMWR and Garrison agencies in scheduling events and projects.
  • Ensured all employees were aware of Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) and ODR/MWR Work Instructions and Flow Chart.
  • Assist the Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (FMWR) Department Program Manager in special events.
  • Coordinate large events/gatherings in accordance with MWR procedures, including reserving special locations, food & beverage and entertainment.
  • Analyze and evaluate special projects and action items and provides administrative support for Family and MWR Rally Point.
  • Assisted in the setup and operation of major MWR events, such as Oktoberfest and fund raising concerts.
  • Updated and implemented the MWR Bike Rental Agreement, maintain facility, rent/sign out equipment with minimal supervision.
  • Provide callers and patrons with information regarding inquiries about the facility and operations of the MWR organization.
  • Provide accurate information about the MWR fitness facilities and programs that are operated on a daily basis.
  • Assisted MWR Fitness Director with weekly/monthly attendance reports which helped lower manpower during low attendance periods.
  • Provide training to Family and MWR staff in procedures ensured with compliance with regulations.
  • Participated, created, and organized events hosted by our fitness facility and MWR.
  • Coordinated and hosted activities for FMWR patrons, scheduled and contracted instructors for classes.
  • Maintained the MWR facility for activities for military families to engage in activities.
  • Created, implemented and enforced MWR Released Liability Waiver Form for trips.
  • Assisted MWR Fitness Director with weekly/monthly budget reports which eliminated cost waste.

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24. Social Activities

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Here's how Social Activities is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Supervised children ages 6 and below; conducted learning exercises, facilitated group-based interaction with social activities, promoted physical fitness.
  • Coordinated social activities for residents of the assisted living and nursing care facility
  • Assisted handicapped and developmentally disabled persons during sports and other social activities
  • Worked independently on various social activities and recurring assignments.
  • Developed and implemented reoccurring and changing schedules for social activities, classes, and entertainment events at the base community center.
  • Assist patients to the recreation hall for bingo, fun social activities, and to give them a time of fun.
  • Assisted clients with social activities including Facebook and email accounts to connect with family.
  • Provide direct support and encourage residents to participate in the recreational and social activities.
  • Assist patients and residents in self-help skills and physical and social activities.
  • Interacted with residents to involve them with daily recreational/social activities and games.
  • Engage them in leisure and social activities according to their therapeutic need andtreatment plan.
  • Provide therapeutic group activities Develop and implement appropriate leisure and social activities to residents Collect and record data daily on group participation
  • Encourage residents to participate in recreational and social activities Perform one on one activities with residents

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25. Resolves Customer Complaints

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Here's how Resolves Customer Complaints is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Assure service is satisfactory; receives and resolves customer complaints and provides information of the facility.
  • Receive and resolves customer complaints.

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26. Group Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Lead individual or group therapy sessions as indicated on individualized treatment plan.
  • Attended group therapy sessions after art class that encompassed emotional support for patients.
  • Assisted in the collection of data and group therapy sessions.

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27. Rectrac

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Here's how Rectrac is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Cash handling, use of RecTrac and selling of ITT tickets were a part of my day to day responsibilities.
  • Used RecTrac computer software to update patron data; process equipment check out/check ins and locker rental data maintenance.
  • Set up recreation area for daily business; keyed up RecTrac systems and issued ticket inventory for daily sales.
  • Registered patron's in the RecTrac program on the computer as members of the senior center.
  • Route and plan the Senior Transportation schedules each day using both RecTrac Vermont Systems and MyRouteOnline.
  • Assist customers with class and fitness enrollment and facility registration, using Safari and RecTrac.
  • Complete knowledge and trained efficiently on RecTrac system with the task of training new employees.
  • Worked with RECTRAC information system to make reservations and check inventory of items 3.
  • Collect fees when appropriate, operate RecTrac system and complete appropriate documentation.
  • Enroll and verify eligibility for use of the facility using RecTrack.
  • Utilized the RecTrac system for entering patron information and making sales.
  • Operate RecTrac system to input all reservations and as POS.
  • Process monetary payments using RECTRAC System for facility programs.
  • Implemented the use of RecTrac software to processed transactions.
  • Utilize manager code for RecTrac system as needed.
  • Assisted in implementation of new RecTrac program.
  • Use of computer software (RecTrac).
  • Enroll patrons in classes using RecTrac software.
  • Utilized Rectrac database in recording patron information, locker and equipment rentals, and facility and site reservations.
  • Used register for collecting deposits or payments that had the Vermont Services Rectrac program on it.

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28. Sports Equipment

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Here's how Sports Equipment is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Assist university community members by issuing sports equipment for recreational purposes.
  • Issued sports equipment and completed required documentation for transaction.
  • Assist in the operational control of reception counter including the video, library, sports equipment and answering the phone inquiries.
  • Help students understand different types of sports equipment for instruction while giving them ideas on how class projects are set up.
  • Received, stored and issued sports equipment and supplies, and kept attendance records and scores at sporting events.
  • Provided a combination of counter checkout service and recreation duties with specific knowledge of sports equipment and facilities.
  • Assisted with rentals of sports equipment including: basketball, footballs, tennis rackets, games and puzzles.
  • Organized fund-raisers for children; Organized basketball tournaments & leagues; Kept inventory of sports equipment.
  • Rent boats, campers, sports equipment, grills, and other outdoor equipment.
  • Assisted in initiating purchase orders for any required sports equipment or supplies.
  • Inspected condition and ensured safe operation of boating and water sports equipment.
  • Managed inventory office, issued and ordered team uniforms and sports equipment.
  • Maintain and manage sports equipment, sports kit and sports materials.
  • Assisted guests checking sports equipment in/out and weight room area.
  • Issue sports equipment to students and patrons with valid ID.
  • Receive, store, and issue sports equipment and supplies.
  • Prepare the list of inventory of youth sports equipment.
  • Documented all sports equipment that was handed out.
  • Provide basic maintenance of boats and water sports equipment
  • Issue sports equipment to students and patrons.

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29. Ensure Safety

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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Served as point-person to patrons, provided program information, demonstrated equipment use, furthermore, enforced rules/regulations to ensure safety.
  • Executed proper stocks/inventory management solutions to ensure safety, cleanliness and upkeep of equipment and heavy materials stored in the warehouse.
  • Enforced rules and regulations used in recreational facility to ensure safety.
  • Monitored activities to ensure safety.
  • Monitor facility, athletic fields, and courts to ensure safety rules, requirements, and regulations are being followed.
  • Set up fitness equipment properly accordingly to an organized planned workout before a unit arrives to ensure safety.
  • Verify students' identification, monitor fitness center, gymnasium as well as equipment to ensure safety.
  • Transported and accompanied members to social events, to promote social interactions, and ensure safety.
  • Monitor fitness center and weight room areas to ensure safety of all patrons.
  • Shuttle children from school to park grounds and ensure safety as van driver.
  • Inspect equipment, facilities and play areas to ensure safety for public usage.
  • Maintained strict boundaries by adhering to treatment center rules to ensure safety.
  • Assisted in the inspection of sports facilities/programs to ensure safety compliance.
  • Provide emotional support, guidance, supervision, and ensure safety.
  • Worked in a team to ensure safety for all patrons.
  • Oversee pool to ensure safety.
  • Motivate and encourage residents to participate in recreational programs Manage stressful situations to ensure safety and well -being of residents
  • Interacted with elementary-aged youth in summer recreation program Supported children during swimming and play to ensure safety
  • Supervised the building throughout the day to ensure safety Fitness Floor Attendant.
  • Monitor and oversee youth participants Ensure safety of youth participants Conduct organized games and crafts

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30. Teen

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Here's how Teen is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Plan and implement activities and classes for all youth programs and camps targeting age groups from toddler to sixteen years old.
  • Directed intramural basketball program, growing it from four teams to fourteen teams, to the largest it has ever been.
  • Helped organize and staff after school camps, summer camps, sports programming and teen center and implement new ideas.
  • Created workshops for Children, Teens, Adults and Seniors that provided extra-curricular activities in art and community events.
  • Summer camp counselor supervising a number of youth activities and group field trips for campers ages six to fifteen.
  • Organized numerous activities for youth and teens include Arts & Crafts, Cooking Class and Teen Club.
  • Scheduled various events to provide teenagers with a safe, interactive environment to connect with their peers.
  • Presented proposals for Teen Center Girls Club, computer lab reorganization and city-wide Veteran's Day celebration.
  • Worked part-time as a teenager for Mathews County Parks & Recreation during summer breaks through college graduation.
  • Assisted staff with coordinating activities and events pertaining to Young Men of Promise and Supreme Teen.
  • Assisted in the social, recreational, and emotional development of preteens and teenage populations.
  • Assisted in the planning, developing, and implementation of programs for youths and teens.
  • Use creative abilities to organize and obtain fun activity for teens in the recreational center.
  • Designed a weekly teen night to provide activities for over 100 middle school students.
  • Screened and interviewed teens to become potential members to form an effective Youth Counsel.
  • Programmed youth and teen excursions to areas that would be both safe and entertaining.
  • Greeted guests and their families and coordinated events and activities for children and teens.
  • Assisted with various activities and programs, particularly those associated with the Teen Center.
  • Compiled daily, weekly and monthly statistical data for the Mott Teen center.
  • Assisted in supervising young children, tutoring, and administered teen awareness classes.

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31. Proper USE

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Here's how Proper USE is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Instructed children/youth on proper use of variety of equipment according to regulation; issued/received recreational equipment to authorized users.
  • Demonstrated proper use of equipment and ensured cleanliness in recreation center.
  • Managed and maintained equipment for the rock climbing wall and briefed climbers on proper use of equipment and safety while climbing.
  • Installed and conducted demonstrations of new equipment functions and taught informal classes to new users on the proper use of equipment.
  • Sustained a fun, yet fast paced environment, ensuring proper use and detect disruptive behavior with regards to alleys.
  • Instructed customers and monitored proper use of equipment and provides customers with assistance with workout routines.
  • Provided assistance and basic instruction to patrons in the proper use of exercise machines and equipment.
  • Monitored patrons using the facility, ensuring proper use of the equipment and enforcement of rules/policy.
  • Assisted in equipment set up/take down, demonstrated proper use of fitness equipment to ensure safety
  • Instructed customers in the proper use of equipment and programs within area of responsibility.
  • Ensured patrons were properly instructed on the proper use of equipment within the facility.
  • Interacted/assisted with youth activities and ensure the proper use of playground and equipment apparatus.
  • Assisted patrons with proper use of facility equipment and answered questions from all patrons.
  • Ensured proper use, maintenance, and upgrades of Technology Center/Center materials and equipment.
  • Trained to instruct patrons on proper use and technique of all fitness equipment.
  • Communicated the proper use and functionality for the equipment to all users.
  • Supervised proper use of conference rooms and a ballroom in the facility.
  • Assist patrons with fitness equipment instruct proper use of machines/body mechanics.
  • Provide instruction to customers on proper use of equipment and programs.
  • Assist with maintenance of equipment and ensure safe and proper use.

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32. Facility Rules

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Here's how Facility Rules is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Explained facility rules and safety procedures to participants.
  • Explained facility rules and encouraged participation.
  • Handle daily sales for exercise classes, maintain cleanliness of the facility, ensure dress code and facility rules are followed.
  • Greet new arrivals to facility, answer telephones, answer customer questions, and explain facility rules.
  • Assisted Center Director in planning, organizing, developing, scheduling, enforcing facility rules.
  • Greeted new arrivals, introduced them to other participants and explained facility rules.
  • Educate Patrons on equipment at Baker Fitness Center, while enforcing facility rules.
  • Enforced park and facility rules and called for appropriate assistance when necessary.
  • Greeted new arrivals to activities, introducing them to the otherparticipants, explained facility rules, and encouraged participation.
  • Informed guests about programs, facilities, equipment use and rental, facility rules and regulations and memberships and fees.
  • Keep the gym and cardio room clean Conduct walk through to make certain that facility rules and regulations are being followed.

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33. Program Participants

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Here's how Program Participants is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Recruited program participants and enhanced community-wide awareness of recreation center services.
  • Model appropriate behavior to motivate and inspire program participants.
  • Engage program participants in conversation aimed at encouraging socialization.
  • Planned classroom instructional time for program participants.
  • Maintained a positive environment for program participants.
  • Instructed and supervised program participants.
  • Carry out assigned phases of designated activity applying an understanding of the interest and needs of the program participants.
  • Planned, coordinated, and conducted activities for program participants based on observed needs of individual children/youth.
  • Observed program participants for signs that may indicate abuse or neglect and reports as directed.
  • Implemented active treatment plans for program participants, both inside and outside of building.
  • Analyzed, recorded, and reported data from survey distributed to program participants.
  • Provided direct leadership, guidance, and support to the program participants.
  • Provide onsite supervision to program participants in specific areas; lead program participants in recreation activities in assigned areas.
  • Engage program participants in individualized recreational activities, Lead program participants in age-appropriate games.
  • Transported program participants to various events through out Montgomery County.
  • Lead or assist with recreation programs, activities, classes and special events, prepares and upervising recreation program participants.
  • Program participants ranged from 80-380 participants Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Supervised recreation program participants on site and on field trips.

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34. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Documented residents activities, MDS/Quarterly's, identify any problems, and any actions needed for the success of the residents.
  • Job responsibilities included: * Assisted with admission assessments, clinical responsibilities: MDS, Care Plan and progress notes.
  • Conducted assessments, participation logs, MDS's, care planning and weekly progress notes for a 30-bed unit.
  • Assisted in the preparation in the MDS reports and prepared the schedules for the residents' community outings.
  • Participate in care conferences; write care plans, complete MDS forms, discharge summaries and initial assessments.
  • Assist with admission assessments, MDS, Progress note, care plans, and discharge summaries.
  • Conducted admission assessments and clinical responsibilities: MDS, care plans and progress notes.
  • Complete MDS assessments upon admittance, annually, and for significant changes.
  • Complete MDS and discharge papers through data entry and certified documentation procedures.
  • Developed recreation care plans for MDS requirements concerning our skilled care residents.
  • Completed MDS, care-plans, and progress notes for each patient.
  • Complete residents quarterly and annual MDS assessments and progression notes.
  • Administered Director with MDS reports and progress notes.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of MDS 3.0.
  • Completed MDS and UDS for residents
  • organize and lead group activities for senior citizens -Annual and Quarterly MDS, Progress notes and Care Plans
  • Care planning, progress notes, echarts, MDS's and CAA's.

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35. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Instructed safety classes, demonstrated new equipment operation and provided information on the various other equipment usage.
  • Demonstrated new equipment and provided safety instruction to customers.
  • Assisted patrons in the use of the facility by checking out equipment, provided safety instruction, and demonstrated new equipment.
  • Demonstrated new equipment and/or use of current equipment & recreation aides.
  • Demonstrate the use of new equipment and safety regulations.
  • Demonstrate new equipment, teaching etc.
  • Ensured that in-house inventories were completed on schedule and forecasted quarterly for new equipment items.
  • Demonstrated new equipment and taught classes.

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36. New Arrivals

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Here's how New Arrivals is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Greeted new arrivals to activities and encouraged, participation.
  • Greet new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants.
  • Greet new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants, explaining facilityrules, and encouraging participation.
  • Greet new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants and sharing programing information.
  • Greet members and new arrivals Check for identification/ ID badges Assist members with recreational games
  • Greeted new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants, explaining facility rules, and encouraging participation.

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37. Activity Programs

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Here's how Activity Programs is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Monitored programs, tabulated results, implemented appropriate enhancements or corrective actions and organized/directed activity programs and special projects.
  • Plan and facilitate various group and individual activity programs.
  • Planned and implemented recreational activity programs for various clients.
  • Assist recreation director in implementing activity programs.
  • Develop activity programs for resident patients.
  • POSITION SUMMARY: The Recreation Assistant assists in the planning, organizing, and directing activity programs for customers.
  • Transport residents and conduct daily activity programs in a pleasant, professional and energized manner.
  • Instructed Exercise classes, Presents activity programs, ambulate residents to and from activities.
  • Planned, developed, organized, implemented, and assisted with activity programs.
  • Assisted in planning, organizing, and directing activity programs for residents.
  • Create new daily activity programs for high and low functioning residents.
  • Assist nursing home nurses in developing activity programs for residents.
  • Assist in developing activity programs for Day Care clients.
  • Assist in planning and implementing activity programs.
  • Designed, developed and facilitated activity programs to stimulate and enhance resident s psychosocial well-being.
  • Assisted with transporting, communicating and setting up for activity programs in Nursing Home on a daily basis.

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38. Leisure Activities

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Here's how Leisure Activities is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Implemented innovative leisure activities that encouraged the advancement of social, cognitive, and physical abilities.
  • Counseled and encouraged residents to develop leisure activities.
  • Assisted patient/customer with independent leisure activities.
  • Helped plan, promote, organize, and provide instruction in specialized athletic, recreation, and leisure activities.
  • Accompanied bus drivers on field trips and other child centered leisure activities to assist with each child's comfort.
  • Conducted in-service for nursing staff on leisure activities to provide for patients.
  • Support residents in cognitive stimulation as well as leisure activities.
  • Engage the patients in a variety of leisure activities.
  • Provided leisure activities for soldiers and their families.
  • Help organize outings such as Special Olympics participation Ensured residents were provided with enjoyable leisure activities Field Work
  • Provided leisure activities for the youth with autism and developmental disabilities Assist residents on community outings.
  • Encouraged patients to get involved in health-promoting leisure activities such as sports,games, arts and crafts, and music.
  • Provided quality leisure activities throughout the day; including playing games, arts and crafts and communityoutings.

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39. Summer Program

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Here's how Summer Program is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Summer program, organized recreational sports leagues at various locations, instructed participants in a variety of fun educational activities
  • Provide exceptional internal and external customer service to co-workers, summer program participants and families.
  • Reviewed documents to approve eligibility of City of Houston summer programs.
  • Supervised children that participated in summer program.
  • Coordinate children summer program activities.
  • Processed applications for summer programs.
  • Provide assistance to the coaches in providing recreational activities for the youth participating in the summer program at the recreation facility.
  • Assist the recreation instructor with age appropriate educational activities as well as physical recreational activities for children in the summer program.
  • Lead recreational summer programs for young children of a variety of cultural backgrounds and behavioral needs in an engaging and energetic manner
  • Greeted and welcomed guests visiting Georgia State ParkProvided guided interactive tours to youth from local summer programs within the county.
  • Supervised and mentored school aged children via educational tutoring and sports activities in after school and summer programs.
  • Developed weekly schedules for summer program attendees, oversaw summer school program and activities for the recreational facility.
  • Supervised to over 50 children during after-school and summer programs along with field trips to different locations.
  • Planned, implemented, and evaluated over 100 summer programs along with special events for community.
  • Assist with a wide range of programs, including after school enrichment and summer programs.
  • Assisted in the purchasing of uniforms and equipment for our leagues and summer programs.
  • Established and built relationships with urban youth in the city-wide after-school and summer programs.
  • Assisted with after school and summer programs for city youth and senior citizens.
  • Assisted coordinator in the development of the summer program activities and snacks.
  • Write daily and weekly lesson plans for after school and summer programs.

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40. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Developed lesson plans for actively participated in activities attached to program and class.
  • Supervised children, distributed snack, worked one on one with children, and conducted enrichment activities, implemented lesson plans.
  • Summer Camp Director: Supervise staff, program lesson plans and activities for children ages 5-12 and monitor camp budget.
  • Organized, planned & executed lesson plans for summer camp programs and community events throughout the year.
  • Supervised staff of 5 to 10 people in order to create lesson plans and trips for students.
  • Created lesson plans to promote critical thinking and creativity for ages 3-12 years of age.
  • Developed and implemented recreational programs and lesson plans for group of 50+school aged children.
  • Developed lesson plans and conducted arts and crafts, games and snacks weekly.
  • Create and develop lesson plans to use with the children in our program.
  • Attended weekly meetings for debriefing and create lesson plans for each camp day.
  • Developed, instructed and adapted lesson plans in English, Mathematics and Science.
  • Assisted in the planning of weekly lesson plans.
  • Create and implement educational lesson plans and activities.
  • Develop lesson plans for each training session.
  • Created and implemented lesson plans for a pre-school of 20 participants.
  • Supervised various age groups from grades 1-5 Assisted students with homework and classroom activities Implemented lesson plans for the month

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41. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Developed classroom presentations utilizing PowerPoint and similar applications.
  • Utilized Microsoft Office 365 (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) to generate administrative forms, spreadsheets and visual presentations.
  • Experienced in the following computer applications: Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Prepared correspondence and reports using Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Created Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint and Word documents for Director and Assistant Director.
  • Conducted cash handling and cash register training using Microsoft PowerPoint and a hands-on approach.
  • Executed projects by using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Help with PowerPoint presentations for training.
  • Operate a computer (Microsoft Work, Excel, CYMS computer program, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Internet Explorer).

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42. Recreation Areas

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Here's how Recreation Areas is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Set up recreation areas for scheduled physical fitness activities while establishing safety systems for indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Scheduled reservations for the utilization recreation areas and facilities.
  • Ensured proper operation and maintenance of fitness equipment and facilities; set up recreation areas for scheduled activities.
  • Evaluate recreation areas, facilities, and services to determine if they are producing desired results.
  • General labor functions including: Mowing grass, trimming trees, beautifying surrounding recreation areas.
  • Provide quick emergency response to recreation areas and a moment's notice.
  • Maintain recreation areas by checking for safety, cleanliness, and repairs.
  • Provide general supervision of the recreation areas; enforce rules and regulations.
  • Evaluate the safety and recreation areas, facilities, and services.

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43. General Instructions

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Here's how General Instructions is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Provided in-depth information, general instructions and demonstrations on equipment usage, facilities and machinery.
  • Provide information and general instructions concerning us of equipment and facility.
  • Provide information and general instructions concerning trips, events, activities, use of equipment, and facilities.
  • Brief Clients in providing them with general instructions on the proper usage of equipment.
  • Provided information and general instructions on the use of equipment, facilities and machinery.
  • Provide information and general instructions for the use of facilities.

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44. Morale

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Here's how Morale is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Initiated and organized Command morale functions.
  • Provided a wide variety of customer support inherent to the fitness center and military morale and welfare.
  • Provided all branches of military an ideal place to build morale, recreation, and welfare.
  • Ensured that morale was exhibited during all events on base.
  • Participated in sports and morale events with veterans.
  • Socialized with the residents to improve morale.
  • Helped build morale within the workplace especially in the face of opposition.Analyzed departmental documents for appropriate distribution and filing.
  • Worked in Navy Region Southeast (NRSE) Morale Welfare and Recreation Program Handled Cash and performed mathematical calculations.

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45. Military Personnel

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Here's how Military Personnel is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Conduct presentations to military personnel, families and Department of Defense personnel to ensure awareness of policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Ensured fitness assessment equipment was procured, maintained, and replaced/repaired as needed to facilitate daily testing of military personnel.
  • Rented various outdoor recreational equipment to Active duty and retired military personnel.
  • Assisted Military personnel with routine operations of fast paced fitness center facility.
  • Administered bi-annual health and fitness evaluations for military personnel.
  • Administered physical fitness assessment tests for military personnel.
  • Coordinate trips for military personnel and family.
  • Explain physical readiness requirements to military personnel.
  • Supervised team of 10 recreation assistants and seven military personnel in promoting healthy quality of life and conducting fitness training classes.
  • Led outdoor adventures for military personnel and their families such as: kayaking, white water rafting and land-sailing.
  • Ensured that patrons sign in and out of the implementation of circuit courses for Military Personnel and Civilians.
  • Scheduled, coordinated, and assigned work to employees, volunteers, and/or military personnel.
  • Communicated with vendors, contractors, clients and military personnel on a daily basis.
  • Assisted and trained military personnel, military family members, civilians and DoD employees.
  • Planned and marketed major events for military personnel and civilians on base.
  • Briefed staff and military personnel on proper form and rules of engagement.
  • Help coordinate golf tournaments with both civilian and military personnel.

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46. Gym Equipment

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Here's how Gym Equipment is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Ensured gym equipment was hygienic using various cleaning methods and products* Conducted routine safety inspections on equipment
  • Maintained and enabled gym patrons with gym equipment and kept inventory on gym equipment.
  • Assisted personal trainers in logging maintenance done to each piece of gym equipment.
  • Supervised gym patrons in safe and appropriate use of the gym equipment.
  • Maintain equipment repair & maintenance of gym equipment as needed.
  • Instruct members in the proper use the gym equipment.
  • Maintained facility and assist with maintenance of gym equipment.
  • Conducted training for proper gym equipment use.
  • Maintained gym equipment and the gym itself.
  • Maintain all gym equipment and facilities.
  • Monitored office and gym equipment.
  • Stocked and organized gym equipment.
  • Assist students checking out gym equipment Resolve any student concerns in a hospitable and efficient manner
  • Collected duesMaintained building, gym equipment, and weight equipmentTrained members to properly use equipment

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47. Sports Events

low Demand
Here's how Sports Events is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Monitored spectators and participants at sports events to ensure orderly conduct.
  • Scheduled and provided preparation and continued assistance with sports events.
  • Organize and assisted with sports tournaments setting up playing fields/courts for sports events, tournaments, and practice games.
  • Documented sports events, community activities and social outings with SLR digital camera for archival and media promotion.
  • Scheduled activities, coordinated with supervisors and others to avoid conflicts of scheduled sports events.
  • Prepared equipment, facilities, and playing fields for sports events.
  • Helped plan and support sports events and family day functions.
  • Implement a variety of cultural, community and sports events.
  • Maintained team roster forms for sports events.
  • Assist in Youth / Intramural Sports Events.
  • organized sports events, lifeguard, transportation, dormitory supervised, counseled, administered medications, nursing duties
  • Organize and schedule sports events as ordered by the sports management.
  • Cleaned sports equipment, Scored Sports events, Organized Gymnasiun
  • Led teambuilding activities Coordinated sports events Organized arts and crafts activities Demonstrated a positive attitude Participated in faculty meetings

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48. Weight Training

low Demand
Here's how Weight Training is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Job Description- provided instruction to participants engaged in sporting activities such as basketball, weight training, volleyball, etc.
  • Provide orientation for health and fitness in relation to weight training and/or cardiovascular fitness.
  • Be knowledgeable in exercise trends and new technology in weight training and equipment.
  • Assisted participants with weight training ensuring proper form and techniques to avoid injury.
  • Provided safe and effective instruction of all cardiovascular and weight training equipment.
  • Cleaned weight training machines and ensured they were in proper working order.
  • Lead boot camp training consisting of cardiovascular and weight training.
  • Conducted group weight training classes and indoor cycling classes.

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49. Monthly Calendar

low Demand
Here's how Monthly Calendar is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Generate monthly calendar of events for recreation department to enhance social development and recreation activity.
  • Planned monthly calendar of activities for patients on a rehabilitation and ventilator unit.
  • Prepared monthly calendar of activities visible to residents and visitors.
  • Organized monthly calendar of events as approved by Recreational Supervisor.
  • Conduct daily recreational activities and planning for monthly calendar.
  • Collaborated with Lead Recreation Therapist on monthly calendars.
  • Prepared facility newsletters and planned monthly calendar.
  • Developed monthly calendars of age appropriate activities and lesson plans for activities within four service areas of Child and Youth Services.
  • Develop monthly calendar of events: design and implement the daily schedule, ensure that all planned activities are implemented.
  • Assist the Recreational Therapist in planning the monthly calendar of social activities for the lodgers at the facility.
  • Assisted with the development of a weekly schedule and monthly calendar of activities and community outings.
  • Organize, direct and publicize ongoing programs to include monthly calendars through marketing specialists.
  • Assist in daily therapeutic activities for the elderly, prepare monthly calendar of events.
  • Planned, Prepared, and Performed Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Calendars.
  • Prepared the daily and monthly calendars and monitored the MDS for units.
  • Planned and created monthly calendar of activities for the social club.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly calendar of events and recreational activities.
  • Assisted the director with creating and planning monthly calendar events.
  • Provided monthly calendars for additional idea's for new activities.
  • Utilize computer skills to plan monthly calendar for daily itinerary.

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50. Telephone Calls

low Demand
Here's how Telephone Calls is used in Recreation Assistant jobs:
  • Welcomed visitors and answered incoming telephone calls notified patrons of activity schedules and registration requirements.
  • Welcomed visitors and answers incoming telephone calls.
  • Greeted visitors and received telephone calls for the facility, often training new employees on how to appropriately do the same.
  • Answer all external telephone calls; taking messages, coordinate call backs, transferring calls and/or provide information as needed.
  • Receive visitors, screen and field incoming telephone calls, and direct inquires to proper departments and other buildings.
  • Answer telephone calls and customer inquiries on cost, availability, policies, and procedures of facilities.
  • Answer telephone calls and give information to callers, take messages, and transfer calls appropriately.
  • Provided customer service, answered telephone calls, and assisted with activity room reservations.
  • Document telephone calls and other contacts regarding issues.
  • Handle vast amounts of telephone calls.
  • Answered telephone calls when asked.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls with professional and knowledgeableresponses.
  • Greeted students, answered telephone calls and made appointments on the computer for students to see their advisor.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Recreation Assistant

Recreational Facilities25.4%
Customer Service14.7%
Special Events11%
Recreation Programs5.5%
Recreational Activities5.3%
Daily Activities4.4%
Front Desk4%
Staff Members2.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Recreation Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Recreational Facilities
Recreational Facilities
18.8%
18.8%
2
2
Customer Service
Customer Service
10.9%
10.9%
3
3
Special Events
Special Events
8.1%
8.1%
4
4
Recreation Programs
Recreation Programs
4.1%
4.1%
5
5
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
3.9%
3.9%
6
6
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
3.2%
3.2%
7
7
Front Desk
Front Desk
2.9%
2.9%
8
8
Staff Members
Staff Members
2%
2%
9
9
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
2%
2%
10
10
Dementia
Dementia
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Recreation Equipment
Recreation Equipment
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Fitness Assessments
Fitness Assessments
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Sports Activities
Sports Activities
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Special Needs
Special Needs
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Recreation Department
Recreation Department
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
CPR
CPR
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Patient Care
Patient Care
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
MWR
MWR
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Social Activities
Social Activities
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Resolves Customer Complaints
Resolves Customer Complaints
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Group Therapy Sessions
Group Therapy Sessions
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Rectrac
Rectrac
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Sports Equipment
Sports Equipment
1%
1%
29
29
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
1%
1%
30
30
Teen
Teen
1%
1%
31
31
Proper USE
Proper USE
1%
1%
32
32
Facility Rules
Facility Rules
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Program Participants
Program Participants
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
MDS
MDS
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
New Arrivals
New Arrivals
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Activity Programs
Activity Programs
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Leisure Activities
Leisure Activities
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Summer Program
Summer Program
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Recreation Areas
Recreation Areas
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
General Instructions
General Instructions
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Morale
Morale
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Military Personnel
Military Personnel
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Gym Equipment
Gym Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Sports Events
Sports Events
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Weight Training
Weight Training
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Monthly Calendar
Monthly Calendar
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Telephone Calls
Telephone Calls
0.6%
0.6%

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