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Recreation Managers are found in community centers, leisure facilities and residential homes for seniors or disabled people. Their role consists of planning recreation programs, promoting special events and activities, preparing reports, recruiting and training employees, developing budgets, and getting sponsorship. A successful resume sample for Recreation Manager should showcase qualifications such as leadership, recreation activities experience, communication and interpersonal skills, organization, budgeting, and computer competencies. Employers select resumes making display of a degree in recreation or leisure management.

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Recreation Manager

Managed, hired and trained a team of 20+ activity attendants and two activity supervisors.

  • Maintained guest satisfaction while booking and staffing approximately 20 parties each weekend. Helped to increase birthday party revenue by 25% within my first fiscal year.
  • Created, organized and marketed daily activities and events for guests to enjoy.
  • Evaluated employees on job performance, work ethic, and attendance.
  • Produced a scheduling system to minimize associate hours while keeping the integrity of the department.
  • Identified and approached, in a proactive and guest friendly way, potential guest issues and solutions.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communication
2

Recreation Manager

Reassigned by the General Manager to assist with merging the Recreation Department into the Rooms Department.

  • Restructured the Recreation Department by decentralizing the organizational structure.
  • Implemented new procedures with the goal of streamlining communication and lifting our service standards
  • Created new staffing guidelines to ensure that our service standards were attainable.
  • Assisted with all facets of the budget.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Hospitality Management
3

Sports/recreation Manager & CPT

Responsible for the maintenance & upkeep of all fitness equipment, machines, weights on the Air Force Base gym.

  • Assisted personnel, staff, and civilians with many diverse sports recreation activities and tailored workout programs.
  • Personally trained and supervised Air Force personnel to meet their health and fitness goals on the gym floor.
  • Managed inventory, handled weekly invoicing/billing, opening and closing of the gym facility, and supervised 8 employees in at the Air Force Base recreational department.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Exercise Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
4

Recreation Manager-community Programming & Special Events/special Events Director

Community recreation program development and implementation: Teens, Active Adults, Athletics and City Wide Special Events

  • Planned, coordinated and conducted Community wide and departmental special events.
  • Coordinated all phases of City's Performing Arts and Cultural Arts Programs
  • Booked and administered contracts and agreements with performers, vendors and agents.
  • City liaison for various community organizations and agencies.
  • Designed marketing and promotional materials.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
BA
Communications And Public Relations
5

Group / Corporate Recreation Manager

  • Head of Group Recreation Department at a AAA ranked 4 Diamond Resort
  • Developed, marketed, sold, planned, organized, implemented, facilitated and evaluated corporate recreation
  • Recruited, hired, trained, and supervised Assistant Group Manager, interns, and recreation aides (3-25 people)
  • Restructured and updated the department with customer service, time management, and problem solving skills
  • Produced "Zero-based" budget for department in excess of $200,000, increasing profit margins
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
6

Recreation Manager

Successfully established the hotel's first recreation department as a Renaissance Resort.

  • Created the first camp Eden Roc Kids Program for ages five through twelve years for Marriot International. Daily activities included arts and crafts, swimming, outdoor/indoor games and movies.
  • Planned and orchestrated all departmental recreation resort activities including ping pong, badminton, crochet, kite flying, beach arts/crafts, poolside bingo, beach volleyball, sandcastle building and scavenger hunts.
  • Facilitated teambuilding programs for groups and conventions
  • Supervised the pool and beach recreation attendants and camp counselors
  • Contracted and assisted with the operations of Playtime Water Sports" an outside vendor including wave runners, parasailing and other watercraft on the beach resort.
  • Administered staff scheduling and payroll
  • Managed the operations of pool side Cabana rental, recreation station (pool hut); kickboards, water noodles, board games
  • Assigned staff to accomplish setting up umbrellas, chairs, cabinets and towels for hotel guest as well as solicit food, beverages and other retail products.
  • Maintained established budget
  • Contracted and assisted with the operations of Playtime Water Sports" an outside vendor including wave runners, parasailing and other watercraft on the beach resort.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Health Science
7

Recreation Manager

Responsible for all aspects of the daily operations of the Recreation Department including the hiring and management of approximately 30 employees

  • Managed third party service providers and vendors, including initial and ongoing due diligence and contract negotiations
  • Worked with sales team to close new business resulting in achieving sales goals
  • Successfully organized on a routine basis the logistical support for large-scale (e.g. 1,000 attendees) team building events
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Management
8

Recreation Manager

  • Hired and trained a staff of over 25 individuals to successfully run the recreation department at [company name].
  • Reconciled monthly and annual purchase orders/ sales inventory within budgetary guidelines for all resort recreation
  • Coordinated guest activities including children and adult swim lessons, aerobic classes, and recreation.
  • Oversaw safety of all year round resort members, served as CPR/First Aid/AED/Oxygen Administration-Certified Lifeguard
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
9

Recreation Manager

  • Created a successful program including kids camp, daily activities and group recreation
  • Implemented inter - department team building
  • Organized and directed the 1st annual "Bike the Neck" 5K raising $2000 for bike path construction for the community of Litchfield Beach, SC
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Public, Interpersonal, Organizational
10

Recreation Manager

Prepared weekly schedules and lead monthly team meetings.

  • Hired, trained, and enforced disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Maintained appropriate levels and process end of month inventory.
  • Enhanced overall operations of the Recreation department to include updating new hire training manual, implementing new standard operating procedures, and creating new policies to ensure the highest customer service is upheld.
  • Created new revenue opportunities to include fencing instruction and merchandising.
  • Assisted in various Resort departments including, Housekeeping, Front Office, and Banquets, during high occupancy.
  • Marketed and implemented Corporate Team Building events, Birthday parties, USTA Tennis Tournaments, Specialty Children Programs, and Resort Holiday functions including Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Halloween, and Christmas, for up to 1,000 Resort Guests, Members, and Employees.
  • Trained in Delphi, E-Times, SMS HOST, and POS programs.
  • Created a "Media Room" at Innisbrook Resort for Guests and Members.
  • Appointed member to Innisbrook's Promise Committee, Safety Committee, and to lead annual Can Food Drive.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Recreation Management
MA
International Business

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