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The waterpark is scheduled to open on June 19. 
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Lance Welliver
Butler County Parks and Recreation

Alameda Waterpark will have a delayed opening until more lifeguards are hired 

BUTLER COUNTY, PA (May 28, 2021) - Butler County Parks and Recreation’s Alameda Waterpark will have a delayed opening to the public, as a result of insufficient lifeguards on duty. The temporary delay could range anywhere from one to two weeks, with the goal of being opened by June 19, 2021.

“So many businesses have been impacted by this pandemic, and are struggling to find employees. Alameda Waterpark is a highly-visited attraction in Butler, and we wanted to offer extra benefit opportunities to those who are qualified to be a lifeguard. It’s our job to support our citizens and help in any way we can,” said Leslie Osche, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for Butler County.

Residents who have a seasonal pool pass to Alameda Waterpark will receive an extra $50.00 punch card that can be used as a gift or to bring additional guests.

The new program will provide approximately $1,600.00 in incentives in addition to an employee's hourly rate of $10.00-$12.00, plus additional bonus opportunities. The incentives include certification fees, referrals, a complimentary family pool pass and more. This new incentive program was created in effort to attract high school and college age lifeguards as well as retirees who are interested in working at Alameda Waterpark throughout the summer months. Lifeguard training is planned for the week of June 7-12.

More information about the lifeguard incentive program can be found at Butler County Parks and Recreation’s website and interested applicants can apply at offering a variety of special incentives for new lifeguards.



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The mission of the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide safe, clean and beautiful facilities, parks, and open spaces, along with professionally managed recreation activities for all people.

Services shall be provided to enrich the quality of life for local citizens and to provide economic value through facilities, which create tourism and encourage long-term community stability and growth. In order to facilitate this goal, the Parks and Recreation Department for the County of Butler continually offers new and exciting. 
Lance Welliver 
Hunter Berneburg
Program Manager

The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department operates year-round, bringing the residents of Butler County quality and affordable recreational opportunities.

Many of the programs that are offered by the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department have a minimum or maximum participant requirement and registration deadlines. If you are interested in attending a program or class, be sure to register early. The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department has a no-refund policy for all programs and rentals not cancelled by the Department; including Alameda Waterpark admissions and aquatic programs.

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