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Maintenance      Wages beginning at $10–$16 per hour
Recreation Wages beginning at $8.55 - $15.25 per hour
Lifeguards Wages beginning at $10.25 - $10.75 per hour
*plus bonuses

Upcoming Events


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Future Development

Falls Park West Master Plan

The overall master plan for Falls Park West better connects visitors to Falls Park, Phillips Avenue, and the Big Sioux River while also providing opportunities for gathering and circulation throughout the space.

Midco Aquatic Center

Construction of the city’s first indoor aquatic center is underway at Spellerberg Park, and the new Midco® Aquatic Center will open in the fall of 2016.

News Releases

Enter a Float in the Mayor’s 4th of July Parade! Parks & Recreation
The City of Sioux Falls is seeking entrants for the 4th of July Parade to help celebrate the nation’s birthday. Local businesses, civic organizations, military groups, marching bands, clubs, and others are
Session 2: Swim Lessons Registration Opens at 5 p.m. June 29 Pools | Aquatics
Registration for Session 2 of Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation swim lessons begins at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Participants have two registration options
Public Invited to Tour the Midco® Aquatic Center! Parks & Recreation
The public is invited to tour the Midco® Aquatic Center currently under construction at Spellerberg Park. The tour and public open house will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, from 5:30 to 7:30
Join us for Kids’ Nite in the Park Parks & Recreation
Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host free summer fun for the entire family at the Kids’ Nite in the Park event scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, 2016, between the hours of 5–8 p.m.
Join Mayor Mike Huether for the 4th of July Family Parade and Picnic Parks & Recreation
Celebrate our nation’s Independence Day with Mayor Mike Huether on Monday, July 4, 2016, at the 4th of July Family Parade and Picnic at Falls Park. This event will feature a free lunch for the
Riverdale Park Pickleball Courts Are Ready for Play! Parks & Recreation
The Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the completion of the first permanent outdoor pickleball court complex in the Sioux Falls park system. The six-court complex