Lincoln Parks and Rec seeking seasonal volunteers

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department is seeking volunteers for a variety of events and activities this spring and summer.

The department has many different volunteering opportunities that will begin this spring.

Adopt a park, trail or landscape: Organizations can clean and maintain park areas for one-year sessions.  Call the Parks and Recreation office at 402-441-7847 for more information.

Swim and dive teams: Volunteers will help swim and dive coaches with practice, drills, skill development and supervision of meets.  Call the Aquatics Office at 402-441-7960 for more information.

Special Olympics: The Shooting Stars Special Olympics Team needs coaches, Unified Partners, practice assistants and general supervisors.  Year-round positions are available at various locations.  Contact the Easterday Recreation Center at 402-441-7977 for more information.

Pioneers Park Nature Center: Volunteers are needed for garden maintenance, visitor services and special events.  Call the Nature Center at 402-441-7895 for more information.

Recreation centers: Volunteers are needed to help with the recreation program.  Call recreation coordinator Dan Payzant at 402-441-7959 for more information.

Public gardens: Volunteers will either help share horticulture knowledge with visitors or give tours at Sunken Gardens, Hamann Rose Garden and the Rotary Strolling Garden.

More information on volunteering can be found at

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