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ICE RINK MANAGER, IN-DEPTH: Always Enjoyed Skating

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Alyssa goes into detail about what she likes about her job and some of the hardships she encounters that are out of her control. She explains how she first got involved with working at an ice rink and how she never expected to be working at one. Alyssa explains some of the key decisions she made, the difficulty of getting a job and her personal work-life balance.

School: Tulane University ; Miami University
Degree: Psychology - Sports Psychology - Environmental Studies
Job Title: Manager
Employer: Belmont Iceland

Job Summary: Recreation Workers

Job Description

Recreation workers design and lead leisure activities for groups in volunteer agencies or recreation facilities, such as playgrounds, parks, camps and senior centers. They may lead activities in areas such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, and camping.

On-the-Job Training

Depending on the type of role, there may be some on-the-job training.

Certification Requirement
Depending on the position, certification may be required by the National Recreation and Park Administration (NRPA).

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$15,000 - $40,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
15 to 25 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular, Part-time, Seasonal
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Physically demanding, Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Office, Outdoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Leadership ability, Problem solving skills, Public speaking ability, Strength/stamina, Verbal communication skills

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m='27440'>can</span> <span m='27600'>be</span> <span m='27720'>a</span> <span m='27760'>whole</span> <span m='27970'>lot</span> <span m='28150'>of</span> <span m='28240'>fun.</span> <span m='29766'>I</span> <span m='30208'>also</span> <span m='30660'>really</span> <span m='31040'>enjoy</span> <span m='32340'>teaching</span> <span m='32770'>skating.</span> <span m='33210'>So</span> <span m='33300'>I</span> <span m='33370'>like</span> <span m='33610'>being</span> <span m='33760'>able</span> <span m='33930'>to</span> <span m='34040'>get</span> <span m='34180'>out</span> <span m='34370'>on</span> <span m='34500'>the</span> <span m='34580'>ice</span> <span m='35580'>and</span> <span m='35730'>participate</span> <span m='36360'>in</span> <span m='36470'>some of the</span> <span m='36750'>activities</span> <span m='37075'>on</span> <span m='37400'>the ice.</span> </p><p><span m='38260'>Some</span> <span m='38580'>of the things</span> <span m='38870'>I</span> <span m='39240'>don't</span> <span m='39550'>enjoy--</span> <span m='41410'>because</span> <span m='41850'>I</span> <span m='41910'>don't</span> <span m='42110'>have</span> <span m='42320'>much</span> <span m='42500'>of</span> <span m='42600'>a</span> <span m='42650'>mechanical</span> <span m='43100'>background,</span> <span m='43790'>I</span> <span m='44110'>really</span> <span m='44710'>dread</span> <span m='45210'>when</span> <span m='45430'>things</span> <span m='46550'>break</span> <span m='47000'>or</span> <span m='47200'>don't</span> <span m='47520'>work.</span> <span m='49230'>Also,</span> <span m='49700'>it's</span> <span m='50080'>not</span> <span m='50260'>as</span> <span m='50370'>much</span> <span m='50590'>fun</span> <span m='50950'>to</span> <span m='51070'>deal</span> <span m='51330'>with</span> <span m='51510'>customers</span> <span m='52210'>who</span> <span m='52890'>aren't</span> <span m='53230'>as</span> <span m='53390'>happy</span> <span m='54750'>and</span> <span m='54830'>try</span> <span m='55000'>to</span> <span m='55080'>address</span> <span m='55410'>their</span> <span m='55700'>issues,</span> <span m='57440'>calm</span> <span m='57740'>them</span> <span m='57900'>down</span> <span m='58210'>when</span> <span m='58330'>they're</span> <span m='58470'>really</span> <span m='58760'>upset.</span> <span m='60450'>I've</span> <span m='60920'>learned</span> <span m='62030'>through</span> <span m='62290'>experience</span> <span m='63330'>that</span> <span m='63800'>there</span> <span m='63900'>are</span> <span m='64019'>a</span> <span m='64080'>lot</span> <span m='64260'>of</span> <span m='64379'>things</span> <span m='64599'>you</span> <span m='64739'>can</span> <span m='64959'>do</span> <span m='65170'>ahead</span> <span m='65450'>of</span> <span m='65570'>time</span> <span m='66160'>in</span> <span m='67280'>communicating</span> <span m='67970'>about</span> <span m='68260'>your</span> <span m='68370'>program</span> <span m='68840'>that</span> <span m='69010'>sort</span> <span m='69140'>of</span> <span m='69220'>helps</span> <span m='69640'>diminish</span> <span m='70180'>the</span> <span m='70300'>possibility</span> <span m='71140'>that</span> <span m='71310'>people</span> <span m='71730'>will be</span> <span m='72040'>upset</span> <span m='72410'>or</span> <span m='72510'>unhappy.</span> <span m='73040'>But</span> <span m='73350'>sometimes,</span> <span m='73860'>you</span> <span m='73970'>still</span> <span m='74290'>just</span> <span m='74570'>get</span> <span m='75850'>people</span> <span m='76300'>whose</span> <span m='76650'>expectations</span> <span m='77480'>you</span> <span m='77570'>didn't</span> <span m='77880'>meet.</span> <span m='78230'>And that's</span> <span m='78540'>not</span> <span m='78760'>as</span> <span m='78850'>much</span> <span m='79070'>fun</span> <span m='80060'>to</span> <span m='80240'>deal</span> <span m='80500'>with.</span> </p><p><span m='81360'>Some</span> <span m='81560'>of</span> <span m='81630'>the</span> <span 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<span m='93920'>to</span> <span m='94090'>help</span> <span m='94470'>pay</span> <span m='95480'>for</span> <span m='96070'>my</span> <span m='96280'>degree.</span> <span m='98070'>But</span> <span m='98200'>I</span> <span m='98260'>got</span> <span m='98480'>a</span> <span m='98540'>job</span> <span m='99120'>at</span> <span m='99480'>the</span> <span m='100200'>rink</span> <span m='100510'>on</span> <span m='100710'>campus.</span> <span m='102560'>And</span> <span m='102580'>it</span> <span m='102650'>was</span> <span m='102870'>a</span> <span m='103480'>fantastic</span> <span m='104300'>rink,</span> <span m='104640'>really</span> <span m='105190'>well</span> <span m='105520'>run.</span> <span m='106360'>And</span> <span m='106520'>I</span> <span m='106610'>didn't</span> <span m='106810'>really</span> <span m='107050'>realize</span> <span m='107440'>at</span> <span m='107540'>the</span> <span m='107640'>time</span> <span m='108000'>how</span> <span m='108200'>much</span> <span m='108370'>it</span> <span m='108460'>would</span> <span m='108580'>end</span> <span m='108790'>up</span> <span m='108950'>influencing</span> <span m='110710'>the</span> <span m='110860'>career</span> <span m='111180'>path</span> <span m='111470'>I</span> <span m='111550'>ended</span> <span m='111800'>up</span> <span m='111980'>on.</span> </p><p><span m='112200'>This</span> <span m='113060'>wasn't</span> <span m='113550'>really</span> <span m='113920'>actually</span> <span m='114220'>ever</span> <span m='114710'>a</span> <span m='114940'>life</span> <span m='115320'>dream or a</span> <span m='115750'>life</span> <span m='116150'>plan.</span> <span m='116505'>I</span> <span m='116860'>didn't grow up</span> <span m='117250'>thinking I</span> <span m='117550'>was going to</span> <span m='117630'>manage an</span> <span m='118045'>ice rink.</span> <span m='118460'>But</span> <span m='118620'>I've</span> <span m='118870'>always</span> <span m='119480'>enjoyed</span> <span m='120150'>skating.</span> <span m='120770'>So</span> <span m='121780'>the</span> <span m='121990'>more</span> <span m='122480'>time</span> <span m='122850'>I</span> <span m='122950'>spent</span> <span m='123230'>at the</span> <span m='123340'>rink</span> <span m='123630'>on</span> <span m='123780'>campus</span> <span m='124230'>there,</span> <span m='124900'>and</span> <span m='125000'>then</span> <span m='125140'>got</span> <span m='125370'>more</span> <span m='125540'>involved</span> <span m='126210'>and</span> <span m='126280'>got</span> <span m='126440'>to</span> <span m='126540'>see</span> <span m='126890'>what</span> <span m='127240'>really</span> <span m='127490'>happened</span> <span m='128900'>behind</span> <span m='129400'>the</span> <span m='129580'>scenes</span> <span m='130199'>to</span> <span m='130330'>plan</span> <span m='130690'>programs</span> <span m='131600'>and</span> <span m='131820'>keep</span> <span m='132090'>the</span> <span m='132200'>rink</span> <span m='132420'>running</span> <span m='132900'>and</span> <span m='133010'>all</span> <span m='133290'>the</span> <span m='133380'>different</span> <span m='133710'>balls</span> <span m='134020'>you have</span> <span m='134250'>to</span> <span m='134370'>juggle</span> <span m='134730'>to</span> <span m='134860'>make</span> <span m='135030'>it</span> <span m='135120'>happen,</span> <span m='137130'>it</span> <span m='137300'>just</span> <span m='137790'>built</span> <span m='138110'>more</span> <span m='138250'>experience</span> <span m='139020'>and,</span> <span m='139220'>I</span> <span m='139450'>think,</span> <span m='140340'>really</span> <span m='141400'>led</span> <span m='141710'>me</span> <span m='141880'>to</span> <span m='142590'>enjoy</span> <span m='146210'>management</span> <span m='146920'>in</span> <span m='147410'>a</span> <span m='147490'>recreational</span> <span m='148090'>facility</span> <span m='148690'>and</span> <span m='148980'>all</span> <span m='149110'>the</span> <span m='149190'>different</span> <span m='149530'>things</span> <span m='149870'>that</span> <span m='150590'>are</span> <span m='150820'>involved</span> <span m='151280'>in</span> <span m='151350'>that</span> <span m='151530'>process.</span> </p><p><span m='152740'>It's</span> <span m='153100'>not</span> <span m='153700'>necessarily</span> <span m='154470'>hard</span> <span m='154990'>to</span> <span m='155150'>get</span> <span m='155330'>a</span> <span m='155410'>job</span> <span m='156060'>at</span> <span m='156260'>an</span> <span m='156310'>ice</span> <span m='156690'>rink.</span> <span m='158100'>Obviously,</span> <span m='158390'>there</span> <span m='158570'>aren't</span> <span m='158750'>a</span> <span m='158900'>lot</span> <span m='159290'>of</span> <span m='159830'>management</span> <span m='160730'>positions</span> <span m='161200'>available.</span> <span m='161840'>But</span> <span m='162270'>I</span> <span m='162330'>think</span> <span m='162610'>the</span> <span m='162710'>way</span> <span m='162890'>our</span> <span m='163010'>industry</span> <span m='163460'>works</span> <span m='163830'>is</span> <span m='166090'>you</span> <span m='166250'>typically</span> <span m='166690'>get</span> <span m='166900'>a</span> <span m='166960'>job</span> <span m='167480'>working</span> <span m='167820'>at</span> <span m='167960'>the</span> <span m='168060'>rink,</span> <span m='168380'>whether</span> <span m='168780'>it's</span> <span m='170460'>on</span> <span m='171410'>the</span> <span m='171510'>ice,</span> <span m='171890'>skate</span> <span m='172170'>guarding</span> <span m='172450'>behind</span> <span m='172740'>the</span> <span m='172830'>counter</span> <span m='173210'>kind</span> <span m='173390'>of</span> <span m='173480'>as</span> <span m='173610'>a</span> <span m='173690'>start,</span> <span m='174450'>Zamboni</span> <span m='175070'>driver.</span> </p><p><span m='177510'>Most</span> <span m='178000'>rinks</span> <span m='178320'>provide</span> <span m='178700'>a</span> <span m='178760'>lot</span> <span m='178970'>of</span> <span m='179430'>training</span> <span m='180180'>once</span> <span m='180550'>you</span> <span m='180800'>are</span> <span m='181000'>hired.</span> <span m='181640'>They,</span> <span m='182120'>I</span> <span m='182190'>think,</span> <span m='182500'>tend</span> <span m='182800'>to</span> <span m='182860'>hire</span> <span m='183210'>more</span> <span m='183590'>for</span> <span m='185610'>personality,</span> <span m='186660'>attitude,</span> <span m='187220'>enthusiasm.</span> <span m='188820'>Ice</span> <span m='188930'>rinks--</span> <span m='189580'>we're</span> <span m='189870'>definitely</span> <span m='190390'>people</span> <span m='190730'>places.</span> <span m='191360'>So</span> <span m='191670'>we're</span> <span m='191820'>looking</span> <span m='192180'>for</span> <span m='192410'>outgoing,</span> <span m='193600'>energetic</span> <span m='194240'>people</span> <span m='194590'>to</span> <span m='194730'>work</span> <span m='194990'>here</span> <span m='195230'>that</span> <span m='195370'>are</span> <span m='195490'>really</span> <span m='195740'>friendly.</span> <span m='198210'>I</span> <span m='198220'>think</span> <span m='198560'>you'll</span> <span m='199010'>find</span> <span m='199400'>most</span> <span m='199730'>people</span> <span m='200170'>who</span> <span m='200980'>have</span> <span m='201210'>gotten</span> <span m='201540'>further</span> <span m='201870'>into</span> <span m='202100'>management</span> <span m='202415'>at</span> <span m='202730'>ice rinks</span> <span m='203140'>started</span> <span m='204280'>as</span> <span m='205960'>skate</span> <span m='206410'>guards</span> <span m='206930'>behind</span> <span m='207280'>the</span> <span m='207350'>counter,</span> <span m='208000'>party</span> <span m='208380'>hosts,</span> <span m='209070'>and</span> <span m='209490'>slowly</span> <span m='210280'>found</span> <span m='210560'>that</span> <span m='210690'>they</span> <span m='210830'>really</span> <span m='211040'>liked</span> <span m='211350'>it</span> <span m='211590'>and got</span> <span m='211820'>more</span> <span m='212080'>and</span> <span m='212150'>more</span> <span m='212380'>involved.</span> <span m='214640'>So</span> <span m='215240'>getting</span> <span m='215490'>that</span> <span m='215650'>initial</span> <span m='216000'>job</span> <span m='216310'>isn't</span> <span m='216530'>hard.</span> <span m='217230'>Getting</span> <span m='217500'>to</span> <span m='217610'>the</span> <span m='217720'>point</span> <span m='218660'>where</span> <span m='219020'>I</span> <span m='219140'>am,</span> <span m='219330'>where</span> <span m='219430'>you're</span> <span m='219570'>managing,</span> <span m='220540'>takes</span> <span m='220820'>some</span> <span m='221010'>time in</span> <span m='221490'>building</span> <span m='221830'>the</span> <span m='221910'>experience</span> <span m='222680'>needed</span> <span m='223060'>to</span> <span m='223530'>do</span> <span m='223670'>the</span> <span m='223780'>job.</span> </p><p><span m='224300'>I</span> <span m='224660'>think I</span> <span m='225020'>have a</span> <span m='225380'>pretty</span> <span m='225760'>good</span> <span m='226210'>work/life</span> <span m='227440'>balance.</span> <span m='228860'>I</span> <span m='228930'>do</span> <span m='229150'>spend</span> <span m='229380'>a</span> <span m='229430'>lot</span> <span m='229640'>of</span> <span m='229740'>time</span> <span m='230200'>at</span> <span m='230470'>the</span> <span m='230630'>rink.</span> <span m='232230'>But</span> <span m='232610'>luckily,</span> <span m='233170'>I</span> <span m='233290'>really</span> <span m='233980'>enjoy</span> <span m='234530'>being</span> <span m='234790'>at</span> <span m='234920'>the</span> <span m='235010'>rink.</span> <span m='235440'>And</span> <span m='236140'>I've</span> <span m='236190'>made</span> <span m='236440'>a</span> <span m='236500'>lot</span> <span m='236650'>of</span> <span m='236760'>friends,</span> <span m='239140'>either</span> <span m='239440'>with</span> <span m='239980'>people</span> <span m='240290'>that I</span> <span m='240470'>work</span> <span m='240850'>with</span> <span m='242250'>or</span> <span m='242400'>people</span> <span m='242640'>that I've</span> <span m='242870'>met</span> <span m='243170'>through</span> <span m='243370'>the</span> <span m='243480'>rink.</span> </p><p><span m='244280'>However,</span> <span m='246560'>I</span> <span m='246760'>personally</span> <span m='247700'>planned</span> <span m='248130'>my</span> <span m='248510'>schedule</span> <span m='249140'>so</span> <span m='249340'>that</span> <span m='249470'>I</span> <span m='249880'>definitely</span> <span m='250390'>have</span> <span m='250660'>two</span> <span m='250870'>days</span> <span m='251150'>off</span> <span m='251380'>a</span> <span m='251450'>week.</span> <span m='252315'>It</span> <span m='252690'>doesn't</span> <span m='253010'>always</span> <span m='253450'>work</span> <span m='253650'>out</span> <span m='253850'>that</span> <span m='254030'>way.</span> <span m='254210'>We</span> <span m='254300'>have</span> <span m='254400'>special</span> <span m='254810'>event</span> <span m='255110'>weeks,</span> <span m='255640'>that</span> <span m='256240'>won't</span> <span m='256540'>be</span> <span m='256649'>the</span> <span m='256760'>case.</span> <span m='257040'>I</span> <span m='257070'>won't</span> <span m='257269'>get</span> <span m='257420'>those</span> <span m='257610'>two</span> <span m='257760'>days</span> <span m='258010'>off.</span> </p><p><span m='260370'>And</span> <span m='261029'>being</span> <span m='261480'>a</span> <span m='261519'>manager,</span> <span m='262410'>it's</span> <span m='262630'>not</span> <span m='263110'>a</span> <span m='263190'>nine-to-five</span> <span m='263990'>job.</span> <span m='264530'>That's</span> <span m='264800'>for</span> <span m='264910'>sure.</span> <span m='265280'>But</span> <span m='265570'>on</span> <span m='265690'>the</span> <span m='265780'>flip</span> <span m='266020'>side,</span> <span m='266340'>it</span> <span m='266440'>does</span> <span m='266630'>allow</span> <span m='266870'>me</span> <span m='267170'>to</span> <span m='267340'>be</span> <span m='268280'>flexible.</span> <span m='269240'>So</span> <span m='269960'>on</span> <span m='270190'>a</span> <span m='270240'>day</span> <span m='270560'>where</span> <span m='270720'>maybe</span> <span m='271210'>I</span> <span m='271490'>have</span> <span m='271670'>to</span> <span m='271780'>stay</span> <span m='272100'>till</span> <span m='272420'>7:00</span> <span m='272950'>or</span> <span m='273040'>7:30</span> <span m='273690'>because</span> <span m='273960'>we have</span> <span m='274100'>skating</span> <span m='274490'>classes,</span> <span m='275510'>maybe</span> <span m='275780'>I</span> <span m='276100'>won't come</span> <span m='276320'>in</span> <span m='276430'>until</span> <span m='276970'>11:00</span> <span m='278710'>because</span> <span m='278960'>I know</span> <span m='279030'>it's</span> <span m='279250'>going</span> <span m='279380'>to</span> <span m='279440'>be</span> <span m='279570'>a</span> <span m='279640'>longer</span> <span m='280010'>day.</span> </p><p><span m='281520'>As</span> <span m='281780'>a</span> <span m='281820'>manager,</span> <span m='282530'>because</span> <span m='282880'>you're</span> <span m='283020'>responsible</span> <span m='283580'>for</span> <span m='283720'>the</span> <span m='283850'>rink,</span> <span m='284950'>there</span> <span m='285260'>will</span> <span m='285510'>be</span> <span m='285660'>those</span> <span m='285940'>days</span> <span m='286250'>where</span> <span m='286360'>you</span> <span m='286480'>get</span> <span m='286640'>the</span> <span m='286740'>phone</span> <span m='287000'>calls</span> <span m='287430'>at</span> <span m='287680'>10</span> <span m='287880'>o'clock</span> <span m='288220'>at</span> <span m='288320'>night</span> <span m='288550'>or</span> <span m='288640'>11</span> <span m='288920'>o'clock</span> <span m='289240'>at</span> <span m='289350'>night</span> <span m='289600'>because</span> <span m='289860'>something's</span> <span m='290280'>gone</span> <span m='290480'>wrong</span> <span m='290840'>on the</span> <span m='290980'>ice</span> <span m='291120'>or</span> <span m='291490'>there's</span> <span m='291710'>been</span> <span m='291860'>a</span> <span m='291920'>problem.</span> <span m='292560'>And</span> <span m='293140'>you</span> <span m='293440'>have</span> <span m='293680'>to</span> <span m='293800'>be</span> <span m='293940'>available,</span> <span m='294490'>and</span> <span m='294580'>you</span> <span m='294660'>have</span> <span m='294870'>to</span> <span m='294970'>answer</span> <span m='295400'>and</span> <span m='295520'>deal</span> <span m='295690'>with</span> <span m='295760'>those</span> <span m='295980'>questions.</span> <span m='296550'>And</span> <span m='296660'>I've</span> <span m='296800'>certainly</span> <span m='297240'>had</span> <span m='297520'>the</span> <span m='297640'>rare</span> <span m='297870'>moment</span> <span m='298250'>where</span> <span m='298410'>I've</span> <span m='299500'>been</span> <span m='299710'>woken</span> <span m='300140'>up</span> <span m='300350'>and</span> <span m='300700'>driven</span> <span m='301050'>in</span> <span m='301940'>at</span> <span m='302300'>2:00</span> <span m='302520'>in</span> <span m='302600'>the</span> <span m='302660'>morning</span> <span m='303020'>because</span> <span m='303390'>we</span> <span m='303470'>had</span> <span m='303570'>a</span> <span m='303610'>mechanical</span> <span m='304150'>problem</span> <span m='304550'>with</span> <span m='304660'>the</span> <span m='304940'>ice.</span> </p><p><span m='305210'>But those</span> <span m='305420'>are</span> <span m='305520'>few</span> <span m='305770'>and</span> <span m='305920'>far</span> <span m='306120'>between,</span> <span m='306690'>I</span> <span m='306790'>think.</span> <span m='308430'>I've</span> <span m='308640'>been</span> <span m='308920'>doing</span> <span m='309230'>it</span> <span m='309360'>long</span> <span m='309580'>enough</span> <span m='309970'>where</span> <span m='310100'>I've</span> <span m='310280'>been</span> <span m='310410'>able</span> <span m='310660'>to</span> <span m='311380'>plan</span> <span m='311750'>my</span> <span m='311890'>schedule</span> <span m='312410'>so</span> <span m='312570'>that</span> <span m='312660'>I</span> <span m='312740'>can</span> <span m='312970'>balance</span> <span m='314090'>getting</span> <span m='314320'>the</span> <span m='314410'>stuff</span> <span m='314680'>done</span> <span m='314870'>I</span> <span m='314940'>need</span> <span m='315190'>to</span> <span m='315530'>work</span> <span m='316080'>but</span> <span m='316240'>still</span> <span m='317740'>having</span> <span m='318070'>time</span> <span m='318410'>for</span> <span m='318540'>myself</span> <span m='318990'>to</span> <span m='319120'>do</span> <span m='320020'>fun</span> <span m='320280'>things</span> <span m='320600'>that</span> <span m='320800'>don't</span> <span m='320990'>involve</span> <span m='321390'>the ice</span> <span m='321450'>rink.</span> </p>","file":{"id":585705,"video_id":"","name":"2947-Alyssa - Ice Rink Manager IN DEPTH.mp4","duration":322478,"thumbnail_url":null}});

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