Pete in the Park

With Pete Kristian

May 12

He's the Man(inkin)

Posted on May 12, 2021 at 9:51 AM by Kyle Jost

California labor laws are notoriously tricky to navigate.  We have a great Human ResourcesDepartment but new legislation like AB5 can really challenge us to remain a nimble, productive organization.  We must be creative with staffing solutions while still following the law. How do find employees willing to work at all hours for little to no pay?  How do you train staff to make rescues in the water and improve CPR and First Aid training without adding more paid employees?  You hire “Caleb”*.  

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Mar 31

Play Ball!

Posted on March 31, 2021 at 2:09 PM by Kyle Jost

Play ball!  It's a phrase that has grown to mean a little more this spring.  I grew up dreaming of becoming a professional baseball player. I spent hours throwing a baseball against a woodpile, perfecting my motion and striking out imaginary batters. Growing up I never had a practice, game or season cancelled due to a pandemic. 

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Mar 12

We Need Lifeguards

Posted on March 12, 2021 at 9:13 AM by Kyle Jost

It was the summer of 1989 and Milli Vanilli was climbing the pop charts. Batman was the top grossing summer movie and Baywatch premiered on NBC. I was taking my first lifeguard class. I already had experience working at the local swimming pool but was ready to move up from my entry level position. 

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Feb 26

My Son Loves Truckee Youth Hockey

Posted on February 26, 2021 at 3:40 PM by Kyle Jost

Can we watch some hockey highlights? Can I go to the ice rink and skate? These are two questions I had never heard from my son Miles until about a month ago. That’s when he began to skate with the Truckee Youth Ice Hockey Program.

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