Staff Community Volunteerism

Volunteer Referees Needed for Youth Flag Football

  • Looking for 3 to 4 volunteers to referee a FREE co-ed flag football program this fall, starting September 11th, on Sundays at 10:30am at Altro Park on Willow Street in Lockport. 

    Flag footbal programs for the following age groups:

    • Ages 4 to 7
    • Ages 8 to 12
    • Ages 13 to 18

    The program is not meant to be super competitive but focused on fun. Volunteers WILL be home in time for Bills games!

    Please consider volunteering your time to keep free programs for all our Lockport youth.

    To volunteer contact William Bisher on Facebook at Lockport Summer Activities or email him at


Lockport Locks District Volunteer Opportunities

  • Locks District Guides

    • Locks District Guides greet visitors to the Locks District on Saturdays from 11 AM – 1 PM in conjunction with the Locks Demonstrations. Guides lead visitors to points of interest in the Locks area and provide information regarding the history of the Erie Canal and the Lockport Locks. Guides also direct visitors to the Locks District Museum and the Erie Canal Discovery Center as well as related sources of information to enhance the quality of their visit to Lockport and the Lockport Locks.

    Flight of Five Lock Tenders Tour Docents

    • Tour Docents lead the Flight of Five Lock Tenders Tour, a 1 ½ hour narrated walking tour of the Locks District, Monday through Friday at 11 AM, July 1 through September 17.

    Flight of Five Lock Tenders Tour Chaperones

    • Chaperones welcome visitors to the Flight of Five Lock Tenders Tour, sign in all visitors and assist Tour Docents in the conduct of the Flight of Five Lock Tenders Tour as well as assure the safety of visitors on the tour.

    Locks District Booth Canal Ambassadors

    • Canal Ambassadors staff the Locks District Booth on Canal Street on Saturdays from 9 AM – 2 PM during July 3 through September 11. Canal Ambassadors provide information regarding Lockport’s Erie Canal attractions, encourage visitors to view the Saturday Locks Demonstrations, and offer Locks District merchandise for sale.

    Locks District Flower Tenders

    • Flower Tenders plant and care for the flowers and landscape beds in the Locks District. In addition, Flower Tenders assist with weed control, trimming, and litter control.



    To become a Lockport Locks District Volunteer follow this link and click the CONTACT US button.