PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Kennywood, Sandcastle and Idlewild are hiring about 1,500 people before the parks open for the season.

They’re looking for people to work the rides, food and drink stands, as lifeguards and other jobs.

All three parks will have a Friends & Family Day on July 6, and Season Passholder Previews from July 7-10 before opening to the general public on July 11.