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Recreation Division
Recreation Division

Recreation Program Registration

Most recreation programs are canceled. You can register online to be on a wait list for the Summer 2020 Berkeley Fun Camp.

Customers with reservations, program or activity registrations, or permits that have been cancelled will automatically be issued a refund. Please note that current processing times for refunds may exceed eight weeks due to staff limitations. If you would like to donate a portion of your registration fee, you may do so by sending an email to recreation@cityofberkeley.info including the amount they would like to donate.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

Online Registration for Recreation Division Programs is Now Open! 

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Continue reading below to learn how to register on our new online system, CivicRec©.


ARE YOU ALREADY ENROLLED INTO ONE OR MORE FALL/ HOLIDAY 2019 OR WINTER/SPRING 2020 PROGRAMS?
Congratulations! Your account has already been generated. Click Here for instructions to claim your existing online account and register into more programs or make reservations.


IF YOU HAVE NOT ENROLLED INTO ANY CITY OF BERKELEY RECREATION PROGRAMS YET…
You will first need to create a new user account with a few simple steps. For instructions on how to create an account,  Click Here


To browse all of the Winter/Spring and select Summer programs, activity schedules, and participation fees, view the most recent edition of the Activity Guide.

 
We appreciate your understanding as we continually work to improve our services and offerings to the Berkeley community. Thank you for being a part of our programs!

Visit our FAQ page for general troubleshooting.

After reading the instructions above, click HERE to register online.

Other Ways to Register 

In-Person: Complete a Registration Form* at the Recreation Customer Service Hub located at 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705. Exact change, check and credit card payments accepted. 

Mail-In: Complete a Registration Form* and mail it with a check/ Money Order payable to the CITY OF BERKELEY, to the Recreation Customer Service Hub located at 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705.

E-mail: Complete a Registration Form* and email it to recreation@cityofberkeley.info. You must follow up with a phone call to 510-981-5150, then press “0” to process a credit card payment by phone to complete enrollment.

FAX: Complete a Registration Form* and fax it to 510-981-5160.  You must follow up with a phone call to 510-981-5150 then press “0” to process a credit card payment by phone to complete enrollment.

  *When submitting a registration form, be sure that it is filled out completely and clearly. All forms must include a signature and initial to acknowledge the refund policy.

  ** Registration is ongoing and open until filled. The City reserves the right to cancel classes with enrollments under minimum requirement. Register ASAP to ensure enrollment in the program.

 

Refund Policy

All requests for refunds must be directed to the Recreation & Youth Services Manager, Recreation Division, 2701 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705. The  original receipt must be submitted with a written request for a refund. The request must state the reason for the refund, and the date, time and location of the program. The Recreation and Youth Services Manager will render a decision to either: 1) refund the fee; 2) pro-rate the fee; 3) apply the fees to another session or program; or 4) deny the request.   

A. Recreation and Marina Program & Services: No refunds or credit will be granted without 7 days notice prior to start of class or date of reservation. The City will deduct 25% of the amount paid from the refund to cover administration expenses or will add a minimum $10.00 service charge (whichever is greater).  

B. Camp Programs: No refunds will be provided if cancellation is made less than 30 days before camp arrival date. A refund will be provided if the entire reservation is cancelled not less than 30 calendar days prior to arrival date, less a 25% administration fee not to exceed $150. 

 

*(pdf) This is a pdf format, if you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader, please download from City's download site. If you are unable to access this information online, please participate by contacting us via email recreation@cityofberkeley.info ,telephone (510) 981-5150, or TDD (510) 981-6903.  

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Questions or comments? Email: recreation@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-5150
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
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