The Parks and Recreation Department now offers four different ways to register for
programs you are interested in. Register now and enjoy all the different types of
programs Manchester Parks and Recreation has to offer.
Registration Begins as Follows (please note different registration dates for Senior Center and Recreation programs) :
RECREATION PROGRAM REGISTRATION:
Registration will begin at 9:00am (at all sites and online)
Residents: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
Non-residents: Wednesday, September 10
1. Internet Registration 24/7 Click here to go online!
Avoid waiting in line and enjoy the convenience of registering from your home
computer 24 hours a day/seven days a week.
Note: Only a percentage of class spots will be available on line. Once that
percentage has been reached for that class, the class will be listed as full. This does
not necessarily mean the class is full, just that the percentage of on-line spots are
filled. If this is the case for you when registering, call the Recreation Department at
647-3084 to see if there are still available spots. If so, this would require you to walk-in
or mail-in your registration for the class/es which were full while trying to register online.
classes listed in our catalog are not available for on-line registration.
2. Mail-in Registration
Mail-in registration will be accepted for all Parks and Recreation programs with
the exception of youth swimming lessons, and Senior Center programs. Registration is randomly processed by its post-marked date.
Confirmation will be sent within five working days of receipt. Payment can be made
with check, money order and Master Card or Visa only.
3. Fax Registration Form Using Credit Card
Fax your registration using VISA or Mastercard to our fax number, 647-3083.
Registration by fax should be no earlier than registration dates indicated above.
4. Walk-In Registration
Walk into any of the following registration sites Monday-Friday, during listed business
hours. Payment can be made with cash, check, money order and credit/debit card
(Master Card and Visa only).
Center Springs Main Office, 39 Lodge Drive, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Community "Y" Rec Center, 78 North Main Street, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Mahoney Rec Center, 110 Cedar Street, 3:00-8:00 p.m.
Customer Service Center, Town Hall, 41 Center Street, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
RESIDENCY POLICY AND NON-RESIDENT REGISTRATION
Participants must be Manchester residents and proof of residency is required upon
registration, unless otherwise noted. A resident is defined as a person who permanently
resides in the Town of Manchester. Non-residents may only register for programs that
indicate nr-(non-resident fee) next to the listed fee.
PROGRAM ENROLLMENT POLICY
Enrollment is limited and most programs are based on a first come, first serve basis.
The Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel or close a program which does
not meet minimum enrollment requirements.
Full refunds will be made if a request is made at least one week prior to the start of
the program or if the Recreation Department cancels the class. Partial refunds will be
made on a pro-rated basis, based on the date of notification, only in the first half of the
programs duration. Refunds will not be considered once classes are half over or after
the program ends. Please refer to camp handbook for camp refund policy.
PRO-RATING FEES FOR LATE REGISTRATION
Late registration will be accepted for most programs if space permits. Programs will be
pro-rated up to 50% at or after the programs mid-point. Registration taken prior to the
programs mid-point will be charged full price.
A confirmation receipt of your registration will be mailed for mail and fax registrants
only. On-line registrants should print out their receipt and walk-in registrants will receive
a printed receipt upon registration. Program information will also be included on this
form. Walk-in registrants will receive a receipt and must sign a customer receipt log
verifying registration and receiving a receipt.
If your desired class is filled, you will automatically be placed on a waiting
list and your money will be returned. You will be notified by our department
if openings become available.
DON'T BE DISAPPOINTED! REGISTER EARLY!
Unfortunately, we are sometimes forced to cancel programs two to
three days prior to the start of the class because of under-enrollment.
Or there are times when you wait too long to register and your class
fills. Donâ€™t be disappointed! Register Early!
PROGRAM INFORMATION LINE, 647-3162 AND E-RECREATION E-MAIL
Access program information and cancellations 24/7 at our program information
line, 647-3162. Also, sign up to receive the Recreation Department's
erecreation e-mail service to provide you with timely information about programs,
facilities and cancellations due to inclement weather. Register on-line
today at: http://recreation.townofmanchester.org/erecreation/public