Waivers, Forms & Policies


Class Registration

There are 3 easy ways to register:


Register and pay online via ActiveNet at: www.cityofventura.ca.gov/Register

  1. Search for your activity using the activity name or activity code.
  2. Add the activity to your shopping cart then complete your registration and payment using a credit card.


Call 805-658-4726 and a customer service representative will assist you with your registration. Se habla Español.


Come to Room 226 at Ventura City Hall located at 501 Poli St. from 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday, and a Customer Service Representative will assist you with your registration. We are closed on alternate Fridays, for a schedule visit: www.cityofventura.ca.gov

Registration Information

  • Pre-registration is required for all classes.
  • Classes may be canceled due to low enrollment.
  • All registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • A waiting list will be established if a program is full. If space becomes available, we will contact you. You will not be charged for the class unless you are enrolled.
  • A completed participant release is required for all classes.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the City will make reasonable accommodations to make programs and services accessible to individuals with disabilities by calling 805-658-4726 or the California Relay Service.

Camp Refund Policy

Customers who cancel (10) ten calendar days or more before the first day of camp may receive a full refund minus a $25 service fee. Customers who cancel (9) nine calendar days to (1) one day before the first day of camp may receive a 50% refund. Customer cancellations made on or after the first day of camp will not be eligible for a refund.

Failure to attend and no-shows will not be granted a refund.

If a camp does not meet its minimum registration level, it may be cancelled. If this occurs, you will be given the opportunity to either transfer to another camp or receive a full refund.

All Campers Must:

  • Have an emergency card on file: Participant Release/Emergency Form www.cityofventura.ca.gov/WaiversFormsPolicies
  • Be signed in and out each day by an authorized adult (unless authorized for release without an adult)
  • Bring water and a snack (half day); lunch (full day)
  • Wear sunscreen and bring a hat

Credit Cards

We gladly accept Discover, Mastercard, Visa, and American Express.

Non-Resident Surcharge

A 10% surcharge is applied to each registered activity, in an amount not to exceed $20 per activity registration, to customers who live outside Ventura City limits. The surcharge helps defray the costs to maintain City parks and facilities, funded by resident taxes, that are used for classes and activities. This surcharge does not apply to Adult Sports Leagues, Corporate Games, or Music Under the Stars.

Service Fee & Refund Policy

A full refund will be issued if a class is canceled by the department.

Customer cancellations received five days before the first class, unless otherwise noted, are eligible for a full refund minus a $10 service fee.

Customer cancellations made less than five days before the first class, failure to attend a program, and no-shows are not eligible for a refund.

Virtual Environments

Participants are responsible for ensuring their child’s and/or their environment is safe and free from obstructions, and that any use of third-party applications (Zoom, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, etc.) is done at your own risk.

Health & Safety

We continue to follow State and County safety guidance in response to COVID-19. Programs will follow all health mandates and guidance. We will continue to update our programs and make further adjustments as things change.

We’re Only Human

Sometimes we make mistakes. Please do not hesitate to let us know if you find anything that does not make sense or appears to be an error.