Programs

Registration Policies

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Residents

Residents should mail-in, drop-off, or fax-in registration forms anytime after receipt of the brochure. Residents are not required to hold their registration forms until the processing date. Forms will be processed randomly instead of in the order they are received. All Registration Forms received through the Monday prior to registration day by 9:30 pm will be held and processed at random beginning Registration Tuesday, at 8:30 am. Registrations received on Registration Tuesday or after that date will be processed on a daily basis.

Non-Residents

Non-residents may mail-in, fax, drop-off a registration form or register online on a designated non-resident registration date. Forms dropped off early will processed randomlly on non-resident registration day.

Refund Policy

  1. An Application for Refund form must be submitted for all refunds. Refund requests must be submitted 10 days prior to the first classmeeting date. 2. All refund requests will be assessed a service charge of $3 or 10% whichever is less with a minimum charge of $1. A prorated withdraw refund will be made for participants who decide, for whatever per-sonal reason (including illness or injury), that an ongoing program is not right for them. The prorated refund will be based on the number of classes that have occurred at the time the refund request form is received by the Park District.
  2. The Refund Policy does not apply to: “nonrefundable” trip tickets,unless the Park District is able to resell tickets; Preschool Programdeposits, unless the class space can be filled prior to the start of theprogram; contracted classes, unless a replacement can be found. Refunds will not be granted for Fitness Memberships for any reason, after one month from the start date. Pool passes are non-refundable. No refunds or makeup classes will be granted for unattended classes. Geneva Park District has the right to review and make thefinal decisions on all refunds.

Residency

Residency of the Geneva Park District is defined by financial contributions through property taxes for the operation of the park district. Boundaries of the Geneva Park District and the City of Geneva are not exactly the same. If you are uncertain whether you qualify as a Geneva Park District resident, please check your current property tax bill. Proof of residency in the form of a current tax bill or utility bill may be required during program registration. Geneva Park District residents are given first priority for program registration.

Program Limitations

Each program at the Geneva Park District has an established minimum and maximum number of possible registrants. These numbers are set to guarantee the highest quality program we can offer. The facility, student/teacher ratio and the nature of the program are considered when setting program registration minimums and maximums. Programs that do not meet the minimum number of registrants may be cancelled. Please refer to the Program Cancellation section for more information.

Program instructors are not allowed to accept any registrant beyond the established maximum without authorization by their immediate recreation supervisor.

Payment/Pro-rating

Payment / Pro-rating: Participants will not be registered for programs without payment. Program fees will not be pro-rated for late enrollment.

Important Class Cancellation Information:

Program supervisors begin reviewing class enrollment and canceling classes that do not meet minimum enrollment approximately ONE WEEK prior to the class start date. It is extremely important that you try to register for class choices no later than one week before they begin. All participants registered in cancelled programs will be notified by the Geneva Park District staff and will receive a full refund.

Waiting List

Since all of our programs have registration limits we cannot guarantee your choice of enrollment in them. The Geneva Park District maintains waiting lists for programs that have reached their maximum registration. Placement on a waiting list is encouraged. Individuals placed on a waiting list will be contacted if any additional program space becomes available.

Waiver Form:

The Park District is unable to assume responsibility for injuries or accidents occurring programs, activities, parks, and facilities. Such insurance would make program user fees prohibitive. The Insurance Liability Waiver section of the registration form must be signed when registering yourself or your minor childto participate in Geneva Park District programs.

Age Requirements

When age limitations exist, proof of age (such as a birth certificate) may be required. Participants must be the minimum age required for the program by the first day of the program unless otherwise stated.

To insure a quality program for program participants, children are not allowed in adult programs and vice-versa. Siblings of children not registered for a program are not allowed to attend without expressed permission by the instructor. Adults may observe children’s programs at the discretion of the instructor.

Special Accommodations

Special Accommodation Services are provided through the inclusion services of the Fox Valley Special Recreation Association. Requests for this service should be made a minimum of 2 weeks before the start date of any program during the registration process. The registration form located on the last page of this guide has a designated area for the request for such services.

Program Cancellations

The Park District reserves the right to cancel, postpone, combine programs or change instructors. Programs not meeting minimum registration will be cancelled one week prior to the start date and refunds will be issued. All participants registered in cancelled programs will be notified by the Geneva Park District staff and will receive a full refund.

Senior Discount

Geneva Park District resident seniors, ages 60 years and older, are offered a 20% discount on all Geneva Park District programs with the exception of contractual programs, co-op programs, trips, and programs specifically planned for seniors. Other restrictions may apply. Proof of residency is required.

Non-Sufficent Funds

There will be a $25 charge per check or checking account that is returned with non-sufficient funds.

Weather Cancellation Policy

Geneva Park District Weather Policy stipulates that all Geneva Park District programs will be cancelled if Geneva School District 304 cancels school for the FULL day. Partial school closures or late starts will result in the Geneva Park District making day of determinations and contacting all participants in the event of any class cancellations. For more weather related information, check out the weather corner

Receipts will be emailed.

We now send registration confirmations via email! Please assure that we have your current email address on file. Your email receipt will act as the only form of confirmation for your registration. If we encounter a problem with your registration, you will receive a phone call.

Photo/Video Disclaimer

All participants permit the taking of photos and/or video of themselves and their children during Park District activities, programs, events, and facilities for publication and use as the Park District deems necessary in marketing materials. If you and your child do not wish to be photographed or videotaped, a written objection must be filed with the Park District.

 
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