How to Register

Registration Options

  • Register online
  • In Person - Visit the Gainesville Civic Center or Frances Meadows Aquatic Center Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Please note that the Gainesville Civic Center will be closed for renovations January 4-March 4, 2021.  Please register online or visit the Frances Meadows Center 1545 Community Way, Gainesville, GA 30501.
  • Fax registration forms to 770-531-2681

Important Program Information

Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Discovery Accepted.  No cash or checks please.

Children Under the Age of 18

Please be aware that a copy of his/her birth certificate must accompany the registration form when registering your child for an athletic program or summer day camp. A parent or legal guardian signature is required for all programs.

City Resident Discount

The cost of supplying the programs and services of Gainesville Parks and Recreation are paid for primarily with city tax dollars. Therefore, persons residing within the city limits of Gainesville on property taxed by the city will receive a discount on programs offered by Gainesville Parks and Recreation. The amount of the discount can be found in each class description.

Late Fee

A late fee of $15 will be applied to registrations after the registration deadline. However, all late registrations are subject to class availability and restrictions. Other discounts will not be offered.

Cancellations/Changes

Class cancellations due to inclement weather can be heard on our weather hot line at 770-297-5453. If your class is cancelled or changed because it has not met its minimum requirement, you will be notified prior to the beginning of the program. You may choose to apply your fee to another program or you will receive a full refund. Credit card payments will be credited and checks will be issued in a timely manner for cash and check payments.