Registration

Registration is simple

You can register in real-time online for Park Ridge Park District classes. Your favorite programs, events, trips and camps are available with a click! 

Register online now      View Our Program Brochures

You may also register in person or via mail. Click here to download a registration form.

Important Registration Information

  • Registration for 2024 Summer Camps opens online at 7:30am and in person at 8:30am on Monday, February 5 for residents and at 8:30am on Friday, February 9 for non-residents.
  • NEW! Summer Camp Registration Includes a Virtual Waiting Room: The Park District’s software vendor, Vermont Systems Inc, has implemented a virtual waiting room feature that will be applied to our Summer Camp Registration on February 5, 2024. The virtual waiting room will help manage this high-volume registration event, ensuring that user volume does not exceed the website’s ability to provide a responsive registration experience. Click here to learn more about the Virtual Waiting Room and tips for a positive registration experience.
  • In the event that a class or camp is full, you will be waitlisted for your first choice and placed in your alternate choice, provided an opening exists.
  • If you have been placed on the waitlist for a class and an opening becomes available, staff will contact you. If you wish to be placed in an alternate class, please contact us at 847-692-5127. 
  • If ADA accommodations are needed, please contact 847-692-5127 or drossi@prparks.org.
  • $15 service charge for all NSF checks.
  • A $3 administrative fee will be charged for program withdrawals.

Other Registrations

  • Preschool Registration: Click here for details.

Creating an Account

To establish an account with the Park Ridge Park, please complete a Family Information Form. Both residents and non-residents must complete this form.

Family Information Form

If you are a resident household, you must also provide Proof of Residency for your family. The Family Information Form and proof of residency must be submitted by email to recreation@prparks.org or in person at one of the following facilities: Centennial Activity Center, Centennial Fitness Center, or Maine Park Leisure Center.

Once your account is created, you will receive an email from parkridge@rectrac.com  that contains a link which will direct you to our registration site to create a password for access to online registration. Please be aware that this link expires 24 hours after the email is sent. 

Proof of Residency Required

When creating an account and providing proof of residency for your family members, a residency verification membership will be applied to your account. Your residency verification is valid for two years. Every two years, you will need to provide proof of residency for your residency verification to be renewed. Acceptable forms of proof of residency are as follows: current driver’s license or current utility bill within 30 days. Failure to comply will delay processing of your registration. Click here for details.

Waiver

Park Ridge Park District is a member of Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA). PDRMA is a self-insured pool that provides liability, workman’s comp, and property insurance to its agencies. PDRMA does not provide medical accident insurance.

As part of its loss control program, PDRMA requires each agency to have its participants sign a “Release and Hold Harmless Agreement” for all activities. The agreement is located at the bottom of each registration form and is provided along with league roster information.

Photos & Videos

The Park Ridge Park District occasionally takes photographs or video of participants, staff and volunteers for promoting/advertising our programs, services, events, activities and facilities in our brochures, website or agency social media, and other promotional avenues. By registering for, participating in, working as an employee and/or volunteer, or attending Park Ridge Park District programs, events or other activities, the participant (or parent/guardian or a minor), employee or volunteer irrevocably agrees to the use and distribution by the Park Ridge Park District of his or her image (or of his minor child/ward) in photographs, video recordings, and any other electronic reproductions of such programs, events and activities for any purpose without inspection or approval and without compensation, rights to royalties or any other consideration now and in the future.

Privacy Statement

The Park Ridge Park District is dedicated to preserving your privacy and security while viewing our web site and utilizing online registration. We strive to retrieve the minimum amount of  information necessary from our patrons in order to provide a host of various services and resources.