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Registration Process
Resident processing begins now. You can mail, walk in, or fax your registration form at any time or register online. Registrations will be processed in the order that they are received.

Non-resident processing begins May 1. Non-residents may mail, walk in,  or fax the registration form at any time or register online. However, non-resident registration forms will not be processed until May 1 in the order in which they are received.

Checks, VISA, MasterCard, or money order are accepted.

Newark Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel an activity due to insufficient registration. For bad weather, call our activities hotline at (302) 366-7147.

Credit / Transfer / Refund Policy
  • Registrants will receive a full refund if the program is cancelled by Newark Parks and Recreation.
  • If you are unable to attend an activity, contact us within 24 hours prior to the start of the program and we will:
    • Credit your account the amount paid (Credits are good for one year from the date of credit.)
    • Transfer you to another activity
    • Refund you the amount paid less a processing fee of $10 or 10% of the cost of the program, whichever is greater (If you are not satisfied with an activity we would like to know why. Please contact us within 5 business days after the last activity meeting.)
  • Credits and Refunds do not apply to trips, picnic kits, events, and adult sports leagues.
  • Additional trip policies are located in the trip section of your e-newsletter.
  • Allow three to four weeks for processing refunds. If you paid by credit card, your refund will be credited to your account within one to two weeks.

Waiting list: If an activity is filled, ask to be placed on a waiting list; additional sections may be offered.

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Joe Spadafino

Parks and Recreation Director

220 South Main St.
Newark, DE, 19711

Ph: (302) 366-7000
Fx: (302) 366-7169

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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