Information and Policies
How to Register
Payment is required at the time of registration. Please follow one of the four steps below.
Register online to pay with a credit and debit card. Credit/Debit card payments are only accepted online.
Printable registrations (PDF) can be mailed to 805 University Avenue, Waukee, Iowa 50263.
Printable registrations (PDF) can be dropped in our drop-off box to the right of the Parks & Recreation office’s front door.
Don’t have a computer or a printer? Stop in the Parks & Recreation offices and use one of our printed registration forms.
When to Register
Registration for our spring and summer programs opens March 1. Registration for fall and winter programs opens August 15. Most classes fill up fast, so don’t wait too long! Registration, for most programs, will stay open until one week prior to the start date, unless the program is already full.
COVID-19 Protocols & Policies
Policies will vary between programs, activities and special events. Policies for programs and activities that are led by Parks & Recreation staff, contracted staff or volunteers will be determined by staff, and participants will be notified of any protocols prior to the program or activity. Policies for special events with a larger, public gathering will be determined by local or state government officials. Attendees will be notified of protocols via social media and the City’s website.
Programs, activities, special events, and festivals that are canceled, postponed, or changed in location will be announced as soon as possible. Please check our Facebook and Twitter for updates. Sign up for our Notify Me app to receive automatic updates. Waukee Parks & Rec reserves the right to cancel a program or an activities that does not meet the minimum number of participants necessary to offer the program.
Photos/videos taken of participants and guests in programs, activities, special events and festivals may be used in promotional materials, press releases, and on the City of Waukee's website and social media channels.
Program Refund Policy
1. Refund requests must be made one week prior to the first day of the program or prior to rosters being made for leagues.
2. A $5 non-refundable handling fee will be deducted from the refund when an enrollee withdraws one week prior to the first day of the program. Once the one week deadline passes or rosters are formed, refunds will not be issued.
3. Refunds will be issued by check if original payment was made by check or cash. If payment was made online with a credit card, then credit will be put back on to the card. Please allow 2-4 weeks for refunds to be processed.
Facility Rental Refund Policy
Facility rental refunds may be issued for reservations only when cancellations are made at least 10 business days prior to the date of the reservation. There will be a $5 cancellation fee for any rental facility refund. Cancellations made later than 10 business days prior to the date of the reservation will result in forfeiture of the rental payment.