Class Registration

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Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department offers programs for all ages, and a wide variety of classes, including creative arts, dance, special interest, fitness, and sports.

  • Recreation Activity Guides are published in three sessions: Winter, Spring/Summer, and Fall.
  • Guides are available at the Community Recreation Center (CRC), Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center (YAC), Teen Center, Senior Center, City Hall, and City libraries.
  • Guides are also available online (see below).
  • For all classes, there are resident fees and non-resident fees.
  • Each session, proof of Santa Clara residency (for City of Santa Clara residents) must be shown and a signed Release of Liability form must be completed.


Registration is available:

*Beginning Winter/Spring 2016, we are using an upgraded registration software.  You must create a new account (previous barcode and PIN numbers are invalid in the new system).

Printable Guides and Registration Form

Online Registration

The City of Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department has upgraded to a new, mobile friendly, registration portal.  You can go online from any wireless device, at any time of the day, to register for a class.  Easily find what you're looking for with an improved activity search; you can search for an activity by keyword, age, day, time, location, or instructor!

  • As part of the upgrade, you will need to set up a new online account before you can register.  Create a profile for each family member and all future registration processes will be as simple as point and click.  Previous account information is now invalid.
  • No additional fees are charged for Online Registration.
  • Go to to set up your account and register.
  • Answers to FAQs For Online Registration Customers

Walk-in Registration

  • Walk-in registration can be completed at the following locations:
    • Community Recreation Center (CRC) | 969 Kiely Boulevard, Santa Clara | (408) 615-3140, fax (408) 261-9146 
    • Teen Center | 2446 Cabrillo Avenue, Santa Clara | (408) 615-3740, fax (408) 241-2326 
    • Walter E. Schmidt Youth Activity Center (YAC) | 2450 Cabrillo Avenue, Santa Clara | (408) 615-3760, fax (408) 241-0842
    • Senior Center | 1303 Fremont Street, Santa Clara | (408) 615-3170, fax (408) 246-0176
  • Registration is first-come, first-served.
  • Fill out and bring a Registration Form and Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement and proof of residency (City of Santa Clara residents) to one of the above locations.
  • Be prepared to pay with a check, major credit card, or cash. You may also use the existing credit balance on your account.
  • Mail-in Registration is accepted and is processed as time permits.

A Santa Clara resident is someone who:

  • Resides in the City of Santa Clara or within the SCUSD boundaries
  • Owns property in the City of Santa Clara or within the SCUSD boundaries
  • Children with grandparents living in the City of Santa Clara (program registration only)

Acceptable proof of residency:

  • Current California Driver’s License or ID 
  • Utility bill
  • Property tax bill
  • Pre-printed checks
  • Car registration

Tennis Registration

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