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    Chula Vista Parks and Recreation is currently accepting scholarship applications for Spring 2020 Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm and Fridays 9:00am-12:00pm.  DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS MONDAY MARCH 30, 2020

    Scholarships are available on a first come, first served basis to children under the ages of 18yrs old.  Each quarter, once the classes are posted for public view, residents of the City of Chula Vista will be able to apply for a scholarship of up to $50.  If you meet the qualifications listed on the SCHOLARSHIP FORM (SOLICITUD DE BECA) you will be awarded scholarship money for each of the children in your family that are on the application.

     All packets must include:

    Packets can be submitted in person to the Community Services Administrative offices at 276 Fourth Ave Building C, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 or you can email your packet to 

    For additional questions call (619) 409-5979


    Register On-line or View Classes


    SPRING 2020

    You will be able to view these classes on line beginning Monday January 27, 2020

    Registration begins Monday February 10 at 8am (online & in-person)

    Classes begin the week of April 6, 2020


    The Recreation Department offers a wide variety of programs, classes and activities for all ages. Classes range from tennis to ballet to yoga and everything in between. A full roster of classes and descriptions are available through our Online Registration System!

    Driving value and convenience for the local community, the Chula Vista Recreation Department has online registration. With online registration capabilities, thousands of recreation participants are able to view, register and pay for the department's many classes and activities, including swim lessons, tiny tots, gymnastics, dance, and sports program at any time during the registration period, from any Internet-enabled computer.

    How to create your new account:

    1. Click on the "Create Account" button.
    2. Fill out the form for "Create Account" request completely; including all required fields and click "submit". Please submit your request only once. *Note: If you are registering a child for a program, please use your own information when filling an online registration account request form, NOT the information of the child you wish to register. Once you have an online registration account, you will have the opportunity to "Submit and Add Family Members"
    3. After creating your new account, you may search and enroll on any activities. As an online user, you can search for classes; view details, schedules and availability; register in just minutes; and pay online with a credit card when and where it is most convenient for you. Users have the opportunity now to: add family members, view transaction history, reprint receipts, and view weekly schedules of your family's upcoming activities. As an added convenience, you will receive an e-mail immediately following an online transaction to confirm your enrollment in a program.

    To access Recreation Department online registration service, please go to Online Registration. For more information please contact the Recreation Department at (619) 409-5979.

    Mail-In Registration

     The Registration Form is to be used only for the recreation and swimming classes offered by the Recreation Department.

    • Registration will be accepted by mail on the dates listed, on a first received, first processed, space available basis.
    • Print and fill out form completely.
    • Registration is available only at the class location where they are held.
    • Send a check or money order for the total payment due payable to “City of Chula Vista.” Separate checks for each recreation class are not required. Bank cards will not be accepted. Do not send cash.
    • Individuals who do not live within the city limits of Chula Vista will be required to pay the nonresident fee listed for each class. Proof of residency may be required.
    • It is best NOT TO USE mail-in registration if you want to increase your chances of enrollment for impacted programs.
    • Mail Check and Registration Form to:

      City of Chula Vista 
      Recreation Department
      ATTN: Mail-In Register for Programs
      276 Fourth Avenue, Building C
      Chula Vista, CA 91910


      A minimum number of participants are required to hold class. Where enrollment is low, the Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel. To help ensure that classes are held, please register early. An automatic refund will be issued if a class is cancelled by the department.

      Refunds & Transfers
      Refunds are not issued unless classes are cancelled. Refunds will be processed and mailed approximately 4-8 weeks after classes begin. Transfers and/or credits may be approved under certain limited conditions. Credit card and on-line registration processing fee is non-refundable.

      Code of Conduct
      The benefits of Recreation programs are numerous - enhancing health and building strong families and healthy communities.  To ensure the quality of programs and public safety, we require all participants, staff, parents, spectators, coaches, and volunteers, to abide by this Code of Conduct:

      • All persons shall act with respect towards other persons, respect their privacy and personal safety.
      • Physical or verbal abuse of any kind will not be tolerated.
      • All persons shall treat public and private property and equipment with respect.
      • Facility rules and regulations shall be observed at all times.

      Any City representative responsible for officiating, supervising or otherwise operating a recreation program shall have authority to enforce the terms of this Code, as authorized by the Director of Recreation. Failure of any person to abide by this Code of Conduct will result in disciplinary action, including but not limited to:

      1. Removal from the program area and/or facility,
      2. Restriction on program participation,
      3. Suspension or expulsion from the current program, and/or future programs, and/or from the facility, and
      4. Liability for any damages to property incurred.

      Minors, under the age of 18, are required to have a parent or legal guardian sign the registration form.  No refund of fees shall be given for any suspension or expulsion from a program for violating the Code of Conduct. The Director of Recreation shall review any expulsion or suspension longer than three days.

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