Register for a Program

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The Municipality of Port Hope's program registration is a first-come, first-served basis. Payment is required at the time of registration.

megaphoneDon't miss Fall Aquatics and Program Registration

Fall Aquatics: Registration opens Monday August 28, 2023 at 7:00 a.m. 
Fall Programs: Registration opens Tues August 29, 2023 at 8:00 a.m.

Fall Session aquatics runs from September 11 to November 19, 2023 (10 week session).

Programs and Fitness Session runs  September 18 to November 19, 2023 (9 week session).

Learn how to register below.

Plan ahead with future registration dates

We have 5 registration sessions a year. Please check back here for registrations updates.

Winter 1 Aquatics and Program Registration

Winter 1 Aquatics: Registration opens on Monday November 6, 2023 at 7:00 a.m.
Winter 1 Programs: Registration opens on Tuesday November 7, 2023 at 8:00 a.m.

Session Details: 

Winter 1 Session for Aquatics and Programs runs November 20, 2023 to February 11, 2024 (10 week session).  There will be no classes offered over the holidays from December 24, 2023 to January 6, 2024.

Day Camp Registration

Each of these camps have different registration dates and details. Visit the day camp webpage for up-to-date info. 

Three easy ways to register

Online is the best method to ensure you get the program you want at your desired time

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Beat the line and register online for best selection.

  1. Pay by credit card
  2. ActiveNet applies a small service charge to all applicable online transactions

Follow our tips for completing registration.

Register or Reserve Online

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  1. 905-885-2474
  2. Pay by credit card

Please be advised that during peak registration times, it may be difficult to get through on the phone lines. Please do not leave registration voicemail.

Call us 

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During facility hours (Jack Burger Sports Complex or Town Park Recreation Centre)

  1. Pay by cash, cheque, gift card, debit, or credit card.
  2. Make cheques payable to the Municipality of Port Hope ($30.00 charge for NSF cheques)
Tips for completing your online registration

Be sure you have an active account with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture, if you forget your password- use the forgot password feature to update it. Logins are associated with your email. You can create a new account if needed.

  1. When you are logged in to your account click Activities at the top of the page
  2. Click the green box enroll now beside the activity/program you are interested in registering for
  3. Select participant
  4. Make sure you fill out enrollment details.  You have to fill out medications/allergies, if you have none just put n/a in the field
  5. Add this transaction to your cart, your shopping cart now shows you have a pending transaction
  6. If you do not wish to register another family member or register for another program, read and complete waivers, initial and click the box that you have read the waiver.  If you would like to register an additional family member or register for another program, select Activities at the top of the page and complete the same process.  If you have added to the cart for each person/program, they will show in the cart.
  7. Check out – this will take you to the payment screen
  8. Complete your payment
Recreation fee assistance
 The Municipality of Port Hope believes that everyone should have the chance to participate. Recreation fee assistance is available to those who live in the Municipality.
 Changes, refunds, and cancellations
Any changes or refunds to a program registration will be charged the $17.75 administrative fee. The administrative fee will be waived for refunds with medical proof. Refund cheques requested after the start of a session will be pro-rated based on the number of classes completed.

If you would prefer to have a credit on your account instead of a refund cheque, the administrative fee will be waived. Programs will be pro-rated with a credit on account.

If a program is cancelled due to insufficient registration you will be notified. When possible, a different time or day will be offered. If the alternate day does not work for you, a full refund or credit will be given. There is no administration fee for programs cancelled by the Municipality.

ActiveNet service charge fees for online registration are not refundable.

 Multi-child discount
The multi-child discount applies to immediate family members only. The transactions must also occur on the same receipt. The discount applies to:
  • Swimming lessons
  • Children's programs
  • Day camp
 Discount rate:
  • Second child- 5% off
  • Third child or more- 10% off
 Program feedback
We love to hear from our participants. Program feedback is available for all swimming programs, child programs, fitness programs, and day camp.

Port Hope Gift CardGift Cards and Recreation Passes

Looking for a great gift? We have the perfect idea for birthdays and special occasions. Support your loved one in becoming more active and engaged with the gift of recreation! Discover below how you can gift recreation opportunities such as swimming, skating, gym activities, registered programs and Parks Recreation and Culture merchandise.

Get a Gift Card or Recreation Pass