Program Registration


Link to Leisure Guide Link to online registration 

COVID 19 Update

The Municipality of Port Hope, Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture continues to plan a phased in approach to return to facilities and programming.  Through considerations and reviews with the local health department, additional programming and facility access will begin on Sept 14, 2020.

Go to Recreation, Leisure and Culture page to review our fall offerings.

Program Registration Dates/Times

Fall Session 2: November 2 to December 12, 2020 (6 Weeks)

Registration dates: October 19 to October 28, 2020

Registration Process

children in a line holding hands playing a gameRegistrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Payment is required at the time of registration and may be in the form of cash, cheque, debit or major credit cards. Make cheques payable to the Municipality of Port Hope. ($25 charge for NSF cheques). Phone registrations accepted with credit card payment.

A $16.75 administration fee will be charged on any changes requested after the registration has been processed.

Refunds and Credit Notes

A $16.75 administration fee will be charged on all refund requests. The only exception is for refunds that are accompanied with medical proof. Refunds requested after the start of a session are subject to pro-rating based on classes completed. Credit on account is available when participants are forced to cancel their registration in any program or aquatic class. The credit is not subject to an administration fee but is, however, subject to pro-rating.

Multi-Child Discount

a girl with goggles in the pool waves at the side of the poolAPPLIES TO IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS ONLY - 5% off the second child and 10% off each additional child. Applies to Pre-School/Swim Kids and all children's programs and day camps.

Program Cancellations

In order to provide quality programs the Department may not run a program due to insufficient registration. If your class is cancelled or the changed time does not fit your schedule, a full refund or credit will be given with no administration fee.

Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)

Rates and fees in our program listings include HST where applicable.

Fee Assistance / Subsidy

The Municipality of Port Hope believes that everyone should have the chance to participate. Fees for participation should not be a barrier. In December 2009 a fee assistance policy was adopted by Council. For information regarding level of assistance available please ask staff.


The use of photographically capable cell phones, cameras and video cameras is not permitted in change rooms/washrooms. Taking photos or making videos/audio recordings without permission in ANY context in which the person has a reasonable expectation of privacy is prohibited.

Pool Change Rooms

Family Changerooms are available at Jack Burger Sports Complex.