Summer 2017 Registration Information

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How to Register 

Registration Dates | Summer Sign-Up Info | Financial Assistance | Early Bird Discount | Refund Policy

Registration Dates   

Online registration: March 13, 2017
Mail-in, Fax-in & Drop-off: Starts as soon as you receive the guide. 

Online registration: March 28 @ 11am
Mail-in, Fax-in & Drop-off: March 28, 2017
Walk-in: March 28, 2017 

How to Register 


Welcome to the Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Online Registration Portal where you can access our vast database of camps 24 hours a day, all year long! We gladly accept American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa.


If you have never registered with us before or if you *gasp* have not accessed your online account since Winter of 2014, you will need to set up a new account! Please start with the "New Account" link below to create your new profile. If you are all set, skip this step and click "Register Now" to get started!

Register Online



In Person, By Fax & Drop-Off

We have friendly faces at two of our locations to help you with your registration, Red Morton and Sandpiper! Please come and visit us and we can help you plan the your child's summer!  


We gladly accept Check, Cash, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa.

Mail-In Customers:
Payment can be made by check or credit card. PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH.


For more information and registration locations, visit our General Registration Page.


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Download a Registration Form


Resident Status

Any person with a home Redwood City mailing address is considered a resident. A Redwood City P.O. Box or business address will not be taken as proof of residency. A non-resident is someone who lives in another city.

 Things to Know Before You Sign-Up

  • In-camp registrations will not be accepted.
  • Register early! Many camps fill before their start dates
  • Camps may be cancelled if there is low enrollment.
  • All registrations are taken on a first come first served basis.
  • Mail-In & Fax-In receipts will be snail-mailed. We will not call you to confirm your registration.
  • Waiting lists will be established if a program is full.
  • If a space becomes available we will contact you.
  • You will not be charged for the camp unless you are enrolled.
  • If you wrote a check for several classes and you are put on the wait list, the remaining balance of your check will be automatically credited to your account for future use in our programs. If you would like a refund, please contact the contact the department at 650-780-7311.
Early Bird Discount 

Register by APRIL 10th and you will receive a 10% discount on unlimited weeks of our Recreation Camps*. Just look for the pink starburst next to the applicable camps in the Summer Camp Section.

*Discounted camps include: Polliwog, Tiny Timbers, Mountaineers, Kaboom, High-5, and Whatchamacallit. Refunds for camps will be for the actual value paid, less processing fees. There will be no discounts given on bridge, pre or post care programs associated with the selected camps. Discount is on the base price of the camp prior to the addition of administrative and non-resident fees.

Discount will only be applied to camps paid in full.  Discount cannot be applied to payment plans.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance & Payment Plans 

Payment plans are available to families who need a little extra time to pay in full. All summer camps listed in this guide are eligible for deferred payment. This will allow families to reserve their child’s spot NOW, but apply payment closer to the camp and/or swim lesson start date. For more information, please call 650-780-7311 or e-mail YOU MUST SET UP A PAYMENT PLAN IN PERSON at Red Morton Community Center during the hours of 8:30am-4:30pm (M-F). They cannot be done online. Cancellation Fees Apply. Past registrations may not be put on a plan once they have been paid for. 

Payment Plan Rules

  • All summer camps within the guide are eligible.
  • Payment Plans must be set up in person.
  • non-refundable registration deposit of $25 PER CAMP is required. This will allow you to reserve your child’s spot in a camp now, but defer payment until later.

All Payment Plans Will Be:

  • Set-up as automatic payments ONLY by credit card or echeck.
  • FIRST PAYMENT Due by May 5, at 4:30pm
  • FINAL PAYMENT Due by June 16, at 4:30pm

Accounts that are not paid in full by 4:30pm on the due date, will have all registrations cancelled, and $25 PER CAMP FEE will be forfeited. No exceptions.


Financial Assistance

If you are a Redwood City Resident and would like to apply for financial assistance, please download the form below or pick one up at Red Morton Community Center. Availability is limited and is allocated by need on a first come, first served basis. All supporting documents and applications must be submitted to the Red Morton Front Desk by May 12, 2017 at 4:30pmFirst review of financial assistance will be on April 14th.

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Download Scholarship Application (pdf)



We’re Only Human

With so much planning, sometimes we make mistakes. Occasionally, locations change, camp info can change, and of course we have typos. Please read your receipts carefully, we will correct any changes in locations, times, dates, and fees here, as well as alert you of any additional items you may need for your camps. You can check our classes against our website as any changes or corrections will be reflected there as well.


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