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Parks & Recreation Program Registration

There are four easy ways to register: 





Register Online NOW

Fax your completed registration form with credit card information  to one of the customer service locations listed below.

Mail your completed registration form with payment to one of the customer service locations listed below.

Stop by and register in person to one of the customer service locations listed below.

 Download a Registration Form


Customer Service Locations

Margaret Todd Senior Center

1560 Hill Road
Novato, CA 94947

415-897-0239 Fax

Monday - Friday

Novato Gymnastics Center

950 Seventh Street
Novato, CA 94945

415-897-6395 Fax

Monday - Friday


General Registration Information:

Payment can be made by MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover Card, cash or checks  payable to City of Novato.

Residents must reside within the Novato city limits or own property within the city limits. Non-residents are Novato P.O. box addresses, and anyone residing outside the Novato city limits.

Drop-off, fax, and mail-in registrations are processed in the order they are received. Please have both sides of the registration form completely filled out and signed, and include payment. Incomplete registrations and/or having incorrect payment amounts will be returned unprocessed.

Names will be placed on a waiting list for any program that is full. Programs may be canceled due to lack of enrollment. Do not assume you are enrolled in a program until you receive a confirmation receipt.

Program participants are responsible for payment at the time of registration for activities, programs, and rental facilities. A $15 fee will be charged for returned checks. It is the City of Novato’s policy to take progressive action in resolving any outstanding account balance, including utilizing the services of a collection agency to obtain payment.

Financial Assistance may be available to those who qualify. Please call 415-899-8279 for more information.


Full refunds will be issued for a program altered or canceled by the City, or if a participant is dissatisfied with any program. Refund requests must be made no later than one working day after the program ends. Refund and/or program transfer requests must be accompanied by a Refund/Transfer request form. A Refund/Transfer request form, and our Refund Policy are also available at our customer service locations.

Registrations paid by cash or check will be refunded by a City check. Credit card purchases will be refunded to the credit card used to register for the program. It may take up to three weeks to receive refund checks. Refunds may be prorated to cover nonrefundable costs such as service fees, partial class attendance, materials, prepaid transportation, and tickets. Once the following programs have started, no refunds will be given: day camps, gymnastics camps, specialty camps, or one-day programs.

Financial Assistance:


Parents/guardians of children under 18 years old who reside within the Novato city limits may apply for a financial assistance scholarship. Families meeting the financial eligibility requirements are currently eligible to receive a scholarship. Funding is available on a “first come, first served basis.” For more information, call 415-899-8279, or 415-899-8290. Applications are available at the Novato Gymnastics Center, 950 Seventh Street, or click here to download an application.

Seniors meeting the financial eligibility requirements are currently eligible to receive a scholarship. Funding is available on a “first come, first served basis.” For more information, call 415-899-8290. Click here to download an application or pick one up at the Margaret Todd Senior Center, 1560 Hill Road. 


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