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2. Program Registration Info

All registration are done online through the public side of the website or in-house.  Registrations are accepted online or In-Person (registrations are not accepted over the phone). In-Person registrations need to have created a household account on our website prior to coming in.  Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Some programs have limited enrollment, so early registration is encouraged.  Registration on our website can be paid online or offline; Online payment is with a credit card, Offline payment is to mail or drop off the receipt with payment.  (credit cards are not accepted at the Rec. Office).

Registration Deadlines
Registration deadlines are set at 7 days prior to the start date of a program, unless otherwise stated. Deadlines are set to ensure that minimum numbers are met to offer a program. Registrations received after the deadline will be accepted if space is available, but there is no guarantee of placement. Registration will close when a program has reached its maximum number and a waiting list will be created. No registrations will be accepted after the second meeting of a program.

Fees & Payments
Payment must be made in full at the time of registration, either by the online or offline options, unless a deposit is allowed. Deposits are NON-Refundable. If a deposit has been paid, the remaining balance is due by the required date listed for the program. Participants will not be allowed to attend a program until payment is paid in full. Checks are to be made payable to: Williston Recreation & Parks. 

Online Registrations
There are four ways to use the Online Registration Site:

  1. Online Registration & Online Payment with a Credit Card.  Select the programs that you want and place them into your shopping cart, proceed to check out, at the payment option choose- "Check Out Online" and pay with a credit card.  You will be enrolled and paid for those programs that you selected.  
    Processing Fee: There is a $2 or 3.5% processing fee, whichever is higher, on your total balance at the end of your transaction.  The program fee will be billed by Williston Recreation & Parks, and the processing fee will be billed by GovtPortal.  The town does not collect or keep the processing fees.

  2. Online Registration & Offline Payment- Print Form and Pay with Check/Cash.  Select the programs that you want and place them into your shopping cart, proceed to check out, at the payment option choose- "Check Out Offline" and print off the Registration Form.  This form needs to be mailed or brought in with payment, either check or cash (credit cards are not accepted at the office).  
    Note: You are NOT enrolled in the programs that you have selected until we have received the payment.  The information is stored in our system and will enroll you when payment is made.

    Drop Box- A drop box is available for after hour payments of programs.  The box is located at the back entrance to the Town Hall Building- 7900 Williston Rd.  Place printed form and payment in an envelope and write Recreation & Parks on it.

  3. Special Registration- There may be programs listed on the site, but not available for online registration.  If so, in the register section of the listing, it will state what needs to be done for registration or state No Registration Needed.

  4. Waiting List- If a program is full and you want to be on the waiting list, register online and at check out choose "Check Out Online".  No fees will be charged.  Choosing "Print a Registration Form" will not place you on the waiting list.

A receipt is emailed for all registrations that are entered and paid for.  The email will come from  It is important to print off your receipt, detailed information and location will be on the receipt.  There also may be additional waivers or an informational flyer attached.  Be sure to read through all information.  We notify all registered participants of any changes or cancellations by email. 

Online Registration Closes
Programs- Online registration for programs close the day before the start date of the program, unless otherwise stated.  Weekend programs close on Thursday- lists are sent to instructors on Friday.  Registrations after these time must be done at the office.  No registrations are accepted after the second time a program meets.

Camps- Online registration for camps close midnight the Thursday before the camp start date.  Friday is used to prepare lists for Monday mornings start.

Online Registration & Payment Information- Click Here