General Registration Policies

  • No phone-in registration accepted. Please provide proof of residency. Students must pre-register online, via mail or in person. No registration will be taken in class. 
  • No registration fees can be accepted at class locations or by instructors. 
  • Refunds will only be issued for canceled classes. Allow approximately 3 weeks to process. 
  • Don't let your favorite class get canceled! Please register a minimum of 48 hours before the class start date.  
  • The City of Ontario reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or combine classes for any reason. All fees subject to change.  

Online Priority Registration

Priority online registration for Ontario Residents begins Monday, Aug 5. Online registration is open to everyone, including non-residents beginning Thursday, Aug. 8. To register online for select classes and activities, click HERE. No online registration will be accepted for Adult Sports.

Walk-In Registration

Begins Thursday, August 8.  

Two Locations Hours

Armstrong Center

1265 South Palmetto Avenue

8 AM to 5:15 PM Monday - Thursday

8 AM to 4:30 PM Friday

De Anza Center

1405 South Fern Street

8 AM to 5:45 PM Monday - Thursday

8 AM to 4:30 PM Friday

Mail-In Priority Registration

Begins Monday, August 5.  Mail must not be postmarked earlier than August 2. No mail-in registration for Tiny Tots or Adult Sports. 

  • Complete the registration form. Click HERE for the form. (Adults may register other adults; however each adult must sign a registration form before the start date of the activity.) 
  • Only parents and legal guardians (with documentation) may register their children. 
  • Make Checks payable to "City of Ontario." 
  • Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope so a receipt can be mailed to you. 
  • Mail to: Ontario Recreation & Community Services, 1265 S. Palmetto Ave., Ontario, California 91762. 

Class Confirmations

Class confirmations are not made. Unless a cancellation notice is received, students should plan on attending classes as listed. Bring your receipt to class.

Special Needs Request


Individuals with disabilities are welcome to participate in the City of Ontario's classes, programs, and activities. The City asks for notification of accommodation to be given at least ten (10) days in advance of the class, program, or activity start date; however, less notice may be appropriate in some circumstances. Reasonable accommodations for participation are reviewed and granted on a case-by-case basis. The City will generally modify policies, practices or procedures, or provide auxiliary communication aids or services, when necessary to ensure that qualified individuals are able to participate. If you have special needs that require specific accommodations in order to enjoy one of our programs, activities or classes, please contact the City of Ontario Recreation and Community Services Department at (909) 395-2020. 


Si necesita ayuda con este documento, por favor llame al telefono (909) 395-2020 

Checks, Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and ATM Cards are welcome for payment of registration fees. Identification is required when paying by Credit Card. Credit Card payments are accepted at Armstrong Center, De Anza Center, Ontario Senior Center and online.

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