Rules, Policies, and Procedures
- All programs have a minimum and maximum enrollment number and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
- The Park District has the right to cancel, postpone and combine classes or programs.
- Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.
The Park District reserves the right to cancel classes and make changes in the schedule and fees.
- Registrations received after the deadline will be charged an additional $5, will be placed on a waiting list, and assigned to teams as space permits.
Fees must be paid at the time of registration by cash, check, or credit card. The first fee listed is the rate for Winnebago Park District residents. The second fee is for non-residents. Residents are described as residing within the Winnebago Park District boundaries, paying taxes to the Park District. Non-resident fee does not apply to Trips or Races. Families with more than two children registering for the same program will receive a multi-participant discount. Pay for two children and the third or more child’s fee is 50% of the registration fee or pay no more than $300. In compliance with the intergovernmental agreement with the Winnebago School District $5 is added on programs that require the use of the school facilities. No registrations will be accepted without the proper payment.
- A full refund will be issued if the Park District reschedules or cancels a class.
- To withdraw from a program, a refund application must be completed.
- A full refund, less a $10 fee and jersey cost (if ordered), will be granted if the application for refund is filed with the office prior to the first game or class.
After the start of the program - Refunds requested after the start of a program will be looked at on a case to case basis. If granted a refund participate will be charged a $5 fee and the cost of jersey if ordered.
Trips - A refund will only be given for trips if money has not been committed for tickets, bus, etc., or the seat can be filled from a waiting list.
All program refunds are subject to Park Director’s approval.
After the registration deadline the Park District will determine if the class will be held or cancelled. Once this decision is made registrations will be taken until the class or program is full or begins.
Definition of Residency
Winnebago Park District resident are described as residing with in the Winnebago Park District/Township boundaries. Proof of residency, such as a driver’s license, rental lease, voter’s registration, or tax-statement may be required.
Some of our classes and programs have registration maximum and minimum. The Park District maintains waiting lists for classes and programs that have reached their maximum capacity and encourages everyone to be placed on a waiting list. We will attempt to expand the original class, creat a new class, or replace persons who cancelled out of the class. No payment will be made if you are placed on the waiting list. Once space in the class is created, you will be notified, and the registration can be completed.
The Winnebago Park District and/or professional photographers under contract may record or take photographs of participants enrolled in Park District programs, classes and events or people on Park District properties. These photographs and videos can be used in on the Park District website and future Park District catalogs, brochures, pamphlets, fliers or displays.
All participants in our programs, leagues, classes and trips will be required to sign a participation waiver. Parents or guardians must sign for minor children.
Online Registration Policy- By registering online you agree to the below policy.
INSURANCE WAIVER: (must be signed by the participant or parent/guardian if under 18 yrs. of age) We, the undersigned participant or parents/guardians, understand that the Winnebago Park District provides no insurance coverage for medical costs and other damages arising out of any participation in the Park District Programs. Any insurance coverage will be that furnished by the undersigned, and we are waiving and releasing all claims for injuries sustained during participation in the program(s). We release the instructors, supervisors, owners, independent contractors, and Park District members from any claims of injury or damage including any transportation associated with the program(s). A parental signature and mandatory attendance at informational meetings prior to the activity are required for participants under the age of 18. We do hereby give authorization and consent for our child/children listed above to participate in, to have photos published, and be transported as needed for the designated Winnebago Park District Programs. We give authorization to obtain medical treatment for my child in the event that the parent(s) and emergency contact cannot be reached.
Online Race Registration Policy
To Participant: By registering online you agree to the Release, Waiver, and Indemnification information
RELEASE, WAIVER, AND INDEMNIFICATION FORM
In consideration of the acceptance of my application and the permission to participate as an entrant or competitor in events hosted by the Winnebago Park District, on the event date. I, freely and voluntarily, for myself individually, and for my heirs, Executors, Administrators, agents, successors, and assigns hereby release, waive and forever discharge the Winnebago Park District and its members, as well as the Park District's Employees, agents, volunteers, board members, elected or appointed officials, attorneys, engineers, representatives, and assigns, individually, and in their representative capacities, if any, and all other associations, sanctioning bodies, and sponsoring individuals, associations, or companies, and their respective heirs, Executors, Administrators, employees, agents, successors, and assigns from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs, expenses, actions and causes of action whether in law or equity, in respect of death, injury, loss, or damage to my persons or property howsoever caused, contributed in or occasioned by the negligence of any of the aforesaid, whether foreseeable or unforseeable, resulting from my participation as an entrant or competitor in any of the events hosted by the Winnebago Park District on the event date. I further hereby undertake to hold and save harmless and agree to indemnify all of the aforesaid from and against any and all claims, demands, rights, and judgements, cost, actions, causes of action, rights and expenses, or any other liability incurred by any or all of them arising as a result of, or in any way connected with my participation, or the participation of any minor child named below for whom I am the parent or legal Guardian in any event or events on the event date sponsored by the Winnebago Park District. I acknowledge having read, understood, and agreed to the terms of the above waiver, release, and idemnification. I warrant that I am, or the minor child named below for whom I am the parent or legal Guardian, is, physically fit to participate in the event or events for which such participants is entered or registered.