Registration Information

Program and Course Registration Process
NEW REGISTRATION SYSTEM beginning in the Fall of 2016!

Make sure you have your new account set up prior to registration opening.

Registration sessions:

Fall – registration is usually in early August; Classes run August – December
Winter – registration is usually in December; Classes run January – mid March
Spring – registration is usually in early March; Classes run mid March – May
Summer – registration is usually in May; Classes run June – mid August
Summer Day Camps – registration is usually in mid March; Camps run during the summer


Once you set up your NEW ACCOUNT….
If you have an active Scholarship that needs to be attached to your new account, please let us know when you set up your new account so we can apply your scholarship to your new account. Click HERE to inform us of your new account by August 6th so we have time to transfer your scholarship before registration opens on August 11th.

If you have a current FOSAS, Randall Friends, or Photo Center Membership, please let us know when you set up your new account so we can apply your membership to your new account.
Sharon Art Studio:
Randall Museum Friends:
Harvey Milk Photo Center:

Q: How do I create my Customer Account on your new registration site?
A: Before registering for any activities on our website, you must establish a Customer Account. Your email address will be your login and you will be prompted to create a password.

This is how you create an online registration account:

1) Click on Create an Account.

2) Fill in the required fields.

What number do I call if I need help?

Call our Program Registration Desk at 415-831-6800. Staff there can help you with any questions or problems you might have.

When can I register for programs?

Registration is offered on a quarterly basis, usually in August for fall programs, December for winter programs, March for spring & day camp programs, and May for summer programs.

Where can I register for programs?

You can register online BY CLICKING HERE. You can also participate in walk-in registration at one of our walk-in sites during the registration period.

For most courses, after the course starts, you can still register by calling 415-831-6800. There is no prorated pricing for late registration.

Do you have offer scholarships to cover the cost of registrations?

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department offers financial assistance to eligible San Francisco residents through our Recreation Scholarship Fund. Please go to the Rec Program Scholarships page for more information.

How do I get more information about program registration?

Visit our FAQs in the Help section at FAQs for answers to more of your questions.

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