How to Register

Registration will be accepted on a first come basis from the date this brochure is distributed. Unless otherwise noted, you must be pre-registered prior to attending the first class. Payment is due at time of registration. Make checks payable to “City of Longview”. There will be a $25 service charge for all returned checks.

  • Register Online
  • Mail In & Walk In: Parks & Recreation, 2920 Douglas Street, Longview, WA 98632
  • Send registration form and payment by check or credit card.
  • By Phone: 442-5400, phone registration accepted with Visa or Mastercard.
  • By Fax: 442-5955, for 24 hour convenience fax your registration form with Visa or Mastercard information.
  • Drop Off: City Hall or Recreation Office

Complete the registration form and for 24 hour convenience drop it in the City Hall utility payment mailbox in front of City Hall, 1525 Broadway or at the Recreation Office, 2920 Douglas Street in the mail slot in the front glass door.

Pre Registration Required

Pre-registration is required for most classes. Some classes will fill up quickly so early registration will help ensure that you or your child will not be disappointed. Please Note: No first class “on site” registration will be taken by instructors.

Resident or Non-Resident?

A resident is anyone who lives or owns property within the Longview city limits. Even though your mailing address is “Longview”, this does not necessarily mean you are a city resident. Out-of-city residents pay an additional $5 charge per class or program due at the time of registration.

Participant Initiated Refunds

We depend on your enrollment for a successful class! Please plan your schedule carefully to avoid the need to request a refund. Refunds are not issued when your request is less than three business days before the starting date of the class. Participant initiated refund requests must be made in writing prior to three business days before the class start date. A $5 processing fee per activity for each person will be assessed. Sorry no refunds after three business days prior to the class start date. This is due to financial commitments we must make before activities begin. A Refund Request Form is available at the Recreation Office for your convenience. Refunds take approximately 30 days to process. No participant initiated refunds are available for one day classes, team athletics, trips or special events.

Department Refunds & Satisfaction Guarantee

Full refunds will be issued for any program cancelled by Parks & Recreation or you may choose to be transferred to another class. If after your first class you are not completely satisfied with your experience, we will refund your full registration fee. After the second class, a refund will not be issued. No satisfaction guarantee refunds are available for one day classes, team athletics, trips or special events. To request a satisfaction guarantee refund, a written request must be received at the Recreation Office after the first class but before the second class. A Refund Request Form is available at the Recreation Office for your convenience. Refunds take approximately 30 days to process.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available for youth who, for financial reasons, would be unable to participate in a recreation program. To be considered, a child must reside within the Longview city limits and meet income eligibility guidelines. Requests should be made at least five business days before the class begins. Contributions are accepted to help children that would not otherwise be able to participate in a class or program. To apply for financial assistance or help make a contribution, please call the Recreation Office at 442.5400 Click here for a Recreation Scholarship Application.


Parks & Recreation provides reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities. Please contact the Recreation Superintendent at least two weeks in advance of a program start date to discuss accommodations.

Fair Play

The City of Longview complies with the State of Washington’s “Fair Play in Community Sports Act” that prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of gender in the operation, conduct, or administration of community athletics programs for youth or adults. For questions regarding this or other policies related to field or facility use, please contact Dick Mueller, Recreation Superintendent, at 442-5405.

Non-Discrimination Notice

Longview Parks & Recreation programs, facilities, and services reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We do not dis­criminate on the basis of religion, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Information Purposes

Disclaimer: This program schedule is published for information purposes only. Parks & recreation reserves the right to make any changes in the content and provisions of the program schedule without notice.

El Centro de Apoyo Etnico

Si usted necesita servicios de traduccion, por favor llame a la encargada de la oficina de la Ethnic Support Council, Jovita Potter al 636-2791. La oficina del Ethnic Support Council, localizada en al 1801 Hudson St. in Longview, esta abierta de las 9 a.m. hasta las 5 p.m. de Lunes a Viernes menos los dias festivos federales. ESC, una agencia donde no sin ganancias, provee un banco de lengas para ayudar con casos medicos, educacionals, salud mental, entranamiento de trabajos, y otras citas. ESC tambien provee informacion y referncias sobre emigrantes/refugiados, talleres culturales y su Festival Internacional Anual y other actividades. El comite de directores se juntan a las 6 p.m. cada segundo Lunes del mes. El publico es bienvenido.