Brattleboro, Vermont

General Information

General Information

HOW TO REGISTER: Registration Forms are available at the Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Office. Registrations are accepted for all programs through the mail or in person at the Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Office. We do not accept registrations by phone. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis, with payment. Some programs have limited enrollment. Early registration is recommended.

FEES AND PAYMENT: Program fees are printed at the end of each program or course description. Payment must be made in full at the time of registration, or mailed in with your registration form. We can only accept a check or cash for payment. Checks should be made payable to: Brattleboro Recreation & Parks.

REGISTRATION DEADLINES: The registration deadline for all programs is the start date of the program, unless otherwise stated in the Brochure. Registration forms must be in prior to the start date of the printed deadline to insure that the program will have adequate numbers to be offered. Program registration will close when a program has limited enrollment and reaches its maximum number. No program registration will be accepted after the second meeting of a program or course unless permission with the Instructor/Program Coordinator is granted.

CONFIRMATION & NOTIFICATION: We do not send confirmation notices. We will notify you if a program is cancelled or changed. If you have sent in a completed registration form with payment, prior to the program deadline, you should consider that the participant is enrolled. If a program has limited enrollment and is filled, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list.

CANCELLATION POLICY & REFUNDS: The Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department reserves the right to cancel or consolidate any program or course that does not meet minimum participant numbers. Cancellations due to inclement weather will be announced on our local radio stations, WTSA and WKVT. Request for refunds must be in writing to the Recreation & Parks Director for approval.

PROGRAM BROCHURES & LISTINGS: Brochures and newsletters are printed seasonally, (Summer Brochure, Fall Newsletter, Fall/Winter Brochure, Special Holiday Edition, Winter Carnival, Spring Newsletter.) The brochures and newsletters are distributed to the Brattleboro Elementary Schools, local banks, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Gibson-Aiken Center. Public service announcements are made through local radio stations WTSA and WKVT, local newspapers, The Brattleboro Reformer and The Observer, as well as our local TV station, BCTV.

RESIDENTS: You will notice that there are fee differences for Residents & Non Residents. Residents are those who live in, or own property in Brattleboro. Proof of residency may be required. Non Resident Youths pay an additional $15 and Non Resident Adults pay an additional $25. This is for all programs and sports activities offered by the Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department.

SPECIAL NEEDS: If there are special needs required for any of our programs, please contact the Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department one week prior to the scheduled event at 802-254-5808. The Gibson-Aiken Center now has a LULA/Elevator for building accessibility.