Registration begins as soon as the seasonal program guide is distributed. First-time participants must register via mail or in person at the SEASPAR office.
First-time online registrants must call SEASPAR at 630.960.7600 for a user name, password, and instructions. In order to register online, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be a SEASPAR resident
- Have previously registered by mail or in person
- Have no outstanding balance
- Have a current year Annual Information Form on file (located on our Participant Forms page)
- Pay in full by credit card at the time of registration
- Download and complete the summer program registration form and/or the summer day camp registration form. These fillable PDF forms may be downloaded, completed, saved, and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org if paying with a credit card. (Please note that you MUST download the form and save it to your computer before completing it. If you complete the form in your web browser, your information will NOT be saved!) It may also be printed, completed, and mailed or delivered with payment to the SEASPAR office at 4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515. For step-by-step instructions, visit our Fillable PDF Form Instructions page.
- All participants must have a completed a 2019 Annual Information Form on file or submit it with their registration form. Parents, guardians, or caregivers are responsible for informing SEASPAR of any changes to this information, but only need to submit the Annual Information Form once per calendar year. This form, along with others that may be required for participants based on their needs, is located on our Participant Forms page.
- Full payment must be received with the registration unless prior arrangements have been made. See our Financial Information/Fee Assistance page for more information. Payment may be made by check, money order, cash, or credit card.
- Mail, email, or drop off your registration, Annual Information Form (if necessary), and payment by the deadline stated in the season’s program guide. For after-hours convenience, there is a mail slot at the SEASPAR office entrance.
- SEASPAR resident registrations received by the deadline will be processed randomly beginning the following day.
- Non-resident registration will be processed randomly beginning the day after resident registration is processed.
- Registrations will not be processed if a balance remains from a previous season. Please call SEASPAR at 630.960.7600 with questions about any outstanding balances.
- Registrations received after the registration deadline are accepted if space is available.
- Registrations must be received in the office five business days before an activity.
- SEASPAR encourages registration prior to the registration deadline. This enables the staff to answer questions and provide additional information.
- Instructors may not receive payment or register participants at programs.
- SEASPAR sends registration confirmations two weeks before programs begin. Please review the confirmation to verify programs for which you are registered or on the waiting list.
Registrations will not be processed without payment or a current Annual Information Form on file.
- A program may be cancelled if the program minimum is not met.
- Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Make-up dates are generally not possible.
- If a participant cannot attend a program, he/she cannot send a substitute in his/her place.
- A full refund is issued if a program is cancelled by SEASPAR.
- In order for a participant to drop from a program, SEASPAR must be notified five business days prior to the start of the program to qualify for a refund. At this time, the participant will be refunded the cost of the program less a $5 processing fee, the cost of a ticket (if applicable, unless a participant on the waiting list registers), contracted services, or specialized non-refundable supplies.
- A prorated refund is issued if a written medical excuse accompanies the refund request.
- No refund is given if a class is postponed due to low enrollment. If the program is subsequently cancelled, a full refund is given.
- If a participant chooses to cancel from a program after the season has begun, a prorated refund is issued, less a $5 processing fee and ticket price, if applicable.
- All refunds are issued monthly.