Pay By Credit Card
(Online, Mail-In, Fax-In or In-Person)
Pre-registration is required for all programs with the fees due and payable at the time of registration. Registration is complete when the fee has been paid and your name is added to the registration list. All registrations are accepted on a first-come basis. If a class is filled before your registration is processed, you will automatically be placed on a waiting list and notified. Always use current age or grade at the beginning of the program.
For All Mail-in Registrations:
Complete the PDF Spring/Summer Mail-in Registration Form or the Fall/Winter Mail in Registration Form and mail to: 710 N. Washington Ave, Mason City, IA 50401. Be sure all information is correct and the program numbers are correct.
Program Number System
All Swim and Recreation Programs have a program number for each program/session. The number system is being used to help simplify the registration process both for you and our office. Please indicate the program number when registering for programs.
Four Easy Ways to Register
Helpful Hints for Registering
- Register Online
Type in the program you wish to register for, choose season, fill out registration form. Credit Card Needed!
- Mail In Registration
Complete the PDF Spring/Summer Mail-In Registration Form or PDF Fall/Winter Mail-In Registration Form and mail in. Check or Credit Card Needed!!
- In Person
Register in person at the Recreation Department: 710 N. Washington Avenue, Mason City, IA 50401. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Fax in Registration
Fill out the mail-in registration from (download above) and fax to 641-421-3635. Credit Card Needed!!
1) Know your child's swim level.
2) Check their past swim pass cards from past seasons.
3) Call the Mason City Recreation Office with questions at 421-3673.
4) Check your vacation and camp schedules before registering.
5) Use the program numbers.
There will be a $5 service charge for refund checks issued due to participant cancellation, or a full computer credit may be given to use at a later date. Full refunds will be given if program is canceled by the Recreation Department. Anything under $10 will be an automatic computer credit. There will be no refunds/credit issued after program registration deadline or program has begun, other than medical, which then will be prorated. Refunds will be sent directly to your home, please allow a few weeks for processing through City Hall. If no registration deadline is mentioned, the registration deadline is considered two working days prior to the starting date, for all refunds.