Online Registration Instructions

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Register yourself and your household members online for classes, programs and activities offered by the City of El Cerrito Recreation Department with WebTrac™ Online Registration. There is no additional charge for online registration, sign-up when it is convenient for you! Not ready to go paperless? Download the Registration Form (for classes/programs only).

Activity and Camp Registration

For School Break Camps, Mix & Match Camp & El Cerrito Sports Camp, see below – “Drop-In Option Camps”

  1. Click Web Trac to access registration site
    • Enter your username and password
    • If you have never done any business with the El Cerrito Recreation Department (activity registrations, facility rentals, tennis permits, Summer Camps, Senior Center Programs, etc.), choose “Create an Account”. If you receive a “Duplicate Check”, please see direction below.
    • If you do not know your username and password but you have done business with the El Cerrito Recreation Department in the past, please choose “Forgot my Password” and enter the email address that you put on any registration form in the past for the Recreation Department.
    • If you do not receive an email with your username and password instructions, please email us or call (510) 559-7000
  2. Click on any of the boxes in the top row of photos (i.e. “Youth Programs”) depending on which type of program you with to register for.
    • "Youth Programs" includes all camps including Swim Camps
    • “Aquatics Programs” includes all Swim Center Classes, regardless of age
  3. You can find the activity that you are looking for in a variety of ways:
    • Type in the activity number from our rECguide to go directly to the activity that you want and click “Search”
    • OR Type a complete word in the activity search (example: Ravencliff not Raven)
    • OR Use the “Category”, “Type”, and “Subtype” fields to narrow your search
    • You can also click on the triangle next to “Additional Search Criteria” to search in different ways
    • Note: if you are starting a new search, it is best to use the “Reset” button to clear out previous search criteria
  4. Once you find the activity or camp that you are looking for click the button to the left of it (a green + or a calendar icon)
    • A red – means that activity is not available for online registration (please contact us if you feel this is an error)
    • To ensure that instructors have accurate rosters, online registration may be closed up to 72 hours before an activity begins. Click on the icon in the "Info" column to see if there is still space in the activity.
  5. Select “Add to Cart” which should appear at the bottom of the screen
  6. Choose which member of your household you are enrolling into the activity
  7. Check off that you agree with the waiver language
  8. Select “Proceed to Checkout” or “Continue Shopping”
  9. Complete Transaction with appropriate Credit or Debit Card Number (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express Only)

Drop-In Camp Instructions

For School Break Camps, Mix & Match, AM & PM Extended Care and Sports Camps Summer Day Camps

  1. Follow steps 1-4 above
  2. A calendar will appear
    • You can navigate to other months using the “Next Month” or “Previous Month” button located on either side of the month name at the top of the calendar
  3. Click on the Camp Name for each day that you want to enroll into
    • Important: for a full week of camp, you must choose all five days in each week that you want to enroll into
  4. Continue adding days to your shopping cart until you have selected all days that you want to enroll into.
  5. If you want to sign up for other drop-in camps as well, you can press “Reset” and search for other camps to enroll into
  6. Follow steps 5-9 above


Tennis courts

• Click WebTrac to access registration site.
• Enter Username and Password
• Click “Park Facility Rentals”/Highlight “Tennis Courts”/Choose time and location/Scroll down to select a time/Click “Search”/Click on the time and court/”Add To Cart”/”Proceed to Checkout”
• Click WebTrac to access registration site.
• Enter Username and Password
• Click “Park Facility Rentals”/Click on “Date” to choose desired date/Highlight “Picnic Sites”/Choose location and click on the Calendar Icon on the right/Click on date/Select Picnic Site # /Click “Add to Cart” on the bottom of page/ Add head count (25 max per site/ Select a participant/ Enter reservation purpose “birthday party”/ Click on “Proceed to Checkout”