2020-21 School-Year Youth Programs


Reflecting the 2020-21 WCCUSD school year model, the El Cerrito Recreation Department has adapted our school year Youth Programs model to help meet the care needs of our community. Following guidance from state and county health offices, our new program model centers around the best practices for providing care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the look and feel of our new program may be different than what families are used to, we remain dedicated to providing services that focus on health and safety or both students and staff, as well as allows our community to receive essential childcare services-- all while still providing plenty of FUN (friends, unity, and new experiences)!


El Cerrito Resident Priority Registration: Tuesday, 8/11/20 at 8am
Non-Resident Registration: Wednesday, 8/12/20 at 8am
*Registration Closes: Wednesday, 8/19/20 
*If spaces are still available after the registration deadline, late registrations and/or late starts may be considered. 
After 8/19, please inquire about registration by emailing recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.

Licensing Forms

Licensing forms are required for those enrolled in the programs at Harding, Madera, and Fairmont. After enrolling you will have 24 hours to complete the forms and either email them to recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us or drop them off in the mailbox at the Community Center. Please note that the Community Center office is closed and the Swim Center Staff cannot assist or answer specific questions. Please open with Adobe Reader:

Madera Licensing Packet

Harding Licensing Packet

Fairmont Licensing Packet

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Online Services

To view your City of El Cerrito Recreation account, pay bills, register for programs, print receipts and other options, please click here. Please call (510) 559-7000 or email  the Community Center for your personal log-in information. There is no fee for online registration or bill pay.

Contact Information

Recreation Department Office

7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito, CA 94530

(510) 559-7000