Registration Office

Online Registration
Online registration is available for most programs. Registration for minors (18 and younger) requires adult input and information. Not all programs are available for online registration. Online payments are accepted by MasterCard, Visa and Discover only. To register for programs not currently offered online, please follow the standard enrollment process.

Standard Enrollment
A completed and signed registration form, along with payment, is due at the time of registration. Checks and money orders must be for the exact amount and made payable to: Charles County Commissioners. Checks must include the current address, telephone number, and drivers license number with expiration. Information must be included for the person making payment. Cash payment is only accepted at the main office at 8190 Port Tobacco Rd., Elite Gymnastics, all indoor pools, Capital Clubhouse, Gilbert Run Park, White Plains Golf Course, and the White Plains Skate Park. Except for limited programs/activities, cash is not accepted at the community centers. Discover, MasterCard and Visa payments are accepted by mail, in person, or via fax at the main office in Port Tobacco. Mail-in payments with a signed registration form are only accepted at: Charles County Government Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Attn: Registration Office 8190 Port Tobacco Road Port Tobacco, MD 20677

All transfer requests must be received in writing. After a transfer has been made, no additional transfers or refunds will be accepted for that program.

Returned Check Fees
Checks returned for insufficient funds or other reason will incur a fee of up to, but not more than, $35 for each occurrence. We do not redeposit returned checks; only cash, money order, or credit card accepted for face value of check, plus the return check fee. Persons who fail to rectify this obligation will be denied participation in all Charles County Government programs.

Refund Policies
All requests for refunds must be received, in writing, seven working days prior to the start of a program. Fax requests for refunds are accepted at 301-934-5624, or email to WebTrac@ After the program has begun, a prorated refund, based on participation, may be approved if requested in writing with medical verification received prior to the end of the program. No refunds will be considered after a program has ended. A $10 administrative fee will be deducted from all approved refunds, regardless of circumstances, unless the program is canceled by Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism. Late fees and T-shirt costs are non-refundable. Overnight trips may not qualify for a refund.  For select sports programs, league rules determine program refund amount.