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PoliCieS anD ProCeDUreS

ADMISSION

“Pop” Mounger Pool is a community gathering place with grassy sunbathing areas, deck chairs, and picnicking, so all people who enter the pool area during recreational swims need to pay admission, even if not swimming.

FEES AND CHARGES

Parks and Recreation fees and charges are necessary to provide nancial support to the Seattle Parks and Recreation for the operating costs of programs, facilities and grounds.The revenue generated by these fees constitutes only a portion of funds required for operating and maintaining the Parks system. All fees collected from Parks and Recreation activities and concessions are used exclusively for the Parks system as these funds are deposited in the Parks and Recreation Fund, not the City General Fund.

PAYMENT

You can pay for classes and other activities in person during regular facility hours, by telephone with a credit card, or online at www.seattle.gov/parks. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Please make checks and money orders out to the City of Seattle. PLEASE NOTE: Payment is due when you register. If your check is returned for insucient funds, your registration will be cancelled until you pay the amount due plus a $20 fee. (Credit card or cash only are accepted for NSF checks)

CONFIRMATIONS

Sorry, we cannot conrm class registration by mail or phone but we will notify you by phone if your class is postponed or cancelled. Log in to your online SPARC account to view account information and registration for upcoming classes.

CLASS CANCELLATIONS

To cover the cost of providing a program, we need a specic number of participants. If too few people sign up for a class, we must cancel it. We’ll notify you (at the latest) one or two days before the class start date. When possible. we will postpone a cancelled class for a week to allow for more enrollments; if the class minimum is not met by then, we will have to cancel it.

WAITING LISTS

We will create waiting lists for all lled classes. Please be sure to sign up if you are interested in a class that is full, because class openings often become available. If demand is high, we will try to form another class. Please contact us for space availability.

REFUNDS

It is the policy of Seattle Parks and Recreation that:

  • Anyone who registers for a class, camp, special event or program that is cancelled for any reason by Parks and Recreation will receive a full refund.

  • Anyone who registers for a day camp, trip, over- night camp, special event, or facility rental, and who requests a refund 14 days or more before its start (or before the second class of a session), may receive a refund, minus a service charge.

  • Anyone who registers for a day camp, trip, overnight camp, special event, or facility rental, and who with- draws from the activity fewer than 14 days before its start (or after the second class of a session), will receive no refund.

  • The entire policy, #7.16, is available online.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Seattle Parks & Recreation wants to ensure that our group swim lessons and summer swim team are available to every- one, regardless of their ability to pay. The Parks Department oers reduced fees for those who may qualify under low income guidelines. To apply for low income fees, please talk to a member of our sta.

PARENT/CHILD POLICY

Children under 6 years of age or under 48” in height must be directly supervised in the water by an adult and must be within arm’s length distance at all times. This applies to all public swims, family swims, pool playland and pool rentals. We require a maximum ratio of two children to one adult.

ACCOMMODATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

We will make reasonable accommodation, upon request, for people with disabilities. For sign language interpretation, auxiliary aids or other accommodation, please call (206) 615- 0140 or TDD (206) 684-4950. Please allow 10 working days’ advance notice. If a class or activity is scheduled in an area not accessible for wheelchairs, we will make every eort to help you nd a similar program in an accessible location.

NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

As a matter of policy, law, and commitment, Seattle Parks and Recreation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin or presence of any sensory, mental or physical handicap.

MORE INFORMATION

For information about Parks and Recreation facilities, recreation programs, picnic shelters, and scheduling, please visit our web site at www.seattle.gov/parks, or call our Public Information line, 206-684-4075. For more information about programs for senior adults, please call 206-684-4951, and for information about programs for special populations, please call 206-684-4950.

WEATHER POLICY

All swimming programs operate rain or shine, unless there is thunder and lightning. Please call the pool for details.

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Register online at www.seattle.gov/parks or by phone at 206.684.4708 starting May 10

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