Registration & Payment Information

The OST Registration Management Office will be closed on Friday, March 16. Program payments can be made online or by visiting/calling any recreation center. Questions? Please call 757-385-1100

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​R​e​gistration Options 

  1. Online​ | Online registration is available for a limited time at the start of the registration period. If your child does not meet the age requirements at the time of registration, please call (757) 385-0402 for assistance or register in person at any Virginia Beach Recreation Center.
  2. In Person | You can always register in person at any Virginia Beach recreation center

Registration Checklist

Please assist us with providing your child’s information by filling out the appropriate registration form completely and ensuring all required signatures are present. One form is ​needed per child.

Legal documentation is required to be attached to your child’s registration form for anyone indicated as a legal guardian (Current Custody Order or Notarized Power of Attorney). Foster Parents must provide a Custody Order as well as the approved Foster Care Agreement Plan. These documents do not stay on file.

Requirements for Licensed Early Childhood Programs and participants NOT enrolled in a Virginia Beach City Public School:

  • A certified birth certificate, hospital record or valid passport must be presented to our staff. Additionally, we will need a copy of your child’s school entrance immunization & physical records or baby wellness check-up before they may begin attending program.

​Requirements for Medication(s):

  • A Written Medication Consent Form is required if you indicated yes on your child’s registration form. One form for each medication listed is needed. Please complete all sections, ensuring that the physician signature is present on section #22 and parent signature is on section #30. Note: if providing an Asthma Action Plan or LAMP form, you will still need to fill out our Written Medication Consent Form; however, the physician signature does not need to be present as it is on the Asthma Action Plan or LAMP form.

​Requirements for Epi-Pen Injections:

Inclusion, Accommodation & Special Needs Request:

​Participant’s Release to Recreation Programs:

​Summer Camp T-Shirt Form:

Payment Options

Payments can be made at any recreation center or online. Autopay is also available.

Autopay is a convenient automatic payment service to ensure that you never miss a payment deadline. Simply complete the Authorization for Automatic Payment Form and turn it in to any recreation center. A new form must be filled out for each new program; i.e., school year and summer.​

​Registration Notes

Registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Your child is considered to be registered in the program only after all registration forms are completed and returned to any of the Virginia Beach Recreation Centers. If your child does not meet the age requirements at the time of registration, please call (757) 385-0402 for assistance or register in person at any Virginia Beach Recreation Center.

Summer camp registration:

  • ​​At registration a weekly non-refundable, non-transferrable registration fee and deposit are due for selected weeks.
  • The remaining balance will be due according to the Summer Payment Schedule​.
  • Sport & Specialty camps require a non-refundable, non-transferrable registration and program fee in full at registration.
  • Recreation center membership is required for programs held within a recreation center.

School year program registration:

  • ​A non-refundable, non-transferrable registration fee is due at the time of registration.​
  • The balance is due 10 days prior to the session that the participant(s) will attend. 
  • Participants in programs with a $6​5 registration fee receive a Virginia Beach Recreation Center membership.

Payment Notes

  • If payment is not received on or before the scheduled dates, your child will be withdrawn from the session. Should this occur and you would like for your child to continue participation in the session, you must re-register your child (if space allows) and pay the reinstatement fee and remaining balance on the account.
  • Payments are not prorated.

Reduced Fee Information

We know how important our services are to you — and we understand how stressful it is when your budget is tight. We have an option which may help ease the financial burden by providing Virginia Beach residents a 50% reduction in fees for those who qualify.

​Eligible Out-of-School Time Programs

  • ​Licensed Early Childhood Programs (Preschool Buddies & Kinderbuddies)
  • School-Based Before and After School Programs

To apply please review the Reduced Fee Applica​tion for eligibility details and application procedures.​