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Fall_2019_CoverParks & Recreation Guide Fall 2019

The Parks & Recreation Guide is published three times a year, middle of May, middle of August and middle of December. The guide is mailed to each Downey resident. The guide includes a City News section, library programs, park and recreation programs and information, summer camp offerings, listing of classes for preschool, youth and adults, excursions, Community & Senior Center activities, programs and services, McCaughan Gymnasium/Sports programs, aquatics, tennis, volunteen program, recreation facilities, Rio Hondo Golf Course and Columbia Memorial Space Center programs.

Online Registration!

Online Registration

The City of Downey, Parks and Recreation Department has transitioned into the ActiveNet portal, which is an easy-to-use online registration system. Activity registration can be completed and fees can be paid online by credit card (unless otherwise noted). You will need a valid e-mail address to register online. A convenience fee will apply to all online registrations.

Customers with an email address on their account, please follow these step-by-step instructions to access your account.

  1. Click on the Online Registration button
  2. Click on My Account
  3. Select forgotten? to set-up a new password
  4. Type in your email address
  5. Click Done
  6. Click Continue
  7. Check your email for your temporary password
  8. In ActiveNet type in your email address and temporary password
  9. Click Sign-in
  10. Re-type your temporary password in the current password box
  11. Enter your new password
  12. Re-enter password
  13. If desired, you may enter in ‘Security Information’
  14. Click Save
  15. Register and pay for classes

New Customers – If you have NOT registered with us since April 2013 then please follow these instructions:

  1. Go to Create Account
  2. Fill out all required fields denoted with an asterisk (*)
  3. Read and accept the “Terms of Use” by checking the box
  4. Select either Submit & Add Family Member or Submit
  5. Select continue
  6. Activate your account by clicking the link sent to your email.
  7. Register and pay for classes

For questions or technical assistance please call the Parks & Recreation Department at (562) 904-7238.