Parks & Recreation

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Rules and Policies

Procedure for becoming a Volunteer Coach with the Reynoldsburg Parks and Recreation Department:

For anyone to become a Volunteer Coach with us (head coach or assistant coach), the interested person must complete a Volunteer Coach Application. Most of you are familiar with the application as it is required every season of every sport. This means that if you coach 3 sports in a given year (i.e. – soccer, baseball, basketball), we would require three applications. The reason for this is that we run a new background check on every volunteer coach prior to that specific season. This is far & away beyond the recommended standard but we feel it is a measure worth investing in for the safety of the families participating.

The background checks that we run on all applicants is through the NYSCA (National Youth Sports Coaches Association). This is the most widely used system in the country for public Parks & Recreation Departments such as ours. Only applicants who pass the background check are eligible to become volunteer coaches. Every coach is required to pass the background check to become eligible to volunteer with us in any capacity (head coach or assistant coach). We spend a considerable amount of time collecting applications, running the background checks and confirming who is eligible to volunteer & who is not.

Again, the safety of the kids is the number one priority of all our programs. Our commitment to running background checks every season of every sport for every volunteer coach reflects this. If you have any questions regarding this issue – please call the office to further discuss.

Donna Bauman

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Weather Policy

Coaches Policy:
To Be A Volunteer Coach For Reynoldsburg Parks & Recreation Department:
We understand the time and dedication it takes to be a volunteer coach for Reynoldsburg recreation league(s). Below are several tasks you will be expected and/or required to do while coaching in our league(s). Obligation to these tasks as outlined will produce a full refund to the head coach (HC) of the assigned team. Head Coaches are only eligible to receive one refund check per season regardless of how many teams he/she is the head coach of; refunds aren’t applicable to assistant coaches, guidelines are listed below.
• Complete and pass a background check
• Attend training sessions offered by Parks and Recreation
• Attend coaches meeting
• Remain with the team for the duration of the season
• Turn in completed coach evaluations from parents
• Turn in equipment at the end of the season 

Program Low Enrollment Cancelation Policy:
All classes must have a minimum number of students in order to be held. When a class/program is canceled due to low enrollment or other circumstances, you will be offered a full refund.  When registering through Blue Sombrero please know and understand that ALL orders that have been created and not cashed out will be cancelled (72) hours from their time of submittal.

Program Participant Cancelation Policy:
If, prior to the start of a program, participants cancel their registration, they will receive a refund less a $7.00 administrative charge. 

Programs Location Policy:
All classes will be held at the location advertised unless otherwise noted in the Recreation Brochure. The department reserves the right to cancel, combine, change item or date, or make any revisions which may be necessary.

Sports Fees:
(Fees NOT Applicable for programs)

$52.00 for 1st child
$47.00 for 2nd child**
$42.00 for every child thereafter**

**Sibling discount same day registration only
*** Non-Resident (NR) rate $66.00 per participant.

Late Fee Policy:
‚ÄčRegistrations taken after a program registration deadline will be assessed a $10 late fee.

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