Information and Policies


The City of Lynnwood takes videotape or photographs of people enjoying our parks or facilities.  Photographs may be used for promotional purposes and are used at the discretion of and become the property of the City of Lynnwood.  Should you not want photographs of your child utilized for publications, please let our staff or your instructor know.  Got a good photo? We are looking for photos of reaction programs and participants for future guides. If you have photos that you would like to share with us, please email them to A photo credit will be given, so be sure to include your name and/or business.


Employment Opportunities

Visit "We Are Hiring" for detailed info on available positions to join the City of Lynnwood team. If you are an independent contractor interested in offering a class, call to inquire about a program proposal packet. Visit our website or call 425-670-5732.


Inclement Weather

The safety of program participants is a prime consideration when determining if programs should be cancelled due to inclement weather.  If the Edmonds School District announces a cancellation or delayed start, all morning classes will be cancelled. Please call after 2pm to verify the status of afternoon, evening or weekend classes at 425-670-5732.


Disability Accommodation

The City of Lynnwood is committed to accommodating citizens with disabilities and special needs.  Lynnwood Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts will make reasonable effort to ensure programs are accessible.  If you need assistance participating in our activities, please call us at 425-670-5732.


Registration Policies

Advance registration and payment is required.  Please register early; classes will be cancelled two days before the start date if registration is insufficient.  Fees include state and local sales tax. Where applicable.  All activities, dates and fees are subject to change. Participation is voluntary and participants agree to assume responsibility for any injury or damage to person or property.



Class Registration is available with cash, check or credit card. Be sure to have the participants’ names, birth dates, phone numbers and credit card information ready prior to calling. A confirmation receipt will be emailed, mailed or given to you at the time of registration.  Returned checks are assessed a $50 fee.


Resident Discount

The Cit of Lynnwood recognizes people living within Lynnwood’s City limits support, through their City taxes, the city’s recreation programs.  Because of this, the City offers a resident discount fee on pass fees, room, pool, and parks facility rentals, and registered programs, which are marked RD next to the fee listing. Provide utility bill or other verification of residency, or you can enter your address to find out if you live within the Lynnwood city limits at For more information, call 425-670-5732.


Recreation Benefit Fund

A scholarship program for low-income youth, seniors and disabled adults, the Recreation Benefit Fund is supported by the City of Lynnwood, the Parks & Recreation Foundation, and local businesses, organizations and individuals. Applications are available at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. Approval is contingent on residency, financial eligibility, and available funds. Donations are gratefully accepted and can be make by check to RBF, 19100 44 Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036



Cancelled Programs: If a program is cancelled by the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department, the registrant will receive a credit on account or a full refund. 
Refund Requests: Refund requests may be made to the department by phone or in person, stating the reason for the request. Participants refund requests are assessed a $10 administrative fee per registrations; there is no administrative fee for credits placed on account.  In order to be eligible for a refund or transfer, we require three (3) business days notice before the start of the first class session. Refund requests made after the start of class are subject to program supervisor approval and may be granted on a prorated basis. Facility reservation cancellation requests must be made 14 days in advance. Some trips and courses include pre-ordered tickets and items that are non-refundable.