Online Registration Instructions

Please scroll down for instructions. 

To register for Recreation programs, passes, Facility and Picnic Rentals, visit 

Log In Here

Click on one of the program areas below for registration instructions:

  1. Logging Into WebTrac
  2. Classes / CampS / Childcare
  3. Enroll-By-Day
  4. Passes
  5. Facility Rentals 


Click to access our NEW registration site 

NEW WebTrac

  • If you have NEVER registered for any classes/camps or reserved any facilities with the El Cerrito Recreation Department, choose "Create Account" and follow the instructions on screen.
    • When entering your information, if you receive a pop-up "Duplicate Check", this means you already have an account in the system.
    • Please email or call (510) 559-7000 our office for assistance.Duplicate Check
  • If you have done any business with the El Cerrito Recreation Department in the past but do not know your username and password, please click on “Forgot my Password”.
    • Enter the email address associated with your account, click “I’m not a robot”, then click submit.
    • You will receive an email with a link to reset your password. 
    • If you only need to know your username and not your password, please make note of the username in the email but you do not need to click on the link to reset your password.
    • If you DO NOT receive an email with your username/password or if you need assistance, please email us at or call (510) 559-7000.
  • Please note:All participants being registered for a program must be listed on your account with their correct birthday. 
    • To add family members to your account, log-in to the system and click on "Update Household" located in the main page.
    • Scroll down to the bottom of the screen
      •  Click “Add New Member” to add a new household member.  
      • Click “Add New Contact” to add a new emergency contact.
      • Hit Save after entering in all their information.

Add Members

  • If a family member is already in the system but a birthday is not listed or wrong, please email with their information and a staff member will update that information in your account. ALL FAMILY MEMBERS MUST HAVE A BIRTHDAY LISTED IN ORDER TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES.

Pinic / TENNIS COURT Rentals

  • Once logged in, click on “Picnic/Tennis Rentals”. 
  • On the left side of the screen, select the following information:
    • Date you are interested in
    • Location needed (i.e. Arlington Park or Cerrito Vista Park)Picnic Left Side of Screen
  • All Picnic and Tennis Court sites will appear. Hover over the “Book Now:” time to see if:
    • The time is available, a pop-up will say “Book Now”
    • The time is NOT available, a pop-up will say “Unavailable”Picnic Book Now Picnic Unavailable
  • Once selected, a bar at the very bottom of your screen (the “Selected Items” bar) will appear and you can add the activity to your cart by clicking “Add to Cart”.
    • Picnic sites are rented for the entire day, you only need to select the one time to rent the picnic site.
    • Tennis Courts are rented per hour. Select as many half hour time slots as desired, but at least two consecutive time blocks must be selected to reserve.Picnic Selected Items
  • Click “Add to Cart” which is in the “Selected Items” bar at the bottom of the screen.
  • For Picnics, type in how many people will be attending the picnic and click Continue.
  • Choose which member of your household you are enrolling into your selected activities.
  • In the next screen, read the waiver, click “I agree with the above*” then click Continue. 
  • In the shopping cart, click “Proceed to Checkout” to finish and pay, or “Continue Shopping” to add more activities.
  • Complete checking out with appropriate credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express only).


Field reservations are issued by the City of El Cerrito Recreation Department Office, and cannot be processed online. To request a field reservation permit, please email group play is NOT ALLOWED without an approved field permit.

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