Online Registration Information
Registration for Summer Programs and Camp is currently available
The Recreation Department has been using a new registration system since the Fall 2015 registration period. If you have not registered with the Recreation Department in Fall 2015 or later, you will need to set up a new account online.
How do I obtain my new username and password?
If you need to set up a new account online click here or go to www.LFRec.com. Click next to Need an Account. Complete all the required (in Red) information for your household. You will have the ability to add others in the household to your account. Please remember to include any necessary allergies, medical and emergency contact information for each individual in the household. When all information has been added please be sure the click "Save" at the bottom of the screen.
How do I register for a program online?
Once you have created your online account online and clicked "Save", you will be taken back to the registration site. If you already have your online account set up with your username and password, you may go directly to www.LFRec.com and begin registering for programs.
When creating an account online, everyone will be initially classified as "Non Residents". Lake Forest and Lake Bluff Residents will need to either call (847-234-6700) or stop by the Recreation Center Registration Office to update the status of the account.
After logging into www.LFRec.com, click on "Browse Activities" or click on the box of the category you wish to search.
Searching for programs
There are several ways to search for programs online. The easiest way to search for a program is by the Activity Number. The Activity Number is the 8 digit number listed in the program brochure. When searching by the Activity Number do not include the Section Number, which is the 2 digit code listed after the Activity Number.
Another easy way to search for a program is the through the "Keyword Search". Simply enter in word(s) pertaining to the program you are looking for in order to narrow down your search. For example to seach for a baseball program but dont know the Activity Number or the exact name of the activity, type in "Baseball" in the keyword search space and then click "Search".
*Hint - After each search click "Reset" to clear any of the criteria used in previous searches.
Once you have found the program you are looking for, you will see different icons next to each Activity. The icons will alert you as to the status of each Activity.
Click on the green icon next to the program you would like to register for. The Activity chosen will then be listed at the bottom of your screen. (Hint - You may need to scroll down depending on the size of your monitor). You can select multiple programs on the same page if you need/want. Click "Add To Cart" at the bottom of the screen to continue.
If there are multiple people in your household, you will directed to choose which program is for which person. You will then be promoted to electronically sign the Waiver of Liability for each person in each program.
The following screen will appearwhere you will have the option to check out or continue shopping. If you click "Continue Shopping" the current item(s) will remain in the your shopping cart until you are ready to check out.
Questions or Problems with Online Accounts