How to Register for Programs, Athletics and Activities


  • Programs and Events with Other Organizations:
    • Some programs are administered by individual organizations like ACSandhills or Sandhills Optimists and show registration at their websites.
    • Some co-sponsored events like Springfest, The Christmas and Veterans Parades are administered by the individual organization. 
  • Online or Onsite Registration:
    • Some programs like the Autumnfest 5K show links for completing online registration
    • Free events such as Autumnfest Kids sprint races or Major League Pitch, Hit and Run may show to sign up onsite.
    • If pre-registration with Southern Pines Recreation is required, forms will be made available.
  • Registration Forms:              
    • Forms are available online under Programs, Athletics or Activities and in the Recreation Office.  Forms emailed upon request.
  • Registration Acceptance:     
    • Registration is on a first-paid basis when a space is available.
  • Registration Completion:     
    • Registration is not complete until both the registration form and the required fees have been received.
    • Both the Program Information page with session selection and the Personal Information / Waiver page must be returned.
  • Availability--limited spaces in program:   
    • If spaces are limited call or email before paying online or by mail to see if space is still available.  
    • Program information will show Min / Max (minimum and maximum number of participants allowed)
  • Availability--no space limit in program
    •  Submit forms and payments on or before Registration Ending Dates.
  • Wait List:                              
    • If you are requesting to be wait-listed, submit name and contact information or form only; no payment will be accepted for wait-list.
  • Submitting Forms:               
    • Forms can be submitted via mail, email, fax or in person at the Recreation Office.      
    • Spaces cannot be held if registration forms and fees are not received before Registration End Day or while space is still available.
  • Payment of Fees:                 
    • Can be made in the office, via mail or online thru Official Payments.  See "Pay Online" on any Southern Pines website pages.
  • Confirmation of Registration
    • No contact will be initiated by the office to confirm registration unless there is incomplete information or improper fee paid.
    • Official Payments will email a payment confirmation to the office and to the payer. 

Methods of Payment: 

  • In Office:  Cash, Check, Master Card, Visa, Discover, Money Order
  • Online:     Master Card, Visa, Discover, American Express

Rates: Am I a Resident (r) / Non-Resident (nr) ?  

Refunds and Credits

  • Registration Fees (if any) are not refundable.
  • Non-Refundable Deposits (if any) are not refundable or transferable.
  • Non-Resident Membership fees are not refundable.
  • Requests for refund or credit of any refundable portion of fees paid must be received in writing at least 5 full days before the program begins.
  • See Quick Links - Refunds Policy for details.

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