Refunds

Hassle-Free Withdrawals and Cancellations

You've taken the time to register with North Vancouver Recreation and Culture, and now your plans have changed. We may be able to issue you a credit or give you a refund, depending on what you're withdrawing from and how and when you registered.

New NVRC Refund Policy – as of May 14, 2019

Programs Refund Policy

  • To receive a full refund you must withdraw in person or online more than 7 days before the first day of the program.
  • Withdrawals made 7 days, or less, prior to the first day of a multi-class program must be done in person or by calling 604.987.PLAY (7529) and will be refunded less the pro-rated cost of one class.
  • No refund is available for programs after the start of the second class.
  • The day the program starts is not included in the more than 7 days’ required notice.

Camps Refund Policy

Weekly Camps

  • To receive a full refund you must withdraw in person or online more than 7 days before the first day of the weekly camp.
  • Withdrawals made 7 days, or less, prior to the first day of a weekly camp must be done in person or by calling 604.987.PLAY (7529) and will receive a 50% refund.
  • Withdrawals made after the start of the second day of camp will not receive a refund.

Single Day Camps & Single Day Events

  • To receive a full refund you must withdraw in person or online more than 7 days before the day of the camp/event.
  • Withdrawals made 7 days, or less, prior to the day of the camp/event will not receive a refund.
  • The day the camp/event starts is not included in the more than 7 days’ required notice.

Program Cancellations

Programs that do not meet the minimum number of participants may be cancelled. We encourage
everyone to register early as we do provide refunds if classes are cancelled. On occasion, some
classes may run under minimum but may be cancelled after the first class if they do not meet
registration minimums by the end of the first class. In these cases, registrants will be charged for
one class and a refund will be issued for the remaining amounts. Program cancellation decisions
are usually made 1-3 days prior to the start of the program.

Leadership Refunds and Special Events

  • Withdrawals made more than 7 days prior to the start of the program or event will be refunded in full.
  • Withdrawals made 7 day, or less, prior to the start of the program or event will not receive a refund, nor will there be any refund on extra fees assigned to the leadership program.

Fitness Memberships 

When you purchase an NVRC fitness membership you are not tied into a contract and you can cancel your membership at any time. Refunds are prorated on a daily basis. The cancellation must be processed in person, just take your card to the nearest Community Recreation Centre for processing.

There are no refunds for Flex Passes.

Personal Training Services

  • There is a 24 hour cancellation policy for personal training appointments. 

Birthday Parties

  • Withdrawals made 14 days in advance of the party will receive a full refund.
  • Withdrawals made less than 14 days in advance of the party will receive a 50% refund.

Specialized Workshops

  • Withdrawals made more than 7 days prior to the start of the workshop will be refunded in full.
  • Withdrawals made 7 days or less prior to the start of the workshop will receive a 50% refund.
  • Withdrawals made after the first day of the workshop will not receive a refund.

Licensed Preschool

  • Clients must give one calendar months’ notice to withdraw without penalty (i.e. notice to withdraw on November 1 must be received by September 30).
  • Withdrawals are not permitted for the months of December, March, May or June.
  • Clients withdrawing without notice will be charged one additional month’s fee.
  • The extra fee (toy/admin) is non-refundable.
  • Clients withdrawing from one NVRC preschool and registering in another NVRC preschool will be required to pay an additional extra (toy/admin) fee.
  • Clients changing classes within the same preschool will not be charged the additional extra (toy/admin) fee.