Online Registration

To register online for Recreation programs and activities click here to continue to ActiveNet registration site. 


By using for online registrations, there is a convenience fee that covers the cost to fulfill your registration through Active. This non-refundable charge includes services like taking and maintaining your registration data on Active's registration systems, providing customer service, and coordinating with the Madison Heights' Recreation Department. It is applied to an entire order. The minimum charge per activity is $2.

All personal information collected on is stored in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public. Online registration payment at is by charge card only. Please complete the PDF Registration Form (found in the current brochure), make your check payable to City of Madison Heights and mail to:
Madison Heights Recreation Department.
300 West Thirteen Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071

The Recreation Department will contact you only if there is a problem with your registration or if you are placed in your second choice.

In-Person Registration

In-person registration will be accepted starting at 8 a.m. All registration fees must be paid in full by cash, credit card or check at the time of registration.


No registration fees can be accepted at class locations or by instructors. There will be a fee on all returned checks.


All refunds must be requested before the start of the third class meeting. If T-shirts, trophies or other expenses are incurred prior to patron requested refunds, a $5 service fee and a prorated fee will be withheld for each class. Refunds take about 2 weeks to process. No refunds will be issued for 1-day activities once the trip has left or an activity has begun.

If the department cancels an activity, a full refund will be given, except if paid via online registration where the convenience fee is nonrefundable. The Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel and/or reschedule any activity where there is insufficient registration or other causes beyond its control. The convenience fee for registering online is-non-refundable.

Non-Resident Policy

An additional fee of $5 will be assessed for each activity. A $1 non-resident fee will be assessed for 1-day activities.

Family Discount Policy

If you have children who are involved in the same recreation program, there will be a $5 discount for each child after the first 2 pay full price. No discount is available for programs that are contracted out with private companies or one day activities. This discount is not available for online registration.

Youth Sports

All Youth Sports program participants will have a choice of going on a team roster or going on a waiting list. Participants can no longer do both. Once a spot is made available after being contacted, you have 3 business days to make payment or your name will be removed from the wait list.

Transfer Policy

There will be a $5 transfer fee (per person) for all transfers from one activity to another. Transfers must be done in person at the Recreation Department.

Falsification of Information

Participants falsifying information will be dismissed from the program and no refund will be granted.

Late T-Shirts / Short Notice

If you register your child late (when you pay an additional $5) for a sports program, there is no guarantee that your child's uniform will be delivered on time with those who registered early. The Department will make every attempt to deliver them with the rest of the team but most likely your uniform will be an "add on" which will be late.