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Turn Registrations Into Revenue with Recreation Management Software

Boost your community engagement and online registration revenue by making it easier for your residents to sign up for classes and events, reserve facilities, and pay for memberships.

We Understand the Challenges of Park and Recreation Professionals

Are you struggling to streamline program registration and payment processes while ensuring a seamless participant experience?

Do you find it challenging to effectively market and promote your park and recreation programs to attract a wider audience and increase participation rates?

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Are you looking for ways to efficiently manage community centers, facility bookings, maintenance, and resource allocation to optimize operations and enhance customer satisfaction?

Can you gather accurate data, generate insightful reports, and use valuable analytics to make data-driven decisions for your parks and recreation department?

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We empower park and rec teams to manage activities, classes, events, facilities, volunteers, and payments with our CivicPlus® Recreation Management software. Our custom modules and integrations enable you to scale our software based on your needs and budget.

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Benefits of an Integrated Recreation Management Software for Government

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    Resident Self-Service

    Our public portal allows your customers to conveniently track their activities, reserve recreation facilities, and pay for classes anytime from any device connected to the Internet.

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    Improved Efficiency

    With residents self-servicing their needs online, recreation staff members have more time to focus on community activity programming and facility maintenance initiatives.

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    Ease of Use

    Intuitive navigation and integrated online payment functionality make it easy for staff to manage activities and for residents to book facilities and sign up for events.

Key Capabilities of Our Parks and Recreation Management Solution



Activity Registration

Create an easy-to-navigate catalog of programs where you can schedule and organize activities, collect registrations, and communicate with community members more efficiently.


Facility Management

Generate and email complex permits, take in-house and online reservations, and schedule leagues and meetings without fear of double bookings with our scalable, configurable software.


Instructor Management

It's the passionate leaders who make your activities memorable. Make it easy for them to work with you. Manage instructor lists and pay rates with limited viewing of activity rosters by instructors.



Easily generate tickets for events either through the desktop or mobile experience. Customers have the option to simply show the ticket code on a phone display instead of printing.


Point-of-Sale (POS)

Sell merchandise, enroll participants, and reserve facilities — all in the same cart. Integrate inventory control to show how many of each item are available at each location.



Boost your recurring revenue model. Sell memberships and punch cards, check members into a facility, and enable auto-billing to ensure accounts are paid and current.


League Management

Athletics staff can quickly create leagues, draft players, assess skills, and generate schedules. Users can auto-create or manually create head-to-head game matchups.

Recreation Management Software from CivicPlus

CivicPlus helps you centralize all your parks and rec activities, facilities, staffing, and POS needs. The cloud-based nature of our Recreation management system means that your staff can manage operations from anywhere—and on any device. Whether your residents use our solution to browse catalog offerings, rent facilities or sign up for programs, they benefit from a convenient way to engage with your department.


Serving 1,000 local governments and special districts


20+ years of parks and rec management experience


Over $1 billion of recreation revenue processed in 12 months

Recreation Management Software Customer Success Stories

From small rural counties to large metropolitan cities, we’ve got you covered.

Recreation Management for Local Governments and Special Districts

Improve the experience for your community with easy registration and payment options.

Easily manage facilities, documents, memberships, volunteers and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the CivicPlus Recreation Management software previously known as CivicRec?

Yes, CivicRec has been rebranded to CivicPlus Recreation Management.

What is Recreation Management Software?

Recreation management software, or parks and rec software, integrates all your complex and demanding community activity management functions into one easy-to-use program. The recreation software streamlines the management of your operations, which reduces back-office tasks, increases efficiency, and boosts revenue all in one place. Parks and rec software integrates all your complex and demanding community activity management functions(opens in a new tab) into a user-friendly program. The software programs are made up of comprehensive modules equipped with a wide variety of features to cover any and every recreational need. Learn more by reading this handy, go-to guide to recreation management software.

Is CivicPlus’ Recreation Management system PCI-compliant?

CivicPlus Recreation Management is powered by CivicPlus Pay, which maintains PCI compliance through an ApproveScanning Vendor (ControlScan). We are scanned monthly and receive a quarterly certification of compliance. We provide our customers with a copy of that certificate for use in their PCI compliance.

Will I have a dedicated implementation manager?

Yes. We make deploying our Recreation Management software easy. A dedicated implementation manager will guide you through our proven step-by-step implementation process. From data imports to merchant integrations, our team has the knowledge and experience to ease you through the change. And we have award-winning customer support, too.

How can we boost parks and recreation revenue?

To boost parks and recreation revenue, consider the following strategies:

  • Diversify programs to attract a wider audience
  • Optimize pricing structure based on market demand
  • Improve marketing efforts to raise awareness
  • Streamline registration and payment processes
  • Focus on exceptional customer experience
  • Leverage technology solutions for efficiency
  • Explore partnerships and sponsorships for additional revenue streams

By implementing these recreation management strategies, you can maximize resident participation, improve customer satisfaction, and generate increased revenue for your parks and recreation department.

Where can I find more information on CivicPlus software training?

If you are a current customer, visit our CivicPlus Help Center for on-demand training, tutorials, education, and product updates. Click here for more information about our virtual and on-site government software training.

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