Facility & Event Policies

Acceptance of Participation

Rules of acceptance and participation in Parks and Recreation programs are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age and disability.

Bleeding

Any program participant who is bleed or who has blood on their clothes will be prohibited from participating further in the activity until appropriate treatment has been administered and any affected areas have been properly cleaned up.

Inclement Weather

The Parks and Recreation department follows the Hazelwood School District inclement weather policy. When the Hazelwood School District cancels classes due to inclement weather, all recreation programs scheduled to being prior to 4:30 p.m. will be cancelled. Decisions will be made regarding programs scheduled after 4:30 p.m., and every effort will be made to notify participants by telephone prior to the class time.

Insurance

The Parks and Recreation department assumes no liability for injuries that may be incurred by participants in programs or use of facilities. Users are urged to provide adequate medical insurance coverage and be aware that expenses incurred for medical treatment or care are to be borne by the individual participant. Please make sure you are in good condition for those activities which require physical exertion.

Photography

Photographs taken during programs and activities sponsored by the Parks and Recreation department are the property of the City of Hazelwood and may be reproduced without consent of participants.

Program Registration

Registrations are on a first come, first served basis and are accepted until enrollment is filled. It is recommended that you register a minimum of five days prior to the start of the program to ensure your spot in the class.

Special Recreation Needs

The City of Hazelwood strives to make recreation programs accessible to everyone. If you have a special need, in order to participate in a program, please inform office staff at the time of registration or call 314-731-0980 or by TDD 1-711 two weeks in advance of program start. Every effort will be made to adapt the program to incorporate your individual need.

Termination of Participant

Any park user, program participant, or spectator who strikes, attempts to strike, verbally threatens, or attempts to intimidate a Parks and Recreation employee or cause such employee or another park patron to be apprehensive about their personal safety; or who persists in the use of vulgar and inappropriate language in addressing an employee or at a Recreation program or facility; or who fails to heed the request of an on site supervisor to vacate park property is subject to prosecution for violation of the City of Hazelwood trespassing ordinance and suspension from attendance at Recreation programs or facilities for a period to be determined by the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation.