Create an account and register for an activity

The Parks and Recreation Department utilizes a recreation management software system for registrations and reservations. You can also check your residency status and report a missing address. Keep reading for instructions on how to create your account.

Step-By-Step Instructions


If you already have an account with us or if you are not sure if you have an account with us, follow the steps below

Mobile Devices
1. Navigate to the registration website
2. Click on the Account icon at the top of your screen.
3. Enter your email address and select Forgot Password
4. Enter your email address once more and select Submit
5. If you have an account with us, an automatically generated email will arrive in your inbox prompting you to reset your password. If you do not have an account with us, you will receive an alert stating, "The following error(s) occurred: The email provided was not found.” If your email was not found, proceed to the HOW TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT section on this page.

Desktop Computer
1. Navigate to the registration website
2. Click on the Log In/Create Account drop down menu and select Log In with Email.
3. Enter your email address and select Forgot Password
4. Enter your email address once more and select Submit
5. If you have an account with us, an automatically generated email will arrive in your inbox prompting you to reset your password. If you do not have an account with us, you will receive an alert stating, "The following error(s) occurred: The email provided was not found.” If your email was not found, proceed to the HOW TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT section on this page.

* If you think you have an account with us under a different email address, please call the Activity Center at 512-393-8280 for assistance with updating your account.

How to create an account

Mobile Devices
1. Navigate to the registration website
2. Click on the Account icon at the top of your screen
3. Click on the Sign Up icon at the top right corner of your screen
4. Fill out your profile details and select Create Account

Desktop Computer
1. Navigate to the registration website
2. Click on the Log In/Create Account drop down menu and select Create Your SMTX-PARD Account
3. Follow the steps to create your account
4. Additional household members (spouse, children, etc.) may be added at any time in your Account Settings. Keep your entire household on one account!

How to reserve a facility, picnic site, or athletic field

1. Select the catalog tab associated with the facility type you would like to reserve space at.
2. Browse for the facility/athletic field/picnic site you are interested in and select it.
3. Browse the calendar to choose your reservation date. If a space is available, it will show up as GREEN on the calendar, if it is unavailable, it will show up as GREY on the calendar. If there is partial availability, it will show up as YELLOW. Please note: Not all facilities can be reserved online. If you have a question, please call the Activity Center at 512-393-8280.
4. Once the date is selected, select the rate and time range for the rental. If no rate or time range is available the facility your viewing cannot be reserved online.
5. Once the rental space has been added to your cart, click checkout to finish your transaction.
6. A series of prompts/waivers will follow that need to be answered and agreed to.
7. Rental requests do not require you to pay any fees at the time you process the transaction because the rental requests are reviewed and approved by department staff.

How to register for a program, membership, or activity

1. Select the catalog tab for the desired ACTIVITIES.
2. Browse for the program/membership/activity you are interested in and select it.
3. Make sure to select the correct account member before adding it to your cart. This can be found on the right-hand side of the screen, where it says, ACCOUNT MEMBERS.
4. Once the program/membership/activity has been added to your cart, click checkout to finish your transaction. A series of prompts/waivers will follow that need to be answered and agreed to.