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The Ithaca Youth Bureau announces On-line registration for recreation programs

On-line registration comes to the Ithaca Youth Bureau and Cass Park.  The new registration software known as “Community Pass”  became available to the community on October 10th.   Residents will be able to set-up an on-line account which they will be able to use to register for recreation programs and purchase season passes for the Cass Park Pool and Ice Rink. Registrations will now be accepted electronically using “Community Pass” as well as the standard method of mail, fax or hand delivered.  On-line registration will offer residents the convenience of registering from home at a time that is most convenient for them.  Getting your new account set-up and ready to use can be done in a few short steps.  Follow the directions below to get started today. 

Go To: to set-up your account today.
1.      Follow the on-line directions to set up your account.  Include all family members (adults and children).
2.      Get your account validated.  Fax, email, mail or walk in proof of your residence.  A driver license, utility bill, tax bill, lease agreement – a document with your name and address on it.
3.      Your account is now open to register for lessons, programs, sports, passes, etc.
4.      Have questions?  Need help?  Call us at 607-273-8364

Winter program registration began October 10th for Cass Park and October 20th for IYB programs.  Go to for more information.


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The Ithaca Youth Bureau has served Ithaca's youth for more than 60 years by providing a wide variety of recreation programs and youth services to promote health, happiness and well-being.

Recreation Division


The Recreation Department provides a broad range of recreation and leisure programming for youth of all ages. Recreational sports, lessons, day camps, theater classes, art classes, special events and Tot Spot are offered to youth and families. See our I-PLAYbook (seasonal brochure) for registration information.


Youth Development staff and volunteers work together to provide a variety of mentoring and skills development opportunities to help youth develop to their full potential. We provide programming in these areas: academic support, outdoor, adventure, mentoring, community service, civic engagement, team building, youth employment, job skills and youth leadership.


Recreation Support Services (formerly RMS) provides year-round recreational programs for children and adults with disabilities.


Cass Park is a regionally active park used heavily by residents from all parts of Tompkins County. In addition to the ice rink and swimming pool, there are 4 tennis courts, 20 athletic fields, playground equipment, an exercise trail and a large picnic pavilion.