Olympia Food Co-op: Frequently Asked Questions about Class Registration
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Frequently Asked Questions


Is the five-dollar registration fee refundable?

The five-dollar fee is non-refundable. Your participation and the five-dollar registration fee per person/per class helps cover direct costs to the classes program. Averaging all the expenses over the year, each class costs about $350 to run. That's over $18,000 for the whole year. Wow! The $5000-8000 dollars that we will bring in through the $5 registration fee doesn't cover everything, but it's a big help. Thank you!


I can't make it to the class I registered for. Can I transfer my registration to another class?

No, your registration is not transferable from one class to another, though you may send a friend in your place to the class. If you or your stand-in is unable to attend please cancel your registration as soon as possible to make your spot available to another interested community member.


How do I cancel my registration?

Within the confirmation email for the class you registered for, there is a link to cancel your registration. Click on the link and then click "OK" to confirm that you want to cancel your registration. If you deleted your confirmation email you may cancel your registration in person at either Olympia Food Co-op location. Speak with a staff member in customer service for assistance.


How do I register for a class without a PayPal account or a credit/debit card?

To register without a PayPal account or credit/debit you must register in person at either store between 11am-6pm. Speak with a staff member in customer service for assistance.


Is registration available by phone?

No, registration is no longer available my phone. Please register online 24/7 or in person at either store between 11am-6pm daily.


I love the Co-op Community Classes program. How can I donate more?

If you have felt moved by your Co-op classes experience and would like to donate more to the Olympia Food Co-op Community Classes Program you can do so in the store at the registers, or in person at any Olympia Food Co-op class. Your money goes directly to the Co-op Community Classes program so that we may continue to offer the best possible classes to you about things you want to know about.


I have specific questions about the content of a class. How can I find out more and get my questions answered?

On our registration page there are links to more information about each teacher with email contacts and web addresses. Ask the teacher directly.


I don't know where the class I am registered for is being held.  Where do I go?

Within the confirmation email for your class registration there is an attachment with detailed directions and parking information. Also under each class listing on our website's registration page are links to more information about each class location including a physical address and web address.


Do I need to register to attend a class?

All classes require registration to participate.


Can I register in person at the Co-op?

Yes, registration is available in person at either store 11am-6pm daily.  We do encourage people to register online on this very website which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.