We want everyone to be able to access arts and recreation. See the financial programs below to see if you qualify.
KidSport is a community based sport-funding program established in 1993 by Sport BC. KidSport provides grants for children ages 18 and under to participate in a sport season of their choice. There are 42 community chapters in BC and over 175 chapters across Canada. KidSport works to fulfill its mission of eliminating the financial barriers to sport participation, ‘So ALL Kids Can Play'.
This program provides 50% subsidies for children and adults on all public swimming and skating admissions and a 25% subsidy for programs offered by the Arts and Recreation Centre and Twin Arenas. Residents may be eligible for this program if they are receiving income assistance from the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation or have a family income of up to $20,300 (1 person); $25,375 (2 person family); $30,450 (3 person family); $35,525 (4 person family) or for a family of 5 or more ($40,600).
Leisure Access is subsidized by the North Cariboo Parks and Recreation taxation area and is open to area residents only. Apply at the Arts and Recreation Centre, 500 North Star Rd.