Leisure Access Program

The Leisure Access program provides low-income residents with access to recreation programs and services. The program ensures that residents are not restricted from access or participation in a reasonable variety of recreation activities due to financial hardship.

Residents are provided with a mechanism for accessing subsidies which incorporates confidentiality, dignity, privacy and easy access.

How can I apply?

Download and fill out the application form online along with documents required for submission. Complete one application per family and return it to the registration desk. Call Recreation and Culture at 604-541-2199 or email recreation@whiterockcity.ca  to arrange your form submission. Take this opportunity to make a healthy lifestyle a priority for you and your family!

Who is eligible?

All permanent White Rock residents who meet the annual family income limitations may apply. Total income for all adults in the household must be included in the application.

Low-Income Levels for Leisure Access Eligibility

Number in Family123456
Family Income$24,196$29,448$36,670$45,748$52,094$57,775

What are the benefits of the Leisure Access Program?

White Rock Residents

  • 50% off eligible White Rock Recreation and Culture programs or memberships. Up to $300 per year.
  • Free public skating at Centennial Arena
  • Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre and South Surrey Indoor Pool Annual pool Pass or 20 Session Pass available at 50% off.

South Surrey Residents

  • 50% off eligible White Rock Recreation and Culture programs
  • South Surrey residents can apply to Surrey Parks, Recreation and Culture Leisure Access Program for access to Surrey’s recreation facilities.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program

Sometimes, families need financial assistance to get their kids into a sport or physical activity. The Jumpstart program is committed to helping all families access a range of activities. Jumpstart funding is open to children aged 4 - 18 years old and the program must be a sport or physical activity. Programs should be a minimum of five weeks in duration and include at least one session per week. In the case of sports camps, the program must last at least five consecutive days for consideration.

How do I apply for Jumpstart funding?

Visit the Jumpstart website to access the Jumpstart granting system (the City of White Rock is unable to apply on behalf of community members). Once the registration process is complete you will have the ability to apply for funding. Visit the Child Grant webpage.

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