The Recreation Funding Access Program is now part of the combined Affordable Access Program. Get more information and learn how to apply. You can also call 311 for details.
The Funding Access Program is in place to provide recreation opportunities to children, youth and adults in financial need.
Affordable access discounts apply to all programs with the exception of the following:
- Private Swim Lessons
- Birthday Parties
- Sport Ball Programs
Proof of financial need must accompany application forms. You must include one of the following.
A. Canada Child Benefit Statement (CCB) for children and youth under 18 years.
B. Notice of Assessment for individuals 18 years and over.
C. Letter or stamp from the Department of Community Services
Approval is based on Revenue Canada’s Low-Income Cut-offs.
This application form is for all Recreation Programs in the Halifax Recreation Catalogue.
Funding Access Application Guidelines
- All individuals must be residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality to be eligible.
- The Funding Access Program does not reimburse individuals who have already paid. If you have already paid, you can apply for assistance for another season.
- HRM Parks and Recreation has the right to limit access when necessary
Please drop off your application/financials at the HRM Recreation Facility closest to you. Please allow 2-3 weeks to process an application.
For questions concerning your application, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Use of Personal Information
In accordance with Section 485 of the Municipal Government Act (MGA), the personal information collected on this form will only be used by staff for purposes relating to the administration of the Access Program, including releasing necessary information to program providers. If you have any questions about the collection and use of the information please contact the Access and Privacy Office at 902-490-7460 or email@example.com