Participation Programs & Financial Assistance

Recreation for All

- Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture strives to make leisure and recreation affordable for all community members. Below are opportunities available to residents who are experiencing financial barriers, limiting their participation in community based leisure, recreation and sport. These programs are available at the Maple Ridge Leisure Centre.

Overview of Programs and/or Services Available


The Participation Program

is available for customers requiring support to participate in our leisure activities. this card enables customers to bring a support person free of charge.

This Program offers reduced admissions and program fees to Maple Ridge residents who meet eligibility requirements. To qualify, a resident's gross household income must not exceed the following thresholds.

2018 Statistics Canada’s Before Tax Low Income Cut-offs (Based on a community Size of 30,000 – 99,999):

Family Size Gross Household Income
1 person $22,188
2 persons $27,619
3 persons $33,953
4 persons $41,225
5 persons $46,757
6 persons $52,754
7 plus persons $58,712

Grade 5 Active Pass

is available to all grade 5 students within School District No. 42. Eligible students can access drop-in services at no cost! Go public swimming at the indoor pool, or join in a drop-in skateboarding or an open multi-sport gym session. Download your application.

Grade 6 Stay Active Pass

is available to all grade 6 students within School District No. 42. Eligible students can access drop-in services at no cost! Go public swimming at the indoor pool, or join in a drop-in skateboarding or an open multi-sport gym session. Download your application.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart

is a national charitable program that helps kids ages 4 to 18 participate in organized sports and recreation. For more detailed information, funding criteria and applications please visit Canadian Tire Jumpstart.

KidSport

is a community based funding program that provides grants up to a maximum of $300 to help with the cost of registration fees for children under the age of 18 to participate in community sports. Applications are on the KidSport website. Completed forms can be dropped off at the Leisure Centre. For more information email kidsport.