The Town of Halton Hills strives to operate recreation facilities, programs and services which are accessible and available to meet the diverse needs of our citizens. There are many health, social, economic, and environmental benefits that result from involvement in recreation activities for all. The following supports are in place to assist you:
Town Policies Working for You!
Your ability to lead an active life is important to us. We provide accessible recreation programs for individuals of all ages, not only to enhance lives today but also in a healthy future. We believe that everyone deserves to enjoy and participate in recreational activities. Recreation & Parks has two Town policies outlining our commitment. Both policies reflect the Town’s value of ‘equal access to service, facilities and programs’ and the Town’s commitment to Recreation for All.
Affordability Policy – making recreational opportunities financially available to all residents. The policy outlines how we effectively allocate public funds for recreational programs and share Recreation & Parks resources with our partners in other social services.
The Region of Halton Social and Community Services provides financial assistance to qualifying families who have children 0-18 years of age. To inquire about what assistance is available, please call 1-866-442-5866 and ask to speak to an Intake Worker.
If you already are a client of the Halton Region’s Ontario Works, Child Care Subsidy or Healthy Babies, Healthy Children programs, assistance is also available to attend recreation activities offered by Town of Halton Hills Recreation & Parks.
In some cases, transportation and equipment costs may be supplemented. If you would like your child to attend Recreation & Parks programs for recreational or childcare purposes, please call your support worker at 1-866-442-5866 to receive a Recreational Referral Form to submit to Recreation and Parks.
Tips for Summer Care Financial Assistance
Ensure to call Halton Region Intake Services by April 1 each year at
Applicants are served chronologically. Ensure taxes are filed by April 30 but the earlier the better.
Will need a Tax NOA (Notice of Assessment) from previous year.
Residents unable to pay the regular Recreation & Parks program fees and who do not qualify for financial assistance through the Region of Halton may qualify for department assistance as follows:
Upon department approval, post-dated cheques may be accepted for registered programs and memberships.
A maximum 50% fee discount on program fees.
Seniors receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement are eligible for a 50% program/pass fee discount.
Proof is required.
Subsidized registrations must be submitted by mail, drop off or fax. (online or automated telephone registration not accepted).
Please direct inquiries to:
Manager of Recreation Services at 905-873-2601, ext. 2263.
Participate in a recreation activity?
Are the registration fees getting in the way?
The Canadian Tire Foundation for Families JumpStart program gives children from families who require financial assistance the opportunity to participate in sports and recreation activities. Money is available for children 4-18 years to register in up to 2 experiences per year, one in spring/summer and one in fall/winter.
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