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Recreation Subsidies

York Region offers subsidies for recreation programs, day camps and youth leadership camps. These subsidies provide children from families with low income the ability to take part in programs offered by municipal recreation departments.

The subsidies that are available are: The Positive Leisure Activities for Youth (PLAY) and Summer Camp Funding and Youth Leadership Camp Funding.

York Region does not guarantee space in programs or camps.


PLAY Program - Positive Leisure Activities for Youth

The PLAY Program is for children ages four to 18 and single parents receiving Ontario Works. The funding is available in the fall, winter and spring.

Eligibility

Families who live in York Region, who have children and meet at least one of the following criteria may be eligible:

*This figure changes every year.

How to Apply

Call Access York at 1-877-464-9675

Once you are approved, you can sign up for a program at a local municipal recreation department.

You need to re-apply each season.


Summer Day Camp Subsidy

Summer day camp subsidy is for children ages 6 to 13 and is available during July and August. The approval period for the summer day camp subsidy is from February to July.

Eligibility

Families who live in York Region, who have children and meet at least one of the following criteria may be eligible:

How to Apply

Ontario Works participants: Contact your Social Assistance Case Coordinator for a camp referral.

Families receiving the Rent-Geared-to-Income Subsidy, Ontario Disability Support Program or Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities, please contact Access York at 1-877-464-9675 for a camp referral.

Once approved, you can sign up for a  summer camp with your local municipal recreation department.


Youth Leadership Camp

Youth Leadership Camp subsidy is for children ages 13 to 17 and is available during July and August. The approval period for the summer day camp subsidy is from February to July.

Eligibility

Families who live in York Region, who have children and meet at least one of the following criteria may be eligible:

  • Live in one of the following communities, Housing York Inc., York Region non-profit Housing, Co-operative Housing Community in York Region
  • Receive Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program or Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

How to Apply

Contact Access York at 1-877-464-9675  

 


 


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