2022 Spring Active Living Guide

INCLUSION SUPPORT OFFERINGS Support Person (Aquatics) Customers unable to independently participate in admission based programs may be accompanied by a Support Person. The customer is required to pay the applicable admission fee but the support person is granted free admission. The support person must actively assist and not participate independently. Eligibility is determined by an Aquatics Supervisor. Support Person (Non-Aquatics) Parks and Recreation works with community partners to match funding, staff or volunteers to help customers that need support to participate in our services. Despite our best efforts, we cannot accommodate all needs or requests due to limitations on equipment, training or funding. Please direct your questions and needs to the service programmer by calling the recreation facility Support opportunities based on resources and grants, may include a Participant Assistant for resident customers for: • a one week summer day camp.

ACCESS & INCLUSION New Westminster’s Parks and Recreation Access and Inclusion program aims to enable as many people in our community to participate in our programs as possible. We do this by removing barriers to participation in our programs and facilities, offering financial assistance for those in need, and consistently providing low-cost activities. Financial Assistance New Westminster residents can receive a 50% discount on eligible registered programs, Active 10 Visit, and Active 30 Day memberships. To Apply: Present the following documentation to any recreation facility customer services staff representative: 1. Parks and Recreation Financial Assistance Referral Form completed by any social service, school or government agency staff member OR proof that the household income is below $50,000 using a Canada Revenue Agency Tax Assessment or Child Benefit Notice dated within the past 12 months; 2. Proof of New Westminster residency dated within the past three months (e.g. a utility bill). With the correct and complete information, you will be approved immediately. Each household members (two adults and dependents) will be granted $1,000 non-transferable credits that have an expiry date. The credits, attached to your Parks and Recreation customer account, can be used to reduce eligible services fees by up to 50%. Registered Programs do not include private lessons. In general, you can re-apply for financial assistance two months prior to your expiry date if you have run out of credits. Questions? Parks and Recreation Access & Inclusion Policy and Program: newwestcity.ca/access Facilities & Hours of Operation: newwestcity.ca/parks-and-recreation/ facilities

• up to two weeks of half day summer camps. • and a registered program offered anytime.

Try It! Each season we offer new opportunities at our $2.00 Try It! rate. Try-It offerings change seasonally and the reduced fee applies to everyone. newwestcity.ca/try-it

Contact Information Centennial Community Centre

65 East Sixth Avenue

604.777.5100 604.777.5121 604.525.5301 604.525.7388

Queen’s Park Sportsplex

First Street & Third Avenue

Moody Park Arena

701 Eighth Avenue 920 Ewen Avenue

Queensborough Community Centre

Register online: newwestcity.ca/register


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