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Recreation is for Everyone!
Fee subsidy program is offered.

Winnipeg residents in financial need are encouraged to request a fee subsidy to participate in Community Services Department programs and services.
The following services are eligible for fee subsidies:

  • Registered courses (Leisure Guide programs and swimming lessons)
  • Drop-in courses (10 visit Active Living passes)
  • Facility Admission (10 visit Facility passes)

Please provide a completed application form along with verification of your economic need. Only the following documentation qualifies as verification:

  • social assistance case number (including case worker's contact information )
  • refugee assistance case number (including case worker's contact information)
  • most recent Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment identifying annual family net income
  • a monthly statement of income from CPP Disability

Making your request for courses or admissions at City of Winnipeg Pools and/or Fitness & Leisure Centres:
Forward your completed application form along with copies of verifying documents to Registration Support Staff:

Community Development & Recreation Services | 7th Floor- 395 Main St. | R3B 3N8
Fax:  204-986-4274
All requests must be made in writing. You will be contacted within 10 days of receipt of your request.

Equipment Loan Requests

    • Confirm availability of equipment by contacting the Equipment Loans Office as listed on the Equipment Loan Form
    • Provide completed equipment loan form.
      • Provide information including location/time/date and any second choice options.
      • Where applicable, provide quantity of items requested.
    • Click for a more information on Equipment Loans

All requests must be made in writing and sent directly to:

Community Development & Recreation Services Division
7th Floor – 395 Main St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3N8
Fax Number:  204-986-4274
Attention: Registration Support Staff
Email Fee Subsidy Request


  • Facility Passes (10 visits)
  • Active Living Passes (10 visits)
  • Registered Courses
  • Equipment Loans

Division staff may contact the applicant to confirm or clarify any information submitted. 
Applications must be made prior to registering and paying for a course.
Fee waiver / fee subsidy applicants will be registered if a spot is available when they are approved.
A written response letter/email will be provided to the applicant.

Last update: 20.11.2013

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