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Kidsport and Recreation Credit


KidSport provides financial assistance to enable children of financially restricted families living or working in Whistler to participate in sport programs. Cheques go directly to the sport organization. We operate under Kidsport BC and BC Sport.

Grants to individual athletes are designed to support children whose opportunities are limited by financial restrictions. The criteria for funding are based on RMOW Recreation Credit Fund guidelines.

The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation is the Title Sponsor of this program!

Children aged 5-18 are eligible for a grant. Grants of a maximum of $300 are to be used for payment of sport participation/registration fees.

Camps, equipment, travel to playoffs, fundraising, championships etc. are not eligible expenses.  Sport activities must demonstrate a sustained sport experience (a season of sport led by a qualified coach) and the sport acitivity must be affiliated with the member sport oranizations of Sport BC.

Recreation Credit

Recreation Credit Financially restricted Whistler families and singles can receive a $115 credit per person to be applied toward any program offered by Meadow Park Sports Centre.

The applicant must be a Whistler resident (proof required that they have resided in Whistler for a minimum of 3 months). Applications are available below and at the WCSS office. WCSS is only involved to the extent that we ensure applicants meet the criteria, and approve the applications, this is an RMOW sponsored program.

Applicants qualify by income assessment: exemption from MSP premiums, BC Senior's Supplement, or gross family income (see chart on WCSS site).


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