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Fee Assistance for Recreation

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The Fee Assistance Program offers low income Calgarians subsidized access to City of Calgary registered recreation programs and admissions to Aquatics & Fitness centres, the two Leisure Centres, Arts Centres and Golf Courses. The Fee Assistance card is also honoured at 15 Calgary based participating organizations.

Recreation is for everyone and the City encourages all Calgarians to live active, creative and healthy lifestyles. Our Fee Assistance program gives low income Calgary residents the ability to enjoy recreation programs and facilities at reduced rates.

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Programs and services for low-income Calgarians



  1. Aquatics & Fitness Centres: The Fee Assistance rate is 75% off the drop-in admission price.
  2. Leisure Centres: The Fee Assistance rate is 75% off the general admission price.
  3. Golf Courses: For adult green fees only and to a maximum use of 10 times per 12 month period. Fee Assistance rates and times vary by golf course.

Fee Assistance Partners

A Fee Assistance rate is available at the following facilities:

Individual Fee Assistance partners set their own rates. The rates may change without notice.

Through Fee Assistance you will also receive:

  • Calgary Public Library free library card per person and access to the Sun Life Financial Arts and Culture Pass.

Fee assistance e-newsletter

Signup for the fee assistance e-newsletter to receive information on affordable recreation programs, events, special offers and other related services.