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Burnaby Recreation Credit Program

Burnaby’s Recreation Credit program supports Burnaby residents in financial need. Qualifying applicants will receive a credit in our registration system that can be used at any Burnaby Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services facility for registered programs and admissions including swimming, skating, fitness classes and weight rooms. Some exceptions not included in this program are golf, private lessons and birthday parties. 

To qualify for Burnaby’s Recreation Credit program, applicants must:

  • live in Burnaby
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or refugee 
  • meet the Low Income criteria or be receiving Government Income Assistance 

Details and how to apply are outlined in the Application Form

Once your application is approved and processed, you will receive a letter confirming your Recreation Credit and expiration date. The Recreation Credit you receive is valid for one year from the time your application is processed. You can apply for and receive Recreation Credit once per year. It is up to you to reapply each year. Unused Recreation Credits will be removed from your account one year after you receive them. As you register for programs or purchase passes using your Recreation Credit, the cost of those services will be deducted from your total Recreation Credit balance. The Recreation Credit has no cash value. Refunds on purchases using Recreation Credit will be returned back as Recreation Credit.

More details about the Recreation Credit program can be found in our flyer.

Questions? Contact our Recreation Credit Program staff at 604-320-2227.

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