Oakville. Recreation and Culture

Site: Oakville Town Hall

Service: Subsidy Programs

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-845-6601 ext 3619
Website https://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/affordable-access.html
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/TownofOakville
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/townofoakville/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/town-of-oakville/
RSS RSS: www.oakville.ca/townhall/rss-feeds.html
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/townofoakville
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/TownofOakvilleTV
Primary Contact Nabeel Rahman, Recreation and Culture; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3619
Alternate Contact Daniel Ridsdale, Recreation and Culture; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3630
Agency Information
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The Recreation and Culture department offers subsidies for their programs either directly or in partnership with other organizations. 
Programs include: 
Recreation Connection  
* assistance is based on total net income of all family members and the number of people in the household 
Canadian Tire Jumpstart 
* a community-based charitable program that helps kids in financial need participate in organized sports and recreation 
* two funding periods: spring/summer and fall/winter
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility To qualify for the Recreation Connection program, the applicant must: 
* be a resident of Oakville  
* have a total net individual or combined family income below LICO (Low Income Cut-Offs) 
* provide recent official documentation that shows total family net income, and proof that all dependents are the legal responsibility of the adult and reside in the adult’s household, using one or more of the following original statements/documents:  
Notice of Assessment form (T451) 
Canada Child Benefit Notice 
New Income verification is not a requirement for refugees who are eligible to apply for Recreation Connection within the first year of receiving the following documents: 
Confirmation of Permanent Residency (received at airport for each individual), OR if available, the Government of Canada Permanent Resident Card 
Proof of residency in Oakville (recent utility bill, lease agreement, driver’s licence) 
* dependents under the age of 18 cannot apply as individuals 
* a parent or legal guardian must complete an application on their behalf  
* if your child is receiving recreation referral assistance funds, other than Child Care Fee Subsidy from Halton Region, they are not eligible for the Recreation Connection program 
* full-time, post-secondary students are not eligible for the Recreation Connection program
Application Applications for the Recreation Connection Fund can be made at designated Town of Oakville Community Centres or Town Hall and must be done in person, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. 
A specific appointment time is not necessary, however, may be arranged by phoning the applicable location.  
Applicants are required to provide the following documentation: 
* a completed Recreation Connection Program Application at any recreation facility or by mail; 
* proof of residency in Oakville (recent utility bill, lease agreement, driver's licence); 
* proof of total family net income and legal responsibility for all dependents listed on the application 
Call for more information and applications for the Canadian Tire JumpStart subsidy program
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Town Hall
1225 Trafalgar Rd
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
View Google Map
Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Iroquois Shore Rd
Mailing Address c/o Recreation and Culture Department
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Income Programs ; Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Recreation Expense Assistance
Service Categories Recreation Related Expense Assistance

Agency Overview

Locations for this Service

Any omissions are unintentional and HIP disclaims any liability for unauthorized use or reproduction of any portion of this site. For a complete copyright and license statement please refer to our Terms of Use.