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Oakville. Recreation and Culture

Site: Oakville Town Hall

Service: Subsidy Programs

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Refer to Town of Oakville Recreation and Culture Programs FAQs for the most current information on Town of Oakville Recreation and Culture facilities and programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-845-6601 ext 3619
Website https://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/affordable-access.html
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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) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Refer to Town of Oakville Recreation and Culture Programs FAQs for the most current information on Town of Oakville Recreation and Culture facilities and programs 
 
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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
  • 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: 
    1. Canada Child Tax Benefit 
    2. Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program’s Statement of Assistance  
    3. Good and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Credit Notice 
    4. Notice of Assessment
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 now be done virtually. All that is required is having access to a phone with a camera or a laptop with a webcam along with internet access. 
 
If you are not able to meet virtually, in-person appointments at a Community Centre can be arranged. Please contact affordableaccess@oakville.ca for more information 
 
Please have the following documents available for confirming eligibility
  • 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 
  • Canada Child Tax Benefit 
  • Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program’s Statement of Assistance  
  • Good and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Credit Notice 
  • Notice of Assessment
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
 
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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

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