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City of Grande Prairie Low Income Access Program

Qualifying low income families and individuals, residing within the City of Grande Prairie boundaries can access two types of assistance programs through the City of Grande Prairie. Providing opportunities for individuals in our community to improve their health and well-being is a top priority for the City of Grande Prairie. The aim of these programs is to encourage all citizens to have access to City run recreation facilities and transit.

Low Income Transit Access Program

Once applications are approved, a monthly 50% discounted transit pass is issued for a year to qualifying low income individuals and families to access the City of Grande Prairie’s transit system.

Each monthly pass will be available at a 50% reduced fee, as outlined below:

  • Adult             $27 (age 18-64)
  • Student         $21 (age 12-17 & GPRC Students)
  • Senior           $13 (age 65+)
  • Children        FREE (under 12 years of age when accompanied by a paying adult passenger)

A verification letter will be sent to your mailing address and passes can be picked up in person on or after the 20th of every month at two City of Grande Prairie locations; 
 
1. Community Social Development Office 10030 102nd Avenue
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2. Muskoseepi Park- Ernie Radbourne Pavilion - intersection of 102 Street and 102 Avenue
Monday to Friday from 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 8 p.m. (May- September)
Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 6 p.m. (October - April)
Statutory Holidays: 12 noon to 6 p.m.

Government issued Photo ID with current Grande Prairie address must be presented to pick up passes. If government issued photo ID is not available, please contact Community Social Development to arrange alternative forms of identification.

Low Income Recreation Access Program

The Low Income Recreation Access Program issues low income Grande Prairie families and individuals ages 3 and older, a $300 credit per individual to access any City of Grande Prairie owned and operated recreation facilities including, the Eastlink Centre (formerly known as the Multiplex), Coca-Cola Centre, Dave Barr Arena, Muskoseepi Park and registered programs (excluding any independent sports organizations).

The credit can be applied towards the cost of activities such as swimming lessons, public skating, summer day camps, yearly memberships and much more! 

Once approved, a verification letter will be sent to your mailing address. You can then use the credit by giving your name and phone number at any City of Grande Prairie operated recreation facility.

Credits expire every year on December 31st and our program is available for reapplication on a yearly basis.

Application Form

PDF (308 KB)

MS Word (71 KB)

More Information

Contact the Community Social Development front desk at 780-538-0380 or email csd@cityofgp.com

 

Last updated: 4/10/2017 12:45:24 PM