Spring Summer 2024 Activity Guide

cityofnanaimo prc_nanaimo (#ilovemyparksandrec) 17 LEAP LEISURE ECONOMIC ACCESS PASS WHAT IS LEAP? The City of Nanaimo LEAP program supports families in financial need to access Parks, Recreation & Culture programs and services. WHAT CAN LEAP BE USED FOR? • 50 free admissions to drop-in swimming, skating, weight rooms and drop-in gymnasium programs per year. • 50% off registered programs (maximum up to $40) for all family members up to four times per year per person. • Free admission to Nanaimo Art Gallery and Nanaimo Museum. DO I QUALIFY? 1. Residents of City of Nanaimo, District of Lantzville or Regional District of Nanaimo Electoral Areas A, B or C. 2. Family household income is below Statistics Canada Low Income Guidelines (see right). Please note: Post secondary students are not eligible for LEAP. HOW DO I APPLY? 1. Submit the LEAP application online at www.nanaimo.ca or in-person at any City of Nanaimo recreation centre. 2. Include a copy of the following: • Prior year Notice of Assessment or proof of Income Assistance, GIS, CLBC, Refugee/Newcomer or Youth in Care • Photo ID for All Adults in the Household • Proof of Residency (if different from ID) STATISTICS CANADA LOW INCOME GUIDELINES Number of People in Household Annual Household Income 1 $23,696 2 $24,498 3 $36,625 4 $44,031 5 $49,938 6 $56,323 7 $62,707 * As Nanaimo is now over 100,000 people, the low income cutoffs (LICO) have been adjusted as per Statistics Canada. Apply for funding through the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program. Your child may be eligible for up to $600 per year in funding. Apply online: https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/pages/individual-child-grants