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Fee Assistance in Recreation (FAIR)

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The Fee Assistance in Recreation - FAIR program helps City of Woodstock residents living in low income access recreation and leisure activities provided by the City, and buy City of Woodstock transit passes at a reduced rate (50 per cent reduction).

Fee Assistance in Recreation (FAIR)

Who Can Apply

To qualify you must meet the following criteria:

  • Live in the City of Woodstock.
  • Have a family income that falls below the Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) for your family size.

Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) by family size

Family SizeFamily Income
1 Person $25,146
2 People $31,304
3 People $38,484
4 People $46,726
5 People $52,996
6 People $59,771
7 People $66,546
More than 7 people, for each additional person, add $7,172.

How to Apply

  • Complete this Fee Assistance in Recreation (FAIR) Application Form.

  • Upload proof of residence (i.e., driver's license, property tax bill or utility bill).

  • Upload last year’s Canada Child Benefit (CCB) and Ontario Child Benefit (OCB) Notice.

If you are not able to find the CCB and OCB Notice, upload last year’s Notice of Assessment from the Canadian Revenue Agency to cover the entire family. If you are not able to find last year’s Notice of Assessment you can call the Canadian Revenue Agency at 1-800-959-8281 to obtain a copy of the “Income Tax Return”-Information Regular (which shows line 150).

FAIR - Apply Now

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program

Sometimes, families need financial assistance to get their kids into a sport or physical activity. Jumpstart is committed to helping all families access a range of activities, from boxing to bowling and skating to skiing, and more.


To be eligible for funding for one or more children, families must first meet specific financial criteria as per Revenue Canada’s Low-Income Cut-Offs (LICO) chart (see above).

  • Children must fall between the ages of 4 - 18 years old.
  • Funding is allocated to sustained programs that involve a sport or physical activity.
  • Programs should be a minimum of five weeks in duration and include at least one session per week. In the case of sports camps, the program must last at least five consecutive days for consideration.

Jumpstart - Apply Now

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Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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