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Leisure Access Program

The Leisure Access Program allows eligible low-income Edmontonians to access participating City of Edmonton recreation facilities.

Leisure Access Program brochure

What is Included?

  • Unlimited, free admission to participating facilities
  • 75% discount for 3 registered programs* and required supplies for adults and seniors
  • 75% discount for 4 registered programs* and required supplies for children and youth
  • 75% off the cost of materials for registered programs where applicable

The Leisure Access card is valid for one year from issue date. There is a $5 fee to replace lost cards.

*1 round of golf is considered 1 registered program. Tee times must be booked in advance.
*1 fitness or nutritional consultation or 1 personal training session is considered 1 registered program. 

Who Qualifies?

You may qualify if you are an Edmonton resident and one of the following applies:

  • You are on AISH
  • You are a new immigrant or a refugee (To qualify, you must have been in Canada less than one year and have not filed a tax return)
  • You are a child under government care
  • Your household income is under the amounts listed below:
People in Household  Household Income 
 1 $24,328 
 2 $30,286
 3 $37,234
 4 $45,206
 5 $51,272
 6 $57,826
 7+ $64,381

Add the total incomes from line 150 of last year’s Income Tax Notice of Assessment (NOA) for the main applicant and their partner (if applicable) only. You are eligible if your household income is equal to or less than the amount shown above.

Who Does Not Qualify?

  • Those who are above the low income cut-off line
  • Full time students at University of Alberta, NAIT, or Grant MacEwan University without children

How to Apply

  1. Print the Leisure Access Program Application Form.The form is also available:
  2. Mail your completed application to:
Leisure Access Program
14th Floor, CN Tower
PO Box 2359
Edmonton AB  T5J 2R7 

We do not accept emailed or faxed forms.

Processing Timelines

Due to the volume of applications received, processing times are approximately 6 - 8 weeks. If you have not received notice after 8 weeks, please call us and we will check the status of your application.

For more information:

Leisure Access Program

CN Tower
14th Floor
10004 104 Ave
PO Box 2359
Edmonton AB  T5J 2R7