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Low Cost Recreation KidSport™ Comox Valley KidSport provides sup port to children to remove the financial barriers of playing organized sports. For application forms and guidelines visit: kidsportcanada.ca phone 250-334-9294 comoxvalleykidsport@kidsportcanada.ca Prenatal Classes FREE prenatal classes are available at Public Health to pregnant women and their support people. Classes are offered as a series starting early in your pregnancy. Register at 250-331 8562 as soon as you know you are pregnant. For info or to register with Public Health’s Right from the Start program go to viha.ca/children . Town of Comox TRIP Program Low cost recreation opportunities are available for Comox residents on limited income. Appli cation forms are available at comox.ca/accessi ble.recreation or call the Community Centre at 250-339-2255 for more information. Qualified applicants receive $250/per year towards a 50% discount on eligible programs and Fitness Studio memberships. 189 Port Augusta Sea Cadets (12 - 18 years) Learn Leadership, Citizenship, Communications, Sailing, Seamanship, Boat Operator, Rope work, Marksmanship, First Aid, Sporting Activities, Band, Marching Drills, and more (in partnership with Navy League of Canada and DND). FMI: 189portaugusta@gmail.com or assistance to qualifying residents who would like to participate in CVRD recreational activities. Includes access to drop-in and registered pro grams. Please call 250-334-9622 or visit comox valleyrd.ca/rec for more information. CVRD PLAY Program Providing Leisure Access For You The PLAY program offers financial

Canadian Tire JumpStart Parents in financial need looking to get their kids involved in physical activity programs are en couraged to ask about funding assistance. Fund ing may offset registration fees, equipment, and transportation costs. jumpstart.canadiantire.ca residents of the City of Courtenay who live below Statistics Canada low income thresholds. How to apply? Recreation Access application forms are available at courtenay.ca/forms . For more information call 250-338-5371 or 250-338-1000 Traditional Scouting will take your family outdoors! Hiking! Knots! Citizenship! Nature Lore! Campfires! And more! $55/year registration Otters (5 - 8 yrs) - Tuesdays Timberwolves (8 - 11 yrs) - Wednesdays 19 Seal Bay Traditional Scouting Group bpsa-bc.ca Mission Hill/Seal Bay Area barbkenney18@gmail.com 250-941-8874 CV LEAP Program Local recreation departments are now provid ing the LEAP program for youth up to 18 years from low-income families. Youth will receive a 52-punch card for each municipality’s drop-in programs. Apply at your local recreation centre. Village of Cumberland FAIR Program The FAIR program offers qualifying adults the choice of 50 free admissions or a half price membership. Successful applicants are also au tomatically enrolled in the CVRD’s PLAY program. For details, call 250.336.2231 or visit www.cumberland.ca/rec-financial-assistance . City of Courtenay Recreation Access Program We provide healthy lifestyle opportunities to

New Discoveries Parent & Child Learning Centre commandingofficer@portaugusta.ca or Phone: 250-339-8211 ext.3606 www.189portaugusta.ca

Discover programs for parents and children: Home with a Heart, Boundaries and Triple P, Lit tle Chef, Messy Art and Drop-in Lunch and Craft. Call 250-338-6200 for info.

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