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Accessible Recreation

The Township of Scugog strives to create an inclusive environment where all people can participate in recreational activities. The recreation staff partner with many organizations to offer financial assistance and inclusion services. 

The Township of Scugog is a proud Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program partner. This program helps children (ages 4-18) from families in financial need participate in sport and recreation. What kids do is up to them; JumpStart is here to help them do it. 

View the Grant Application Guidelines to see if you qualify for funding and complete the online application.  

Call 1-844-YES-PLAY for more information. For assistance, contact  

The Port Perry Chapter of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program raises funds to help us offer affordable recreation programs. View the Township of Scugog's Leisure Guide for a list of Jumpstart programs in our community.  

Their Opportunity exists to support underserviced families with the means to enroll their children into local sports and recreation programs. Their Opportunity hosts a unique Giveback Program where children receiving funding are required to “pay it forward” within their community.  

How to apply: 

  • Review the Leisure and Activity guide to find a program your child(ren) are interested in and note our registration dates to avoid disappointment. 
  • Complete an Application for Funding online with Their Opportunity. 
  • Once approval is received from Their Opportunity, contact the recreation staff at or 905-985-8698 to register in the program. 

Call 1-844-943-4767 or email for any questions, concerns or support!

Participants in the Durham Region Ontario Works (OW) program have the opportunity receive fee assistance to participate in recreational activities. Participants should contact their caseworker at the Department of Social Services, Region of Durham at 905-428-7400 to determine eligibility. 

The Township of Scugog provides integrated experiences for eligible children requiring extra support. To ensure a recreational or camp experience is provided to as many participants as possible, a minimum of four (4) weeks’ notice is requested to allow adequate time to assess and arrange for program support. 

You may need extra support if: 

  • Extra support is used at school 
  • Extra help is needed at home for basic care 
  • You have a physical, medical, behavioral and/or developmental disability that could affect your safety or ability to participate 

The Township of Scugog has the right to remove participants from a program if they cannot follow the code of conduct. The Township of Scugog Refund Policy will apply. 

To make a request for inclusion services please contact 

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