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PRO Kids is dedicated to making recreation activities accessible to economically disadvantaged children and youth. To see if your child meets the criteria for assistance, read on:

Who can apply?

  • Children and youth up to 18 years of age who are from low-income families and unable to afford the registration fees. These applicants cannot be participating in another registered paid program. One program per child, per season.

Here's how to apply

  • Choose a community-based program of interest to the child/youth. Look in The Key (Thunder Bay's Guide to Community programs), other publications or on our Partners List page to see activities that are available each season.
  • Identify the activity and the organization providing this activity (e.g., Hockey, Grandview Recreational Hockey Association).
  • Download an Application Form  Adobe PDF, 1 page, 731 KB
  • Upload it here

Filling out a PRO Kids application requires you to disclose personal information to the City.

  • Any collection of personal information made by the City is made under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001.
  • The Personal information is collected in compliance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for the purpose of processing PRO Kids applications
  • None of your personal information will be shared, rented, sold or otherwise released to any third party without your consent.

If this workstation is located in a public area.

  • It is your responsibility to protect your personal information from being viewed by others who may be present while you are using this workstation.
  • To further protect your privacy please logoff the workstation when you have compeleted your application.
  • Mail it, fax it, or drop it off at:
City of Thunder Bay
Recreation & Culture Division

Victoriaville Civic Centre
111 Syndicate Ave S
Thunder Bay ON
P7E 6S4