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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
    1. Click link above to download application form
    2. Application form will open in a new tab
    3. Do not fill out form in this window. Instead click the “Download” button by hovering the mouse over top right corner of your screen. A tool bar will appear. Click Arrow
    4. Save PDF in desired folder (Desktop etc.) under desired name
    5. Once saved, close browser tab with blank PDF form
    6. Open the application form you saved on your computer
    7. Fill out form. Save.
    8. Go back to the Apply page on the PRO Kids website
    9. Submit application by clicking “Upload” and follow directions provided

  • Upload completed application here

  • 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

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.