City of Kawartha Lakes, Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture

Payment plans are also available. Contact (705) 324-9411 x 1559 for details.

Community Living Trent Highlands

Subsidy up to $500 may be granted to those families in greatest need by Tri-County Respite.  For those who live in their community homes there are no additional fees. Contact Community Living Trent Highlands at (705) 328-0464 for eligibility and intake criteria.

BGC Kawarthas

To access financial assistance for BGC Kawarthas’ programs contact the Club by:

In person: 107 Lindsay St. S., Lindsay, ON

Website: BGC Kawarthas Website


Boys and Girls Clubs Kawartha Lakes logo

Call: (705) 324-4493

For more information on BGC Kawartha programs visit our Website at:

Jumpstart – Canadian Tire FoundationJumpstart logo

The Jump Start program is a community-based charitable program designed to help kids aged 4-18 participate in sports and recreation such as hockey, gymnastics, soccer, dance and swimming so they can develop important life skills, self-esteem and confidence.

To apply for funding please visit the Jumpstart website by clicking here

Minor Hockey Association of OntarioMinor hockey foundation ontario logo

Each year, minor hockey associations across the OMHA support numerous charities and charitable foundations. Thousands of dollars are generated and many causes and programs benefit from this support. In 2000 the Minor Hockey Foundation Ontario (MHF) was created to support minor hockey players in the Province of Ontario. This document will focus on the Financial Subsidy Program portion of the MHF. The Financial Subsidy Program provides financial subsidy to minor hockey players who are currently experiencing difficulty raising enough funds to participate in the game.

Learn more about the Minor Hockey Foundation Ontario financial subsidy program.


Big Brothers Big Sisters Kawartha Lakes-HaliburtonBig Brothers Big Sisters logo

There is no cost to this program for children ages 6-16 who would benefit from a mentor. Parents and children must complete an intake form with one of the organization’s caseworkers to determine if they are suitable for the program. Matches limited to the number of available mentors. Call (705) 324-6800 for more information.

Lindsay Wildcats Youth Basketball Association

The Lindsay Wildcats Youth Basketball Association works very hard to ensure any child who wants to play is able to play. They offer several different programs:Lindsay Wildcats logo

Learn more about ways to join the Lindsay Wildcats.