Financial Assistance for Recreation

Coquitlam strives to make recreation affordable and accessible. Formally known as the Get Connected Get Active (GCGA) program, Coquitlam’s Financial Assistance for Recreation (FAR) program is available for eligible Coquitlam residents.

Program Components 

Each eligible family member will receive: 

  • 50 drop-in passes and
  • $225 credit towards City of Coquitlam admissions, passes and programs

Application Form

 Complete the online Financial Assistance for Recreation Application Form

If you would prefer to download the application form you can do so here:

Application Checklist

Our Application Checklist (PDF) can walk you step by step through the process. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The following Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) will assist you in completing the Financial Assistance for Recreation Application and accessing the program’s benefits.


We require documents to verify address and income. For privacy reasons, you can:

  • Keep your originals and submit photocopy/scans 
  • Black out or redact information that is not relevant to the FAR application. For example, if you submit:
    • Driver’s License – black out DL number
    • Income Statement – black out Social Insurance (SIN) number
    • Bank Statement – black out account number

Information required to process application:

  • Full name
  • Coquitlam address on bill, ID and income documents
  • Date within two months of submission
  • Eligible income documents must show above and also: 
    • Qualifying income of applicant(s)
    • Line 15000 with income statement (if applicable)

Preferable ways to submit your application:

  • Online submission: Complete the >Financial Assistance for Recreation Application Form.
  • Email: Community Services 
  • Mail: Financial Assistance for Recreation | 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7N2
  • In Person: Glen Pine Pavilion | 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam, BC V3B 2P7
    • Submit your documents in a sealed envelope addressed to:
      • “Financial Assistance for Recreation (FAR)” | 3000 Guildford Way | Coquitlam | V3B 7N2
      • Date of submission