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Scholarships

Scholarship Program Overview
Parks and recreation facilities and programs are vital to a community’s well-being and improve the quality of life for people around them. Everyone should have the opportunity to participate in organized recreation activities, unfortunately, not everyone can afford it. Our scholarship program offers financial assistance to District residents who qualify to use District facilities and allow them to participate in recreation programs offered by the District.

Nature and outdoor recreation programs have additional scholarship funding from donations made at Carson Nature Center. Use the same application below to request scholarship funds for any nature and outdoor recreation programs. Nature scholarship funds are also available for booking field trips and programs for community groups by calling 303-730-1022 prior to booking for those requested group programs.   Additionally, if you'd like to donate to the nature and outdoor recreation fund, please click here.

Application Process

Financial Guidelines
To qualify for a scholarship the applicants must have a gross monthly household income below the amount allowed for the size of their household. Applicants are asked to provide us with their monthly household income including any assistance they are receiving. The request form gives examples of the type of assistance programs that they would need to list. The financial guidelines are the same for the Recreation Money program. If an applicant cannot afford the scholarship fee, they are referred to Integrated Family Community Services (IFCS) or Arapahoe County Social Services for the Recreation Money program.

Income Verification

  • Aid to Families with Dependent Children
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Supplemental Security Disability Insurance
  • Reduced Lunch Program
  • Subsidized housing
  • Food stamps
  • Child support
  • Unemployment benefits

Scholarship Fees
The majority of program fees are discounted by 50% but there are exceptions. The Registration Office staff contacts the various program coordinators to determine the discounted cost of the program. Program coordinators reserve the right to deny any request and to ensure that at minimum the direct cost of the program is covered. Scholarships are not available for programs costing less than $20. Programs with fees between $20 and $30 will be discounted by a maximum of 25%. Facility passes are discounted by 50% and awarded to either an individual or a household. Scholarship and Recreation Money passes are valid for 3 months and are good for admission to recreation centers. Outdoor pool passes are only valid during the outdoor pool season.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Helping Kids Take the Field Grant

Interested in joining a sports league at South Suburban, but the cost is holding you back? South Suburban is partnered with Dick's Sporting Goods who is now offering a new scholarship opportunity for those who can't afford the league registration fees. The Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation has $5,000,000 for the Sports Matter grant to Every Kids Sports. This grant will provide income restricted families with financial assistance, and help ensure every kid has a chance to play.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be for a child, 4-18 years of age, who is currently enrolled in SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, or Foster Care system.
  • Must be registering for participation in a recreation-level sport hosted by a youth sports organization or school.
  • Must be registering for an upcoming sport season
  • Learn more or see details visit: everykidsports.org

Sponsorship Request Form

Becas

Información del programa de becas
Los parques, las instalaciones y programas de recreación son vitales para el bienestar de una comunidad y mejoran la calidad de vida de las personas que la rodean. Todos deberían tener la oportunidad de participar en actividades recreativas organizadas, desafortunadamente, no todos pueden pagarla. Nuestro programa de becas ofrece asistencia financiera a los residentes del Distrito que califican para usar estas instalaciones y les permite participar en los programas de recreación ofrecidos.

Los programas de recreación en la naturaleza y al aire libre cuentan con financiamiento adicional para becas de donaciones realizadas en Carson Nature Center. Utilice la misma aplicación a continuación para solicitar fondos de becas para cualquier programa de recreación al aire libre y en la naturaleza. Los fondos de becas de la naturaleza también están disponibles para reservar excursiones y programas para grupos comunitarios llamando al 303-730-1022. Además, si desea donar al fondo de naturaleza y recreación al aire libre
, haga clic aqui.

Proceso de aplicación

Guía financiera
Para calificar para una beca, los solicitantes deben tener un ingreso familiar mensual bruto por debajo de la cantidad permitida para el tamaño de su hogar. Se solicita a los solicitantes que nos proporcionen sus ingresos familiares mensuales, incluida la asistencia que estén recibiendo. El formulario de solicitud ofrece ejemplos del tipo de programas de asistencia que necesitarían informar. Las pautas financieras son las mismas para el programa Recreation Money. Si un solicitante no puede pagar la tarifa de la beca, se lo deriva a Servicios Integrados de la Comunidad para la Familia (IFCS) o Servicios Sociales del Condado de Arapahoe para el programa de Dinero de Recreación.

Verificación de ingresos

  • Ayuda a familias con hijos dependientes
  • Ingreso suplementario del Seguro social
  • Ingreso suplementario de seguro por discapacidad
  • Programa de almuerzo reducido
  • Vivienda subvencionada
  • Cupones de alimentos
  • Manutención infantil
  • Beneficios por desempleo

Tarifa de becas
La mayoría de las tarifas del programa tienen un descuento del 50%, pero hay excepciones.

El personal de la Oficina de Registro se comunica con los distintos coordinadores del programa para determinar el costo con descuento del programa. Los coordinadores del programa se reservan el derecho de rechazar cualquier solicitud y asegurarse de que como mínimo, se cubra el costo directo del programa. Las becas no están disponibles para programas que cuestan menos de $ 20. Los programas con tarifas entre $ 20 y $ 30 tendrán un descuento máximo del 25%. Los pases para instalaciones tienen un descuento del 50% y se otorgan a una persona o un hogar. Los pases de dinero para becas y recreación son válidos por 3 meses y son válidos para la admisión a centros de recreación. Los pases para piscinas al aire libre solo son válidos durante la temporada de piscinas al aire libre.