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Leisure Access Program

The Leisure Access Program (LAP) provides low-income Vancouver residents with access to basic recreation programs and services at Park Board facilities at a reduced cost.

Upon qualifying, the subsidy is loaded on a OneCard for discounted access to all Park Board pools, rinks, and participating fitness and community centres PDF file (210 KB).

Download our brochure

LAP brochure PDF file (7 MB)


Free admission and rentals

50% off admission

$2.00 off admission

Apply and renew

To enroll in the LAP, you need to live in the City of Vancouver and match one of the criteria below.

You receive income assistance or social services from a Vancouver agency or organization

You have low income, but don't receive income assistance

You have a child with a disability up to 17 years old

Who can't apply

LAP isn't available to:

  • Immigrants classified as investors or entrepreneurs
  • People or families with a combined "interest and other investment income" over $1,000.00 (see Line 121 of your proof of income statement) 
  • People who live in the University Endowment Lands

Privacy policy

We uphold and enforce the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to ensure any and all personal information is secured and only shared for the purpose it was provided, in accordance with the law. This means:

  • We don't disclose personal information.
  • We ask for the immigration status of permanent residents and refugees in the LAP self-referred application only to determine eligibility.

Contact the LAP



Get a replacement card

Report your lost or stolen OneCard with Leisure Access to a participating community centre or 3-1-1 for a replacement.

Replacement agency passes cost $5.00 while they're valid.


Use a system-wide card that gives you access to Park Board pools, rinks, fitness centres, and more.


Get 1, 3, or 12-month access to Park Board and participating association fitness centres, swimming pools, and ice rinks.

Register for recreational lessons and classes

Find and register for recreation and leisure programs, classes, and lessons offered at Vancouver recreation facilities....